SHEILA R. COLLINS
Franklin, WI 53132
Summary of Experience
Over twenty-two (22) years of diversified experience in the environment, safety and health field for the federal government, private manufacturing and utilities. Extensive background in training program development and presentation, safety and health audits, accident investigations, ergonomics, worker’s compensation, environmental regulations and permits and general industrial safety.
Veolia Water Milwaukee LLC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Veolia Water provides water and wastewater services to 650 communities in North America
Environment, Health, Safety and Security Manager: Responsible to LLC President for health, safety, worker’s compensation and security functions for approximately 225 employees and 250+ contractors.
Implemented a contractor safety program with a pre-qualification package, written and training program submittals and job safety plan.
Net Result: Achieved 100% contractor compliance with environmental and safety regulations and zero recordable injuries.
Created a weekly supervisor safety tailgate training calendar and uploaded all training materials and quizzes into a shared folder. In addition, large, classroom training was included on the training calendar. Net Result: Completed 100% of the annual safety and environmental employee training classes.
Submitted all annual submittal documents to client (MMSD) by required due dates. Net Result:
Incurred $0 in late penalties.
Completed Off-Site SARA Title III Plan and annual Tier 2 Inventory forms and submitted to respective agencies. Net Result: Received 100% acceptance of plan and annual forms from respective agencies.
4/25/2007 to 2/28/2008
United Water Services, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United Water provides water and wastewater services to 7 million people in the United States. In addition to owning and operating regulated utilities, United Water operates municipal systems through public-private partnerships and contract agreements.
Safety and Security Manager: Responsible to General Manager for health, safety, worker’s compensation and security functions for approximately 275 employees at four plants located in Wisconsin, Missouri, Texas and Mississippi.
Modified and managed worker’s compensation program and return to work program.
Net Result: Reduced OSHA recordables by 16% in Milwaukee and reduced worker’s compensation costs by 39% in Laurel.
Revised vehicle safety program and managed vehicle accident investigation process.
Net Result: Experienced an 80% reduction in vehicle damage costs.
Managed accident investigation and worker’s compensation process. Net Result: Reduced restricted work for injured employees by 30%.
Completed site specific safety procedures and rolled out of site specific training programs. Net Result: Attained 100% compliance with federal OSHA regulations and Honeywell, Inc. Corporate Health and Safety procedures.
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2/7/2006 to 4/24/2007
Honeywell, Inc. – Genesis Cable Products, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
A diversified technology and manufacturing company, serving customers worldwide with control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry.
Sr. HSE Engineer: Responsible to Director of Operations for providing all health, safety, environment and worker’s compensation functions and support for approximately 300 employees.
Completed minor source air permit application and Tier II emergency and chemical inventory by 2/28/06. Net Result: Achieve 100% compliance with state and federal environmental regulations.
We Energies, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
A diversified portfolio of businesses engaged in electric generation; electric, natural gas, steam, and water distribution; and certain non-utility businesses. Earnings totaled $304 million in 2005.
HR Consultant-Health and Safety: Responsible to Field Operations Director for providing all health and safety functions and support for over 750 regular and seasonal employees in Wisconsin and Michigan.
Implemented procedure to investigate all field electrical/gas hazards reported by employees. Net Result: Investigated 100% of all reported hazards and referred to customer or external agency for corrective action.
Developed and implemented training for Corporate Near Miss Database. Net Result: Trained 100% of health and safety practitioners and near miss coordinators.
Established annual Safety Action Plan goals for Customer Services Field Operations. Net Result: Facilitated planning sessions where employees set 100% of their goals and training programs for 2005.
SC Johnson, Racine, Wisconsin
A $4 billion privately held worldwide consumer products company specializing in the household products and personal care industries.
Senior Safety Analyst: Responsible to Safety Manager for providing all safety functions and support for over 2000 employees at five (5) US and Canadian locations.
Implemented ergonomic evaluations of industrial/office workstations and accident investigation protocol for ergonomic related injuries. Net Result: Reduced ergonomic related first aid and OSHA recordable incidents by 50%.
Created and presented interactive “Fall Protection at Elevated Heights” training program. Net Result: Trained over 300 employees and long term contractors in one (1) month.
Implemented new Lockout/Tagout procedures and revised training program to include training for new employees/contractors, annual employee/contractor performance evaluations, and annual audits. Net Result: Reduced injuries to zero by improving employee/contractor hazard recognition and retrained over 800 employees and long term contractors.
Strengthened Contractor Safety program by clarifying project sponsor/contractor responsibilities,
implementing biweekly auditing system, and re-training project sponsors/contractor representatives. Net Result: Reduced project sponsor/contractor safety violations by 60% in one (1) year.
Scientific Safety Analyst: Responsible to Safety Manager for providing all environmental, safety, and health functions for 3rd shift operations at Waxdale plant.
Collaborated with 3rd shift employees to identify unsafe acts. Net Result: Reduced 3rd shift incident rates from 17.58 to 4.5 in 17 months.
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Replaced manual lifting tasks with automated devices and corrected unsafe lifting techniques. Net Result: Reduced male/female incident ratio from 2:1 to 1:1.
Evaluated over 700 pieces of manufacturing and processing equipment. Net Result: Achieved 100% compliance with machine guarding regulations.
Promoted to Senior Safety Analyst.
WH Brady, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
A $455 million publicly held international company specializing in manufacture of identification products and specialty tapes.
Environmental Engineer: Responsible to Environmental Manager for safety, health and environmental functions for Corporate Office, Identification Solutions Division, and Tobey Research and Innovation Center.
Reduced inventory of stock chemicals and implemented new purchasing criteria for ordering smaller quantities of test chemicals. Net Result: Reduced waste disposal costs and chemical inventory by 50%.
Performed medic first aid and OSHA 40-Hour training for employees at three (3) US locations. Net Result: Trained and certified 140 employees.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois
A government owned, contractor operated (GOCO) research facility specializing in high-energy physics.
Dosimetry Manager: Responsible to Corporate Safety Manager for management of dosimetry program and DOE compliance.
Developed and organized documentation for 3 year DOE Dosimetry Audit. Net Result: Received 3 year renewal of dosimetry program.
Safety Coordinator: Responsible to Section Safety Manager for safety, health and environmental functions.
Conducted EPA monthly water sampling for laboratory. Net Result: Achieved 100% compliance with EPA regulatory limits.
BSE Degree, Occupational Safety and Health, UW-Whitewater, 1990
Flawless Consulting, 2003
Heart of Coaching, 2003
Harvard School of Public Health, Ergonomics Seminar, 1999
Radiation Safety Officer, 1998
First Aid/CPR Certification – Instructor Level 1997
OSHA, Certified 10/40 Hour Safety Trainer, 1996
Factory Mutual, Department of Energy 80 Hour Fire Protection Seminar, 1991
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – SE WI Chapter
-Executive Board Member 2006- 2010
Federation of Environmental Technologists (FET)