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Gregory F. Foster gf83f66e@westpost.

net
PO Box 4635 (518) 265-5277 (cell)
Clifton Park, NY 12065 (518) 233-3433 (work)
Overview: Employed for 22.5 years in the chemical industry beginning in November
1987 for the former G.E. Silicones in Waterford, NY. In January 2008 Apollo Ma
nagement purchased the G.E. Silicones Division and changed the name to Momentive
Performance Materials. I am currently employed by Momentive Performance Materi
als at the same Waterford, NY site. Momentive Performance Materials is a VPP Sta
r site.
Employment History:
G.E. Silicones/Momentive Performance Materials - November 1987 - Present
June, 2002 - Present: I currently hold the title of Industrial Hygiene Leader r
eporting directly to the site EHS manager.
Responsibilities include:
* The review, updating, and implementation of the site industrial hygiene plan a
nd policies.
* The drafting of the annual IH air sampling plan based on chemicals with assign
ed OSHA expanded standards, previous air sampling results, and area specific qua
litative assessments.
* Completion of the annual IH air sampling plan using NIOSH/OSHA approved air sa
mpling methods.
* Updating the qualitative assessments as needed.
* The implementation of the site Hearing Conservation Program including; perform
ing both area and personal noise monitoring and educating employees on the prope
r use of hearing protection.
* Educating employees on the proper selection and use of PPE.
* Annual fume hood and local exhaust ventilation inspections.
* VPP committee chairperson.

June, 1992 - June, 2002: Held the title of Quality Control Lab Technician.

June, 1990 - June, 1992: Held the title of pilot plant R&D Technician.
November, 1987 - June, 1990: Held the title of Chemical Operator.
Education:
September 2005- I completed an AIHA accredited certificate program in The Fundam
entals of Industrial Hygiene.
1979-1981 Attended Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY.
Medical Laboratory Technology.
1979- Graduated with Regents diploma from LaSalle Institute in Troy, NY.
Special Skills:
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
* Very knowledgeable in OSHA standards and regulations
* Very knowledgeable in ANSI standards
* Very Knowledgeable in NIOSH/OSHA air sampling methods
* Very Knowledgeable in ISO9000 and ASTM methods and standards
* Trained in TAP ROOT investigations
* 12 year member of the G.E./Momentive Emergency Brigade as a fire-fighter, EMT
and Haz-Mat technician.
References available upon request.