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Safety Manager

Fort Worth, TX
February 23, 2020

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**** **** **** *****, **** Worth, Texas, 76244

Cell Number: 469-***-**** Email:


I am a Certified Safety and Health Official (CSHO) licensed thru the Texas A&M training institution. National Safety Council’s Texas Chapter (Texas Safety Association- TSA) Safety Manager of the Year in 2008. I’m a high energy/pro-active OSHA, DOT, Environmental, Training and Workers Compensation compliance professional with 25 years of hands on experience. I have excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to incorporate multiple tasks simultaneously. (References available upon request)


Northwood University

Bachelor of Business Administration (Management)

Honors Graduate (Magna Cum Laude)

Tarrant County Junior College

Associate in Applied Science (Management)

Honors Graduate (Deans List of Merit)



Plant Safety Manager (October 2017- Present)

Sunnyvale. TX

(Single site accountabilities for a 2 million square feet manufacturing and distribution center including a land fill on 160 acres)

Reduced OSHA Recordable Incident Rate 100% ( injury free, 2019)

Reduced OSHA Recordable Incident Rate from a 9 to 0.5 (97% reduction, 2017-2018)

OSHA Lost Time Injury Rate is @ 0% (2019)

Reduced OSHA Lost Time Injuries 100% (2018)

Certified 10 and 30 hour General Industry outreach trainer in accordance with guidelines provided by the OSHA Training Institute

Reviewed and revised the Dal-Tile Corporate safety manual

Established and implemented the Corporate regulatory safety training program

Along with safety accountability I was Interim Project Manager (8 months) to support capital projects and ensure regulatory compliance

Coach and mentor the Management Team concerning Behavior Based training

Workers Compensation lead with 25 years of case management history


Customer Service Lead for Building Materials (February 2017 – October 2017)

Keller, TX

•Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) trainer and operator

•Full safety accountability for the lumber yard including hazard recognition and abatement

•Train new hires

•Emergency response accountabilities for teammates and the public sector

Total Staff Management, LLC

HSE Consultant (January 2012 – January 2017)

Dallas, TX

(Multiple site accountabilities for OSHA General Industry and Construction)

•Perform OSHA and environmental hazard assessments to determine regulatory needs for my companies clientele

•Analyze/recommend/implement OSHA/DOT/Environmental initiatives and policy

•Provide guidance to management and teammates on applicable regulatory standards

•Perform internal OSHA, EPA and DOT audits

•Identify, design, develop, facilitate and implement job specific regulatory training

•Design/development/implementation of corporate regulatory manuals and directives

McLane Company

Carrollton, TX

Corporate Safety Manager (June 2004 – December 2011)

(16,000 teammates, multiple state/site accountabilities)

•National Safety Council’s Texas Chapter (TSA) Safety Manager of the Year (2008)

•Trained &Proficient with the FMCSA CSA Carrier Safety Measurement System (2011)

•Certified 10 and 30 hour General Industry outreach trainer in accordance with guidelines provided by the OSHA Training Institute (2006, 2008 and 2010)

•Reduced the Vehicle Accident Rate, Injury Frequency Rate and Lost Time Injury Rate by 80% at McLane Co (2004-2011)

•Designed and implemented environmental initiatives, incident investigation and Injury/Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP)

•Designed and implemented computer based training company wide (2007-2011)

•Certified as a Safety and Health Official (CSHO) through the Texas Engineering Extension Service (Texas A&M University System) (2006)

•Developed and implemented the McLane Corporate Safety Policy and Procedures manual including DOT, Environmental and OSHA regulatory requirements/ guidelines

•Review and inspect all 3rd party Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plan documentation to ensure compliance with state, federal and local ammonia release guidelines, including Management of Change (MOC) history

U.S. Foodservice (Formerly Alliant Foodservice)

Hurst, TX

Regional Director of Safety and Risk Management (September 1999 - June 2004)

(32,000 teammates, multiple state/site accountabilities)

•Developed and implemented the USF Corporate Safety Policy and Procedures manual (2004)

