Paullando R

Safety Manager - 13 Years of Experience - Near 20748


Safety Manager


Temple Hills, MD

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Summary of Experience: Experience and certified accomplished safety manager with over 17 years proven track record of successfully managing multi contract, contractor and sub-contractor in engineering construction and infrastructure projects environment through all phases of development. Extensive experience including safety and quality oversight to ensure ISO 9000-2000 standard, safety compliance to 29 CFR 1910 and 1926, 49 CFR 659, safety training to all standards include OSHA, engineering policies, procedures and standards implementation. Implement and maintained project risk register, activity hazard analysis (AHA), job hazard analysis (JHA) and safety certificate. A highly skilled communicator and team leader with proven managerial experience supervised multiple projects in diverse locations with over fifty-one hundred contractor and sub-contractor at various stages of the project lifecycle. One year's academic experience teaching (Guest Lecture) undergraduate courses in construction safety management at local Universities and Community Colleges. One-year experience of teaching safety Effectively Management Transit Emergency (EMTE) with the USDOT Transportation Safety Institute (TSI). Key Competencies: People Management, Contract Management, Safety and Quality management, Change Management, Budget Management, Procurement Management, Risk Management, Emergency Management, Performance Management and safety auditor. Summary of Achievements: Successfully managed and coordinated the Rail Engineer Infrastructure construction capital project of reconstruction upgrade and new construction which is responsible for the upgrading, maintaining and new construction of 270 stations, 250 miles of rapid transit track infrastructure and 750 miles of iron and concrete work. This was an American company (Bechtel) and all standards were of 29 CFR 1910 and 1926. Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for the oversight and management of new project by researching construction site, drawing up crane plans, reviewing specification, contract and project plan (PMP). Analyzed materials to be used to ensure signage and disposal methods, map out and implement emergency evacuation plans to include location for first-aid kits and fire points. Consult building codes, government regulations and other emergency response agencies in order to ensure that the workplace is compliant with health, safety and environmental regulations. Responsible for presenting and explaining plans, as well as conducting training programs. Site Safety Inspection Responsible for the oversight and management of inspecting site conditions to determine if hazards are present and to establish procedures and policies to overcome those hazardous situations. Looks for broken equipment, defective tools and other potential hazards, focusing on worker safety. Ensuring the right type of personal protective equipment (PPE) is being used that workers are competent in operating and using of tools and equipment. Accident Investigation Responsible for the oversight and management of diminish or eliminate work place related accidents/incident. However, if an accident/incident occurs, ensure a safety investigation is conducted to determine root causes, what procedures may have gone wrong, and to gather the evidence necessary to identify the cause of the accident. Based on investigation results, documentation of findings and recommendations that should be followed to prevent the accident from happening again. Record Keeping Responsible for reviewing and meeting all state and federal safety standard requirements for record-keeping. Injury logs and other documentation is completed and submitted to related government agencies as part of per requirements. Submitting the OSHA form 300, which is a summary of all injuries that resulted in lost work time, restricted duties or job transfers. Ensure that the poster entitled "Job Safety and Health: It's the Law" and other documents are displayed in a conspicuous place in the workplace, as required by OSHA. Responsibilities Summary Oversight and manage inspection of the site to ensure it is a hazard-free environment, verifies that all tools and equipment are adequate and safe for use while promoting safe practices at the job site and enforcing safety guidelines. Implement and administered drills and exercises on how to manage emergency situations. Conducts investigations of all accidents and near-misses and reports to concerned authorities as requested or mandated by regulations. Conducts job hazard analyses, establishes safety standards and policies as needed, performs emergency response drills and ensure system and measures are in place to protect workers from entering in to hazardous situations and responds to worker's safety concerns. Coordinates registration and removal of hazardous waste and serves as the link between state and local agencies and contractors. Receives reports and arranges for OSHA mandated testing and/or evaluations of the workplace. external agencies/consultants. Engineer Safety & Quality Director June 2006 - May 2009 Transport for London (TFL) - London Underground (LU) Summary & Achievements: Successfully directed and coordinated the health safety and environment programs by develop, implement, manage and maintain effective Quality and Safety policies and procedures that meet the criteria for ISO, 29 CFR 1910,1926, 49 CFR 569 and OSHA compliance as well as Corporate safety requirements. Also developed, implemented and managed Six Sigma training program as well as other process improvement initiatives to achieve corporate quality objectives. Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for the direction and control of all aspects of maintaining of Quality Control, Safety and Environmental Programs, worked collaboratively with general contractors and sub-contractors to develop, implement and sustain a behavioral safety and quality-based program. Served as the liaison with Corporate and ensure consistent practices and deliverables meet safety and quality standards. Implement, develop and utilize benchmark-based metrics, and develop & maintain reporting on measures to ensure continuous improvement and provide needed information to internal and external stakeholders. Prepare, maintain, enforce, and update the safety and quality Control plans to drive performance using ISO 9001:2000, 14001 and 29 CFR 1910 and 1926 standards across the programs. Provide oversight of Environmental, Safety & Health Programs and integrate them into the Quality Management System. Develop, maintain, and analyze program (s) metrics, direct Six Sigma training and its implementation, prepare and submit functional area deliverables on schedule in accordance with requirements and ensure compliance with standards. Empowering the workforce with stop work authority for safety and quality breaches, ensure compliance with policies and procedures and provide guidance on related disciplines, seek, share and assist in institutionalizing best practices. Develops and implements program-specific process improvement initiatives, establish and tracks progress toward meeting safety and quality goals and objectives of process improvement initiatives. Responsible for developing the Safety and Quality Management Plan and updating processes and procedures to ensure operational personnel comply with established and applicable policies and procedures. Conducts audits, inspections to ensure compliance with policies and procedures and implements corrective actions as required. Serve as liaison between general contractors and sub-contractors and or various governmental agencies. Develops, collects and reports performance metrics as needed and participates in the identification and implementation of all continuous process improvement activities. Site Safety project Manager Summary of Achievements: Successfully oversees the health safety and environmental aspects of general contractors and subcontractor's workers and work. Responsible for contractor training, implementation and oversight of all safety policies, procedures and programs. Maintain a positive working relationship with all employees and stakeholders. Works with and through management, to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures and assist in the achievement of safety goals. Duties and Responsibilities Establish and conduct jobsite orientation for every new employee for the project and administer and record their - participation in the orientation program and issue identification to those employees completing the orientation program. Attend all initial meetings with the Project Staff and Subcontractor representatives to clearly define their role within the confines of the Project Safety Program. Conduct and document pre-planning safety meetings with each subcontractor safety representatives and/or foremen to establish safety procedures prior to subcontractor's activity on site. Establish and conduct regular (weekly) safety meetings with subcontractor representatives and issue minutes of meeting and interface with Project Staff and each Subcontractor Safety Representatives relating to safety regulations to ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Ensure that Subcontractors are conducting the proper training requirements as per the OSHA standards, Facilitate training for site personnel for compliance with Federal and State standards and ensure and maintain a log of each subcontractor's toolbox safety meetings held with their employees. Review each Subcontractors Safety Program and ensure that it meets or exceeds the project Safety Program requirements, conduct regular (daily) jobsite and work area inspections safety surveys, and prepares written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective action or preventive measures where indicated and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented. Conduct formal weekly jobsite inspections and complete the safety checklist noting safety violations and corrective actions. Record, notify and prepare written report of any violations or unsafe practices to Subcontractors for immediate correction actions. Stop and address any violation or unsafe practice of safety. Work with project management to establishing and implement fire prevention, evacuation and fire control procedures. Conducts post accident/incident investigation and prepares report identifying possible root causes and hazards, establish and maintain all required job safety records and conduct overview safety meeting.