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Manager Safety

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Waterloo, IL
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November 04, 2019

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Mark D. Grisham

Eastman Chemical **** Weeping Willow Court

*** ******** *** ********, ** 62298

Sauget, IL 62206 Home: 618-***-****

Office: 618-***-**** Cell: 618-***-****

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Health, Safety, Environmental, Security, and Quality Manager

Radiation Safety Officer – Emergency Response Manager – Continuous Improvement Specialist – HSES&Q Program Manager – Chairman Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission – Regulatory Professional – Certified Graduate Safety Practitioner – Worker Compensation Case Management – Six Sigma Green Belt Certified – Project Manager Lean Process Certified – National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists – Certified Hazardous Material Manager – RC14001 Lead Auditor Certified – RC/ISO 14001 EMS Certified – OSHAS 18001 SMS Certified – ISO 45001 – Certified ISO 9001SME – CFATS and WMD Specialist

Experience Summary

Health, Safety, Environmental, Security, and Quality Manager, Senior Health Physicist, & Radiation Subject Matter Expert with 31 years of experience in facilities as large as 2,000 employees.

Eastman Chemical

June 2014 - Present

Senior Regulatory Professional listed as “Known to Agency” by IEMA, DHS, TSA, DOE, NRC, EPA, and OSHA

Successful leadership, development, and proactive implementation of strategies for new and proposed regulatory requirements. This includes alignment with corporate goals and active engagement of personnel when developing technical basis, procedures, and training.

Built a beneficial relationship with state and local agencies by ensuring all environmental reporting requirements were met by developing solutions for emerging environmental compliance issues.

Successful implementation of programs to identify/address risk and error likely situations. Programs have been proven to significantly reduce risk and error likely situations.

Proactively engage with Management teams at all levels of the Global Corporation Business Sectors to ensure ownership and accountability for HSESQ improvement. This includes developing and influencing a positive HSESQ culture through effective improvement initiatives. An example includes leading a team to develop sampling methodology and communication campaign to discuss ECHA REACH limits and impacts to stakeholders.

Manage daily duties for full time contracted occupational health nurse including workers compensation and return to work programs.

Reduced workers comp costs for facility by 55%.

Improved the PPE availability and fit for employees and visitors by 80%

Developed safety campaigns, safety systems, policies, and procedures, and trained management and employees on rules and regulations.

Integrated, trained, and brought online a new incident reporting system for all reportable incidents.

Responsible for all environmental compliance and have addressed any compliance issues swiftly.

Managed EPA 114 Request for Information which was accepted by EPA without further comment and/or question.

Lead Facility’s HSESQ Safety Committee and leading Krummrich’s HSESQ Leadership Team. Efforts have resulted in the facility recording zero recordable injuries and illnesses for the first time in the facility’s 105-year operating history.

Created and deployed behavior safety program focused on high hazard / frequency activities and reduced incident rates 85% in the first year.

Established a process for error prevention, assessments and integration associated with Third-Party operations.

Identified and anticipated safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions and rendered opinions on new procedures and recommend preventative programs/actions.

Resolved significant compliance issues while streamlining inspection process so HSES team could spend more time on production floor supporting operations.

Restructured LO/TO program including documentation, training, and tags to guarantee adherence to OSHA requirements.

Developed EHS Observation Program to promote pro-active involvement from Union work force.

Investigated all accidents, initiated identification of OSHA recordables and tracked incidents using Excel with pivot tables and charts.

Served as project manager and lead for Ergonomics assessment team.

Developed and participated in nuclear safety, confined space, hearing protection, fall protection, elevated work, line breaks, and blood borne pathogen training.

Coordinated EHS training for 1000 employees; Fire Extinguisher Hands-on Training, RCRA/DOT Hands-on Training, Behavior-Based Functional Exercise and Emergency Drills

Assisted Environmental Engineer with Title V renewal process.

Maintained Environmental Program Compliance Systems to meet Title V Air Permit, TRI, Tier 2, LQG Hazardous Waste Generator, SWPPP, and Emergency Response Plans.

Collected and maintained a log of quarterly storm water outfall and sanitary sample results. Maintained a monthly log of outfall output data.

Championed various capital expenditure projects such as: automatic outfall monitoring, addition of large-scale equipment associated with Phosphorous off-loading, infrastructure upgrades, and sample point improvements.

Identified a fall from height issue at Chlorine Dock, recommended a plan of action and coordinated the risk assessments for all hazards involved in the work.

Worked with team to develop, implement, and maintain global HSESQ standards to ensure appropriate programs, practices, training, and training certification programs are in place to reduce employee risk and to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Increased employee moral by organizing safety committee and safety management committee and offering participation to these committees.

