Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Chemical Engineering.
  • Extensive experience with process safety training, job hazard analysis (JHA) and process safety management (PSM) for internal and external PSM/RMP compliance.
  • Execution, design, planning and implementation of policies and procedures that ensure compliance to appropriate local, state, federal regulations and also meet various industry standards (i.e., Cal-OSHA, OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, and EPA).
  • Coordinating and documented process hazard analysis (PHA's), process safety reviews utilizing HAZOP to mitigate toxic, fire and explosion hazards resulting from specific chemical.
  • Knowledgeable in conducting routine audits, inspections, ergonomics assessments, risk assessments, job safety analysis in identifying deficiencies in R&D and manufacturing processes, and developed corrective actions to mitigate or control risks by assuring Health and Safety of employee and environmental compliance (EHS).
Certifications & Trainings
  • Expertise in Industrial Hygiene Testing and Indoor Air Quality Monitoring, Occupational Ergonomics Evaluation and injury and incident investigations.
  • Certified to perform First Aid/CPR and AED use.
  • 40 Hour OSHA HAZWOPER: Understanding of hazardous waste operations, Hazmat chemistry, basic manifesting, and lab pack segregation, waste profile, LDR, sampling and shipping hazardous material and PCB's.
  • Expert in US EPA and DOT’s hazardous waste material regulations specified in the Federal code of regulations and OSHA’s hazardous waste operations and emergency response standard.
  • Highly skilled in the areas of general awareness of occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens , hazardous chemical, Lockout/Tagout procedures and function-specific training on RCRA TSCA, OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • Beryllium and Lead Hazard communication and material handling.
  • Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Safety.
  • Safe handling and disposal of Nano-scale matters
Areas of Expertise
  • OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) standard 29 CFR 1910.119
  • EPA Risk Management Plan (RMP)
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • ISO 14001. Environmental Management System Compliance
  • California Code of Regulations (CCR Title 8, Section 5191),Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage and Disposal Regulation (TSD)
  • Title V of EPA Air Quality Regulations
  • 29 CFR, 1910 occupational Safety & Health Standard
  • 49 CFR, Department of Transportation Regulations (DOT)
Professional Experience
Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, 05/2011 to Current
FacebookLos Angeles, CA,
  • Lead accident/injuries investigation by evaluating and analyzing accident reports, OSHA logs, workman's comp claims, and TIR data for related trends to establish root cause analysis to prepare recommendations for preventions.
  • Designed the monitoring of workplace environments throughout the facility by analyzing work operations and processes, materials, equipment, and work habits of employees, incident reporting, OSHA logs, standard operating procedures (SOP) and maintaining training records.
  • Designed and implemented safety programs/procedures for facility to include, but not limited to: Emergency response and fire prevention, Injury and illness prevention, Lockout/Tagout, correct handling techniques for wastes, equipment and materials.
  • Planned, designed and implemented policies and procedures that ensure compliance to appropriate local, state, federal regulations and also meet various industry standards (i.e., Cal-OSHA, OSHA, NFPA, ANSI, and EPA).
  • Designed and implemented systematic safety inspections/audit to detect hazards and unsafe conditions to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and corporate EHS policies.
  • Established facilities EHS performance metrics, goals and long range strategic plan (LRSP) for continuous improvement of facilities environmental management system (EMS) in compliance with the ISO 14001:2004 standards.
  • Lead and facilitated the safety team in administering /maintaining the EHS program and environmental management system, provided leadership, technical guidance, regulatory research, safety education and training pertinent to OSHA, EPA, DOT, state and local regulatory requirements.
  • Conducted routine audits, inspections, risk assessments, job safety analysis to identify deficiencies in R&D and manufacturing processes, and developed corrective actions to mitigate or control risks by assuring Health and Safety of employee and regulatory compliance.
Process Safety Engineer, 04/2010 to 03/2011
Hillard HeintzeWest Chester, PA,
  • Lead hazard analysis and root cause analysis (primarily HAZOP’s, What-If, LOPA, FMEA) reviews and oversee safety aspects of all process chemistry scale ups, review technical documents and guidance (e.g., safety guidelines, SOP’s batch records, JHA’s, and RMP).
  • Worked with plant manager, supervisors, engineering, maintenance and other involved personnel to complete injury, illness, environmental incidents, near miss investigation and ensure timely implementation of corrective actions and preventive measure and maintained incident tracking (e.g. OSHA log 300).
  • Assisted in the development, maintenance, Implementation and management of process safety/Risk management programs, i.e. OSHA-PSM, EPA-RMP, Cal-AARP, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, and Storm Water programs.
  • Coordinated PHA revalidation by analyzing process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), Management of Change (MOCs) and Pre Start-up Safety Reviews (PSSRs), to identify and controlling possible hazards, which include chemical leaks, emissions, and blow downs.
