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RssSafety & Health Manager - plus 25 year

Safety Professional Cover Letter Dear Hiring Manager, I am currently exploring new challenges as a safety, health, and environmental management professional within a reputable organization such as yours and would like to submit my resume for your review. As a forward-thinking and strategic senior safety, health and environmental professional, I provide more than 30 years of combined military and civilian related leadership experience, with specific success maintaining high-level standards in personnel, equipment, aviation, marine and facilities safety. My key strengths lie in analyzing operations to determine regulatory compliance as well as identifying and addressing areas of potential safety, health and environmental improvement. I have been the driving force behind proactive corrective actions that minimize risk, maximize profits, and reduce costs, along with building mutually beneficial relationships among cross-functional organizations to promote a commitment to the execution of critical initiatives. Afforded the chance to showcase my hands-on approach to leadership and open communications style, I am certain to bring immediate value to your team. Throughout my career, I have proven myself a champion of positive change, always encouraging my teams and colleagues to work collaboratively to fulfill difficult safety, health, and environmental objectives. Most notably, while serving in such roles as Field Safety, and Occupational Health with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA, I: o Wrote and implemented many Safety, Health and Environmental policies & procedures throughout NOAA. o Served as both the corporate and regional Lead for SH&E policy/procedure development. o Directed subject matter experts in writing performance-based standards for implementation. o ¬Leadership/Safety Metrics and The Presidential POWER Initiative: Protecting Our Workers and Ensuring Reemployment. o Managed both the corporate and regional SH&E program during a period of extensive business growth (1200-1500 employees) while maintaining an injury rate below the industry average for over 5 years. o The region achieved a safety milestone of two years without a lost-time injury (>4,000,000 labor-hours worked). ¬ o Coordinated participation in annual corporate safety audits supporting process reviews and facility tours and providing documentation/corrective actions. o Verified compliance with both corporate and regional safety policies/procedures utilizing monthly inspections and auditing techniques with follow-up by the site safety committees. ¬ o Wrote, developed and taught, both computer based, and instructor led Safety Training. o Developed and implemented safety training programs for supervision and hands-on for safety committees and personnel. o The training programs included risk management, accident investigation, emergency preparedness, emergency response, hazardous material (chemical) handling, and much more. ¬ o Formal Recognition for the following: - Office Ergonomics Safety Program across all NOAA Line/Corporate Offices - CPR/AED Management and Medical Oversight Program across all NOAA - Organizational Risk Management Program across all NOAA - NOAA’s Major Incident/Accident Investigation Program o Established and implemented a formal Process Safety Management PSM Program and the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations JCAHO throughout NOAA’s National Capital Region to ensure full compliance with OSHA and GSA regulatory requirements. Sincerely, Ben Bond Lochearn, Maryland

Federal Government

Gwynn Oak, MD

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Gwynn Oak, MD