Established environmental program that reduced carbon footprint from vehicles by 40%.

Leader, contributor, and site approver of Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Actions Preventative Actions, Out of Specification and Out of Trend results, Exceptions, Deviations, Quality Protocols, and Change Control implemented to meet site and stakeholder requirements and expectations. Efforts identified an issue with agglomerated product requiring enhance storage and climate control methods which was shared with stakeholders.

Developed and maintained a share point site for QA and developed a site for EHS to serve as the repository for ISO documents, internal and 3rd party audits, and helpful information.

Assure activities are in cGMP compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements and policies.

Oversee Quality Program responsible for Quality Management System (QMS), Quality Management Review, and Quality Metrics including internal auditing program and timely completion of associated corrective actions. Team developed new ISO 9001, ISO 45001, and RC14001 management systems. These programs have been benchmarked by several facilities resulting in successful certification.

Oversee Quality Operations ensuring requirements and support are balanced and appropriate for all Krummrich’s operating units. Complaint processes decreased the number of complaints and improved resolution quality.

Oversee HSESQ control and validation support for marketed products and collaboration on new initiatives.

Develop and implement standardized HSESQ metrics based on latest industry knowledge.

Serves as a technical / quality system resource and collaborate with Manufacturing / R&D / PMO / Supply Chain / Commercial organizational counterparts.

Conceptualize and develop strategic quality short- and long-term plans, determine key strategic HSESQ plan elements, and organize quality goals and objectives.

Implemented 6 cost reduction projects that reduced 40% on yearly department budget.

Led efforts to successfully develop, implement, and maintain Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) and Non-Systematic Approach to Training (Non-SAT) programs which have been recognized as benchmark programs by NRC, DOE, EPA, and OSHA. Training programs incorporate common curriculum for general employee populations such as Hazardous Communication and more specific training such as 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Technician Level for emergency responders and Change Management/Reducing Human Error programs for rising professionals.

Introduction of programs to include toolbox talks, quarterly newsletters, near miss reporting and vehicle pre use inspections.

Developed new Community Advisory Panel newsletter utilizing QC Code for public quick reference regarding releases impacting the community.

Experience developing others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.

Experience developing, implementing, and reinforcing the use of auditing tools to minimize repeat occurrences by track lagging indicators and requiring end-point assessments to ensure corrective actions were adequate. This process allowed the site to identify and correct an issue with a corrective action involving the use hose whip restraints.

Oversee the management of external agency inspections, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Act as key liaison for local, state, federal, and global regulatory agency inspections. Proactively seek to affect change to reduce the number of observations identified during audits/inspections and ensure company is aligned with current regulatory expectations.

Success cultivating an inclusive culture focused on continuous improvement in safety performance and personal accountability for safety. Behavior based safety programs are driving a Zero Incident Culture.

Success establishing management systems that strongly advocate for employee engagement and active participation in safety programs including LOTO, Line-Entry, Confined Space, Elevated Work, Hot Work, Zero Incident Mindset, and Process Safety Management.

Cultivate an inclusive culture focused on continuous improvement in safety performance and personal accountability for safety.

Educate personnel regarding HSES requirements through active engagement. Consult with personnel regarding HSES requirements that may apply to projects and/or activities. Examples include trenching, utility services, electrical transmission, energy isolation, confined space, elevated work, line entry, and hot work activities.

Develop and provide SAT and Non-SAT based training for personnel. Develop required task-to-train matrix to support training development and secure outside training resources as necessary. Management new employee safety orientations, on-boarding, and implement selected educational safety programs as required.

Develop service contracts for Health, Safety, Environmental, Security, and Quality support

Develop and implement audit processes, corrective action programs, and management systems to measure compliance and continuous improvement in accordance with site or corporate focus initiatives.

Emergency Response Organization Manager and Technical Advisory Group Member

Emergency Response Program Development and Training

DHS Site Security Plan/Alternate Security Plan Development and Implementation

Develop and present training on Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Security topics

Identity short-, mid-, and long-term goals that transform employee culture and produce results

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) program management

Implement a campaign designed to reinforce the importance of utilizing error prevention tools

Research, accumulate information, and obtain statistical data needed to accurately develop reports necessary for demonstrating compliance with corporate policy and local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.

Maintain detailed records on operational activities regarding HSES issues, concerns, and risk mitigation.

Manage Worker Compensation case program and ensure regulatory compliance

ISO 9001:2015, RC/ISO 14001:2015, OSHAS 18001:2007, and ISO 45001:2018 implementation

Quality Control Program Development and Implementation

Develop and control annual budget. Effectively allocate funds and manpower according to facility requirements.