  • Managed and implemented programs to comply local, state and federal regulatory requirements, i.e. OSHA, Cal-OSHA, EPA) by understanding licensing, permitting requirements (i.e., Air, Storm & waste water permits), and Preparing annual CUPA Fire, SARA 313 (TRI) and CA DTSC reports .
Chemical, Health & Safety Specialist, 05/2009 to 04/2010
AltecPhoenix, AZ,
  • Reviewed and monitored equipment calibration, lab materials procurement, record documentations, and incident investigations, working closely with the scientific support and safety staff to resolve issues on daily basis.
  • Developed and implemented laboratory protocols (SOP’s) and work applications necessary to ensure health and safety of the users and provided scientific advice and counsel in technical areas of chemical laboratory operations when needed.
  • Planned, analyzed, delegated and prioritized work flow to ensure experiments and projects are completed in timely manner.
  • Identified training needs, implemented training programs and conducted all safety trainings including chemistry lab user’s orientation, Hydrofluoric acid handling training, experimental and chemical reviews and hazards and safety analysis of the project.
  • Managed hazardous waste program and maintained required documentations, performed regular inspections and audits of ALS facility's chemical labs, operations, maintenance activities and provided directions to continuing environmental compliance.
Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor, 2008 to 03/2009
Clean HarborsScottsdale, AZ,
  • Planning, Implementing and managing EH&S program, to train mangers and employees in work site safety practices such as fire safety, lockout/tagout, fall prevention, and correct chemical handling techniques.
  • Developing and managing multiple facets of projects including work order, invoicing, project scheduling, managing internal and external clients, materials and process.
  • Implementation of the environmental programs including environmental permitting and compliance (RCRA, BAAQMD, RWQCB, POTW).
  • Efficiently and accurately perform monitoring and analysis function by evaluating project life cycle economics, implementing cost saving measures, contributing to profit and revenue; conserving organizational resources.
  • Understanding and implementing the EPA, OSHA, RCRA, DOT regulations and packaging guidelines for chemical storage, segregation, lab packing, bulking, manifestation, shipping and disposal.
  • Reporting, documenting and investigating all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions, and implementing emergency response plans (ERP).
Environmental Field Chemist, 02/2006 to 12/2007
UnivarOdessa, TX,
  • Responsible for Environmental compliance, such as auditing, regulatory report planning, scheduling, and development, document review and assessment, regulatory applicability and identification of compliance gaps.
  • Implemented and conducted health and safety procedures as required by Cal-OSHA and assisted in preparation of chemical hygiene Plan (CHP), hazards material business plan (HMBP) and provided risk management support.
  • Interpretation and recommendation of regulatory guidance, project auditing, safety inspections, chemical survey reports and control of health hazards for California School districts.
  • Provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure compliance, safe work places, and continuous improvement of EH&S.
  • Responsible for supervising segregation, packaging, labeling, profiling, manifestation and coordinating transportation and disposal of hazardous waste in accordance with department of Transportation (DOT) and department toxic substance and control (DTSC) regulations.
Environmental Field Specialist, 10/2005 to 02/2006
Anthem, Inc.Columbia, MO,
  • Developed and implement new EH&S programs, policies, procedures, and training by Identifying hazardous workplace conditions and established guidelines for compliance, risk and injury reduction.
  • Serving as the facilities' Hazardous Materials/Waste Coordinator to include the disposition of RCRA and Non-RCRA waste and maintaining professional contacts with approved waste vendors.
  • Serving as the facility's Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization/Recycling Site representative and Scheduled wastes disposal, prepared manifest and implemented waste minimization measures by organizing and overseeing all environmental facility records.
  • Assisted in developing training materials and provide Environmental training, such as PCB awareness, .hazardous materials transportation, emergency spill response, habitat and species protection.
  • Overseen Spill Prevention and Counter Control Plan to prevent , control and mitigate oil spills from reach navigable waters regulated under 40 CFR 280 and 281.
Project Manager, 05/2005 to 10/2005
Clean HarborsSilver Grove, KY,
  • Developed concepts and execution plans for projects and supervising all phases and review of work prepared by assigned personnel on project basis.
  • Prepared and manage multiple projects, including document/protocol preparation, report generation, analytical method development, statistical data analysis, and management and resources.
  • Prepared computerized waste manifests, labels, tracking systems, hazardous waste characterization, and packaging, transportation, and disposal services using chemical waste material data base program ERIS.
  • Specialized in the area of biological, chemical, household and industrial hazardous waste characterization, packaging, manifesting, transportation, disposal, environmental assessment and remediation.
  • Assisted in developing policies and procedures to meet with FDA, OSHA, DOT, and EPA requirements.
  • Maintained adequate records and assured adherence to guidelines and regulations regarding HAZCOM, Cal-OSHA Injury & Illness Plan and emergency response plans.
Sales Rep., 09/2004 to 04/2005
Salesperson Hanlees ToyotaCity, STATE,
  • Performed salesperson duties.
Process Development Engineer/Design Engineer, 02/2001 to 08/2004
Qazi EnterprisesCity, STATE,

