Safety, Environment & Industrial Hygiene Specialist

Last Updated: 3rd October 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

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English, Hindi, Urdu


 Certified Industrial Hygienist - CIH® and Certified Safety Professional – CSP with 23 years of hands on experience in IH, Safety, Environment & Health in Plant, Process, Construction and Office Management, besides Business Continuity Management (BCM), Energy Management, Sustainability, HSE Legal compliance,
 Lead teams in achieving awards from RoSPA, Green Apple, Hibiscus, Golden Peacock, NSC,
 Trained practitioner in Behaviour Based Safety (BBS), Hearts & Mind, HOS, Facilitation,
 Hands on Experience in Planning, Implementation and Evaluation of systems in Industrial Hygiene, Environment protection, Industrial Safety, Loss prevention and Occupational health and Hygiene & Statutory Compliances.
 Digital Turnaround, Drone monitoring, Fatigue Management System, IOT, etc
 Strong skills in Risk assessment and management of IH risks like Ergonomics & Noise with focus on elimination of hazard. Skilled in PHAs, HAZID, HAZOPs, MOC, JSAs, etc.
 Provide strategic direction and leadership for management of IH & EHS to ensure effective management of significant risks across all activities and drive, implement and monitor programs to minimise potential business impacts / risk.
 Implementation & Certification for ISO 14001 / OSHAS 18001 & British Safety Council’s – 5-star rating & Sword of Honour award in safety. Carryout HSE audit across various sites and publish the health of the HSE Management system.
 Root Cause analysis for incidents/accidents using DIMAC, 5 why & 8 D methods.
 Budgeting and planning for the HSE (IH, Safety, Health & Environment) functions.
 HSE inputs for designing of plants / facility design stage for layout, equipment & material, reviewing periodically for compliance and progress.
 Highly skilled in Design, Operation, Troubleshoot & Resolve problems in Effluent / Sewage Treatment Plants (Chemical & Biological), Industrial Waste Management (Hazardous Waste Management, Incineration-solid / liquid, MBE, Super decanter), Analytical Work (Chemical, Biological & Instrumental), R & D Work.
 Digitisation of procedures, standards and implemented the electronic service requests for HSE, implemented LEAN HSE Operating systems.


University of mysore

   Jun 1995
— Feb 2017


 Doctor of Philosophy - Ph.D – Environment Science, University of Mysore,
 Master of Science - Environment Science, University of Mysore,
 Bachelor of Science - Physics, Chemistry & Maths, University of Mysore,
 L.L.B. –Environment & Labour Laws, University of Mysore,


 Diploma in Industrial Safety, Regional Labour Institute, Chennai,
 PG Diploma in Industrial Pollution Management, NIEE, Kakinada
 Diploma in Industrial Pollution Control, University of Annamalai,
 Diploma in Industrial Safety, University of Annamalai,


 Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) – ABIH (Certificate No.: 10925 CP)
 Certified Safety Professional (CSP) – BSCP (Certificate No.: CSP 31711)
 NEBOSH –IGC & (IDip)
 British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) – 501- Measurement of Hazardous Substance, 502 – Thermal Environment, 503 - Noise, 505 – Control of Hazardous Substance, 506 – Ergonomics, 507 – Health Effects
 Certified GRI (Global Reporting Initiative)
 OSHA 30 hrs


 Lead Auditor OSHAS 18001 OHS Management Systems
 Lead Auditor ISO 14001 Environment Management Systems
 Internal auditor for ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
 Internal auditor for British Safety Council Certification
 Honeywell Certified Project Manager
 Honeywell Certified Green Belt & trained on lean Six Sigma Black Belt
 Trained on Behaviour Based Safety program
 Trained on implementing Shell’s Hearts and Mind program
 Investigation tools like Tripod – Beta, 5 why, RCFA,
 Trained on Industrial Effluent / Wastewater Treatment, Troubleshoot, Solution & Reuse
 Trained on Air Pollution control equipment’s-Selection - KSPCB
 Trained on Business Continuity Management (BCM)
 Trained on Ergonomics – office and Industrial ergonomics program design & implementation
 Trained Risk Assessor – JSAs, PHAs, HAZID, HAZOPs, MOC, LOPA - Owens Corning
 Trained first aider from St’ John Ambulance
 Trained on SANGEA-4
 Trained on Hearts & Mind - Petronas
 Trained on HRA - Petronas