Accident Investigation and Recurrence Control

Incorporate physiological stresses and safety hazards into Work Permit Development and Implementation

Develop and implement DHS risk-based analysis programs to deter, delay, and detect security threats

Develop Site DHS Security and Alternate Security Plans based on threat and chemicals of interest

United States Enrichment Corporation

May 1988 – June 2014

Senior Regulatory Professional listed as “Known to Agency” by IEMA, DHS, TSA, DOE, NRC, EPA, and OSHA

Successful leadership, development, and proactive implementation of strategies for new and proposed regulatory requirements. This includes alignment with corporate goals and active engagement of personnel when developing technical basis, procedures, and training.

Successful implementation of programs to identify/address risk and error likely situations. Programs have been proven to significantly reduce risk and error likely situations.

Proactively engage with Management teams at all levels of the Global Corporation Business Sectors to ensure ownership and accountability for HSE improvement. This includes developing and influencing a positive HSE culture through effective improvement initiatives.

Developed safety campaigns, safety systems, policies, and procedures, and trained management and employees on rules and regulations.

Integrated, trained, and brought online a new incident reporting system for all reportable incidents.

Responsible for all environmental compliance and have addressed any compliance issues swiftly.

Managed NRC compliance questions and audits resulting in zero radiological control NOVs over 5 years.

Created and deployed behavior safety program focused on high hazard / frequency activities.

Identified and anticipated safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental, operational, and occupational conditions and rendered opinions on new procedures and recommend preventative programs/actions.

Resolved significant compliance issues while streamlining inspection process so Health Physics team could spend more time on production floor supporting operations.

Restructured LO/TO program including documentation and training to guarantee adherence to OSHA requirements.

Developed EHS Observation Program to promote pro-active involvement from Union work force.

Served as project manager and lead for Ergonomics assessment team.

Developed and participated in nuclear safety, confined space, hearing protection, fall protection, elevated work, line breaks, and blood borne pathogen training.

Coordinated EHS training for 1000 employees; Fire Extinguisher Hands-on Training, RCRA/DOT Hands-on Training, Behavior-Based Functional Exercise and Emergency Drills

Maintained Environmental Program Compliance Systems to meet Title V Air Permit, TRI, Tier 2, LQG Hazardous Waste Generator, SWPPP, and Emergency Response Plans.

Championed various capital expenditure projects such as: automatic outfall monitoring, addition of large-scale equipment associated with radiological control and preventing chemical exposure.

Worked with team to develop, implement, and maintain global HSE standards to ensure appropriate programs, practices, training, and training certification programs are in place to reduce employee risk and to comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Increased employee moral by organizing safety committee and safety management committee and offering participation to these committees.

Leader, contributor, and site approver of Root Cause Analysis, Corrective Actions Preventative Actions, Out of Specification and Out of Trend results, Exceptions, Deviations, Quality Protocols, and Change Control implemented to meet site and stakeholder requirements and expectations. Efforts identified an issue with agglomerated product requiring enhance storage and climate control methods which was shared with stakeholders.

Assure activities are in cGMP compliance with all appropriate regulatory requirements and policies.

Oversee Quality Program responsible for Quality Management System (QMS), Quality Management Review, and Quality Metrics including internal auditing program and timely completion of associated corrective actions.

Oversee HSEQ control and validation support for marketed products and collaboration on new initiatives.

Develop and implement standardized HSESQ metrics based on latest industry knowledge.

Serves as a technical / quality system resource and collaborate with Manufacturing / R&D / PMO / Supply Chain / Commercial organizational counterparts.

Conceptualize and develop strategic quality short- and long-term plans, determine key strategic HSESQ plan elements, and organize quality goals and objectives.

Led efforts to successfully develop, implement, and maintain Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) and Non-Systematic Approach to Training (Non-SAT) programs which have been recognized as benchmark programs by NRC, DOE, EPA, and OSHA. Training programs incorporate common curriculum for general employee populations such as Hazardous Communication and more specific training such as 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Technician Level for emergency responders and Change Management/Reducing Human Error programs for rising professionals.

Introduction of programs to include toolbox talks, quarterly newsletters, near miss reporting and vehicle pre use inspections.

Experience developing others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.

Experience developing, implementing, and reinforcing the use of auditing tools to minimize repeat occurrences by track lagging indicators and requiring end-point assessments to ensure corrective actions were adequate. This process allowed the site to identify and correct an issue with a corrective action involving the use hose whip restraints.

Oversee the management of external agency inspections, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Act as key liaison for local, state, federal, and global regulatory agency inspections. Proactively seek to affect change to reduce the number of observations identified during audits/inspections and ensure company is aligned with current regulatory expectations.

Success cultivating an inclusive culture focused on continuous improvement in safety performance and personal accountability for safety.