Manufacturer: of chemicals, dyes, and pigments for textile, paint, and plastic industries.

Distributors of ICI (UNIQEMA): Textile and leather auxiliaries. Manufacturers: Flexo-Graphic and Gravure printing inks for packages industry.

  • Created Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance for handling and testing of the materials.
  • Conducted hazards assessments of the processes by evaluating.
  • Process Flow Diagrams (PFD's), process and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's), process controls and safety procedures to control and mitigate hazards.
  • Coordinated QC/QA work schedule according to weekly production and/or QC schedule.
  • Involved in production, quality control, process improvement, and manufacturing working with internal personnel to expedite quotations and shipments, when needed.
  • Successfully streamlined the manufacturing process resulting in reduction in production and shipment cost by 8% and 15% annual growth in sales without sacrificing the product quality.
  • Provided effective product development interface between customer needs and our manufacturing capabilities.
Field Chemist, 07/2000 to 2001
  • Manifestation, recycling, bulking, lab packing of the chemical hazards and bio-hazards according to the EPA, DOT, OSHA and other state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Oversee the daily laboratory activities including: cleaning and calibrating of laboratory equipment, preparing chemical solutions, providing testing materials, organizing equipment, and ordering or re-ordering of supplies.
  • Organize and maintain electronic & paper files, prepared reports and analysis by compiling information from different sources.
  • Improved hazardous chemical waste disposal process by consolidating waste from several departments, reducing disposal time and saving pickups and transportation time.
Associate of Science: Chemical Engineering, Expected in 06/1997
Technical University of Budapest - Budapest,
Bachelor of Science: Chemical Engineering Computers, Expected in 05/2000
Louisiana Tech University - Ruston, LA
  • Design and Economic analysis of Ethane Recovery plant
  • Written and implemented Chemical Hygiene plans (CHP) and HAZMAT business plans (HMBP) for the California unified school district labs and service stations.
  • Developed and implemented the Injury and Illness Prevention Plan for the CooperVision R&D and Pilot line.
  • Developed and Implemented CooperVision R&D's Emergency Action and Business Continuity Plan.
  • Successfully conducted experiment studies to unclog the Advanced Light Source facility (ALS) copper magnet winding cooling passages.


Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Member American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

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