JENNIFER SWIDEN, CSP
916-***-**** ■ firstname.lastname@example.org ■ 6805 Waxwing Way, Sacramento, CA 95842
ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY ANALYST
Summary: Highly motivated and EHS Specialist with more than 17 years of experience implementing and improving environmental, industrial hygiene, and occupational safety programs for companies in a wide variety of industries. Broad background completing air monitoring, water sampling, ergonomic evaluations, and accident investigations. Well versed in OSHA, CAL OSHA, DOT, EPA, FDA, and ANSI regulations.
Track record of success reducing accidents and minimizing hazards through proper instruction and planning. Outstanding communication skills with capability to interface with personnel at all organizational levels. Respected advisor and valued contributor to management groups with commitment to enhancing safety and increasing productivity.
Inspection & Auditing
Policy & Procedure Development
Course Creation & Delivery
Risk Assessment & Mitigation
Hazardous Waste Management
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS
Environmental Resource Management (ERM) Sacramento, CA April 2018 to February 2020
Consulted with a number of companies to provide support and direction regarding environmental health and safety matters for critical compliance issues. Recommend corrective/preventive actions. Conducted thorough inspections of offices, warehouse, labs, and assembly areas. Developed and conducted training for scaffolds and overhead cranes users. Conducted accident investigations. Developed procedures for confined space, lockout/tagout, ladders, scaffolds, fall protection, and hot work. Managed tier 2 reporting.
Infotree Services, Sacramento, CA (Temp Job) February 2016 to September 2017
Contracted by a manufacturing company to provide support and direction regarding environmental health and safety matters for critical compliance issues. Recommended corrective/preventative actions. Conducted thorough inspections of painting area, assembly areas, welding areas, offices, warehouses, hazardous materials for waste storage areas. Conducted training for new hires, forklift, fall protection, scissor lift, and overhead crane operators. Conducted accident/injury investigations.
Served as primary instructor for new hire orientation (this included quality management) class and delivered courses for industrial trucks and overhead crane certification
Served as primary person for managing hazardous waste
Code Red Safety. Rocklin, CA (Temp Job) Aug 2015 to January 2016
Contracted by a biotech company to provide support and direction regarding occupational safety matters for critical compliance issues. Conducted ergonomic evaluations. Conducted thorough inspections of labs, office areas, warehouse, hazardous materials and waste storage areas. Performed risk assessments of tasks being performed on site. Recommended corrective/preventive actions. Approved chemicals coming on site to ensure regulatory compliance. Coordinated with Sutter to provide flu shots for employees and contractors.
Served as primary instructor for new hire orientation class and developed/delivered courses for site intruder
Formed medical emergency and ergonomic evaluation teams
Northrop Grumman Corp. ■ McClellan, CA 2004 to 2014
Hired by Fortune 500 aerospace and defense technology company to provide support and direction regarding occupational safety and quality management matters for critical site experiencing significant compliance issues. Conducted ergonomic evaluations. Conducted thorough inspections of manufacturing area, offices, storm drains, and material storage rooms to confirm adherence to company requirements and government regulations. Performed wastewater, stormwater, and air monitoring, gauged employees’ exposure to harmful chemicals, and recommended corrective/preventive actions to guarantee the safety of workers and visitors. Oversaw stretching at work program. Managed HAZMAT and hazardous waste and approved chemicals coming on site to ensure regulatory compliance. Prepared and submitted annual storm water reports and HAZMAT plans to maintain permits.
Slashed company injury rate from 0.95 to 0.31 following the execution of ergonomic evaluations and accident investigations, achieving 98% safety management program rating
Served as primary instructor for new hire orientation class and developed/delivered courses for hazardous waste coordinators, lockout/tagout procedures, and safety inspections
Co-created orientation course and formulated location’s first formal chemical approval process
Quality Certifications, Inc. ■ Sacramento, CA 2001 to 2004
Joined local safety consultation and training firm and completed engagements with clients in diverse industries including construction, manufacturing, and winemaking. Performed gap analyses to determine companies’ compliance with CAL OSHA, FDA, DOT, and county guidelines. Orchestrated air monitoring for confined spaces. Inspected construction and fall protection equipment for conformance to CAL OSHA standards.
Supplied valuable guidance and helped formulate procedures and plans for lockout/tagout steps, bloodborne pathogens, personal protective equipment, and fall protection
Authored instructional materials and facilitated training courses spanning forklift and manlift operator certification, fall protection, and hazardous waste storage
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
BS – Health & Safety ■ Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) – Board of Certified Safety Professionals, OSHA 30 for Construction
Member – American Society of Safety Engineers (Chapter President – 2010), Toastmasters (Chapter President – 2010)
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)