Jason Scott Armacost
Lean Environmental Health & Safety Professional
Linkedin.com/in/jarmacost-ehs-pro/

PROFILE • ABOUT ME

Proactive Occupational Health & Safety Management major (4.0 GPA), currently a Senior at Columbia Southern University, an Authorized OSHA Outreach Trainer (OSHA 500) with 15+ years of work experience. Aiming to leverage a proven knowledge of root cause analysis, OSHA, DOT, EPA regulatory compliance, ISO Standards, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, and environmental testing skills to successfully fill the Environmental Health and Safety Professional role at your company. Frequently praised as purposeful and result-driven by my peers, I can be relied upon to help your company achieve its goals.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Performance driven professional with expertise in Occupational Health & Safety Management, Site Safety Inspection, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001 Audits, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Determining Controls, Team Management, Training, and the application of Lean Safety Management that ensures operations are conducted in a safe, cost effective manner with the implementation of Lean Six Sigma tools.
• Wrote reports about the results of inspections and investigations; investigating employee health & safety
complaints, discussed the findings thereof, and recommended possible solutions.
• Coordinated with Contractors and imposed penalties for violation of safety rules.
• Administered induction trainings and classroom trainings to new hire employees and contract workers.
• Prepared and implemented project safety plans, established a project safety committee, and reviewed the Job Safety
Analysis.

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY SKILLS

Construction Safety Management, Industrial Safety Management, Safety Committee Operations, Subject Matter Safety Training, Hazard Recognition and Control, Hazard Communication, Conducting Job Hazard Analysis, OSHA 300 Record-keeping, Personal Protective Equipment, Energy Control Program - LOTO, Environment, Health, and Safety, Safety Supervision and Leadership, Confined Space Permitting, Fall Protection Program, Electrical Safety Management, Safety Management Systems, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Fleet Safety Management, Behavior Based Safety, Accident Investigation, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Conducting OSHA Training, Industrial Hygiene Management

COLLEGE & PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

AAS in OSH & BS in OSH (Dual Degree) Nov. 2014 - Current
Columbia Southern University, Orange Beach, Alabama Graduation Nov. 2019
Relevant Courses: Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health, Construction Safety, Legal Aspects of Safety and
Health, Interactions of Hazardous Materials, Hazardous Materials Management, Principles of Fire and Emergency
Services, Accident Investigation, OSHA Standards.
Award and Honor: Nominated as Honorary Member of The National Society of Leadership and Success Member,
Alpha Sigma Phi.

OSHA Certifications Occupational Safety & Health / OSHA Standards, Practices & Principles Dec. 2014 – Feb. 2018
Great Lakes OSHA Education Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Relevant Course: OSHA 7205 - Health Hazard Awareness, OSHA 3095 - Electrical Standards, OSHA 500 - Authorized
OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction Industry, OSHA 510 - 29 CFR 1926 Standards Construction Industry, OSHA
7405 - Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry, OSHA 7845 - Recordkeeping Rule Seminar, OSHA - 7500
Safety and Health Management, OSHA 7105 - Evacuation and Emergency Planning, OSHA 7505 - Accident [Incident]
Investigations.
Award and Honor: Authorized Trainer for OSHA 10-Hour and OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certifications, Public Sector
Safety (PSS) Credential.

General Industry OSH, Construction OSH, and Oil & Gas OSH Professional Mar. 2014 – Nov. 2014
Oshacademy, Beaverton, Oregon Certifications Conferred Nov. 2014

Associates of Technical Study in Operations Management Sep. 2009 – Jun. 2012
Hocking College, Nelsonville, Ohio Degree Conferred Jun. 2012
Relevant Courses: Principles of Management, Introduction to Business, Business Law, Business Ethics, Leadership,
Business Policy and Strategy, Operations Management.

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Director of Environmental Health & Safety / Corporate Trainer Feb. 2015 – Current
Lean Safety Consultancy, LLC., Amelia, Ohio
• Coordinates job-site orientation, OSHA, DOT, EPA safety programs for all employees.
• Prepares and administers all Site-Specific Safety plans in coordination with General Contractors and Owners
requirements.
• Oversees all injury management and OSHA Record-keeping.
• Conducts, oversees and audits all supervisor and general field safety training.

Safety Specialist May 2016 – Oct. 2016
KS Energy Services, Columbus, Ohio
• Promoted a culture of safety dedicated to maintaining maximum productivity in a safe manner.
• Maintain and update emergency response plans and procedures.
• Provided new-employee health and safety orientations and developed materials for these presentations.
• Developed a mentorship program to assist in the facilitation of training newly hired employees and to coach in safe
work practices.

Construction Safety Consultant Jan. 2016 – May 2016
NKH Safety, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio
• Maintained all required environmental records and documentation.
• Lead teams on projects that required multiple skilled trades and activities within diverse cultures.
• Performed daily audits to ensure safety requirements were adhered to.
• Used strong management skills combined with engineering principles to control environmental health and safety
initiatives.

Project Safety Manager Sep. 2005 – Oct. 2015
Schweitzer Construction Company, Cincinnati, Ohio
• Interview employers and employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents.
• Report or review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing.
• Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
• Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring,
and use of safety equipment.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS

Environmental Health & Safety Certifications:
Certified Health and Safety Manager (CHSM), Public Sector Safety (PSS), OSHA Outreach Trainer (OSHA 500), OSHA 30-Hour, OSHA 10-Hour, Forklift Operator Trainer, First Aid – CPR/AED Trainer, Basic Life Support, HazWoper 40-Hour, HazWoper 8-Hour Supervisor, LEED Green Associate.

Management & Leadership Certifications:
Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (LSSMBB), International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC) Accredited Training Associate (IATA), Project Management Qualified (PMQ), Total Quality Management Professional (TQMP), Corporate Trainer Certified (CTC).

Auditor Certifications:
OSHAS 18001 Certified Auditor, ISO 14001 Certified Auditor, ISO 9001 Internal Auditor.

PROFESSIONAL SOFT SKILLS

COMMUNICATION: INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: TEAMWORK: INTEGRITY:
Oral Speaking Capability Personable Cooperative Honest
Written Verbal Agreeable Good Character
Presenting Friendly Supportive Trustworthy
Listening Social Skills Collaborative Ethical

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION & ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG), International Association for Six Sigma Certification (IASSC), The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPE),
National Association of Safety Professionals (NASP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM), U.S. Green Building Council (USGMC), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), Project Management Institute (PMI), American Society for Quality (ASQ)