James E. Roughton, CSP, Six Sigma Black Belt 520 Settles Road jr@gotsafety.net Suwanee, Ga.

30024 Cell 678-983-1598
Director Safety and Health, Georgia Pacific, Packaging Division, Atlanta Georgia) • Provided Safety Management support for 50 plants which includes playing the lead role in developing a strong health, safety culture to help drive the safety process improvements. • Directed and assisted in monitoring division performance by proactively identifying implement process improvements using Six Sigma, procedures, systems and tools. • Assisted Corporate in implementation of a Process Safety Management Program. Senior Safety Manager, MeadWestvaco, Global Support, Atlanta Georgia • Coordinated and provided safety management services for 25 facilities which include management system development, workers’ compensation, employee training, and other services. • Multi site EH&S Management of U.S. and International operations experience. • Utilized Six Sigma Black Belt Tools, such as lean technology and 5S programs, to evaluate and develop actions to ensure that safety performance is sustained. Increased training comprehension from 35% retention rate to 80% using a gage study to verify process. • Implemented enhanced knife and glove policy to reduce cuts and lacerations for the Corporation. Results achieved in the first year: reduced utility knife-related injuries from 57% to zero. • Directed and assisted in monitoring division performance by proactively identifying implement process improvements using Six Sigma, procedures, systems and tools. • Developed medical management procedure which included a series of document to be completed by Supervisor in response to an injury to collect data for a better root cause analysis. Safety and Environmental Manager, MeadWestvaco, Packaging System Division, Atlanta Georgia • Developed safety systems and training programs and procedures such as behavior-based safety, Job Hazard Analysis, machine-specific checklist. • Developed Safety action plan for each facility in the Division outlining specific achievable metrics. This plan included four major areas: Management Commitment, Roles and Responsibilities, Employee Participation, and Hazard Recognition. • Developed a knife and glove policy to reduce cuts and lacerations for the Packaging Division. Results achieved in the first year: reduced utility knife-related injuries from 75% to zero. • Assisted engineering in researching and preparing regulatory permits for two printing press installations to ensure that VOC emissions were able to meet and sustained. Safety Specialist, MeadWestvaco, Packaging Systems Division, Atlanta Georgia • Implemented strategy to mentor Plant Management on how to achieve Zero Injuries utilizing various methods such as BBS, ABSS, JHA, etc. • Conducted OSHA compliance training classes in each facility to mentor site management, supervision, and employees on compliance issues. • Provided the leadership to reduce OSHA injury rates from 5.0 to .5 within 18 months in one plant, which were maintainable utilizing up-stream metrics.

2005-2009

2001-2005

1999-2001

James Roughton, CSP, CRSP, CHMM, Six Sigma Black Belt

1998-1999

1990-1998

Construction Specialist, Managing Engineer, Corporate/Regional, Travelers Property Casualty, Southern Region Alpharetta, Georgia • Provided business partners and/or insured technically competent, comprehensive, timely, and loss control action plans to help identify and reduce losses. • Developed safety action plans for various construction accounts to help reduce injuries. Manager Safety and Health, Corporate/Regional, South East, IT Group (EMCON Consulting, Norcross, Georgia, Fluor Daniel GTI,) Marietta Georgia • Provided safety management consulting services to medium/large corporations which included management system development such as: workers’ compensation, contractor control, employee training, Job Hazard Analysis, Machine Guarding, Process Safety Management (PSM), and Lockout/Tagout, etc. • Developed and implemented health, safety, and environmental programs and provided consulting services for hazardous waste sites regarding site-specific health and safety plans.

1986 - 1990

Safety/Security Manager, Mars Electronics International, Division of M&M Mars, Inc., West Chester, Pennsylvania • Designed and implemented a safety/security bar code data collection computer program. System was used to conduct and monitor risk management functions in six major manufacturing facilities. •

Developed quality assurance procedures and implemented programs to improve understanding of standards and solutions to manufacturing processes. Provided safety/security advice to other Divisions, such as candy, dog food, and ice cream.

1967- 1986

Safety/Security Specialist, Production Line Management, Quality Control Specialist, General Electric Company, Consumer Electronic Business Division, Portsmouth, Virginia •

Revised and updated safety, environmental, security, fire protection, and workers' compensation/cost containment programs to reflect current standards. Developed and implemented ergonomic programs and conducted specific training for supervisors and employees to describe repetitive motion.

Education Certification s

M.S., Safety Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania. B.S., Business Administration, Christopher Newport College, Newport News, Virginia. Certified Safety Professional Canadian Registered Safety Professional Certified Hazardous Materials Manager Certified Environmental Trainer Certified Instructional Technologist Six Sigma Black Belt Authorized OSHA Outreach 501 Trainer,10/30 hour General Industry Certified Inbound Marketer Available on LinkedIn or upon request

References

James Roughton, CSP, CRSP, CHMM, Six Sigma Black Belt

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