Success establishing management systems that strongly advocate for employee engagement and active participation in safety programs including LOTO, Line-Entry, Confined Space, Elevated Work, Hot Work, Zero Incident Mindset, and Process Safety Management.

Active member of the plant leadership team driving accountability for safety initiatives.

Work directly with corporate HSES professionals to learn or share best practices and implement appropriate programs.

Cultivate an inclusive culture focused on continuous improvement in safety performance and personal accountability for safety.

Research, accumulate, and obtain information needed to develop reports substantiating compliance with regulations in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements.

Assist NRC during licensing and incorporate technical requirements into the Safety Analysis Report

Identify and resolve Environmental, Industrial Hygiene, Safety, and Radiological Health concerns

Develop Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security campaigns designed to reinforce regulatory requirements and procedural commitments

Lead change management initiatives in an industrial environment through training and field reinforcement.

Educate personnel regarding HSES requirements through active engagement. Consult with personnel regarding HSES requirements that may apply to projects and/or activities.

Develop and provide SAT and Non-SAT based training for personnel. Develop required task-to-train matrix to support training development and secure outside training resources as necessary. Management new employee safety orientations, on-boarding, and implement selected educational safety programs as required.

Emergency Response Organization Manager and Technical Advisory Group Member

Emergency Response Program Development and Training

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) program management

Implement a campaign designed to reinforce the importance of utilizing error prevention tools

Research, accumulate information, and obtain statistical data needed to accurately develop reports necessary for demonstrating compliance with corporate policy and local, state, and federal regulatory requirements.

Maintain detailed records on operational activities regarding HSES issues, concerns, and risk mitigation.

Manage Worker Compensation case program and ensure regulatory compliance

ISO 9001 and RC/ISO 14001 implementation

Develop and control annual budget. Effectively allocate funds and manpower according to facility requirements.

Accident Investigation and Recurrence Control

Incorporate physiological stresses and safety hazards into Work Permit Development and Implementation

Interview personnel and provide leadership and career development to 50+ HSES personnel.

ALARA program management including dose exceedances and dose extension requests.

Strong audit background with experience leading knowledge of quality improvement initiatives and risk management principles.

Develop and implement audit processes/procedures to measure compliance, but also ensure continuous improvement to mitigate/eliminate risk.

Migrate Radiological Protection Program regulated by the Department of Energy to requirements specified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Analyze Quality processes and develop recurrence control measures for out-of-tolerance failures

Perform critical decision/process analysis utilizing methodologies including Total Quality Management, Kepner Tregoe Problem Solving, Tap Root Analysis, Six Sigma, 5S, and PDCA

Develop Technical Basis Documents and procedures to flow regulatory and safety analysis commitments

Provide leadership necessary for mapping the radiation beam used to calibrate criticality accident alarm system

Conduct self-assessments and develop corrective actions to prevent recurrence

Develop regulatory implementation technical basis documents, procedures, and training programs

Develop and present training on Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Security topics

Identity short-, mid-, and long-term goals that transform employee culture and produce results

Develop and implement security risk-based analysis programs to deter, delay, and detect security threats

Develop Site Security and Alternate Security Plans based on threat and nuclear/chemicals of interest

Western Kentucky Community and Technical College

Adjunct professor teaching Physics and Health Physics Technician courses

Develop lesson plans and laboratory experiments designed to maximize student success

Students passed the DOE Core Exam with a 98% success rate

Chairman Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission

Appointed by Governor Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Environmental Quality Commission

Collaborated with Commissioners and University of Louisville’s Law School to include an Environmental Law section in the newly revised State of Kentucky’s Environment publication

Actively involved addressing and acting as a liaison between the general public and Commonwealth of Kentucky’s regulatory agencies

Government Security Clearance

Inactive Department of Energy Q/L Clearance

Active DHS Clearance

Certifications

ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Certified Lead Auditor

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Auditor

RC/ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System Lead Auditor

OSHAS 18001:2007 Safety Management System Certified Auditor

AHA First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Certified Hazardous Material Manager

Graduated Safety Practitioner

Project Manager – Lean Process Certified

Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

National Registry of Radiation Protection Technologists

Preparing to take PMP and Certified Safety & Health Manager certification exam

Education/Skills

Institution: Murray State University

From/To dates: 1992-1995

Degree/Discipline: Master of Science; Occupational, Safety, and Health

Year Earned: 1995

Institution Address: Murray State University; Bursar’s Office; 200 Sparks Hall; Murray, KY 42071

Institution Phone: 270-***-****

Institution: Murray State University

From/To dates: 1984-1986

Degree/Discipline: Bachelor of Science; Engineering Physics

Year Earned: 1986

Institution Address: Murray State University; Bursar’s Office; 200 Sparks Hall; Murray, KY 42071

Institution Phone: 270-***-****



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