Industrial Engineering, Environmental Health, OSHA, Health and Safety Expert Consultant Resume
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  • OSHA
  • Health & Safety
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Environmental

ABD – PhD, Health Studies, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

MS, Environmental Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

BS, Industrial Engineering, State University of New York, (SUNY) Utica, NY

Dynamic safety and health manager with more than 26 years of experience in a diverse group of industries and a history of enhancing revenues, containing costs, and decreasing health and safety losses by developing innovative solutions. Demonstrated expertise in industrial hygiene, marketing, OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations and client and employee relations. Combines excellent technical and analytical qualifications to drive key organizational initiatives. Strong team leader with proven ability to maximize public health while optimizing bottom line. Areas of expertise include: Safety Program Development , Health and Safety Audits, Expense Reduction/Loss Control, Sustainability Site Assessment & Remediation, Continuous Improvement, Regulatory Compliance, and Safety/OSHA Training.

 

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
Providing expertise in healthy and safety, industrial engineering, and environmental health to a wide variety of clients.
 
Senior Safety and Health Consultant, a Safety & Health Consulting firm, Reading, PA
An WBE organization providing safety and health consultation and products serving commercial, industrial and municipal clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic states.
  • Generating sales by marketing to potential clients and developing company website
  • Providing safety and health training to ensure customers are in compliance with federal requirements
  • Conducting safety audits of customer's worksites and developing recommendations for improvement
  • Conducting comprehensive industrial hygiene assessments for: radiation, sound, dusts, organic vapors, gases, fibers, etc. and providing engineered solutions to reduce potential exposures
  • Assessing ergonomic hazards at client sites using such tools as the NIOSH Lifting Equation
  • Developed and presents "Safety Integrity" safety culture change seminar
 
Manager – Safety, UGI Utilities, Reading, PA
Pennsylvania’s largest gas utility encompassing three natural gas companies and one electric company.
  • Managed Corporate Safety, Health and Environmental programs for 1400 + employees, 35 offices and a fleet of 850 mixed use vehicles
  • Coordinated the fusion of Safety and Health Manuals from four subsidiaries
  • Developed cost effective solutions for the reduction of workers compensation, general liability and fleet losses
  • Investigated large accidents/incidents using root/cause analysis techniques
  • Performed multi-site (35 locations) SHE assessments and collaborated with local SHE members to correct deficiencies
  • Assisted insurance claims mitigation to successful completion
  • Analyzed loss experience and developed focused plans for remediation and loss reduction
  • Created a positive safety culture by stressing worker engagement and reduced punitive outcomes
  • Managed and mentored two direct reports
 
Safety and Health Coordinator, Keating Building Company, Philadelphia, PA
A national commercial construction management firm with a reputation for excellence, engaged in large scale projects.
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of safety and health for more than 1000 employees at various sites.
  • Assessed site conditions and delegated tasks to members of site Safety Committees in capacity as chairperson
  • Optimized compliance with health and safety regulations by performing daily audits
  • Implemented various safety best practices and compiled an excellent 3.8/1000 full-time workers injury rate with no serious accidents compared to the national average of 6.3
  • Increased the efficiency of safety and health training programs by recommending and developing Power Point-LCD projector presentations for construction job sites
  • Ensured subcontractor enrollment in Owner Controlled Insurance Program and proper insurance certifications by coordinating with brokers, carriers and owner/subcontractors
  • Ensured emergency preparedness for all aspects of the construction process
  • Assessed internal abilities and recommended cost effective outsourcing of safety services
  • Reviewed and implemented findings of third-party audits, such as insurance safety recommendations
  • Oversaw claims, including incident reports and initiated efforts to minimize employee absences
 
Director of Safety, Health and Environment, Keating / Global Construction, Houston, TX
One of the nation’s largest builders of multi-unit residential complexes.
  • Responsible for the Environmental Health and Safety Department, managing multiple priorities and issues including OSHA, EPA and DOT
  • Saved 20 lost time days and maintained an Experience Modification Rating of less than 1.0 by devising an early-return-to-work program adopted throughout the company
  • Achieved a zero serious accident rate for supervised sites
  • Collaborated with site safety personnel for their input on overall company policies and improvement ideas
  • Wrote, managed and ensured the implementation of safety and health programs
  • Maintained employee drug test data including hire, post-accident, and probable cause test results
  • Managed subcontractor insurance certificates, claims reporting and initiatives to facilitate employees’ return to work in collaboration with subcontractors
 
Senior Safety and Health Consultant (Industrial Hygienist), High Safety Consulting Services, Lancaster, PA
An organization providing safety and health consultation and products serving commercial, industrial and municipal clients.
  • Supervised 6 direct reports and managed multiple company functions including client relations, marketing, sales and product development.
  • Enabled continuation of a project at The Pentagon by determining causes of worker irritation and air quality warnings, then improved air flow and ventilation systems to resolve problems
  • Cut client costs $1.6M by inspecting 67 homes and concluding that 6 required gutting and the others only required sporadic remediation
  • Saved millions of dollars for contractor and Philadelphia Housing Authority by analyzing a closed site (due to benzene allegedly detected), discovering minimal (not benzene-related) contamination and persuading workers to return and complete project
  • Developed, implemented and audited health and safety plans for our clients based upon safety management systems
  • Established and cultivated productive client relationships by developing innovative solutions that maximized safety and enhanced clients’ image and profitability
  • Identified and exploited market opportunities by devising initiatives such as Safe Air Facility Evaluation (SAFE) program, including comprehensive site assessment, preparation of remedial initiatives and certification of completion
  • Resolved client public health issues, including site assessment, equipment selection and creation and implementation of strategic plans
  • Developed cost effective solutions for the reduction of losses to clients
 
Service Specialist, Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, Philadelphia, PA
National commercial insurance company
  • Managed industrial hygiene programs and activities for both the mid-Atlantic region and 15 individual loss control representatives
  • Oversaw region’s top safety book of business, including clients with $500,000+ premiums and overall $11M book
  • Developed cost effective solutions for the reduction of losses to clients including George Wells Meats and Werner Trucking
  • Cultivated client relationships and evaluated colleagues
  • Performed industrial hygiene assessments for: gases, vapors, dusts, fibers, radiation, noise, carcinogens and molds
  • Contributed to marketing and claims mitigation
  • Analyzed loss experience for clients and developed focused plans for remediation and loss reduction
 
Loss Control Consultant to Industrial Hygienist, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, Albany, NY to Detroit, MI
National commercial insurance company
  • Managed industrial hygiene programs and activities for both the mid-West region and 11 individual loss control representatives
  • Reduced industrial hygiene risks by developing engineered solutions, such as: ventilation design, sound attenuating barrier design, etc.
  • Cultivated client relationships and mentored colleagues on entry level industrial hygiene techniques
  • Performed the most challenging industrial hygiene assessments for: gases, vapors, dusts, fibers, radiation, noise, carcinogens and molds
  • Contributed to claims mitigation
  • Analyzed loss experience for clients and developed focused plans for remediation and loss reduction

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