Petronas Gas Berhad
Specialist - Industrial Hygiene / Safety

   May 2015
— Current

PETRONAS Gas Processing & Utilities Division is one of the divisions in PETRONAS Gas (downstream) which produces Sales Gas (Methane), Ethane, Propane and C5+ (condensate). Other utility facilities produce, Demineralized water, electricity, Nitrogen, Instrument Air and Potable Water

 Prepare Annual HSE Plans, Initiatives & Implement IH & Safety roadmap for GPU
 Develop technical capability in the organisation, create awareness and enhance knowledge on Industrial Hygiene & Safety related matters
 Preparing HSE plan for the turnaround / shutdown maintenance of the plant and also for new project implementation / expansion projects & Digital Turnaround.
 Contractor safety (HSE) management across the project and turnarounds.
 Provide leadership in driving and monitoring technical implementation of operational / engineering improvement initiatives / best practices and capturing lesson learnt.
 Provide strategic direction in Operation Safety and IH function
 Review JHA, HEMP, procedures & customise Standards to the sites
 Responsible for implementation and strengthening Industrial Hygiene & Safety systems
 Support IH function with respect to Anticipates, identifies, evaluates and control occupational stressors, technical guidance to implement Ergonomics, Noise control program, PPE program,
 Govern the deployment of Industrial Hygiene framework, guidelines / standards at GPU by providing guidance on the Industrial Hygiene risk and impact identification and developing necessary guidelines/work processes to enforce the Industrial Hygiene practice
 Control of highly hazardous chemicals common to O&G (e.g mercury, H2S, benzene etc) for safe work place to workers
 Control of physical hazard common to O&G (e.g noise, heat & vibration etc) for safe work place to workers
 Respiratory Protection programs like fit testing and Noise Management programs

 Lead the team for RoSPA awards, all 5 facilities awarded RoSPA gold for 3 consecutive years, Prepared documentation & submission for President Hibiscus Award leading to Hibiscus award and best project award and Prepared, submitted and achieved Global Green Apple award.
 Successfully faced multiple audits from Corporate (DOA), recertification for ISO 14001 / 18001 for all the sites, DOSH audits & inspection,
 Zero accident in 5 major turnaround projects and many MOC projects, Sustained zero LTI.
 Provided training & support for Ergonomic risk assessment, Chemical Management,
 Customised & reviewed Operations Safety Procedures and standards, Initiated digitisation of all the activities in SharePoint.
 Initiated Monthly Contractor Management meeting and Campaigns for contractor engagements and awareness on critical OS procedures, incidents, etc
 Initiated customised training for different levels and updated training materials to the needs
 Investigation of the events using RCFA, Tripod beta, 5 whys
 Lead the Tier 1 audit verification team,
 Supported Hearts & Minds safe behaviour program at two locations, 100% Participation in Safety Observation program,

Owens Corning Industries India Pvt Ltd
EHS leader

   Sep 2014
— Apr 2015

 Lead and support safety initiatives & processes to drive towards zero RI.
 Responsible for all EHS&F legal / statutory and OC global compliances, driving S.A.F.E., Critical Six and EHS drivers.
 Reporting safety metrics - RIR, first aids, near misses, SAFE and Critical 6 Scores
 Manage ETP operations and support for environment sustenance drive.
 Leading, supporting and guiding Emergency Response teams/committees.
 Responsible to achieve the Environment, Safety, Fire, Quality & Productivity efficiencies, systems, product quality and variations in the processes.
 Tracking applicable environmental regulations & take appropriate action to comply
 Liaise with Department of factories, Pollution Control Board & other government and regulatory authorities.
 Implementation and maintenance of the Integrated Management System for ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 Management systems.
 Design & impart training to nurture an Injury free Organization.
 EHS budget preparation and monitoring.

 Initiated EHS&F legal / statutory and OC global compliances, driving S.A.F.E., Critical Six and EHS management systems.
 Initiated work towards the up gradation of ETP & waste reduction programs

Honeywell Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd
HSE Leader - India

   Sep 2007
— May 2014

 Overall responsibility for HSE implementation across HTS India.
 Drive HSE part of Honeywell Operating System across India for around 31 teams, achieved ten bronze certification
 Investigate incidents and failures to identify root causal factors using RCA tools & provide effective solutions.
 Implementation of HSE Management systems from grass root level. Driving the team for the Certification of ISO 14001. Merge HSE to process 8.1
 Identification and build HSE team, training them on the Honeywell HSE requirements.
 Business Continuity Management, Energy Management, HSE Legal compliance, etc
 Implement Construction safety management system for all the construction projects across HTS India and meet the Honeywell Standards.
 Liasioning with different state pollution control boards and obtaining required permits.
 Providing inputs on HSE for any change or modification or for new sites and projects.
 Over all responsibility for wellness of the employees viz, Ergonomics, Gym, health, safety and security talks & programs, etc.
 Corporate auditing of various sites & Reporting to the corporate on individual site performance
 Conducting training on all HSE aspects and Implement HSE championship model

