Microbiologist, Occupational Safety Management Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Oil
  • Gas
  • Construction
  • Chemical
  • Health Care
  • Government
  • Military

This expert has a Ph.D. in Science Education, Specialization in Microbiology, earned from the Texas A & M University.

This expert has a M.S. in Education / Biology.

This expert has a B.S. in Biology / Agriculture.

Microbiologist, Occupational Safety Management Expert Consultant Resume
 

This expert is highly knowledgeable in oil/ gas production, occupational safety and health and environmental (S/H/E), technical training, and safety management. This expert has experience in corporate regulatory compliance training, SIC industry codes, and OSHA standards.

Specialization of this expert includes Construction Safety Inspection protocol, procedures, checklist and documentation, development of Health and Safety Plans (HASP) for major Environmental cleanup.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in microbiology, certified safety and health professional, occupational safety management, offshore oil/ gas drilling safety, environmental cleanup, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Multi-Facility OSHA Type Safety Inspector/ Auditor, Major Manufacturer, Houston, TX

This Inspection/ Audit was completed for two purposes: 1) Improve the Safety Culture (25 OSHA Recordable Accidents since beginning of year), 2) Reinstate the canceled insurance. Duties included, but were not limited to: Initially, all documentation was reviewed, documented and updated. This followed an OSHA inspection resulting from an incident and citations. The documentation includes: Medical records - Quantitative / Qualitative medical examination of workers whose jobs required them to be in an usually hazardous environment. Reviewed the history, education, certification, etc. of physician(s) performing medical examinations, Medical surveillance, Operational and Performance Respiratory Fit-Test, Medical qualifications required to perform work in SCBA PPE. Training records, OSHA 300 Recordkeeping. Reviewed and advised concerning sub-contractor safety and health preparations as cross-matched to the Company's Safety Policies and Procedures. Set up procedures to evaluate sub-contractor operations. This includes both the "one-man" sub-contractor through multi-employee sub-contractor. Evaluated the facility monitoring and security procedures. This evaluation resulted in the establishment of new facility monitoring and security procedures. Established facility monitoring and security procedures. Worked with company management to establish a time and motion study to improve the workflow while utilizing this large scale operation. Observed improper heavy lift (in excess of 100,000 pounds) procedures. Worked with engineering to establish safe-work procedures when a heavy lift is required. Processed the safety inspection/audit involving 29 CFR 1910, 1918 and 1926. Safety inspection/audit included, but not limited to, manufacturing, service and administration. Set up sub-contractor policies and procedures, especially welders. At any one time there were more than 2,000 sub-contractor welders, none of which fulfilled the consideration of safe-work practices until contractor policies and procedures were implemented.

 

Site Safety, Health and Hazardous Environment Coordinator, Chemical Refinery Turnaround, Southeast LA

Duties included, but were not limited to: Liaison between the Company and all contractors and subcontractors. Oversaw hazardous environment monitoring as pre-, ongoing- and new start up cycle. Reviewed credentials and programs of contractors to ensure compliance with the Company Policies and Procedures. Provided orientation to new individuals and groups before their work began. This included site security in addition to "normal" S/H/E operations. Reviewed MOCs and PSSRs prior to plant shutdown. Oversaw line purge, hydrostatic pressure testing, etc. Ensured that exotic welding was conducted in a accordance with accepted safe-work practices. Reviewed with Qualified Person all scaffolding plans, procedures and operations. Ensured that all operations occurred within and according to federal, state and local regulations.

 

OSHA Type Safety Inspector/ Auditor, Major Hospital Chain, Houston, TX

Duties included, but were not limited to: Performed detailed inspection with accompanying documentation for all facets of hospital administration and operations. Documented all findings and delivered via interface with staff safety personnel, hospital administration and director of operations. Prepared and delivered safety/health training. Prepared safety/health training materials that will be delivered internally. Evaluated new and retrofit construction and expansion. Oversaw safety operations from concept to completion of newly constructed medical structures. Worked with architects as plans are developed. Served as safety advisor for redesign and equipment installation. Other as appropriate: Worked with custodial and maintenance personnel to ensure health aspects are maintained. Performed other safety/health activities as maybe required.

