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Tim Carter

Mr. Carter has worked as a health, safety, and environmental (HSE) professional since 1978. His HSE career began in the mining industry with Occidental Petroleum Corp. (Occidental Oil Shale, Inc.) and later expanded into the heavy construction industry with one of the largest engineering and construction firms in the world, Fluor Corporation.

During his 20 years with Fluor, Mr. Carter was part of the corporate HSE organization and was directly involved in numerous construction and facility maintenance projects globally. For 2 of those years, Mr. Carter was the vice president of health and safety for Fluor Hanford where he was responsible for a health and safety organization that provided critical support for the nuclear cleanup contract for the Department of Energy (DOE)’s Hanford site in eastern Washington State.

In 2005, Mr. Carter joined his current employer, the global commercial real estate and facility management giant CB Richard Ellis, Inc., as vice president of the company’s global HSE platform. Mr. Carter’s HSE career has included various responsibilities and experiences in emergency preparedness and response, fire protection and firefighting, mine rescue and recovery, emergency medical support, and training (Occupational Safety and Health Administration/Mine Safety and Health Administration). During his time at Fluor Hanford, his 900-member health and safety organization included occupational health and safety, the Hanford security force, the Hanford Fire Department, radiation protection, and emergency preparedness and management.

Mr. Carter is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers, has been a task force member with the Construction Industry Institute, and was an active member of the Integrated Safety Management working group for the US DOE Energy Facility Contractors Group.

Mr. Carter was the 2002 recipient of the IRMI Words of Wisdom (WOW) Award, presented at the 22nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference.