Project Management/Health & Safety Programs/Regulatory Compliance
Results-driven professional with 34 years progressive responsibility in the development of health, safety, and environmental management systems (EMS) to include Total Quality Management (TQM) techniques and concepts and regulatory compliance auditing.
STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE
Independent Health & Safety Consultant
- Expertise in performing comprehensive assessments, organizational development, and implementation of regulatory compliance and program goals; knowledgeable in maritime regulations, vessel operations, and hazardous material operations;
- Comprehensive knowledge of governmental regulations, including DOT, OSHA, EPA and NRC; extensive schooling in Total Quality Management techniques and concepts;
- Extensive experience in domestic and worldwide training programs, multiplex operations, and interfacing with multifunctional teams; well-established network of industry, governmental, and professional contracts.
- Expert in Drug and Alcohol testing program; broad-base experience developing and implementing safety / environmental policies and procedures;
- Certified MoveSmart and SIPP Instructor, Certified Schlumberger Light Vehicle Driving Instructor; and
- Certified Hazard Control Manager – #1138.
QHSE MANAGEMENT RESOURCES, INC. – Cypress, Texas 2001 – 2004
Independent Health & Safety (EH&S) Consultant
DOWELL SCHLUMBERGER – Tulsa, OK 1998 – 2001 (retired 11/01)
Manager of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
- Responsibility for development and implementation of worldwide safety compliance training program for staff and student body of 250.
SCHLUMBERGER OILFIELD SERVICES (OFS) – Sugar Land, TX 1994 – 1998
Manager, Regulatory Compliance
- Managed safety and truck fleet regulatory affairs for North American operations (150 locations), ensuring compliance with DOT and OSHA regulations.
- Directed upper management and field personnel compliance training.
Developed training programs to meet governmental regulations; assisted in writing company’s first Drug and Alcohol policy and served as Corporate Program Administrator.
- Consistently maintained a Satisfactory DOT rating.
DOWELL SCHLUMBERGER – Sugar Land, TX 1990 – 1994
Manager of Health, Safety and Environment
- Responsible for review and reorganization of audit functions for safety and environmental programs for North American operations (70 locations).
- Conducted DOT, OSHA, EPA, NRC, MMS, and Coast Guard regulatory compliance training for managers and supervisors.
- Responsible for annual budget in excess of $1 million, supervision of staff of nine, including four safety, environmental and HSE training specialists, and investigation of all major vehicle accidents, injuries and environmental incidents.
- Served as Corporate Radiation Safety Officer; member of Emergency Response Team.
- Accountable for $34 million allocation to remediate 125 active and closed field sites. Organized a multifunctional Task Force to supervise cleanup operations identified during Phase I assessment. Conducted safety and environmental assessments of all field locations in North America.
SCHLUMBERGER OFFSHORE SERVICES – New Orleans, LA 1979 – 1990
Manager of Safety and Environment
- Implemented company’s first Safety and Environmental programs; developed first Employee Safety manual and HazCom Manual; designed first driver training complex and implemented company’s first Drug & Alcohol testing program which was adopted by all Schlumberger Oilfield Service companies in North America.
- Conducted facility assessments and offshore inspections; investigated accident and incident reports; supervised workers compensation cases.
- During tenure, Lost Time Injury rate dropped from 35.0 to 5.0 per million hours worked and vehicle accident rate was reduced by 50 %.
- Developed the first NEST (New Employee Safety Training) Program, which won an industry award for excellence.
AGRI-TRANS CORPORATION – Ama, LA 1975 – 1979
Manager, Administrative Service
- Responsible for human resources, accounting, purchasing, safety, and field training for company’s Gulf Region Offices comprised of several tow boats, a ship, and a barge cleaning / repair facility employing 200.
- Established the Region’s first Human Resources, Training and Safety programs which significantly reduced lost time injuries, vessel accidents, and related insurance costs. Set up centralized purchasing and prepared annual budgets.
WATERMAN STEAMSHIP CORPORATION – New Orleans, LA 1973 – 1975
- Developed and implemented safety program for 20 ships, a barge fleet and three U.S. shore-side terminals; interfaced with stevedore contractors and labor unions to ensure safe operations of fleet and cargo; conducted assessments of vessels and stevedore operations; investigated accidents / injuries; handled workers compensation claims.
- Conducted Coast Guard Dangerous Cargo training for both vessel and shore-side personnel.
AMERICAN COMMERCIAL BARGE LINE – New Orleans, LA 1970 – 1973
- Implemented first safety and industrial hygiene program in the Gulf Coast Area; conducted safety training and audits; designed and implemented required OSHA training; investigated accidents and workers compensation cases.