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Aug 2007Present

University of North Alabama

Bachelor Of Science - Expected Date of Graduation- Fall 2013

University of North Alabama, Florence, AL

Major 1: Industrial Hygiene

Major 2: General Chemistry

Work experience

Jun 2011Jan 2013

Safety & IH COOP

International Paper
  • Organized and designed new programs for near miss and safety observation programs. 
  • Maintained personal and area gas monitors (Industrial Scientific iTx's).
  • Performed factory wide personal and area noise monitoring.
  • Assisted area safety partners with guarding audits, both fixed and electronic. 
  • Performed ventilation survey for the mills fume hoods. 
  • Performed confined space and hot work permit audits. 
  • Involved in PSM program and audit (ie: HAZOPS, What-if analyses, MOC)
  • Performed chemical sampling for the following;
    • Chlorine Dioxide
    • Carbon Monoxide
    • Hydrogen Sulfide
    • Total Dust (Wood & Lime)
    • Turpentine
Dec 2007Nov 2011

Customer Service Associate

Lowe's Home Improvement
  • Help service customers
  • Performed daily Inventory Report Protocols and Cycle Counts to insure store inventory was kept
  • Licensed on LP Fork Truck
Jul 2010Sep 2010

Safety Intern

The Hon Company
  • Performed daily inspections of ventilation and vacuum systems. 
  • Performed weekly walkthroughs of the plant to inspect any obvious and/or relevant hazards.
  • Performed monthly audits of storage racks and cantilevers.
  • Revised the EAP (emergency action plan).
  • Helped re-organize the MSDS's in Access.
  • Trained in the "Dupont STOP" program for management.

Continuing Studies

7 Habits of Highly Effective People - 18Hr Training


Lin Sanders - International Paper Safety Supervisor

16504 County Road 150

Courtland, AL 35618

(256) 637-6831

Dr. Crescente Figueroa - Program Director, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene

UNA Box 5211

303 Floyd Science BuildingFlorence, AL 35632-0001

(256) 765-4236

Harold McDaniel - AECOM Southeast Regional Health & Safety Manager 412 S Court St #201

Florence , AL 35630-1563(256) 366-7650

Matt Buerhaus - Underwood Baptist College Minister

5091 Alabama 157Florence, AL 35633-7025(256) 708-9981


To apply the skills of my education in Industrial Hygiene and Safety in the workplace of today.


Occupational Health & Safety

  • Evaluation of noise, lighting, and ergonomic risk factors
  • Assessment of local exhaust system performance
  • Creation of safety program to meet legal compliance (OSHA)
  • Use, maintenance and calibration of multiple types of IH monitors (ie, Industrial Scientific iTx, personal gas badges, etc...)
  • Chemical and Noise sampling. 
  • Working with accredited labs on analysis of samples. 


  • Excel 
  • Powerpoint
  • Word
  • Access
  • Video Creation and Editing
  • Computer Troubleshooting (OS X & Windows)


Aug 2007Present

Dupont STOP for Supervision

Jim Eastman (The HON Company)

Course #501; Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry

University of North Alabama