Have been available to the work force for over 45 years.
Most significantly in the Emergency Medical response field
Have been employed as a Grade III certified Firefighter for Chesapeake Fire Department and DOD Fire Departments both for the Army and Navy
One of the first EMT's and Cardiac Technicians in the City of Chesapeake
Work for the Department of the Navy as a Fire Inspector, and Safety Specialist with a specialty as a Motor Vehicle Safety Program Manager at the Naval Safety Center Naval Base Norfolk VA, USCG MLC Atlantic Norfolk VA and Motor Vehicle Safety Program Manager at USCG Head Quarters Washington D.C.
Developed Training and Evaluating Driver Safety Program for all emergency vehicles within Department of Defense and USCG
Object was to reduce personal Injury to personnel and property loss to government property thus increasing response time creating increase risk
Facility Director at Suffolk Family YMCA for 7 years in charge of all repairs and pool safety
Director Assistant for Active Older Adults planning monthly events, providing transportation and daily encouragement
Safety-conscious familiar with DOT, OSHA and Motor Vehicle regulations. Offers more than 30 years in Occupational Safety and Health and Motor Vehicle Safety experience.
Currently employed with the Suffolk School System as a certified School Bus driver
Inspection of facilities and vehicles for hazards
employee training of all required OSHA safety subjects relative to the job
Expense control by identifying related deficiencies to work areas
Current CDL license
Map reading and navigation skills
Initiated three Training programs that reduced property damage and reduce risk by identifying physical and environment hazards through Risk Hazard Analysis.
Revised Emergency Vehicle Operator Instructor Training Guide for the Naval Safety Center Motor Vehicle Safety Division,
Developed Training Guide for 15 Passenger Van operators,
Administered and Implemented (TRiPS) Travel Risk Planning System for the USCG HQ which assisted lowering off duty fatalities and injuries in the first year implemented.
Developed and administered Risk Hazard Analysis for Route Planning for Responding Emergency Vehicles
Initiated new route planning for emergency vehicles responding that reduced response time by 20%
Safety Manager January 1980 to February 2015Navy, Army, USCG YMCA Suffolk VA - Norfolk, VA
An Experienced Occupational Safety and Health Manager with over 35 year's federal service experience.
I served in nine separate Occupational Safety and Health Program offices within the Department of the Navy and United States Coast Guard.
Am committed to initiating start up safety programs and partnering relationships that expand the impact of a safe and healthful working environment thus increasing employee productiveness and reducing the cost of lost time injuries and illnesses
Core Qualifications: Responsible for administering the Navy and United States Coast Guard Occupational Safety and Health Training Program In accordance with OSHA Regulations
Perform work-site inspections in heavy industrial locations to include naval installations, bases; both Naval and USCG Air stations, Naval Medical Center Hospital Portsmouth for physical, airborne and environmental health hazards
Program manager for the following programs at nine separate Occupational Safety and Health Offices for the Navy and United States Coast Guard Environmental Safety and Health Program: USCG Motor Vehicle Safety Program Coordinator (Norfolk VA)
Motor Vehicle Safety specialist for the Naval Safety Center Norfolk VA
AAA-Defensive Driver Improvement Instructor Trainer USN and USCG HQAt the Suffolk Family YMCA I was employed as Facility Maintenance Director.
YMCA Active Active Older Adult Director Assistant
YMCA Facility Manager I performed or directed all repairs on Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning plumbing, electrical, aquatics facility pools equipment, water testing and balancing, pool start up and shut down and winterizing.
Provided YMCA Bus transportation for Child Care Department for Before and After School program.
Provided Transportation for Active Older Adults Activities on a monthly basis.
Have driven to the majority of public schools in Suffolk area that the YMCA services.
Conduct and document vehicle inspection in accordance with the Virginia CDL Handbook.
Ensure children and adults are safely boarded and disembarked in a timely manner - no child or adult left on the bus.
Reported all inspection deficiencies to Child Care Director and followed up on reported vehicle deficiencies that repairs or inspections were completed prior to the next departure.
Cleaned and washed vehicles and ensured all safety equipment is on board and operational before transporting passengers.
Hold a CDL with air brake and passenger endorsements
Bachelor of Science : Occupational Safety and Health/Fire Science, 2009Columbia Southern University - Orange Beach , AL, USA
Top third of Class
Emphasis in protecting employees and employers from all on the job injuries and property loss thus creating safe and healthful working conditions
Improving workers attitudes and workers safety plus lowering insurance rates.
Completed Automobile Association Of America Train the Trainer Defensive Driver Safety Program
Emergency Vehicle Operator Instructor Training from American Integrated Training Systems
Special emphasis on Hazard awareness and risk management to ensure safe arrival of all emergency responding vehicle
Completed study and exam for CDL with Passenger and air brake endorsement
20 years of Motor Vehicle Safety Program experience
Identification of work place hazards
Provide solutions as well as identify unsafe conditions
Microsoft ability in word, excel, power point
Provide teaching in small and large environments.
Provide training programs from all required subject from OSHA
Constant research to ensure Training information pertaining to jobs is updated and relayed to personnel and management
AAA Driver Improvement Instructor Trainer for USN and USCG Safety Programs
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Navy, Army, USCG YMCA Suffolk VA
Columbia Southern University
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Bachelor of Science : Occupational Safety and Health/Fire Science , 2009
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