My Story: Randee Johnson
I am a 33-year-old woman with a big heart and a strong passion for safety. I originally went to college for economics at the University of Southern Maine. After some personal struggles and a divorce, I moved back to Alaska for a fresh start. At that time, I was offered a very temporary summer position as an administrative assistant to a safety director. I fell in love with safety within the first few weeks, and decided to transfer my credits to Trinidad State Junior College and pursue my associate degree in occupational safety and health.
From that point on, I became a leader, a mentor and a known driving force in the safety industry in Alaska. At the age of 27, after spending five years in the oil and gas industry, I became the safety manager at the Eklutna Generation Station Project in Eklutna, AK. This $265 million dual-fuel power generation plant project diversified and expanded my knowledge and stretched my capabilities. I was able to shine, demonstrating my abilities to lead the project staff, including three to six other safety professionals. It was during this project five years ago that I finished my associate degree and also achieved my CSP certification.
At the end of this project, I turned to consulting and have worked with clients throughout Alaska and multistate clients in a multitude of industries and locations. From the Alaska Airlines terminal in Kotzebue, the Alyeska Trans-Alaska Pipeline, the Petro Star Refinery in Valdez, and the Andeavor Refinery in Kenai, to the Sitka Aquatics Center and Kodiak Library, I have had part in the safety and health of Alaskans far and wide. I work with an air cargo firm, telecommunications and beyond.
As the owner and president of SafeLogic Alaska LLC, I oversee a team of six professionals who assist me in serving all of my clients. Aside from sending home my friends and neighbors to their families each night, I take an extreme amount of pride in the work I do that changes the safety and health culture within my clients’ organizations. From implementing voluntary OSHA partnership programs to safety management systems with the Federal Aviation Administration, these partnerships and my work mean a safer workplace.
I also use my position and resources of my business to advocate youth sports and sponsor teams in the community, provide discounted or free CPR and first aid certifications to certain groups, and other community service projects.
Corporate Safety Manager