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Matthew D. Towne, RN, CSP 163 Estes Drive ~ Rochester, New Hampshire 03867 603-332-3953 ~ mtfe1d9a@westpost.

net SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS Accomplished, dynamic Safety Professional experienced in the design and implemen tation of global safety and loss prevention programs. Expertise in hiring, trai ning and mentoring professional staff. Ability to work collaboratively to impro ve existing systems and to diversify and redefine the roles and responsibilities of professional staff to optimize performance. Experienced at writing policies to ensure that due diligence and oversight of workplace activities is performed to an acceptable standard. Wide experience working with all levels of managem ent, outside agencies, employees and other stakeholders in the organization. a Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to translate co mplex data for a variety of audiences. a Strong project management and organizational skills to successfully manage key initiatives and multiple projects. a Effective in fostering productive relationships with all levels of employees a nd achieving positive results through others not within direct realm of control. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Northeast Industrial Safety Systems, LLC a" Rochester NH 5/2010 - pr esent President and Lead Consultant for safety system design, implementation and track ing of progress for industrial environments ranging from small machine shops to multi location heavy industrial applications. Fraser Paper a" Toronto Canada 5/2009-4/2010 Manager, Corporate Health and Safety Create and implement safety programs across organization. Company went through bankruptcy protection and eliminated most corporate positions. They have retain ed me as lead safety consultant for their remaining operations. See above descr iption of LLC. TOWNE SAFETY CONSULTING, Rochester NH 1/2008 a" 5/2009 Consulting with industrial clients on both the current status and plans for impr ovement of the facility industrial health and safety program. TYCO INTERNATIONAL, Ltd. TYCO ENGINEERED PRODUCTS & SERVICES, Exeter, New Hampshire 1999 - 2007 $6.0 billion global manufacturer with 28,000 employees in 39 countries across 5 divisions. Business segment of Tyco International, Ltd. Director, Safety Responsible for TEPS Global operations in 55 countries. Extensive travel to loc ations is required. Present to management groups in 10 different countries on v arious initiatives. a Created, implemented and manage ongoing Safety Certification Program for locat ion personnel. a Conduct semi-yearly Change Management class. a Developed and implemented on-line audit program. Conducted web-based training for over 2,500 field personnel. a Recruited and mentored an internal group of safety coaches and auditors. a Implemented refinements to the use of metrics by location. a Developed and implemented training programs for operations executives.

a Decreased incident rate form 14 to 2.9. a Guest speaker at U.S. /E.U. Conferance in Luxembourg in 1999 regarding Safety audit programs.

TYCO INTERNATIONAL, Exeter, New Hampshire 1993 - 1999 $39.7 billion global manufacturer with 260,000 employees in 100 countries Director, Safety Newly created position responsible for the design and implementation of a safety and loss control program across Tyco at a time when no formal means existed wit hin the company to control the losses that resulted from heavy industrial exposu res. Developed policies and procedures for the management of property loss expo sures which included all manner of machine guarding, chemicals, working at heigh ts, confined spaces, hoists, cranes and use of fork trucks. Factories covered i ncluded foundries, plastics, tubing, construction, engineering consulting, assem bly and warehousing in 65 countries. a Created by use of consensus a Tyco wide procedure for an audit format that all owed for safety scoring and subsequent tracking of continual improvements. a Developed performance metrics that included both reactive and proactive measur es. a Created and communicated reporting metrics to all key personnel within the org anization. a Developed and presented training classes including audit training, hazard reco gnition, and machine guarding. a Created a company wide website that allowed for the wide distribution of all m etrics, sample programs, correspondence and discussions. a Implemented property loss engineering seminars utilizing FM Global standards. a Decreased incident rate from 17 to 7.

Simplex Technologies, Newington, New Hampshire 1988 - 1993 Location owned and operated by Tyco International Manager, Health and Safety Designed and implemented safety and loss control program for 1,100 person workfo rce. Key aspects were program design, working with managers and employees at al l levels, risk assessments, training, auditing, metric design and program evalua tion. Managed workers compensation program. Provided consulting to selected cu stomers on their safety programs. a Losses declined from twice the national average for incident rate to less than half the national average. a Costs on an undeveloped basis and year to year comparison dropped from $1.3 Mi llion to less than $100,000 as our workforce went from 450 to 1,100 employees. ================================================================================ === Concord Hospital, Concord, New Hampshire 1982 a" 1988 Head Nurse, Cardiac Step Down Unit Responsible for the initial set up of the 35 bed acute care unit. Hired and trained staff of 46. Managed $1.8 million budget. Developed protocols and eva luations of professional practice. EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

B.S., Nursing University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH Certified Bureau of a This is rotection Safety Professional (CSP), #13609 Certified Safety Professionals the only safety certification recognized by OSHA for their Voluntary P Program

Registered Nurse (inactive) with license from the State of New Hampshire. Licens e number upon request. Numerous seminars and classes covering all aspects of professional safety practi ce. Executive Mediation Course work with MWI in Boston Mass. Currently doing court mediations for small claims in the Boston Court system on a pro bono basis as a personal development goal.

AWARDS Tyco Excellence Award for Health and Safety Performance, 2004 Tyco Performance Award for creation and implementation of the Tyco Safety Audit, 1997 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Society of Safety Engineers Tyco Environmental, Health and Safety Leadership Committee Tyco Corporate Leadership Group COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES Board Member and Chair of Personnel Committee, Monarch School of New England, a school for severely disabled children. Former 6 year Board Member of New Hampshire Council for Safety and Health, inclu ding President in the final year of service. Peace Corps-Jamaica As a Peace Corps Volunteer worked with the Ministry of Health to improve their s afety program and to assist in building resources to implement the newest aspect s of their Health and Safety laws.