• OSHA Compliance Expert
Ø Strong technical background with the ability to work independently on multiple projects with specialized knowledge of union regulations, leadership and communication techniques, team building initiatives, as well as development of training and mentoring programs.
Ø Extensive expertise in both OSHA 29 CFR 1910 (General Industry) regulations and 29 CFR 1926 (Construction Industry) regulations.
Ø Excel in defining and implementing policies, procedures and operational systems that boost productivity, efficiency and quality of operations.
Ø Competent leader and mentor who is able to create a team environment, including building collaborative relationships, training peers to perform at maximum efficiency, and the capacity to form cross-functional coalitions in order to ensure knowledge is shared across departmental lines.
Ø Consistently focus on ensuring development of high-standard safety protocols.
Ø Proven ability to adapt strong safety and technical skills to diverse organization needs.
Ø Technology savvy and proficient in multiple software applications including MS Office Suite and Outlook.
Ø Demonstrate dynamic leadership qualities and strong communication skills in successfully steering safety meetings and delivering comprehensive onboard training programs.
Ø Utilize extensive knowledge of safety and environmental protocols to develop Job Hazard Analysis Safety Plans as evidenced by consistent zero incident safety culture throughout extensive tenure.
Ø Conduct pre-bid project planning and task analyses as well as cost control systems analyses.
Ø Conduct site-hazard recognition surveys and assists project management teams with site loss control activities.
Ø Act as safety subject matter expert to project management team.
Ø Ensure uniform interpretation of site safety procedures.
Ø Distribute new and updated safety related information to all relevant parties.
Ø Develop, maintain, and enforce project environmental protection plans.
Ø Use in-depth understanding of regulatory requirements for all applicable phases of the project.
Ø Coordinate safety team meetings as needed.
Ø Implement processes and procedures designed to decrease injuries and illnesses, increase profits, productivity, and morale as well as decrease Workers Compensation costs and retraining costs, absenteeism, and occurrences of faulty products.
Ø Effectively lead top-performing teams in cross-functional concerted methodologies.
Ø Developed and implemented 25+ different OSHA-compliance and Workers Compensation programs and training manuals resulting in savings of millions of dollars.
Ø Implemented safety and health management systems resulting in reductions of 20% to 40% in injury and illness rates and a return of $4 to $6 for every $1 invested.
Ø Worked with sportswear manufacturer who had WC experience modification rate (EMR) in excess of 400 (a comparative basis of 100 is standard) resulting in reduced loss saving more than $1 million.
Ø Consulted with two construction-related trade groups for WC and safety, resulting in each group receiving 35-45% dividend each year from their WC carrier.
Ø Developed and implemented Behavior-based Safety Management program for multi-state supermarket with 65 retail stores and mega-distribution center.
Ø Achieved 28% reduction in OSHA DART rate (days away, restricted, transferred)
Ø Achieved 17% reduction in OSHA Total Case Incident Rate (18% better than industry average)
Ø Achieved 84% improvement in days away from work (251 fewer days)
Ø Achieved 326% cost-saving, light-duty work days (43 more days)
Ø Won third-place out of 142 competitors in national competition for the Construction Safety Excellence Award by Associated General Contractors of America.
Ø Won Builders Exchange Safety Innovation Award and Safety Achievement Award.
Safety Officer/ Director, Company Confidential 2007-Present
Primary responsibilities included acting as safety officer of organizational and field operations totaling 250 employees, including professional development of field safety specialists and safety development of 40 field superintendents and foremen. Specific functions include;
Produced best-in-class safety practices by writing new or updated OSHA-compliance programs and 30+ new safety procedures for field operations, leading to an application for OSHA VPP recognition;
Consistent improvement of employee participation through development of safety-performance standards and incentive programs for supervisors and tradesmen, based on both leading and lagging indicators;
Effectively manage numerous Workers Compensation cases to bring them to closure.
President & Principal Safety Consultant, SafetyWise, Inc. 1991-2007
Primary responsibilities included supervision and coordination of all project personnel, purposeful and consistent leadership related to Health and Safety protocols, as well as training, documentation, records keeping, and development processes for the crew. Specific functions included;
Acting as special consultant to several industry trade associations, including food manufacturers, mechanical contractors, electrical contractors, waste recyclers;
Acting as consultant to more than 300 manufacturers, distribution centers, commercial businesses, and institutional organizations;
Made practical and realistic application of OSHA regulations through job hazard analyses regarding hazard communication/HAZMAT, lockout/tag out, machine guarding, personal protective equipment (PPE), hearing conservation, respiratory protection, forklifts, ergonomics and back injury prevention, emergency procedures and evacuations;
Acted as consultant and Health and Safety Coordinator (HSC) at more than 100 construction jobsites and developed and implemented site-specific safety programs;
Made practical and realistic applications of OSHA regulations through job hazard analyses;
Negotiated for clients with OSHA to vacate or reduce citations, saving tens of thousands of dollars;
Wrote, obtained, and successfully completed 12 governmental grants for the development of safety and health (industrial hygiene) programs, including the training of managers and supervisors;
Acted as de facto Safety Director/Manager for multiple small and mid-sized organizations.
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