 

Safety Professional, Repair/ Refit of Industrial turbines

Duties included, but were not limited to: Performed safety audit/inspection, write up and initiate program implementation. Inventoried chemicals in the workplace and updated MSDS program. Identified approximately 100 chemicals present, but without the proper MSDS documentation. Reestablished and documented spray paint booth operations using positive-pressure inhalation protection. Updated all of the written safety programs to the standard established by ISNetworld. Began the implementation of an effective safety filing system to document all applicable information.

 

Safety Manual and Written Programs, Major Environmental Assessment, Audit and Removal Company, Houston, TX

Duties included, but were not limited to: Researched, reviewed and updated existing documentation. Developed original documentation for unique routine and non-routine activities. Researched, reviewed, prepared original and updated documentation required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Researched, reviewed, prepared original and updated documentation required by clients of this operational group.

 

Safety Professional, a Major Oil/ Gas Drilling Organization, Houston, TX

Drilling Operations Onshore and Offshore. Areas of Operation included Gulf of Mexico, California, Texas, Alaska and Rocky Mountain(s) North and South. Duties included, but were not limited to: Tailgate and Toolbox meetings. Identification of contract employee(s) safety training. Review of Contract Company written safety program/plan and operational manual. Ensure adequate training on each shift for CPR/Basic First Aid.

 

Multi-Facility Safety Auditor, Manufacturer and Deliverer of Offshore Oil/ Gas Jack-Up (deep water) Drilling Platforms, MS

Duties included, but were not limited to: (Extensive operation covering approximately 150 acres, some under roof and some not under roof. Certain of the operations involved both onshore and offshore safety/health requirements at the same time.) Initially, all documentation was reviewed, documented and updated. This followed an OSHA inspection resulting from an incident and citations. The documentation includes: Medical records - Quantitative / Qualitative medical examination of workers whose jobs required them to be in an usually hazardous environment. Reviewed the history, education, certification, etc. of physician(s) performing medical examinations. Medical surveillance. Operational and Performance Respiratory Fit-Test. Medical qualifications required to perform work in SCBA PPE. Training records. OSHA 300 Recordkeeping. Reviewed and advised concerning sub-contractor safety and health preparations as cross-matched to the Company's Safety Policies and Procedures. Set up procedures to evaluate sub-contractor operations. This includes both the "one-man" sub-contractor through multi-employee sub-contractor. Evaluated the facility monitoring and security procedures. This evaluation resulted in the establishment of new facility monitoring and security procedures. Established facility monitoring and security procedures. Worked with company management to establish a time and motion study to improve the workflow while utilizing this large scale operation. Observed improper heavy lift (in excess of 100,000 pounds) procedures. Worked with engineering to establish safe-work procedures when a heavy lift is required. Processed the safety inspection/audit involving 29 CFR 1910, 1918 and 1926. Safety inspection/audit included, but not limited to, manufacturing, service and administration. Set up sub-contractor policies and procedures, especially welders. At any one time there were more than 2,000 sub-contractor welders, none of which fulfilled the consideration of safe-work practices until contractor policies and procedures were implemented.

 

On-Site Safety Project Manager and Regulatory Compliance Training Manager, Major Oil/ Gas Producer in the Gulf of Mexico and Onshore Operations, Houston, TX and Lafayette, LA

Duties included, but were not limited to: Performed a needs-analysis to determine "where the company was," and "where the company wanted, and needed to go." Based upon needs-analysis established long term safety and health goals and objectives for both onshore and offshore exploration and production. Established long term training objectives for an initial manpower level of more than 3,500 production workers. The number increased with the implementation of more onshore operations. Researched (as team member) and developed a full oil/gas production platform onshore that operated via simulation. This project allowed new and existing employees to learn production operations using acceptable safe-work practices. Supervised a staff of 25 – 30 professionals and para-professionals.

 

On-Site Project Safety Coordinator, Houston, TX

Duties included, but were not limited to: Project included development of a safety/ health protocol for updating, refurbishing and new construction. Project included the implementation of Process Safety Management and Turnaround Operations. The project required development of employee interaction with the establishment of guidelines for sub-contractor operations. Sub-contractors included, but not limited to construction, HazMat and process safety management personnel.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, Headquarters and All Field Installations and Facilities throughout the Continental United States and Alaska.

