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Seek the Challenging Position of Safety Specialist
A highly talented Safety Specialist with huge experience in assisting in monitoring and coordinating general organization's safety program, including safety inspections, accident investigations, and safety training.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience in safety career.
Uncommon ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Sound knowledge of federal, state and local safety regulations, protocols, and/or procedures.
Superb skills in performing safety inspections and ensuring compliance with OSHA safety standards.
Excellent ability to develop, implement, and enforce safety programs and protocols.
Strong ability to investigate and analyze information and to draw conclusions.
Remarkable skill in developing safety procedures and protocols.
Solid ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Excellent skill in performing safety inspections ensuring compliance with OSHA and NFPA safety standards.
Strong ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Profound ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
Uncommon knowledge of radiation safety procedures, standards, and protocols.
New York University, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Participate in the development and implementation of university-wide safety programs such as defensive driving, lockout/tagout, confined space entry, fire protection, and other OSHA safety compliance programs.
Advise the university community regarding safety protocols and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED).
Participate in the development and implementation of university-wide safety programs and in formulating maintenance strategies and policies.
Conduct routine and follow-up safety and hazard inspections of university facilities.
Respond to emergency situations involving hazardous materials, radiation, or fire and smoke incidents.
Prepare reports of findings and submit recommendations.
Analyze accident and incident reports for trends.
Make recommendations for correcting unsafe conditions and actions.
Lead and guide the work of lower level safety technicians and student employees.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
City of New York, NY 1997 - 2003
Supervised Safety Division clerical staff in accomplishing division objectives.
Conducted safety inspections, training programs and safety award programs.
Conducted safety and industrial hygiene surveys of employee work practices and City operations.
Administered the Worker's Compensation Program for City of New York employees and the employee work fitness evaluation program.
Conducted safety training programs.
Made recommendations to departments based on results of safety and industrial hygiene surveys.
Introduced and interpreted Federal, State, City and industry-recognized rules, regulations and procedures dealing with work place safety, to department heads and employees.
Monitored industrial claim investigations.
Recommended corrective action to appropriate management as a result of accident research and review of industrial injuries.
Determined validity of industrial injury claims and reviews correctness of information.
Kept current on new ideas and techniques in the accident prevention, risk management and industrial compensation field.
PHY Electronics, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Developed and implemented safety program to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions, utilizing knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, psychology, and industrial health and safety laws.
Examined plans and specifications for new machinery or equipment to determine if all safety precautions have been included.
Determined amount of weight that can be safely placed on plant floor.
Toured plant to inspect fire and safety equipment, machinery, and facilities to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Determined requirements for safety clothing and devices, and designed, built, and installed, and directed installation of safety devices on machinery.
Conducted and coordinated safety and first aid training to educate workers about safety policies, laws, and practices.
Investigated industrial accidents to minimize recurrence and prepared accident reports.
Conducted air quality tests for presence of harmful gases and vapors.
Education and Professional Training
New York University, NY Masters Degree in Industrial Safety Management (2000)
New York University, NY Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering (1996)