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Safety Professional with experience in Injury Case Management, Incident Investigations, reducing Lost Time, Medical Treatment Injuries and First Aids by promoting a positive and approachable safety atmosphere.

Work experience

July 2017Present

Health and Safety Manager


Ron is responsible for the overall coordination of the WEST Health & Safety Program including training and prevention efforts, management of documentation databases, management of accident and incident reports, updates incident response plans including emergency and crisis plans, conducts field safety inspections, and ensure OSHA and contract compliance.

May 2016June 2017

EHS Manager/Engineer

Quanex Building Products
  • Manage the administration of environmental, health and safety practices at the Kent location.  Support the Yakima facility as necessary.
  • Provide daily guidance and enforce the safety policies, procedures and guidelines as set out by the Company.
  • Coordinate all aspects of proactive safety, environmental and loss prevention programs and related topics, including investigating and acting on any type of employee complaint, safety, or loss prevention concerns.
  • Facilitate training for employees, such as new hire orientation, lift truck, right to know and other safety, environmental and loss prevention related topics.
  • Coordinate regular plant safety, environmental and housekeeping audits.  Perform audits and issue reports to appropriate managers.
  • Perform the various monitoring functions for environmental compliance and maintain all logs and documentation associated with permits and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain the worker training and EH&S incident reporting databases.
  • Conduct Management Safety Committee and Associate Safety Committee meetings and training.
  • Observe and analyze workforce performance with regard to safety and recommend specific measures, changes in procedures or amendments to safety program.
  • Respond to questions regarding safety and environmental issues.
  • Participate in accident investigations to determine root cause(s) so recommendations for corrective action can be recommended.
  • Liaison with outside physicians/vendors pertaining to industrial injuries.
  • Manage all aspects of injury and illness reporting, including OSHA record keeping.
  • Provide support to managers and supervisors with safety/environmental and ergonomic needs.
  • Travel to other locations as required and perform any additional duties as required.
  • Conduct weekly HAZMAT inspections and audit to ensure compliance with all EPA and Department of Ecology regulations. 
March 2014Feb 2016

HSE Supervisor

Udelhoven Oilfield System Services
  • Positively promote the work safe policies and procedures of ConocoPhillips and Udelhoven. 
  • Assist staff with policy and procedure interpretation .
  • Ensure that OSHA standards are the minimum requirements, we maintain a higher standard. 
  • Conduct weekly safety audit walk downs of job sites with management team to identify and correct any unsafe working conditions and debrief.
  • Write JHA's (Job Hazard Analysis) for all construction projects that are scheduled for future work which include alterations as job scope changes.
  • Assemble morning toolbox packets to be presented at all work-site locations everyday. 
  • Track all JSA's, Incident Rate, Job Hazard Cards, B.E.A.R. observation cards, and toolbox meetings in an Excel database. Provide data to management as required.
  • Create agenda for weekly client meeting between Udelhoven and ConocoPhillips. Facilitate weekly performance meeting with client. 
  • Create agenda for weekly safety meeting put on for all Udelhoven staff and ConocoPhillips employees. Speak to the incidents and near misses that occurred during the previous week at the meeting. 
  • Maintain a Safety Action Item Log for unsafe items that need correction for review by Udelhoven and the client. 
  • Participate in TapRoot incident investigation processes.
Jan 2012March 2014

HSE Field Safety Specialist

Udelhoven Oilfield System Services
  • Audit employees JSA's (Job Hazard Analysis) ensuring the employees understand the potential for injury by documenting the correct hazards on their JSA's. Enforce the permitting process by ensuring any hot work, confined space, etc are filled out correctly and thoroughly as it pertains to the task being performed.
  • Investigate all incidents and report incidents immediately to Udelhoven management teams and ConocoPhillips management team. 
  • Conduct quarterly urinary analysis sampling and immediate urinary analysis after incident.
  • NORM test all process pipe for excess radiation prior to removal from job site. 
  • Environmental Audits
  • Highly developed presentation skills 
  • Comfortable conducting training classes
  • Self-motivated and proactive team player
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient using MS Office software
Jan 2011Jan 2012

HSE Field Coordinator

Nabors Alaska Drilling
  • Assisted the HSE manager with developing, implementing, and maintaining HSE programs and policies.
  • Participated and provided input in matters relating to health, safety and environmental protection.
  • Educated rig crews on HSE policies and programs.
  • Assisted in the investigation of potential hazards and dangerous occurrences and examined the cause of incidents.
  • Investigated concerns relating to the occupational health and safety of the rig crews.
  • Actively participated in weekly safety meetings and presentations to executive management.
  • Performed HSE audits of operations to assess compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations as well as Nabors HSE policies and standards. 
  • Activity participated and promoted the Dupont S.T.O.P behavioral based safety observation program.


Professional Aspirations

Currently studying to obtain ASP/CSP certification.


TapRoot Certified


NSTC Certified

North Slope Training Cooperative

DOT Certified Flagger



Scaffolding "Competent Person"

Scaffold Training Institute

Adult and Child CPR / AED

American Red Cross


Emergency Management Institute


Emergency Management Institute

Certified Collector

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association

OSHA 511

University of Washington OSHA Education Region X

OHSA 501

University of Washington OSHA Education Region X

BEAR Safety Process Trained

ConocoPhillips at Kuparuk

Construction Health and Safety Techncian

Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Associate Safety and Health Manager

Institute for Safety and Health Management

Certificate of Completion in Occupational Safety

Eastern Kentucky University



American Society of Safety Engineers

•Post nomination notices
•Solicit and gather nominations
•Discuss nominations with the current Administrator.
•Submit final nominations for Administrator and Assistant Administrator to ASSE Staff
•Work with your Publication Coordinator to ensure an announcement of the new officers is published in the newsletter in a timely manner. Provide a bio, interview or introduction of the officers so membership gets acquainted with them.
•Help respond to questions submitted on “Ask ASSE.”

Professional Affiliations

  • The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
  • The National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP)
  • World Safety Organization (WSO)
  • The National Management Safety Society (NSMS)
  • Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM)
  • Golden Key Honor Society from Eastern Kentucky University