Paul R. Burnett

1100 Pacific Marina, Apartment # 401
Alameda, CA 94501
Voice/VoiceMail: (510) 337-9502


Certified Trade and Industrial Teacher, University of Maryland, 1976

Certified Instructor, Civil Service Commission, Washington DC, 1973

24-hour OSHA 1910.120(g) Hazardous Waste Operations trained, 1993;

40 hour OSHA 1910.120(g) Hazardous Waste Operations trained, 1995;

"Preparation and Review of Engineering Geologic/Seismic Reports...", Association of Engineering Geologists, 1993

Fork Lift Truck Trainer, National Safety Council, 1994

Basics of Occupational Safety and Health, Naval Sea Systems Command Safety School at Indiana University, 1977

Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation, Naval Research Laboratory, 1977

Respiratory Protection, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, 1978

Gas-Free Engineering Technology for Non-Maritime Operations, Naval Sea Systems Command Safety School at Indiana University, 1978

Topics and Principles of the Fleet Asbestos Control Program, Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit, 1978

Environmental Health and Industrial Hygiene, Naval Sea Systems Command Safety School at Indiana University, 1979

Technology of Safety and Occupational Health, University of Maryland, 1980

Industrial Engineering Basics, Maynard Management Institute, 1987

Explosives Hazard Control for Supervisors, Naval Sea Systems Command Safety School at Indiana University, 1974

Explosive Operations Safety Awareness, Naval Ordnance Station, 1972

Certified Course Leader, Kepner Tregoe Analytic Trouble Shooting Program, 1976

Certified by American Red Cross in First Aid and CPR

Employment History:

Senior Safety Consultant, Du-All Safety, 1999 - 2002

Safety Coordinator, Raychem, 1998

Safety Consultant / Trainer with Clayton Environmental, Lockheed-Sunnyvale, 1996 - 1997

Safety and Health Coordinator - ICI Paints (Glidden; Fuller-O'Brien), 1993 - 1996

Environmental Health and Safety Officer - DSI/General Electric, 1992

Operations Department Training Manager / Project Leader - Chemical Systems Division, United Technologies Corporation (Rocket Motor Production), 1984 - 1991

Safety & Occupational Health Manager / Safety Inspector - General Services Administration, Washington, DC, 1979 - 1984

Safety Inspector / Instructor / Chemical Engineering Technician - Naval Ordnance Station, Indian Head, MD, 1961 - 1979


Safety and Health Inspector - Naval ordnance production facility, General Services Administration's Public Buildings Service. Extensive knowledge of chemical engineering manufacturing operations ranging from ordnance (propellants and explosives) to latex paint.

Safety and Occupational Health Manager - General Services Administration. Developed, coordinated, implemented and administered safety program policies and procedures for 35,000-employee Federal agency; provided guidance, consultation and training within the agency and to other Federal agencies.

Safety and Health Coordinator for the Glidden Paint factory in San Francisco. Reduced ICI Paints / Glidden San Francisco OSHA Recordable Injury rate from 13 in 1992 to 1 in 1995.

Safety Consultant and Trainer for Clayton Environmental at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space in Sunnyvale, CA.

Consultant to Cal-OSHA for their Confined Space Guidebook (1998) and Hazard Communication Guidebook (2000).

Conducted workplace inspections/audits and accident investigations, in compliance with OSHA, Cal OSHA, EPA, Cal EPA, NFPA, NEC, and other regulatory and legal requirements; prepared detailed reports, remediation plans, emergency contingency plans, SB198-compliant Injury and Illness Prevention Plans (IIPP's) and other documentation.

Worked with Fire Departments in San Francisco, Oakland, Mountain View, San Jose, Anaheim, etc. on various permits, closure plans, environmental compliance plans, fire extinguisher training, etc.

Prepared Bay Area Air Quality Management District permit applications, VOC calculations, etc.

Performed industrial hygiene sampling and studies, and developed remediation programs involving PCB's, asbestos, noise, heat stress, air and water contaminants, biologicals, repetitive motion injuries (ergonomics), and other Industrial Hygiene problems.

Trained 1000 Lockheed employees in Low Voltage Electrical Safety; 300 in Machine Guarding Safety; 200 in Fall Protection Safety; courses presented in 1996 and 1997 in Sunnyvale CA and Cape Canaveral FL.

Implemented numerous safety program components including respiratory protection, medical surveillance, hearing conservation, confined space entry, electrical safety, fall protection......

Developed, trained and managed Emergency Response Teams.

Experienced in developing and presenting training programs in the following courses:

Special Courses and Presentations:

- Asbestos Safety, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.

- Polychlorinated Biphenyls - Lecture made into a video and distributed nationally by Federal OSHA.

- Presented paper "Mission Impossible? Protecting the Safety and Health of Public Employees" at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Annual Meeting.

- Presented paper on Laboratory Safety at the American Chemical Society Annual Meeting.

- Chaired session and presented paper on Laboratory Safety at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists.

- Presented training course "A Briefing on PCB's" to the National Capitol Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

Professional Affiliations:

Chairman of the Washington DC Federal Safety and Health Council, 1983-1984

Elected a Member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), 1980; member, National Capitol Chapter of the ASSE, 1980 - 1984.

Member, Occupational Safety and Health Curriculum Advisory Committee, Northern Virginia Community College, 1983 - 1984

Member, Editorial Quality Audit Board, PLANT ENGINEERING Magazine, 1989

Member of the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Environmental Safety Group (BAESG), 1993 - 2002; Founding WebMaster of the BAESG Home Page on the World Wide Web.

Former Member of the Board of Directors, Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce.

Member, Board of Directors and Supervisory Committee of a 3,000-member Federal Credit Union.