Routinely conducted activity and corporate level OSHA and Environmental advisory inspections, consulting assessments and provided briefings to top management and organizational components related to Risk Management and mitigation including cost abatement for corrective actions necessary.
Managed programs to include, but not limited to, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, Ionizing and Non-ionizing radiation, Ergonomics, Gas Free and Confined Space Engineering, Worker/Employee personal exposure monitoring, Lead exposure monitoring, Industrial Hygiene exposure monitoring, Safety and Health Program Management, Safety and Health Program Special Project Management and Oversight.
Knowledgeable of manufacturing standards, regulations, Lean, ISO techniques and procedures and a solid communicator and leadership skills, OSHA standards, and VPP implementation proficient.
Conducted proficient design and blueprint/plan reviews and interpretative skills for engineering changes and investments. Routinely supported system safety engineering projects.
Served for two consecutive years as the Chairperson for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Federal Safety and Health Council for Hampton Roads.
*Acquired over $2.3 million dollars for hazard abatement projects for industrial hygiene, safety, and environmental hazard abatement/correction projects/efforts based on hazard exposure assessments and combined inspection procedures.
*Conducted, organized and provided cost effective controls for over 1800 OSHA program and workplace inspections worldwide in a ten year period saving over $800,000 operating funds.
*Team leader for 70% of all compliance inspections conducted.
Saved over $1.5 million dollars through development and implementation of a Hazardous Material Minimization and Reutilization Program throughout the agency.
*Managed and developed comprehensive safety and industrial hygiene programs for agencies supported.
*Supervised up to 29 CSP and CIH's.
*Reduced agency mishap rates and compensation rates based on oversight and inspections conducted worldwide.
Ensuring the client successfully implements the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program requirements. This included assessing command climate and culture, Occupational Safety and Health office management and program status, development and implementation of the safety and health program requirements and measuring the success of the command in implementation of VPP. The yardstick of success was assessing the command, union and employee completion of the Stage I-III Challenge Pilot Process. The goal was successful implementation and completion of OSHA VPP management, employee involvement, contractor oversight and engagement into VPP, effective work-site analysis, hazard prevention and control and effective safety and health training.
Providing commercial, state and federal clients with Safety Program Management, Risk Management, Safety and Occupational Health Training, Accident Investigation and Records, Policy Development, Inspections, Equipment Licensing, Safety and Emergency Equipment Acquisition, Hazard Abatement and Citation Representation services, Deliver safety, industrial hygiene, environmental hazard recognition, evaluation and control as required in compliance with State and Federal regulations.
Directed and managed the Department of Navy's Safety and Health oversight inspection program of Echelon 1-3 organizations and their subordinate activities worldwide. Managed a operational budget of over $700,000 per year for mission completion. Developed instructions and policies for the Chief of Naval Operations Safety Program. Supervised a workforce of up to 29 employees for inspection scheduling, mission completion and report preparation during the conduct of up to 100 inspections per year. Rewrote internal policy to reflect a change from compliance inspection to process (VPP) inspection protocol. Every inspection provided a customer focused survey for inspection feedback. Routinely inspected over 37 individual Safety and Health programs per organizational site for adequacy of planning and programming, oversight of training, interpretation of and subsequent adherence to Department of Navy policy and OSHA Standards and Status of Forces Agreements to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of requirements. Conducted over 1,850 professional safety and health inspection reports for Navy Inspector General signature to Chief of Naval Operations distribution.
Supported system safety engineering projects, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation control, asbestos and lead investigation and abatement, employee worker compensation, accident investigations, fire protection and oversight, range safety, ergonomics, hazardous materials (HAZCOM), emergency management, traffic safety programs covering 17 Army Training and Doctrine installations nationwide.
Managed and developed a comprehensive industrial hygiene, environmental program and workplace-monitoring plan for three moderately complex industrial military installations employing up to 34,000 military and civilian workers. Conducted and inspected complex industrial operations of operational areas including, but not limited to manufacturing operations, maritime, R&D, aviation, long shoring, combat developments, and weapons firing assessments, rail transportation, public works operations, solid waste disposal and processing and medical risk assessments of hospital environments. Developed consistent policy and procedures in support of a comprehensive industrial hygiene program. Supported engineering design, assessments and implementation for ensuring cost effective engineering controls. Developed and presented 80 individual training modules pertaining to safety and health risk. Developed a certified McCrone Asbestos Laboratory meeting all NIOSH laboratory requirements for asbestos and lead assessments. Collected and identified over 15 thousand asbestos workplace items containing asbestos. Maintained and developed a MSDS chemical inventory for all local purchase and NSN supplied hazardous materials. Maintained a 20,000 sample collection database for all personal breathing zone monitoring and bulk sample collection for identification and required OSHA personal sample monitoring requirements. Supervised 4 industrial hygienists, one environmental specialist and one administrative assistant to ensure mission completion and accountability.
Planning, conducting surveillance and stream studies, groundwater monitoring and management, erosion and storm water assessments, industrial waste water discharges and domestic discharge investigations (NPDES) sites in navigable and non-navigable waters within the Tidewater Regional office operational areas.
Consultant, engineering design, engineering projects, ergonomics, fire protection, firing, budgets and funding, inspections, Inspector, design interpretation, hazardous material inventory, SDS, ISO, leadership skills, Team leader, Logistics, Director, computer knowledge and ability with microsoft office, works, Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, organizational, Policy Development, Program Management, programming, project management, Quality, Quality Control, Risk Management, Safety, sample collection, scheduling, Supervisory, Trainer, training programs, Transportation, Water Quality
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