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Kenneth J. Shorter, MS, CSP, ARM, TCDS
Certified Safety Professional


Education

2010American Society of Safety Engineers - Executive Program in Safety Management

1982 University of Southern California (USC) - Master of Science (MS) in Safety

1978 University of Maryland (UMBC) - B.A. in Psychology
Other studies: Firefighting and rescue

1976 Community College of Baltimore - Paramedic training

My education has been updated through professional development conferences and training classes sponsored by the American Society of Safety Engineers, American Traffic Safety Services Association, the National Safety Council, and other professional organizations.


Professional Designations

2011Certified Traffic Control Design Specialist (TCDS) #38989
American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA)

1998Associate in Risk Management (ARM) by the Insurance Institute of America

1988Certified Safety Professional (CSP) # 8859
Board of Certified Safety Professionals


Professional Affiliations

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Since 2010, I have served as the national representative for the American Society of Safety               Engineers on the ANSI A10 Accredited Standards Committee on Safety in Construction and                  Demolition Operations.  This committee is responsible for developing, updating, and approving          40+ ANSI safety standards.

American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Member since 1983.  Recognized as a Professional Member since 1988
Member of the Management, Risk Management, Construction, and Consultants Divisions
      Represented ASSE on the ANSI A10 Construction and Demolition Committee since 2010
Past-President of the Chesapeake Chapter 1998-99
Served as a Regional Operating Committee member covering SC, NC, VA, DC, and MD

Chesapeake Region Safety Council
Served on the Board of Directors and the Planning Committees for the Construction and Utilities        Division and the Annual Maryland Conference on Safety, Health, and Environment

Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Department
Fire fighter, emergency vehicle operator, and emergency medical services provider 1972-81


Professional Experience

Managed safety for local, regional, and national organizations for more than 30 years in the fields of construction, demolition, general industry, fleet, and marine operations.  Provided training on a wide range of safety topics for organizations such as the Chesapeake Region Safety Council, American Society of Safety Engineers, and private companies.

2002-PresentPresident of Accident Prevention & Investigation, Inc.
This professional organization was set up to provide accident investigation, expert testimony,
safety consulting, risk management evaluation, and training services.  The main focus has been
on construction, demolition, and industrial accidents often involving cranes, heavy equipment,
temporary traffic control, and the high-risk operations (falls, trenching, confined space entry,
etc.) that are an integral part of these industries.

2014-PresentSenior Safety Consultant for McDonough, Bolyard, Peck
Managed safety for this multi-state construction management organization.  Provided safety              management and consulting services for heavy, highway, marine, and tunnel construction                  projects.

2012-2013Corporate Safety Manager/Consultant for Rummel, Klepper, & Kahl, LLC
Managed Safety for this multi-state construction management and engineering organization.
Provide safety management and consulting services for highway, tunnel, and rapid transit
system projects.

2008-2012Safety Manager/Consultant for McDonough, Bolyard, Peck
Managed and directed Safety for the Navy's $1.3 billion Walter Reed National Military Medical
Center BRAC demolition and construction project.  Responsible for safety, training, accident
investigation, traffic control, industrial hygiene, etc.

2003-2008Safety Manager for Total Site Solutions
Managed and directed Safety for this group of companies.  Responsible for safety, training,               accident investigation, fleet, industrial hygiene, security, loss control, risk management, and            substance abuse testing. Construction projects included demolition, site development,
buildings, data centers, and utility systems.  Commercial operations included
heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC), electric, communications, plumbing, welding,
metal fabrication, and security systems.

2001-2003Area Safety Manager for Kiewit Construction Company
Responsible for safety, training, accident investigation, traffic control, security, industrial                hygiene, fleet, emergency services, and loss control on heavy construction and demolition
projects in the United States. Work included highway, subway, bridge, tunnel, building, airport,
marine projects, and an off-shore oil processing platform.

1988-2001Safety/Risk Manager for Cherry Hill Construction, Inc.
Managed and directed the Safety/Risk Management Department for this Mid-Atlantic area                 contractor. Responsible for safety, training, accident investigation, traffic control, security,              industrial hygiene, health, fleet, emergency services, drug testing, and claims management.              Projects included highways, subways, bridges, airports, landfills, buildings, earthmoving,                   hazardous materials sites, underground utility systems, and extensive demolition.

1980-1988District Safety Manager for Kiewit Construction Company
Managed safety for numerous multi-million dollar, heavy construction and demolition projects
throughout the eastern United States. Responsibilities included safety, training, accident
investigation, traffic control, security, industrial hygiene, emergency services, and loss control.
Projects included highways, subways, bridges, airports, dams, waterways, tunnels, and
hydroelectric plants.

1980Project Safety Engineer for Ohio Valley Construction, Inc.
Handled safety, training, loss control, security, and emergency medical services on this project         which built the entrance to Baltimore's subway tunnel system.

1978-1980 Safety Engineer for Fruin-Colnon Corporation.
Provided safety, industrial hygiene, emergency medical, and security services on Baltimore and
Atlanta subway tunnel projects.


Published Articles

6/2012Published an article in Professional Safety, Journal of the American Society of Safety                          Engineers, describing my experiences as part of the American National Standards                              Institute (ANSI) A10 Accredited Standards Committee on Safety in Construction and                           Demolition Operations


Awards

2010McDonough Bolyard Peck - Columbia Branch Team Member of the Year

2009Received an award recognizing “Excellence in Safety Management” from the Clark/Balfour                 Beatty construction team at the $1.3 billion Walter Reed National Military Medical Center                   BRAC project

2005Total Site Solutions - Core Value Award for Integrity

1999American Society of Safety Engineers' "Chapter Achievement Award" for outstanding                          performance of the Chesapeake Chapter, while President

Accident Prevention
& Investigation, Inc.