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Expert in Construction Safety, Health and Environmental Professional

Expert ID: 735644 Texas, USA

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Construction Safety, Health and Environmental professional with 22 years of industry experience.

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.

Accomplishments
 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.

Skills:
 Behavioral Safety Program Implementation
 Business plan development
 Committee leadership
 Relationship building and retention
 Coach
 Environmental Compliance
 Conflict Resolution
 Regulatory Compliance
 Negotiation
 Policies
 Presentations
 Program Development
 Proposal
 Reporting
 Training Development
 Training Programs
 Recruiting and Hiring
 Business planning
 Consulting
 Business development
 Goal‐oriented
 Forward‐thinking
 Strategic planning
 Employee relations
 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

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1998 Degree: BS Subject: Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology Institution: Oklahoma State University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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.

Career Accomplishments

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)
Professional Appointments
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

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Associated General Contractors of American, Denver Convention, Speaker 2019
TEXO, Safety Professional Day, Speaker 2019

Continuing Education
Courses
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

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