Anthony L. "Kris"
RESUME OF SELECTED EXPERIENCES
Summary: Kris Bancroft is a registered geologist, a certified HAZWOPER supervisor and Incident Commander. His experience includes six years as a Safety & Health Professional, five years as an Environmental Engineer, and seven years as a Geologist. Kris has written and published several safety & health guidelines and made presentations for the National Safety Council and the Florida Safety & Health Conferences. These include welding, heat stress, electrical safety and machine guarding. He also serves on the Safety Committee for the American Welding Society.
Address: 950 Summers Home Lane, Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: (423) 570-9319
- University of Tennessee
- Bachelor of Arts, Geology (Minor Physics) 1977.
- Chattanooga State Technical Community College - Associate
of Applied Science, Hazardous Materials Management (Minor Industrial
- Lively Area Vocational-Technical
Center - Certification, Applied Welding Technology - 1998.
- Numerous continuing education courses.
Professional Certifications, Licenses
- Registered Professional Geologist - Tennessee (TN-0538)
- Certified Safety & Health Manager - Institute for Safety & Health
- American Society of Safety Engineers - Member No. 250410
- American Welding Society - Member No. 997889, Safety Committee
- Certified HAZWOPER Supervisor & Incident Commander
- American Mensa, Ltd. - Member 1983
- NFPA-101 Forty-hour certification
- OSHA Forty-hour courses in Industrial Toxicology, Electrical Safety,
- University of North Carolina Forty-hour course in Industrial Hygiene
- Basic Welding Safety - 3rd Edition published June 1996 - 129 pages -
State of Florida Library
A textbook for safety professionals and welding shop managers who must
provide compliance with 29 CFR 1910 - Subpart Q and 29 CFR 1926 - Subpart
- Managing the Heat in Florida - 1st Edition published November 1997 - 57
pages - State of Florida Library
A text book for occupational safety & health professionals who provide
guidance to workers in hot working environments.
- Numerous monographs, booklets, and pamphlets on occupational safety &
health and geological anomalies of the Louisiana Gulf Coast Region and Outer Continental Shelf.
- OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
One hundred six months
- During first year with current employer, Workers' Compensation outlay was decreased more than 66% and for the first time in its 27 year history, the company worked more than 5.2 million man hours without a lost workday injury. This is a WORLD RECORD for the furniture industry! (Previous record 270K hours at this facility.)
- Director of Safety, Health, and Environmental Compliance for manufacturing firm with >2400 employees and >two million square feet under roof.
- Provided consultative services to construction and general industry employers while working for a state-level regulatory agency.
- Conducted research on and provided analysis of occupational injuries using workers' compensation databases and Bureau of Labor Statistics information.
- Analyzed more than 6000 injury reports in determining occupational
- Prepared reports on research findings defining the cause, nature, and
agent of workplace injuries.
- Led in the development, publication, and dissemination of more than 300
SIC-specific safety programs that were made available to more than
- Assisted in the development of a workers' compensation premium discount
program for employers who utilized consultative services and implemented
- Assisted employers to achieve compliance with OSHA and EPA standards by
conducting compliance audits and providing OSHA-required training.
- Developed and taught courses in occupational safety and health to
public and private sector employers in both construction and general
- Authored and published two texts and numerous booklets, pamphlets, and
- Assisted universities, colleges, and vocational schools in achieving
compliance with occupational safety, health, and environmental
- During a six-month period, served as the Program Manager of the Program Development & Evaluation Unit. Supervised eight technical employees and one administrative employee. Performed all duties customarily assigned to a cost center manager.
- ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST/ENGINEER/BUSINESS OWNER
- Designed and implemented all phases of environmental assessments.
- Designed and implemented remediation programs at hazardous waste sites.
- Performed ground water modeling. Conducted hydrogeological studies to
determine spatial boundaries of contaminant plumes.
- Worked on Class I landfill design.
- Designed and implemented Site Safety & Health Plans for all sites at
which remediation was undertaken.
- Provided full-service fuel facility management including removal,
upgrade, testing, installation and closure.
- Employed/supervised up to fifteen technicians, heavy equipment
operators, and construction laborers.
- ENERGY ENGINEER
- Managed $5.5 million/month energy budget for fifteen glass-melting plants.
- Nominated, tracked, and balanced deliveries of natural gas, propane, fuel oils, and electricity.
- Projected energy budget on anticipated fuel price changes against anticipated production.
- Researched and landed back-up delivery sources.
- Negotiated prices on monthly contracts.
- WELL-SITE GEOLOGIST
- Provided applied petrophysics, lithological, paleontological, and gas
- Called production zones, casing points, stratigraphic transitions, and
abnormally geopressured strata applying combined knowledge of petroleum
engineering and geological sciences.
- Prepared logs, summaries, and comprehensive reports on well-site
- Served as the point of communication with client's geology department
and liaison between the geology and engineering departments.
- Authored scientific papers on geological anomalies, technical manuals
on equipment operation and maintenance, and field operations protocol.
- Supervised and trained crews of three technicians and trainees.
- ASSOCIATE SEISMOLOGIST
- Pyrotechnician: purchased, stored, transported and detonated Class A
- Supervised three drilling crews.
- Worked on survey crew.
- TOOL & MACHINE DESIGN DRAFTSMAN/TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT DRAFTSMAN
- Drafted/designed tools, machines, and fixtures used in the manufacture
of gate valves, hydrants, and other municipal waterworks equipment.
- Drafted wiring diagrams, schematics, and wave-guide systems used in
Veteran - USAF, Viet Nam era - HONORABLE Discharge, 1969.
At separation, NCOIC 316th TAW Graphics Shop, Langley, Virginia.
SECRET security clearance.
An expansive list of professional and personal references is available upon request.
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last update: November 21, 2001