Expert in Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Professional
Expert ID: 735644 Texas, USA
Business‐driven individual with more than 21 years working as Vice President of Safety in the Construction Industry. Passionate about reducing accidents and injuries by focusing on employee engagement and positive reinforcement. Determined and experienced in client rapport, demonstrating sound judgement, employee mentoring and coaching.
Successfully implemented behavioral change on projects through coaching field leaders on safety planning conversations and how to have more effective pre‐task planning meetings.
Reduced OSHA recordable incidents by 30% through effective field recognition, observation‐based safety assessment and daily planning conversations.
Excellent relationship builder with success in forming strong, sustainable relationships and securing consensus
with contractors for key initiatives.
Demonstrated capacity to work with operations, pinpoint areas for improvement and implement plans to
generate profitable results.
Client facing safety professional, worked with energy, pharmaceutical, mission critical and various clients HSE
Representatives to develop strong relationships and reduce injury exposure on projects.
Developed and maintained Safety and Health Programs for companies by working with operations managers to
improve safety processes, program evaluation while utilizing electronic trending methods.
Built strong relationships with OSHA and EPA on regulatory issues and current partnership programs to achieve organizational objectives.
Behavioral Safety Program Implementation
Business plan development
Relationship building and retention
Recruiting and Hiring
Compliance and regulations
High level of accuracy
Crisis management experience
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Dallas, Texas - Fort Worth, Texas
|Year: 1998||Degree: BS||Subject: Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology||Institution: Oklahoma State University|
|Years: 2012 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Vice President, Safety||Department: Safety||Responsibilities: Provide leadership support and field engagement on safety related issues.
Client facing safety professional.
Manages 4 office in Texas and 6 safety professionals.
Familiar with OSHA, EPA compliance.
Maintain ISN and Avetta Accounts.
Pre-qualify subcontractors that work on our projects.
Help mitigate regulatory exposures on projects through proper planning.
Behavioral Safety Approach and helped reduce accidents 25%.
|Years: 2010 to 2012||Employer: Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance Division||Title: Director of Safety, Field Operations||Department: Safety||Responsibilities: Support 1200 professionals working on roofing systems across the country.
Implemented training and written policies.
Help with OSHA inspections and citation settlement.
Reduced accidents by 15% by focusing in on employee engagement.
|Years: 2004 to 2010||Employer: TEXO, The Construction Association||Title: Director of SHE||Department: Safety, Health and Environmental Services||Responsibilities: Provided safety and environmental services for the largest contractor association in Texas.
Developed the Safety Stand Down.
Served on National, State and Local safety committees.
Helped with OSHA and EPA Partnership Agreements.
Helped Contractor Members reduce exposures during informal OSHA Conferences.
|Years: 1998 to 2003||Employer: Centex Construction Company||Title: Assistant Loss Prevention Manager||Department: Safety||Responsibilities: Developed training program and supported project safety efforts.
Participated in Safety Committee and implemented field audit program.
Worked with legal and risk on claims management.
|Associations / Societies|
|American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)
TEXO, The Construction Association
Associated General Contractors of America
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS)
|Health and Safety Committee, 7 years
TEXO Safety Committee, 7 years
Texas Building Branch TBB Safety Committee, 7 years
|Awards / Recognition|
|Safety Professional of Year|
|Training / Seminars|
|Associated General Contractors of American, Denver Convention, Speaker 2019
TEXO, Safety Professional Day, Speaker 2019
Dale Carnegie ‐ High Impact Presentations
Dale Carnegie ‐ Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Management Development Certificate thru Structure Tone University ‐ 4 year
AMA ‐ Finance for Non‐Financial Managers
OSHA 500 and 502 Outreach Trainer
EPA Lead Renovator 8 Hour
Texas Department of Transportation Work Zone Safety
Environmental Compliance Boot Camp
Safe Start Behavioral Based Safety Process