Safety and Health Coordinator

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Employer
Bridgestone Americas, Inc
Location
Bloomington, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 15, 2021
Ref
2077055504
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
JOB DESCRIPTION
Safety and Health Coordinator. Employee/Labor Health & Safety work encompasses activities related to the wellbeing of employees including: Developing and implementing policies and practices to identify/mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace . Identifying potential workplace hazards, unsafe equipment, work practices, and working conditions Investigating accidents and liaising with engineers, management, and health and safety regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence .Providing advice and training on safety protocols and conducting audits to ensure compliance with organization and government standards related to employee heath and safety .Maintaining and analyzing records of workplace injuries, illness, and absences to identify areas of concern and provide information required by regulatory agencies
COMPANY OVERVIEW
Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its global corporate social responsibility (CSR), commitment 'Our Way to Serve' Bridgestone embraces its responsibility as a global leader by striving to improve the way people move, live, work and play.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Works on problems of moderate scope and assists with projects or processes while receiving general instructions from higher level professionals
Applies research towards the planning, design development, testing, and completion of projects
Impact is short-term, occasionally on medium-term goals
Continues building knowledge of organization and processes
May influence others within the job area through explanation of facts, policies, and practices.
Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
· Typically requires a BS in Biology/Chemistry/Industrial Hygiene or related field or equivalent and 2+ years full-time industrial hygiene experience; OR
MS in Industrial Hygiene/Public Health or related field and minimal industrial hygiene experience. CAIH or CIH preferred
OR
· BS Safety Management or related field or equivalent and 2+ years full-time safety and health experience; OR
MS Safety Management or related field and minimal safety and health experience. ASP preferred
Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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