About Us

Robert Woodard - President

PROFESSIONAL OFFERINGS


R. D. W. Environmental, Inc. was formed and incorporated February, 1997. Our firm performs Health, Safety, and Environmental audits, training, risk management, and compliance abatement activities for numerous companies in the southeast. A few of the companies that have contracted our services are; Kodak Americas, South Florida Water Management District, FJH Music Company, Best Litho, First American Real Estate Solutions, Wilen Press, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Avanti Case-Hoyt, Graphics Illustrated, Ashwell Die Corp., Dynacolor, G-Neil, and Rex Three. These companies are established firms with over 50 employees, have annual gross revenues of over $10,000,000 and substantial liability considerations.

R. D. W. Environmental, Inc. also develops and implements DOT HM-126F training and EPA compliance activities relative to the Clean Air Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Sara Title III and the Clean Water Act. Our firm also oversees Workers Compensation case management, as well as, develop and implement site-specific OSHA compliance programs for Emergency Response, Hazard Communications, Ergonomics, Lock-Out/Tag-Out Protocol, Forklift Operators Certification, and Personal Protection Equipment Evaluation and Use.

BACKGROUND

  • Over 30 years as a Health, Safety, and Environmental professional for various office and manufacturing disciplines.
  • Extensive knowledge of EPA, DOT, OSHA, and ADA law.
  • Proven track record in Risk Management and Workers Compensation case management.
  • Reputation within the industry for professionalism, competence, and delivering solutions.
  • Proven track record of excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Results-oriented professional: able to set and achieve goals, and work well under pressure.

Professional Affiliations

Environmental Conservation Board of the Graphic Communications Industries, Reston, VA
Advisor to the Board of Directors, working with the EPA, to develop innovative alternatives to current pollution controls for the purpose of increased effectiveness and reduced expense.

Printing Association of Florida, Government Affairs Committee
, Orlando FL
Communicating industry concerns with various statutes and laws to state legislature.

Florida Environmental Advisory Council
, Tampa FL
Review and recommend revisions to existing Florida state laws in an effort to ease restrictions on industry.

National Environmental Advisory Task Force
, Tallahassee FL
Promote national conformity with EPA guidelines for the graphics industry .

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1997-Present President, R.D.W. Environmental, Inc.

1987-1998 Manager, Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs, First American RES
Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The nation's leading provider of real estate information.

  • Managed staff and budget of over $14,000,000.
  • Developed and implemented policy and procedures for all facility operations in the areas of health, safety and environmental protocol which included Federal,EPA,OSHA, DOT, ADA and Florida State Environmental laws.
  • Conducted inspections and ensured facility compliance with federal, state and local health,safety & environmental regulations.
  • Designed and implemented company wide ADA Facility Compliance Guidelines Manual.
  • Developed and implemented employee functional job descriptions relative to ADA regulations.
  • Developed and implemented safety protocol in the use of hazardous materials,hazardous waste and emergency response for all employees.
  • Completed all Federal, State, and County Operational, Environmental and Occupational licenses and permits.
  • Published and distributed company-wide quarterly compliance update, "The TRW REDI Property Data Health, Safety & Environmental Alert".
  • Developed and maintained current OSHA Hazard Communication and Safety Training programs in both English and Spanish. Provided training to all employees in Ergonomics, Hazardous Material Handling, Emergency Response, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Bloodbourne Pathogens, Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Fire Extinguisher training.

Professional Accomplishments

Guest Speaking Engagements

G-NEIL COMPANIES, Compliance Workshop:Ergonomics in the Workplace, March 2001

DEPARTMENT of NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION, Compliance Workshop:
"Pollution Prevention and Best Management Practices, February 1997

Published Articles

PAF GRAPHICS UPDATE, BI-MONTHLY TRADE PUBLICATION
"Beyond the Call of Duty, June 1993

SOUTHERN GRAPHICS, MONTHLY TRADE PUBLICATION

Feature Story;REDI Set, and Going Strong", April 1992

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