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Safety Training

Kansas City, MO
March 24, 2020

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Chukwusom Iheme

**** ** ******** ** ***’s Summit, MO 64086;

Contact phone number 816-***-****

Professional Summary

I am a dedicated and resourceful safety professional, with motivational leadership skills, safety training, occupational health, and safety-oriented work ethics, ensuring that all safety regulations both federal, state, local and organization are followed succinctly. My training includes job hazard analysis, risk mitigation, workplace safety, and environmental compliance. I am an enthusiastic, positive team player. Having acquired experience in both government and corporate establishments I understand what it takes to ensure that workers are safe daily in the discharge of their duties. I also do understand regulations and I have worked around policies and procedures. My inclusion in your team will be a blessing. Education

Masters Occupational Safety Management - 2017

University of Central Missouri – Warrensburg, MO

Bachelor of Art (BA) – Theology and History,

Andrews University – Berrien Springs, MI


Institute of Industrial Security and Safety of Nigeria (Certificate) 2005 OSHA 30 hours General Industry 2019 University of South Florida HAZWOPER 40 Hours University of South Florida


English, Igbo, and Yoruba

Work History

Nestle USA; 2/04/2019 – present

Safety Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities

● Organizing safety training and ensuring delivery of training.

● Participating in fire risk assessment and fire prevention strategy

● Material Handling and ensuring dockyard safety

● Occupational Hazard Identification and control measures

● Ensuring that a valid work permit is obtained when required.

● Regularly inspecting the workplace, identifying hazards and unsafe conditions and recommending mitigation methods.

● Application of Environmental Management System( ISO 14001)to protect the immediate environment.

● Constantly updating SDS for proper hazard Communication.

● Participating in carrying out a risk assessment and other safety assessments.

● Implementing health and safety standards

● Using leading and lagging safety measures to advance the safety culture

● Monitoring workers for exposure to biological, physical, radioactive and chemical hazards.

● Ensuring that Job Hazard Analysis is conducted before the commencement of any task.

● Stop work when unsafe acts are observed or reported

● Prevention of accidents illness and property loss in the workplace.

● Promoting a positive safety culture.

● De Energize equipment through proper LOTO procedures.

● Application of Lean Six Sigma and Safety Management to drive continuous improvement.

● Plan and execute an orderly emergency drill, preparedness, and evacuation.

● Conduct accident and incident investigation using root cause analysis.

● Ensuring that all equipment with moving parts is appropriately guarded. Jackson County 05/2006 – 02/04/2019

Safety Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities

● Advising management on the purchase and use of Chemical to ensure workers Safety.

● Process Safety management

● Radiation Safety including identifying and protecting workers from ionization and nonionizing radiation in the workplace.

● Biosafety including identifying and protecting workers from microbial pathogenic agents in the workplace.

● Implementing health and safety standards in the workplace

● Assisting management in uplifting positive ergonomic standards discouraging bad lifting, sitting and posture.

● Industrial Hygiene functions including anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of workplace hazards that may affect workers.

● Incident investigation using root cause analysis

● Updating SDS to facilitate HAZCOM

● Safety training for new hires

● Fire Risk Assessment of the facility.

Center for Behavioral Medicine Medicine 11/12/2005- 10/31/2008 Safety Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities.

● Daily safety inspections of the facility to discover hidden and visible hazards.

● Safety Training.

● Ergonomics and proper safety lift and patient movement.

● Work with the Environmental services to ensure that harmful substances are not left behind

● Taking stock of all chemicals used for cleaning, prohibiting the use of harmful or toxic chemicals

● Updating SDS to facilitate HAZCOM.

● Conducting a Fire Risk Assessment of the units.

● Ensuring electrical safety

● Investigating all incidents, accidents and reported near misses to forestall recurrence.

● Proper documentation and reporting.

● Monitoring contractors and workers ensuring that they adhere to regulations. Babcock University, Nigeria. (2000-2005)

Safety Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

● Develop and ensure the implementation of all safety programs for the university.

● Develop work safe programs to ensure workers’ safety.

● Develop policies to keep the employers and campus community safe.

● Conduct onboard safety training and annual retraining.

● Organize safety meetings, ensuring that the meetings are geared towards workers’ safety.

● Conduct incident and accident investigation to discover root causes and give recommendations to forestall a future recurrence,

● Measure indoor and outdoor air quality index to ensure safety.

● Conduct monthly safety audit to prepare the facility for inspections

● Daily walkthrough for hazard identification and plan mitigation strategy.

● Monitoring electrical safety

● Transportation fleet management

● Staff occupational safety management

● Ensuring that chemicals and other harmful substances are safely managed

● Conducting a fire risk assessment to prevent property and personnel loss.

● Hazard communication

● Equipment and tools management.

● System Safety management.

Babcock industries ( 1998-2000)

Safety Lead


● Conducting safety training and retraining

● Daily plant inspections

● Ensuring appropriate machine guarding.

● Set up appropriate Lockout/Tagout for each machinery.

● Proper shutdown protocol for equipment

● Working with sanitation to ensure the cleanliness of the environment.

● Application of ISO 14001 to protect the environment.

● Application of Lean and Safety Management System to drive continuous improvement.

● Regularly update SDS to foster Hazard Communication. SKILLS

• Crisis intervention training

• Conflict resolution skills

• Effective communication skills

• Remediation supervision

• OSHA Accident and Injury Log

• Accident investigation

• Occupational Risk Reduction and Mitigation

• Hazard Communication

• Material Handling

• Permit To Work Process


Performing Authority Training

Lock-out / Tag-out procedure

PPE training

Fall protection General Industry

Electrical Safety

Machine Guarding

Ammonia Refrigeration system

OHSAS 1800 training

Management of Change process

Safety Management System

Incident Rate and DART calculation

OSHA 30 hours General Industry Trained


Professional Association

• Institute of Industrial Safety and Security of Nigeria, 2005

• National Fire Protection Association, 2016

American Society of Safety Professionals, 2017

Honor Society

● National Society of Leadership and Success, 2016

● Rho Kappa Sigma, 2017

Voluntary Organization

• Kansas City Emergency Response Team

• African Welfare Club of Greater Kansas City (Chairman)

• Abia/Imo Union of Greater Kansas City

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