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Safety Officer

Tupelo, MS
October 22, 2019

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Dennis J. Moore

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Environmental, Health & Safety, Workers Compensation and Risk Management Motivated, accomplished professional with over 20 years of management experience in Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety, Workers Compensation, DOT, EPA and OSHA Compliance, Hazardous Waste compliance and Environmental permitting. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Colgate Palmolive Inc., Richmond, IN 2018 - 2019

EOHS Manager

Performed safety and environmental compliance through coordinating, administering and implementing comprehensive programs in occupational, industrial and environmental safety while ensuring compliance with GMP and SQF standards.

Developed organizational goal setting, standards and policies related to Environmental Sustainability including carbon footprint reduction and standards for a increase from 95% to 97% for Platinum level GCBI Rating (Zero Waste to landfill).

Developed cross functional relationships with Operations, Quality, and Engineering departments to ensure that the Factory Performance and Reliability program was continually improved through Management of Change efforts.

Stericycle, Inc, Lake Forest, IL 2004 - 2017

Area Manager ESH / EHS Director

Stericycle is a world-leading business-to-business services company providing more than one million customers in 21 countries with an array of essential and highly specialized compliance-based solutions including Regulated Waste Management, Secure Information Destruction, Hazardous Waste services, Recall management and Communication Services.

Directed a team of safety professionals for area EHS related affairs, including: Plant safety, Environmental Permitting, Hazardous Waste compliance, DOT/FMCSA, OSHA, EPA, Workers Compensation Program management and health and safety initiatives. Responsible for Federal and State permitting of new processing and transportation facilities. Provided leadership, strategy and direction for all company ES&H policies, programs and processes in support of operational excellence and profitability including the coordination with acquisition partners. Directed DOT/FMCSA related safety, orientation, training, accident prevention and compliance programs. Directed a Multi-state, employer-based claims management program for the region. Provided guidance to business operations on progressive claims management practices relating to incident prevention and helping to control workers’ compensation costs. Effectively provided risk management expertise in litigating worker’s compensation cases.

Provided leadership and direction to personnel of operating plants and field sales in the development and implementation of safety plans, goals and accountabilities. Provided Safety Management oversight with emphasis on worker safety, industrial product safety, third party safety, accident prevention, loss control, course development & training administration. Established training standards and developed/delivered training materials and programs using a variety of media to meet customer needs.

Lead cross-functional teams for the development, implementation and user support of safety performance metrics data collection. EHS related data reporting consisted of using a variety of company intranet computer applications, and EHS Management Systems, such as AIC, GenSuite, and Dakota software. Accomplishments include:

- OSHA Incident Rate (OIR) reduction of 47%

- Claims reduction for both Auto and Workers Compensation of 28% combined

- Claims cost reduction of 30%

- Development of company Intranet LMS system by job type for compliance training

- Assisting with OSHA VPP attainment at facilities

- Corporate audit KPI development and performing audits

- Developed standardized training platforms to include all acquisition team members

- Led Cross-Functional teams in the development of company IIPP programs including: o DOT / Non-DOT - Drug & Alcohol compliance

o Control of Hazardous Energy (Lock Out/Tag Out)

o CDL driver and vehicle safety and compliance programs o Workers Compensation

o Fall from heights/Slip Trips and Falls

o Blood Borne Pathogens

o Machine Guarding

o Return to Work Program

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 2000 - 2004 Assistant Chemical/Biological Safety Officer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world leading pediatric treatment and research facility dedicated to catastrophic pediatric diseases, with facilities and partnerships across the globe. Lead facility in DOT compliance of Regulated Medical Waste, Hazardous Waste disposal activities, and compliance with Dangerous Good Shipments by air in accordance with IATA directives Performed Industrial Hygiene activities throughout the facility, including Air Studies, Hazardous Waste and Regulated Medical Waste program compliance.

Maintained functionality and testing of Air Handlers, HEPA Filtration systems, Biological Safety Cabinets, Chemical Fume Hoods and Chemotherapy Laminar Flow Hoods. Evaluated and monitored World Health Organization laboratories within the Biological Level 3+ facilities for compliance with CDC, WHO directives and Industrial Hygiene practices. Trained workers on campus in laboratory safety, biological/chemical containment and safe practices. EDUCATION

BS Healthcare Management, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Illinois MILITARY EXPERIENCE

US Navy (Active Duty) 1976 - 1997

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