Safety/Risk Control ConsultantBB&T Insurance Services － King of Prussia, PA
Provide on-site Occupational Safety and Risk Control consultation for clients in various industries such as manufacturing, construction, retail, and healthcare that have their commercial insurance program (Worker's Compensation, General Liability, Property, etc.) brokered through BB&T.
Develop and implement effective Safety and OSHA Compliance Programs on a variety of topics such as, Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication/GHS, Accident Investigation, Fleet Safety, Ergonomics, Bloodborne Pathogens, Job Safety Analysis (JSA), etc.
Conduct Safety Audits/Risk Assessments for clients, making recommendations for improvements to programs, processes and/or working conditions.
Provide training to employees, supervisors, and management on a wide variety of Safety/Risk Management topics (Injury Costs, OSHA Compliance, Accident Investigation/Root Cause Analysis, etc.).
Analyze data and injury trends to help identify clients' needs/service opportunities.
Coordinate the services provided by clients' Insurance Carriers to assure they are targeting the appropriate loss exposures, and assist clients with implementing Insurance Carriers' recommendations.
08/2010 to 01/2014
Risk Manager/Assistant DirectorCounty of Montgomery － Norristown, PA
Responsible for the overall Safety and Risk Management function of the County, including employee injury prevention, auto claims, general liability claims, property damage, etc.
Developed Safety/Accident Prevention programs and provided the appropriate training on a wide variety of topics such as Incident Investigation, Hazard Identification, Hazard Communication, Ergonomics, PPE, etc.
Managed the County's various insurance programs (liability, auto, property, worker's comp., etc.).
Conducted safety audits of County Departments and recommended improvements to programs, processes and/or working conditions.
Responsible for the operation of the Human Resources staff in various functions such as benefits administration, recruiting/job postings, progressive discipline/employee grievances, ADA, FMLA, and Worker's Compensation.
10/2009 to 08/2010
Environmental, Health & Safety ManagerTyco/Allied Tube & Conduit － Philadelphia, PA
Responsible for all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety.
Managed Workers' Compensation Claims with the company's Third Party Administer.
Developed and provided training on a variety of Safety/OSHA compliance topics such as Hazard Communication, Fall Protection, Forklift, Machine Guarding, Emergency Evacuation, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Lockout/Tagout.
Coordinated Environmental efforts in areas such as Hazardous Waste, Stormwater, and Process Waste Water.
07/2007 to 10/2009
ManagerCompliance Management International － Montgomeryville, PA
Managed a staff of seven Health & Safety Consultants while providing safety consultation services to four of the company's most valued clients.
Managed and provided Loss Control Services for a local Workers' Compensation Insurance Carrier to include Risk Assessments, Accident Investigations, Training, etc.
Provided technical expertise to clients in areas of Safety Management, Workers' Compensation Risk Assessments, OSHA Compliance, and Safety Training programs.
Developed standardized safety and training programs for staff members to deliver to clients to assure OSHA compliance and to increase the staff's overall efficiency.
11/2006 to 07/2007
Environmental, Health & Safety SpecialistSynthes Medical Devices － West Chester, PA
Responsible for managing all environmental and safety issues for Synthes Manufacturing facility and the Research & Development facility in West Chester, PA.
Conducted training for both facilities on a variety of topics including Hazard Communication, RCRA/Hazardous Waste, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, Lockout/Tagout, etc.
Standardized the accident investigation and workers' compensation reporting processes for all six Synthes facilities in PA.
Completed waste water permitting for the manufacturing facility and a small start-up operation.
10/1999 to 11/2006
Safety & Security DirectorOberthur Card Systems, Inc － Exton, PA
Responsible for compliance with Safety and Environmental regulations for the four manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
Provided leadership and support for operations management in various safety functions such as Accident Investigation, Workers' Compensation Claims Management, Ergonomics, etc.
Standardized Safety and Loss Prevention processes throughout the four U.S.
Developed various OSHA Compliance and Training Programs such as Lockout/Tagout, Hazard Communication, Powered Industrial Trucks, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hearing Conservation, etc.
Negotiated terms of the Exton Facility's Title V Air Permit with the PA DEP.
Reduced the overall worker's comp costs for the region by 38% from 2004 to 2006.
Received the Exton Facility's "Outstanding Employee of the Year Award" in 2000 and 2001.
11/1998 to 10/1999
Safety& Human Resources ManagerStandex Air Distribution Products, Inc － Philadelphia, PA
Responsible for Loss Control and OSHA compliance programs for all nine plants that make up the Air Distribution Division of Standex International Corporation.
Led the Philadelphia plant through its second OSHA inspection in three years.
Developed a New Employee Orientation Program that helped reduce accident costs of new hires by 40%.
Instituted HR policies such as Sexual Harassment and Family Medical Leave.
Responsible for employee relations and resolution of union grievances.
05/1995 to 11/1998
Accident Prevention ConsultantEBI Insurance Companies － Harrisburg, PA
Provided Loss Control consultation and training to various clients, primarily in the Health Care and Manufacturing industries.
Established Safety Cultures at accounts through Safety Accountability Programs, Accident Investigations, Employee and Supervisor Training Programs, Safety Committees, etc.
Maintained a 40% loss ratio with my accounts despite reduced premium costs in the mid 1990's.
Over a three year period, 98% of my customers renewed with EBI every year, often despite lower insurance quotes from competitors.
B.S. Degree: Safety ScienceIndiana University of PennsylvaniaSafety Science
Master of Business Administration (MBA)Penn State University
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
*Associates in Risk Management (ARM)