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Power Plant Safety

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United States
Posted:
August 12, 2012

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RHONDA POTTER DAUGHERTY

*** ***** ****** • PO Box 132 • Inglis, Florida 34449

iuqmaz@r.postjobfree.com • 901-***-****

FIELD SAFETY SPECIALIST

Environmental ~ Construction

Seasoned Field Safety Specialist with hands-on experience spearheading complex projects and managing all areas of safety, health, and security. Talent for implementing safety plans that realize zero lost time incidents within diverse environments, including environmental cleanups, construction projects, and power plant operations. Leverage keen problem-solving capabilities to provide safe, efficient solutions to arising issues; skilled at performing safety assessments and investigations. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills; aptly direct personnel in maintaining safety compliance. Core strengths include:

• Site Safety & OSHA Compliance

• Atmospheric Testing & Monitoring

• Compliance Audits & Investigations

• Health & Safety Planning • Field Operations & Safety Inspections

• Project Planning & Management

• State / Federal Safety Regulations

• Team Building & Leadership

Extensive experience with International Organization for Standardization (ISO) procedures and protocols, including but not limited to: ISO 14001, ISO 9000, and ISO 9001. Experience gained on projects in various industries such as petrochemical, power generation, environmental, electrical, governmental, and safety. Particular areas of expertise include; Air monitoring, hot work permits, confined space permits, policy and walk-through inspections, chemical storage and usage, waste management logs, environmental policy and procedures for use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials such as; silica, solvents, coating systems, petroleum products, methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), etc. Extensive experience and superior knowledge of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and recommendations, including EMR OSHAS management specification while working on Gulf Oil Spill.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

STRATUS CONSULTING, INC.- BOULDER, CO.

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (9/2010-PRESENT)

WORKING ON BEHALF OF FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCY AND NOAA .

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT RESOURCES (EMR) – Pensacola, Florida

Senior Lead Safety (5/2010 to 9/2010)

Oversaw daily activities related to oil recovery from Morgan City, Louisiana to Pensacola, Florida, including boat operations, air monitoring, and heat stress monitoring. Interacted with Coast Guard Crews, Environmental Managers, City Commissioners, and Executives regarding best practices; offered recommendations for decontamination procedures. Led safety briefings and ensured overall compliance with safety standards. Accountable for managing daily JSA/STAs. Supervised and trained hundreds’ personnel regarding personal protection equipment and proper removal of oil from water and equipment.

Selected Contributions:

Developed and set up safety policies and procedures for decontamination site, thereby ensuring the efficient removal of contaminated equipment and clothing.

Created site-specific health and safety plan that included all MSDS for products, decontamination procedures, emergency escape routes, and contingency action plans.

AETNA COATINGS – St. Louis, Missouri

Field Safety Manager (9/2008 to 5/2010)

Ensured safe operations during construction projects for US Army base/ Pueblo Chemical Depot. Communicated safety standards and policies to personnel, client representatives, and subcontractors; ensured adherence to standard safety procedures and regulations. Prepared confined space permits, hot work permits, and JSA/STAs for daily activities. Maintained all OSHA logs and hazardous waste manifests; documented all chemicals used onsite. Performed calibration testing on all monitors and breather boxes. Established and maintained collaborative relationships with vendors; procured equipment/ products. Served as Responder on the rescue team. Provided training on safety procedures.

Selected Contributions:

Devised and setup safety procedures and proper techniques for confined entry; efforts led to zero injuries or lost-time incidents throughout project engagement.

Facilitated safe working conditions by providing safety training for confined entry, lift training, personal protective equipment, and training for confined entry rescue that included realistic drills and exercises.

Identified potential safety issues and areas for improvement; performed in-depth atmospheric testing, auditing, investigations, and equipment checks.

FISHER TANK – Crystal River, Florida

Field Safety Technician (12/2007 to 9/2008)

Directed safety issues during $17M power plant project engagement. Conducted safety audits and inspections in order to ensure compliance. Led orientations and delivered safety-training sessions.

Selected Contributions:

Implemented safety initiatives in collaboration with contractors and subcontractors; successfully maintained compliance of both state and federal regulations, and corporate safety policies.

Played key role in minimizing incidents; provided guidance and safety training, which resulted in a highly safe working environment.

ELDECO ELECTRICAL COMPANY – Leroy, Alabama

Field Safety Manager (2/2007 to 12/2007)

Managed site safety for an $8M power plant project; monitored daily activities and performed in-depth investigations and inspections to maintain a safe working environment. Collaborated extensively with contractors and subcontractors in order to ensure compliance with established safety standards. Provided safety training to personnel regarding equipment operations, specifically related to transformers and high-voltage equipment.

Selected Contribution:

Implemented up-to-date safety policy changes and procedures; maintained high degree of accuracy, which facilitated a safe environment.

PAPA JOHN’S PIZZA – Memphis, Tennessee

Safety Manager / Supervisor (10/1995 to 2/2007)

Held full accountability for all safety initiatives; ensured compliance with standard safety practices. Provided hands-on training for all management personnel as Certified Trainer. Managed daily operations, including P&L for $8M in revenue; developed and managed all budgets. Supervised 250+ personnel.

Selected Contributions:

Introduced standard safety policies that aided in maintaining a safety-working environment; delivered comprehensive training, conducted inspections, and complied with safety initiatives.

Instrumental in driving profits up 28%, generating double digit comp sales, and moving food/ labor costs within fifty-cents of actual versus ideal.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

CURRENTLY ATTENDING UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-EARNING A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Certifications:

OSHA 500: Certified Trainer Construction ~ HAZWOPER Certification ~ NAUI Certified Scuba Diver

Certified Confined Space Rescue ~ CPR / AED Certified

Certified Safety Manager & Trainer / Safety Auditor with Hazard Analysis,

Professional Development & Training:

CPR / First Aid Training ~ Dale Carnegie Management Training ~ HAZTECH I ~ Confined Space

HAZWOPER 24 OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response ~ CMC Confined Space Rescue

OSHA 700: Safety Management ~ OSHA 702: Accident Investigations ~ OSHA 703: Intro to OSHA Training

OSHA 704: Hazard Analysis ~ OSHA 705: Hazard Communication Program ~ OSHA 706: Job Hazard Analysis

OSHA 708: Recordkeeping ~ OSHA 709: Personal Protection Equipment ~ OSHA 710: Energy Control Program

OSHA 712: Safety Supervision ~ OSHA 713: Confined Space Safety ~ OSHA 714: Fall Protection Program

OSHA 716: Safety Management System Evaluation ~ OSHA 717: Emergency Action Plans

OSHA 719: Fleet Safety Management ~ OSHA 721: Developing OSHA Training ~ OSHA 10 ~ OSHA 30

Blood Bourne Pathogens ~ Competent Person Fall Protection ~ Competent Person Scaffolding

Competent Person Ladder Safety ~ HAZWOPER 40: Clean Water Act ~ HAZWOPER 24



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