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 Expert  723824

Expert in Chemical Hazard Consulting, Environmental Compliance, Occupational Safety


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Illinois (IL)
USA
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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He has applied his knowledge of employee chemical hazard communication to creating chemical labeling compliant with all world-wide regulations.

Expert has extensive knowledge of chemical regulations pertaining to hazard communication in the US, Canada, EU, Japan, and other national requirements. He has applied this knowledge in all areas of compliance for client projects.

In previous consulting and manufacturing compliance positions, Expert has effectively researched and interpreted environmental regulations to assure clients are in compliance with all applicable requirements. These compliance projects include hazardous waste management, disposal, employee safety and training. In addition, Expert has successfully negotiated compliance audit findings from the US EPA, OSHA, and state government officials.

Expert has worked on many real estate projects involving property transactions. Performing hundreds of phase 1 and 2 environmental studies, Expert is knowledgeable in this area.

As president of Expert's Firm, Expert has many years of experience working with many clients from all over the world on safety data sheet authoring, container labeling, and employee training on hazard communication requirements.

Expert holds a Master's degree in hazardous waste management and has extensive experience in training employees on waste manifesting requirements, waste drum labeling, and overall Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requirements.

In previous consulting and manufacturing compliance positions, Expert has effectively researched and interpreted safety regulations to assure clients are in compliance with all applicable requirements. These compliance projects include safety audits, and employee safety and training. In addition, Expert has successfully negotiated compliance audit findings from the US EPA, OSHA, and state government officials.

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chemical label

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labeling regulation

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OSHA labeling

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chemical regulation

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chemical safety

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environmental code

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environmental compliance

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environmental due diligence investigation

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hazard communication

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materials safety data sheet

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right-to-know law

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hazardous waste

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hazardous-waste disposal

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hazardous-waste management

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occupational safety

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulation

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration standard

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chemical hazard

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environmental due diligence

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Environmental Protection Agency compliance


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois;  Rockford, Illinois;  Aurora, Illinois;  Naperville, Illinois;  Joliet, Illinois;  Elgin, Illinois;  South Bend, Indiana;  Gary, Indiana;  Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1993   MS   Hazardous Waste Management   Arizona State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1998 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

President

 

He manages a team of consultants responsible for researching, authoring and updating OSHA compliant Material Safety Data Sheets and their international equivalents. He assists clients with regulatory compliance issues related to global hazard communication needs. Company provides hazard communication services including Material Safety Data Sheet authoring in all worldwide formats and environmental and safety compliance.

2004 to 2005

 

Sun Chemical

 

EHS Coordinator

 

He supported the corporate environmental, health, and safety engineering department by preparing environmental and safety audits. He developed and implemented safety programs and policies for 45 North American manufacturing locations. He coordinated and conducted safety training sessions for line managers and supervisors. He developed training tools to support safety programs. He completed job hazard analyses. He ensured OSHA and EPA regulations are maintained. He resolved compliance issues. He reviewed incident reports and followed-up with plant managers. He managed worker's compensation issues

2001 to 2004

 

Pharmacia

 

Hazardous Waste Supervisor/Personnel Safety Specialist

 

He managed annual state, federal, local and corporate safety/environmental regulations. He participated in and addressed corrective action items from corporate EHS audit. He maintained compliance with RCRA requirements pertaining to pharmaceutical operations. He managed direct reports.

He managed data and communication regarding injuries, illnesses, and other incidents to assure organizational learning. He maintained reporting mechanisms for incidents including for near-misses. He tracked and analyzed data to identify improvement opportunities. He assured that incidents were investigated and that resulting corrective actions were completed and documented. He oversaw the process to broadly communicate incident data and lessons learned. He worked closely with on-site medical staff to complete required OSHA 200/300 record keeping documents. He led employee driven incident review committee in an effort to reduce injuries and incidents. He administered contractor safety program.

1999 to 2001

 

GaiaTech, Inc.

 

Environemental Consultant

 

He performed modified Phase I environmental site assessments for clients. He assisted in facilitating property transactions involving environmental due diligence. He oversaw remediation projects.

1996 to 1999

 

Culligan International

 

Safety Compliance Engineer

 

He maintained and documented required OSHA and EPA training for facility. Processed and reduced worker compensation claims. He submitted all safety/health/environmental reports. He evaluated facility safety and injury records. He implemented proactive systems to improve facility safety compliance. He supervised all hazardous and non-hazardous waste removal. He conducted internal facility safety/environmental audits. He organized facility safety committee.

1994 to 1996

 

International Paper

 

Safety/Environmental Manager

 

He managed annual state, federal, local and corporate safety/environmental regulations. He prepared facility for corporate safety/environmental audits. He developed self-audit manuals for all departments. He submitted all safety/health/environmental reports. He maintained and documented all OSHA and EPA as well as corporate training requirements for the entire plant. Evaluated plant's safety and injury programs. He organized and developed plant's safety handbook. He supervised all hazardous and non-hazardous waste minimization efforts. He negotiated any complaint findings with all state and federal agencies. He provided oversight on all safety/environmental/industrial hygiene expenditures. He conducted plant-wide internal hazardous waste inspections. He performed weekly safety/environmental plant audits. He led group discussions in biweekly safety committee meetings. He supervised direct reports.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

IHMM, ASSE

Licenses/Certifications

CHMM


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Consumer labeling expert for consulting on National and International labeling guidance for automotive products.
  • Expert in chemical registration regulations for consulting on chemical regulatory filings.
  • Sodium chlorate expert for consulting on aspects of sodium chlorate safety.
  • Warning label expert for consulting on warning labels and instructions.
  • EPA expert for consulting on USA labeling requirements.
  • Expert in exporting for consulting on shipping a TASCA registered chemical to Europe.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Labeling expert for consulting on bottling procedures for NOAH-Cyanide fixed.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

He has trained employees and clients on hazardous waste management compliance, hazard communication, and other safety and environmental regulatory compliance.


 

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