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David E. Sloat phone 360.265.7678

Ensure environmental regulatory compliance, motivate good stewardship of resources, promote best practices, encourage internal communication, and enhance the public image for a progressive company with a strong commitment to regulatory compliance, employee communication and employee participation.

Summary of Expertise:
Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), knowledgeable Chemist, and experienced Environmental Compliance Specialist. A self-starter and quick learner, whose affable and cooperative style develops rapid rapport with regulators and auditors, while having the credentials and personality to communicate at a peer level with all employees in the company. Knowledgeable of regulations, but also sensitive to business goals. Additional specific experience and expertise include MSDS management, industrial hygiene and safety, technical communication (electronic, written and oral), emergency planning, Pollution Prevention Planning, data collection, synthesis and reporting, computer and network proficiency, and design and production support. Eager to continuously improve knowledge and skills.

  1999 - present DESloat EH&S Compliance Assitance Mukilteo, WA
  Private Consultant - to Synrad ( - laser manufacturer)
  • Set up procedures, collected and reported data for new NPDES permit
  • Wrote permit-required Spill Plan and Cooling Tower Study
  • Provided recommendations on reducing air pollutants and hazardous materials
  1991 - present Raytheon Systems / Hughes / Alliant Techsytems Mukilteo, WA
  Senior EH&S Compliance Specialist / Engineer
  • CHMM (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager - see: )
  • Managed facility EH&S compliance (training, audits, manager awareness, etc.)
  • Negotiated new permits for air sources (CAA) and waste waters (NPDES)
  • Escorted compliance tours of facility by regulatory agencies
  • Coordinated accumulation, hauling and disposal of hazardous wastes (LQG)
  • Devised, documented and implemented site Pollution Prevention Plan (PPP)
  • Submitted timely reports for regulated activities (TRI, Tier II, DMR ...)
  • Conducted EH&S risk analyses and prescribed compliance methods
  • Monitored exposures to occupational hazards - including indoor air quality
  • Obtained MSDS and assisted employees in understanding exposure risks
  • Certified First Aid and CPR. Respirator qualified. Real life CPR experience
  • Organized and supported regulatory-required Site Safety Committee
  • Presented employee training - Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, etc.
  • Received compliments and acclaim for teaching / training style
  • Created first company Intranet web server to enhance EH&S communication
  • Utilized Access database to track MSDSs and generate Intranet indices/reports
  • Authored Fire / Emergency Plan in written and Intranet browser versions
  • Authored and maintained on-line standard practices manual for facility EH&S
  • ISO 9000 trained auditor - ready for ISO 14000 implementation
  • Authored Site Safety Plan per DoD 4145.26M (explosives handling/safety)
  1985 - 1991 Honeywell / Alliant Techsystems - Marine Systems Mukilteo, WA
  Senior M&P (Materials and Processes) Engineer - Design Assurance Engineering
  • Managed laboratory technicians in chemical analyses
  • Devised chemical analysis instrumentation / methods
  • Authored Program Safety Analyses per MIL-STD-882A
  • Internal consultant for design selection of materials
  • Internal consultant on corrosion prevention
  • Wrote Materials Specifications for pre-COTS military products
  1979 - 1985 Eldec Corp. Lynnwood, WA
  Sr. / Staff Engineer, Materials and Processes (M&P)
  • Provided M&P support for high-tech electronics manufacturing
  • Authored original photographic Workmanship Standards Manual
  • Provided engineering support and environmental compliance for a plating shop
  1973 - 1979 University of Washington - Chemistry Dept. Seattle, WA
  Sr. / Supervisory Teaching Assistant / Instructor
  • Taught Freshman Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
  • Taught and supervised Freshman Inorganic Chemistry Labs
  • Assisted in setting up and instructing graduate level Radiochemistry Lab
  • Received Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
  • Invited / joined Pi Lambda Theta - the teaching honorary - one of few non-education majors

  PhD Inorganic Chemistry University of Washington Seattle, WA
  MS Inorganic Chemistry University of Washington Seattle, WA
  MA Religious Studies Colgate-Rochester Divinity School Rochester, NY
  BS General Chemistry Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
Formal advanced training includes inorganic chemistry, volatile materials handling, analytical instrumentation, radiochemistry, data analysis, and documentation.
Other Accomplishments:
  Eagle Scout Troop 74 Boy Scouts of America Manhattan, KS

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