•Developed and implemented the USF Corporate Associate Safety Handbook (2004)

•Developed and implemented the USF Corporate Safety 9 Pack video training module program (2004)

•Developed the USF Corporate Environmental manual (2004)

•Developed and implemented a Safety Focus training program emphasizing the need for a pro-active safety culture and how to ascertain (2004)

•Developed and implemented the USF Corporate Fleet Safety Manual (2003)

•Lowest OSHA incident rate, Lost Time incident Rate, Environmental compliance and Chargeable Vehicle Safety Rate of all USF Regions per corporate measurements 5 years running (1999-2004)

•Achieved the highest EPA internal audit score of all USF Divisions (2000, Denver)

•Established a pro-active safety culture in both union and non-union environments

Doskocil Manufacturing Company (DMC)

Arlington, TX

Manager of Safety, Training & Environmental (March 1998 - September 1999)

(1300 teammates, multiple site accountabilities)

•Developed multi-lingual (Vietnamese, Spanish and English) safety training videos for DMC (1999)

•Received an Advanced Safety Certification from the National Safety Council (1998)

•97% reduction in recordable injuries 1998-1999

•Designed and implemented Environmental initiatives including SPCC and SWP3 plans

•Trained and developed a Haz-Wopper team for site/community incident mitigation, abatement and loss control

Pepsi~Cola International

Arlington, TX

Safety Coordinator (April 1994 - March 1998)

(1000 teammates, multiple site accountabilities including Puerto Rico and Canada)

•Managed and directed the Pepsi-Cola International (Arlington) safety process to achieve the highest safety rating (9 of a possible 10 levels) of any producing facility within the Pepsi-Cola Company worldwide. The safety ratings are determined using the International Safety Rating System and conducted by the International Loss Control Institute (1997)

•98% reduction in recordable injuries 1994-1998

•Haz-Wopper site commander

Professional Training:

(Recurrent OSHA/EPA/DOT training as required)

10 and 30 hour certified OSHA Out Reach Trainer for General Industry

AED, 1st Aid and BBP certified

Modern Safety Management Training (DNV)

California Hazardous Waste (Lion)

Permit Required Confined Space (TEEX)

Principals of Ergonomics (TEEX)

Fall Protection (TEEX)

Hazardous Materials (TEEX)

OSHA Guide to Industrial Hygiene (TEEX)

Methods of Machine Guarding (TEEX)

U.S. DOT Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (TSI)

AED/CPR (annual certification)

OSHA 501 Trainer Course (TEEX)

OSHA Electrical Standards Course (TEEX)

Defensive Driving (Smith Systems)

Building a Pro-Active Safety Culture (US Foodservice)

DOT Fleet Safety Training (US Foodservice)

The Complete Course on OSHA Record keeping (Padgett Thompson)

Defensive Driving (Smith Systems)

Advanced Environmental Management Training (JRW Environmental)

OSHA/Environmental PSM and RMP planning (AcuTech)

Environmental Regulations Course (Executive Enterprises)

Emergency Coordinator for Hazardous Waste (Riley)

Community Right to Know Compliance (Environmental Resource Center)

Hazardous Waste management and Emergency Response (Riley)

Post Injury Management (Travelers Property Casualty)

Tier II Reporting (TNRCC)

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (TSA)

Overhead Crane Limitations and Liabilities (Morris Material Handling)

Annual Confined Space Entry (Eagle)

Safety Training Methods (NSC)

Principals of Occupational Safety and Health (NSC)

Ergonomics (J.J. Keller)

Department of Transportation Safety Training (Pepsi)

Modern Safety Management (5 day) (DNV)

The Complete Course of OSHA Recordkeeping ((KEYE)

Lift Truck Operator Development Course (TSA)

OSHA Safety Compliance (TEEX)

Modern Safety Management (DNV)

Confined Space Entry and Rescue Operations (Dantack)

Certified Lift Operator Trainer (Clark)

Violence in the Workplace (Pepsi)

Establishing corporate safety vision (Pepsi)

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