Duties included, but were not limited to: Developing the site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. Assisted in the establishment of worldwide timely transportation for movement of oilfield drilling, production and service equipment. Project included a totally comprehensive safety audit and reporting mechanism to advise management, who were not previously receiving information in a timely fashion. A time-motion study was completed to provide a more streamlined procedure to deliver equipment for oil/ gas drilling, production and distribution.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, Singapore

Duties included, but were not limited to: Project included (for the Singapore area) developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards and accepted safe-work practices. A initial and comprehensive safety inspection/ audit was performed to provide benchmarks for future established safety inspections (both internal and external). Developed written documentation for the implementation and operation of new (not previously existing) equipment and operations. Project included the development of new storage based upon the physics and geometry of the new equipment.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, Toronto and British Colombia, Canada.

Project includes developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, all of Rocky Mountain Division, including Utah, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming.

Duties included, but were not limited to: Project included developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, All of West Coast Operations, including California under Cal-OSHA.

Duties included, but were not limited to: Project included developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service. The safety audit and report was in response to an OSHA serious citation. As a result, OSHA dropped all of the violations except one and it was listed as minor.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, All of Gulf Coast, including Gulf of Mexico and Florida Shelf.

Duties included, but were not limited to: Project included developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, North Sea.

Duties included, but were not limited to: This project included developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service. The safety audit (inspection) was especially concerned with the manufacture of high tensile strength and exotic metals necessary for use in the harsh North Sea environment.

On-Site OSHA Type Safety Auditor, confidential client, Northern Ireland and serving Oil/Gas Production Companies operating in the North Sea and also Russia.

Duties included, but were not limited to: This project included developing site-specific safety audit protocol based on OSHA Standards. The company manufactures and distributes, worldwide, oilfield equipment for drilling, production and service. Certain of the manufactured equipment needed to meet unique specifications as detailed by the Russian Liaison.

Developer of an Industrial Hygiene Program, a Major Safety / Health Consulting Organization

Duties included, but were not limited to: The initial program involved a review of organizational procedures and protocols and identification of problem areas. Upon completion of the review, two (2) documents were created and a program implemented based upon these documents. The first document was a report of existing conditions and any recommendations to address any undesirable observations. The second document involved the production of an Industrial Hygiene training Manual for the Instructor and Student.

Established for recruiting protocol as regards technical and safety and health personnel Houston.

Duties included, but were not limited to: The recruiting protocol was developed to ensure compliance with the American with Disability Act. The program involved establishing screening procedures and documentation employment personnel will use.

Developer of documentation for Safety Meetings and Turn Around, confidential client, Houston.

Duties included, but were not limited to: This program involved researching and identifying needed safety meeting instructional topics for use daily to instruct "general" field personnel and Turnaround Safety personnel. Upon completion the program was implemented for daily operations. Documentation included any and all safety training, safety meetings and any associated activities.

Protocol for Trenching and Excavation, confidential client, Austin, TX

This program involved researching, developing and issuing implementation protocol for a Texas based professional organization's daily use as employees prepare and install plumbing apparatus. The program was designed to ensure the safety and health of personnel who work in a potentially hazardous Trenching and Excavation environment.

Performed as Liaison and Site Director of Safety/ Health/ Sanitation/ Environment for the United States Army

Duties included, but not limited to: Performed S/H/S/E Inspections and Audits for Military facilities in the Southeast quadrant of the United States. Enforced protocol, inspection/audit and post-inspection/audit for all S/H/S/E Inspections and Audits under jurisdiction. Was empowered to enforce all policies, rules and regulations that related to S/H/S/E up to and including stopping all activities until any unsatisfactory conditions were corrected and reinspected. This included signing-off that everything was in absolute satisfactory condition and plans made and implemented to preclude future similar incidents. Interfaced at all rank levels: Base Commander (through 3 star General) to Mess Sergeant.

Health and Safety Training:

40, 24 and 8-Hour HAZWOPER

OSHA 500 / 501

Confined space entry and rescue

Environmental professional

DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation

Medical and Scientific Laboratory Safety

Indoor air quality trainer

Pathogenic mycology trainer

Culture of Safety Improvemen

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