 Implemented Honeywell HSE management systems from grass root level. Achieved an average score of 75% across HTS in corporate audit / self assessment. Certified for ISO 14001, conducted safety day and Environment day
 100% HSE legal compliance, obtained permits and filed returns on time
 Initiated strategic sustainability management, Climate change, LEED,
 Implemented HSE business Risk assessment & mitigation, Management of change process
 Penetration into the organisation matrix and been a part of the MR in all business meeting presenting the business HSE performance
 Implemented Emergency response organization and trained ERT members
 Giving inputs on HSE for any change or modification or for new sites and projects.
 Providing HSE guidance and support to various projects both short and long term through Management of Change Process.
 Implementation of New chemical introduction process and chemical management.

Apotex Research Private Limited
Team Leader – EHS

   Oct 2006
— Sep 2007

 Look after all Aspects of EHS functions.
 Establishing, maintaining and reviewing the Industrial Hygiene program for the company
 Advice Management on implementation, Improvement & compliance of EHS functions.
 Implementation of OHS & EM Systems.

Asian Paints Limited
Manager – Safety and Environment

   Jul 2005
— Oct 2006

 Implementation of Safety system as per British Safety Council Standard from grass root level – Green field project.
 Establishing, maintaining and reviewing the Industrial Hygiene program for the company
 Root Cause analysis for incidents/accidents using DIMAC, 5 why & 8 D methods & implementing CAPA’s. Conduct Risk assessment, COSHH, FMEA, HAZOP, JSA.
 Maintain “ZERO DISCHARGE”. Trouble shooting and solutions for ETP, Incinerator, MEE, Accounting and documentation of Waste.
 Liaison with statutory / certifying bodies.
 Conducting Fire risk assessment & implement CAPA, Maintaining of healthy fire fighting system & fire fighting personnel’s.
 Construction Safety – Implementation of construction safety for the expansion activities.
 Security Functions: Control of movement of Man, Material & Vehicles

 Certified for ISO 14000, Implemented the safety systems as per the British safety system from the grass root levels. Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by National Safety Council – Tamilnadu Chapter
 Achieved over two million accident free mandays, Rolled out the safety improvement plan.
 Training of the employees –internal and external achieved 4 man days. Publication of Safety literature to plant personnel’s.
 Set up the ETP Lab, Advice on ETP operation, Waste Segregation & Management, Analytical techniques, Training the employees at ETP on operation & troubleshooting.

Micro Group of companies
Corporate Executive – Safety & Environment

   Aug 2003
— Jul 2005

 Overall responsibility for implementation and sustenance of HSE across all the facilities, Liasioning with various statutory bodies. All documentation related to Safety & Environment
 Conducting Safety Audits, Inspections, Training, etc
 Upgrading and maintaining ETP’s to attain and retain relevant approvals and statutory requirements from various authorities.
 Managing the technical team and ensuring their skill development.

 Plan, design, install & commission Effluent treatment plants & air pollution control systems at various units.
 Plan, Design & implement Safety Systems from grass root levels as per the statutory requirements and various other agencies.
 Obtained Consent & other statutory compliances at all the plants.

Cipla Ltd
Member of Management Staff - EHS

   Jul 1999
— Aug 2003

 Management of Effluent Treatment Plant, Industrial Safety & Health
 Safety Audits / Inspection & Surveys, recommendations & Implementation
 Chemical & Biochemical Analysis, R& D work for Treatbility Studies

 Reduced the effluent generation from 450 KLD to 75 KLD, Obtained CFE for 23 new products from the KSPCB
 Installation of Solid & Liquid Incinerators, modification of the effluent treatment plant to achieve the end results, installation of Air pollution Control Systems.
 Documentation for British Safety Audit, Simplified Safety Systems easy to practice.

Recon Ltd
Executive - Safety & Environment

   Jun 1995
— Jul 1999

 Management of E.T.P. & W.T.P & Air Pollution Control Systems.
 Liasioning with P.C.B. & Documentation.
 Safety Audit, Inspection & Documentation & Onsite & Offsite Training.
 Analytical Work-Chemical & Biochemical.

 Commissioned and run the ETP. Successful in receiving TGA & cGMP Certifications.
 Introduced the Industrial Safety systems, procedures, training, audits, etc.

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