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TSSI Thomas Safety Solutions, Inc.

Nicholas Thomas

 

www.ThomasSafetySolutions.com

(866) 735-SAFE (7233) - Office

(386) 631-1929 - Cell



Founder/Senior Environmental Health and Safety Consultant/Expert Witness

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

 

A highly motivated Health and Safety Professional with more than 18 years of experience in health and safety management. Demonstrated competency in developing and managing health and safety management systems that support and drive a culture of continuous improvement.

 

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 28+ years in management services;
  • 16+ years’ experience in Occupational Safety and Health;
  • 16+ years as an authorized OSHA outreach trainer for both Construction Industry and General Industry;
  • 14 years as a authorized MSHA surface mine instructor – 30 CFR Part 46 and 48– Metal and Nonmetal Mine, Safety & Health Standards;
  • 12+ years as a certified First Aid/CPR instructor through the American Red Cross and the American Safety and Health Institute;
  • Safety and Health Consultant with 15+ years’ direct experience working with employers throughout the United States;

 

KEY SKILLS

 

  • Good Verbal and Written Communicator – Proficient at communicating at all levels; including: regular interaction with colleagues, customers and clients;
  • Proven Leadership Skills – Ability to work autonomously while managing safety and health with demonstrable initiative and drive;
  • Critical-Thinking Skills –Able to identify potential hazards and problems before they cause material damage or become a health threat. Able to sense hazards to humans and property wherever they may arise in the workplace.
  • Strong Organizational Skills – Able to manage multiple projects in a demanding and fast paced environment;
  • Detail Oriented – Strong ability to closely monitor processes and practices in order to ensure best practice across the entire organization.

 

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

 

M.S. Occupational Safety and Health/Environmental Management

Columbia Southern University, anticipated June 2020

Current GPA: 4.0

 

Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL

Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude

Major: Occupational Health and Safety

Minor: Industrial Hygiene Management/Environmental Management

 

Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, AL

Associate of Science in Occupational Safety and Health

GPA: 4.0

 

Professional Certificates Conferred: (Documentation upon Request)

  • Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health;
  • Certificate in Industrial Hygiene Management;
  • Certificate in Environmental Management.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RECENT PROJECTS MANAGED

 

West Texas A & M University Agricultural Science Complex Project Canyon, Texas  -  November 2016 – Present

TSSI’s services provided:

  • Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues;
  • Develop project health and safety strategies and develop project safety policy;
  • Develop and conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project;
  • Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced;
  • Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements;
  • Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current safety and health legislation;
  • Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage;
  • Develop and initiate project incident response procedures;
  • Develop and maintain all project safety records;
  • Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins;
  • Liaise with project owner’s, insurance carriers, OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

 

Project Safety Management at the CISWA/NESHAP Compliance Project, Argos Newberry Cement

Facility;

Newberry, Florida August 2015 – November 2016

TSSI services provided:

  • Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues;
  • Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project;
  • Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced;
  • Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements;
  • Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current safety and health legislation;
  • Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage;
  • Initiate project incident response procedures;
  • Develop and maintain all project safety records;
  • Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins;
  • Liaise with project owner’s, insurance carriers, MSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

 

Project Safety Management at the WBV, HSDRRS, Mississippi River Levee (WBV-MRL, 201 1.2a

Project);

New Orleans, LA September 2014 – September 2015

TSSI services provided:

  • Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues;
  • Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project;
  • Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced;
  • Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements;
  • Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current safety and health legislation;
  • Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage;
  • Initiate project incident response procedures;
  • Develop and maintain all project safety records;
  • Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins;
  • Liaise with project owner’s, government project staff, OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

 

Project Safety Management at the University Town Center Project;

Sarasota, FL; July 2013 – April 2015

TSSI services provided:

  • Technical advisor to the General Contractor’s project staff for all safety issues;
  • Conduct health and safety meetings and training presentations for entire project;
  • Conduct project risk assessments to identify potential hazards and consider how risks can be reduced;
  • Conduct regular site safety audits to ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Create records of safety audit findings and produce reports that suggest improvements;
  • Make recommendations for changes to working practices that are safe and comply with project safety requirements, and current safety and health legislation;
  • Perform incident/accident investigations, including near-misses and property damage;
  • Initiate project incident response procedures;
  • Develop and maintain all project safety records;
  • Produce monthly management reports, and bulletins;
  • Liaise with project owner’s, general contractor’s staff, OSHA and other federal, state and local agencies.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Texas Panhandle Safety Alliance (TPSA) - Chapter President
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE);
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH);
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
  • American Association of Notaries – Texas State Notary

 

CUMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Member of American Legion/American Legion Riders
  • Member of AmVets
  • Member of Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA)

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL TRAINING (Documentation upon Request)

 

July 2017

Texas A & M Engineering Extension Service; Dallas, TX

Course: OSHA 503 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry

 

April 2016

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

 

January 2014

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 503 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General Industry

 

May 2013

American Traffic Safety Services Association, Denver, CO

Course: Traffic Control Supervisor

 

May 2013

American Traffic Safety Services Association, Denver, CO

Course: Traffic Control Technician

 

April 2013

American Management Resources Corporation; Ft. Myers, FL

Course: Asbestos Awareness

 

April 2012

United Safety Council/OSHA; Orlando, FL

Course: Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

 

April 2012

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and

Health Standards for the Construction Industry

 

August 2010

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: Electrical Safety: Arc Flash/Blast Injury Prevention for Maintenance

Operations – Management/Supervisory Course

 

January 2010

Georgia Institute of Technology; Savannah, GA

Course: OSHA 501 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards

for the General Industry

 

December 2009

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 511 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the General

Industry

 

December 2009

American Traffic Safety Services Association, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Course: Florida Advanced Refresher Work Zone Traffic Control – FDOT

 

April 2008

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and

Health Standards for the Construction Industry

 

Aug. 2006

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Course: OSHA 7600 Disaster Site Worker

 

Jan. 2006

American Traffic Safety Services Association, Orlando, FL

Course: Florida Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control – FDOT

 

April 2004

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 502 Update for the Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and

Health Standards for the Construction Industry

 

April 2000

Georgia Institute of Technology; Atlanta, GA

Course: OSHA 500 Trainer Course in Occupational Safety and Health Standards

for the Construction Industry

 

September 1995

OSHA Training Institute;

Course: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry

 

Aug. 77 to June 79

Northern Virginia Community College; Annandale, VA

Major: Engineering Technology

Minor: Building Construction

Contact Thomas Safety Solutions Inc.

Main Office: 7915 Bluegrass Road, Canyon, Texas.

Florida Office: 1325 Church Street, Pierson, Florida 32180

(866) 735-SAFE (7233) - Toll Free Office

(386) 749-9262 - Office

(386) 749-4206 – Fax

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