Solution-oriented and versatile professional; results focused with more than 24 years' experience as a Safety Professional (21 of which is Management). Possess unique ability to communicate with people from diverse professional and ethnic. Work well as a leader or member of cohesive, productive teams. Successful results in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Key Competencies Grass-Root Project Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Safety Performance Training/Motivation Organizational Development Leader/Team Building Safety Analysis. Motivate Safety Manager with solid experience managing all levels of large scale projects. Meticulous Safety Manager, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure.
Strong verbal communication
Client assessment and
Risk management processes and analysis
04/2011 to Current
Safety and Health SpecialistSRP Environmental – Shreveport, LA.
Experienced working in multi-million dollar large scale grass-root (New Construction, Steel erection for a 10 floor power boiler, several Motor control Center building and a two story office building) projects.
Helped reshape the safety culture of many major companies, resulting in a steady downward trend in accidents, severity of accidents, incidents, recordable rates, EMR rate, and insurance costs by way of clearly defined reporting procedures and early and aggressive involvement in the injury management process.
Supervised as many as 15 to 20 safety professionals as well as supervising quality control/safety employees as well.
Knowledge of what OSHA requires both in the record keeping and the field.
As well as knowledge and training in Rigging, steel erection, crane safety, powered industrial truck, aerial lift, others earth moving equipment, excavation work, responsible for environmental compliance, HAZWOPER and HAZCOM programs.
Implemented, training, set up and facilitated behaviors based safety programs and have subsequently established training protocols to boost accident prevention.
Orchestrated all aspects of safety, emergency response, medical treatment set up, risk management, loss prevention and compliance auditing.
Maintaining visibility in the field interacting with employees practicing POSITIVE intervention and safety awareness for grass-root projects.
Free-lanced - established Health and Safety Manual for Renegade Drilling Co., Inc Winnfield, LA.
Basic safety training for Ricky's Workshop and Renegade Drilling Co., Inc., Winnfield, LA.
Conducted safety consultant work for various customers (writing procedures, evaluating existing procedures, support customers on fatalities, safety audit) Conducted Industrial Hygiene surveys and Developed programs and conducted training on Rig Pass, OHSA 10 Hour, etc.
Safety Officer for a contractor at Barksdale Air Force Base.
Responsibilities included ongoing development of environmental and safety guidelines, as well as routine inspection of the facility to ensure that procedures and regulations are strictly followed.
Recognized and eliminated job hazards.
01/2008 to 01/2011
Site Safety Support ManagerZachry Holdings, Inc – Mansfield, LA.
Supported and managed safety operations for 173 members on a permanent maintenance site Managed all safety coordination; advised upper management on incident tracking trending, and leading indicators.
Implemented a behavior base safety program Developed a Hazard Perception Challenge Program and excavation program environmental compliance for the site.
01/2002 to 01/2008
Safety / Human Resource ManagerSix C Fabrication, Inc – Winnfield, LA.
Established Safety / Health Program for the company Trained all employees on the O.S.H.A.
10 hour course Created safety / health and various other manuals Created Industrial Hygiene Program Assisted in pre-bid meetings Continuously improved and updated employees on O.S.H.A.
01/2000 to 01/2002
Safety / Quality Training ManagerS & G Packaging – Hodge, LA.
(plant closure) S & G Packaging is a division of Gaylord Container Corporation: Coordinate and assist in safety audits Review all accident investigations, determine root cause and insure that corrective actions are taken Training in Hazard Analysis, Behavior Modification and other processes Check quality assurances on all finish goods Continuous improvement training Case Management skill.
01/1995 to 01/2000
Safety Manager / Training CoordinatorZachry Construction Corp. Boise Cascade Paper Mill – DeRidder, LA.
Conducted all Job Safety Analysis for all new projects Organized craft training for all employees, included rigging safety, heavy equipment, excavation, steel building erection, environmental Facilitator for Safety Review Committee for all incidents on the job site.
Having a staff of up to 5 Under my Safety Management, the job went one and a half years without a Lost Time with 900,000 safe work hours Total employees for this job
01/1991 to 01/1995
Safety ManagerWillamette Industries Butler Services, Inc. / Red River Mill – Campti, LA.
01/1990 to 01/1991
Safety SupervisorOlin Chemical Plant – Shreveport, LA
Providing Vessel Entry Permits, Line Breaking Permits, Hot Work Permits and coordinating the drug testing program.
Completed Safety plan for all grass root projects and outages.
02/1994 to 04/1994
Safety Manager Butler Services, Inc./Willamette Industries – Port Hueneme, CA.
daily, weekly, and monthly safety audits recording employee behaviors for
all the construction on mill site
Provide assistance to all sub-contractors in
developing programs consistent with Willamette's
Safety Programs and O.S.H.A. Standard
Supervisors were trained in Safety Task Assignment, CPR/First Aid and
O.S.H.A. 10 hours
Served as the Safety Manager for this major grass root construction project Steel erection, Crane safety, rigging safety, equipment training and environmental compliance Performed daily, weekly, and monthly safety audits recording employee behaviors for all the construction on mill site All Supervisors were trained in Safety Task Assignment, CPR/First Aid and O.S.H.A.
10 hours Provide assistance to all sub-contractors in developing programs consistent with Willamette's Safety Programs and O.S.H.A.
Bachelor of General Studies Degree: History and Political Science Northwestern State University - Natchitoches, LA
Dean's List, Fall 1988
Emphasis in History and Political Science
National Register of Emergency Medical Technicians May 1990 (Expired) Instructor Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards For the Construction and General Industry (500 and 501) January 1997 A member of American Society of Safety Engineers July 2009 National Center for Construction Education and Research Construction Site Safety Master Instructor August 2009 :
ACTP-Coordinator: National Center -
Instructor Course in Occupational Safety and Health
For the Construction and General Industry (500 and 501)
A member of American Society of Safety Engineers
National Center for Construction Education and Research
Construction Site Safety Master Instructor
National Center for Construction Education and Research
Air Force, auditing, Basic, consultant, Continuous improvement, CPR, First Aid, Instructor, insurance, loss prevention, meetings, office, mill, Packaging, processes, protocols, quality, quality control, record keeping, recording, reporting, Research, risk management, Safety, supervising, trend
Zachry Construction Corp. Boise Cascade Paper Mill
Willamette Industries Butler Services, Inc. / Red River Mill
Olin Chemical Plant
Butler Services, Inc./Willamette Industries
Northwestern State University
Job Titles Held:
Safety and Health Specialist
Site Safety Support Manager
Safety / Human Resource Manager
Safety / Quality Training Manager
Safety Manager / Training Coordinator
Bachelor of General Studies Degree : History and Political Science National Register of Emergency Medical Technicians May 1990 (Expired) Instructor Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards For the Construction and General Industry (500 and 501) January 1997 A member of American Society of Safety Engineers July 2009 National Center for Construction Education and Research Construction Site Safety Master Instructor August 2009 : ACTP-Coordinator :
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