ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY / REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Principled, high level of integrity, dedicated, loyal, dependable, hard-working, strong work ethic.
Hands-on, motivated, proactive, high-energy, technically proficient, multi-talented professional
Creative, thinks on feet, conscientious, tenacious, problem solver, relationship builder.
Forthright, personable, compassionate, great people skills, highly effective communicator
Goal-oriented, results-driven, passionate, multi-tasking, goes the extra mile to get the job done.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Environmental Health and Safety Regulations
Safety Management / Loss Control
HAZMAT / Toxic Exposures / OSHA Inspections
Marine Safety / Construction
Hazardous Waste Removal / Contingency Plans
Regulatory Affairs / Compliance / Training
ISO Program Auditing / Compliance 9000-01
International Standards / Cultures
Consults to marine and O&G clients, and drilling contractors, building BOP’s and pressure trees to rig rebuilds and buildouts.
Consults with Marine Terminal operations and clients with longshore exposures to establish comprehensive loss control strategies addressing risk exposures through an aggressive self monitored safety system.
Worked with service contactors & major LNG pipeline companies online maintenance safety programs and operations through out Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama. Pipeline integrity work, pipe fabrication, coating applications, corrosion services, erosion control, grounds maintenance, compliance work and mechanical services.
Develops safety policy and procedures in compliance with all current applicable OSHA recommended or required standards and training, for acceptance by upper management, lower-level employees and supervisors.
Performs facilities audits and compliance monitoring, monthly safety interactions with management and all employees, and then submits findings and recommendations to upper management.
Evaluates contractors for safety compliance with major O&G companies for drilling and production services.
Worked with marine and ship fabrication facilities on assigned risk to improve loss control efforts and reduce cost through effective onsite safety surveys and accident prevention measures, and early return to work programs.
Conducted onsite safety audits and specialized insured training at marine facilities for incident investigations, property damage control, and reduction of claims through an aggressive safety management process.
Responsible for loss control programs for large base premium accounts including shipyards, marine terminals, longshoring and marine construction industries in the northwest, east and gulf coasts, and parts of the Midwest.
Observed and evaluated operational safety processes to determine risk level and compliance with applicable federal safety standards, and assisted clients in establishing safety committees and accident review boards.
Conducted on-site trainings including: OSHA inspection, crane safety, respiratory protection, confined space safety, lock out tag out, machine guarding, accident prevention, power tool, scaffolding and welding safety.
Conducted accident investigations and emergency response plans and performed on site mock OSHA inspections including proposed citations used to identify and abate encountered violations.
Wrote safety programs addressing compliance with OSHA standards as dictated by Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations covering general, shipyard, and marine terminals, longshoring and construction industries.
Assisted clients in identifying accident trends and root cause and provided recommendations for prevention.
Developed trainings on safety and compliance issues for drilling, production, construction, petrochemical and manufacturing environments, per OSHA and State Worker’s Compensation guidelines/requirements.
Consulted to small business and the majors such as Shell USA, Atofina, Exxon and Chevron for safety and compliance, including turn-around projects for contractors such as Ref-Chem, Marley and Republic Insulators.
Developed safety policy and procedures and directed their implementation at operating power plants in domestic and international environments, ensuring compliance through onsite safety coordinators and plant visitations.
Taught US operating standards for safety to 300 people in foreign countries, using local government safety laws.
Worked with expansion projects and new plant construction worldwide, including Pakistan, India, China, the Philippines and Central/South America.
Developed a corporate safety policy and procedures manual, safety incentive program, operations budget, and general safety compliance and inspections for a four-year old ROV company.
Worked with environmental programs for the DOE, DOT, RCRA sites and superfund sites, developing procedures for safe removal of, and limiting exposure to, plutonium and other hazardous waste products.
Oversaw inspections, audits and compliance checks, and general rig safety on jack-ups, mod- do’s and floaters for the Coast Guard and MMS.
Initiated rig up and rig down safety training programs for on-board safety coordinators/Medics on all operating rigs, domestically and internationally, and worked as liaison with state and governmental agencies.
Responsible for subcontractor evaluations, job and contractor safety programs, drug testing programs, employee training, workers’ compensation claims and reduction rates, and rig manager incentive programs.
Wind Farm construction and employee management for the same, multi-state, new construction and completion and startups with companies such as Clipper Wind, Vestas,GE and Solamas
Contract Safety Consulting 2015 - present
Universal Pegasus International 2009-2015
VP of Corporate Safety and Health
RBG USA, Inc.
HSEQ Manager/Manpower Manager (Contract) Wind Farm Construction 2008-2009
Control Flow, Inc/ Flocon / MO-Comp/ Westech -Consultant for 13 years, including 2007-2008
(Contract) Corporate Safety QA/QC Manager
Queen Safety Consultants, Houston, TX 1997 – 1999, 2005 – 2007
American Equity Underwriters / AIG Insurance – LS&H Division, Houston, TX 1999 – 2005
SENIOR SAFETY and LOSS CONTROL MANAGER
Coastal Power, Houston, TX 1995 – 1997
SAFETY COMPLIANCE MANAGER, WORLD-WIDE OPERATIONS
Sonsub, Inc., Houston, TX 1991 – 1995
CORPORATE SAFETY DIRECTOR Worldwide Operations
Transworld Drilling Company / Kerr McGee Corporation, Lafayette, LA 1982 – 1991
Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health 2007
Bachelor of Science in Biology 1976
CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSES
Texas Workers Compensation Designation as a FSR – State Certification 2001
HAZ-MAT Instructor Certification 1995
Certified Environmental Compliance Manager (CECM) 1994
ISO Auditor Certification 900*-**-****
U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Instructor Certification 1992
HAZ-Whopper Sara Title III Instructor Certification 1992
H2S Instructor License – U.S. and Canada (IADC/CAODC) 1981
OSHA Certified Class A Competence Person (A Rate) – Department of Labor 1969
(Industrial, Construction and Marine Specialties)
U.S. Coast Guard – Honorable Discharge 1970
Viet Nam Era Veteran – Active Services 1968