Safety Manager resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Lean Sigma Green Belt and continuous improvement leader with a proven record of accomplishments in quality and productivity with bottom-line profitability. Strong leadership, problem-solving, communication, organizational and negotiation skills utilized to lead and motivate teams to achieve goals. Exceptionally talented OSHA certified safety professional with vast experience in root cause analysis and safety assessment, a proven track record of handling emergencies along with taking appropriate decisions promptly. Also bringing strong people skills, genuine concern for staff, and excellent presentation skills ensuring complJessicace with safety codes and procedures, as well as foster a hazard-free workplace.

  • ComplJessicace audits
  • Conducting investigations
  • Creating policies
  • Training programs
  • Lean Six Sigma operations
  • Regulatory complJessicace
  • ISO 9000 trained
  • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NFPA 70)
  • Workers' compensation
Work History
07/2017 to 12/2019 Safety Manager Albertsons Companies | Santa Cruz, CA,

Stimpson is a 150-year-old company and one of the oldest metal manufacturing companies in the U.S.

Reported directly to the company President with dotted line relationships to 11 plant and quality managers

  • Work closely with facility management to maintain EHS goals, chemical control, and ensure continuous improvement in reducing the company's footprint on the environment
  • Provide leadership in developing measures and practices that prevent accidents and ensure complJessicace with OSHA standards
  • Created a leadership and operational excellence training program for front line supervisors and functional managers that included leadership development, problem-solving, leader standard work, and Gemba walks to create a continuous improvement culture
  • Initiate safety inspections (ISO 14001); conduct investigations of near misses, accidents, and injuries; ensuring that corrective actions are taken, and providing the proper root cause analysis
  • Ensure safety and health hazards are corrected, eliminated or guarded
  • Created an online SDS / Hazard communications program
  • Developed the facility emergency action plan
  • Assessed complJessicace of site operations, the accuracy of forms and adequate employee notification for different policies
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Oversee hazardous waste and HAZMAT programs
  • Accompanied insurance and OSHA representatives as needed and assisted operations managers when authorities visit the facility
  • Conducted safety meetings and toolbox talk with employees and contractors
  • Promoted worksite safety by implementing enhanced lockout and tag-out maintenance processes
  • Reduced injuries among personnel with the development and implementation of robust safety programs and policies driving OSHA reportable injuries from 15-18 per year to 0
  • Facilitated occupational safety meetings and handled inquiries, questions and concerns in terms of training
  • Assisted in quality control process verification and lean manufacturing practices
  • Reduced worker's compensation premiums through process improvement
  • Oversee DOT reporting and drug testing for incidents
03/2013 to 07/2017 Fire Safety Manager Geo Group Inc. | Pocatello, ID,

The GEO Group is a Florida-based company specializing in privatized corrections, detention, and mental health treatment with over 129 locations across the U.S.

Reported directly to the facility Warden with dotted line relationships to numerous Regional Managers and Corporate Executives.

  • Interface and ensure complJessicace with all federal, state and local laws/standards regarding EHS including OSHA, NFPA, and EPA
  • Respond to emergency calls for assistance and mitigate hazardous situations
  • Head monthly safety committee to review all safety-related incidents
  • Perform safety & emergency response training bi-weekly for staff & on-site vendors
  • Conduct complJessicace audits (ISO 14001) of other locations
  • Emergency Manager Liaison with Broward Sherriff/ICE/DHS and DOJ personnel on-site
  • Strictly control the introduction and use of hazardous chemicals in all departments
  • Inspect facility emergency, fire protection system (NFPA) and safety equipment
  • Developed facility written Emergency Operation Plans
  • Adopt into facility policy all relevant Federal Incident Command System (ICS) guidelines
  • Conducted OSHA/NFPA inspections for multiple facilities
  • Annual safety department budget
  • Perform risk assessments, accident trends and recommend remedies
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and smoke detectors
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations
  • Created educational training programs regarding life safety and fire prevention
  • Senior OPR investigator for staff ethics violations
  • Certified investigator, conducting investigative interviews and generate investigative reports with recommending corrective actions
  • Federal security clearance
  • Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet complJessicace requirements
  • Oversaw DOT complJessicace and drug testing for accident investigations
  • 1403 Days without a lost work day
03/2012 to 09/2012 Student Jbs Usa | Russellville, AR,

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship, protecting our air, water, and land.

Reported directly to the Inspector General.

  • Developed a spill/overflow assessment database
  • Created response plans to bring cities in South Florida into State and Federal complJessicace
  • Addressed hazardous spills system failures
  • Created and presented workshops with exercises for municipal Utility Directors to establish a Sewer Overflow Response Plan (SORP) in-house
Expected in 2017 OSHA Outreach Training Program | 10-hour Trainer Certification Florida Atlantic University, Chapel Hill, Fl., GPA:
Expected in 2013 OSHA & NFPA Certification | Fire Prevention and Safety Technology Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in OSHA 501, 511, 1910 and NFPA Certification
Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Applied Science | Safety Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL GPA:
  • Dean's List 2011-2013
  • Minor in Emergency Management
Expected in 10/2021 Master of Science | Environmental Health And Safety West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV GPA:
  • Minor in Emergency Management
Over 100 (ICS) Certifications

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School Attended

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Lynn University
  • West Virginia University

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  • Fire Safety Manager
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  • OSHA Outreach Training Program
  • OSHA & NFPA Certification
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Master of Science

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