Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

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Cantel Medical
Rochester, New York, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
This position works with the Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Manager to plan, direct, and implement Cantel Medical's environmental, health, and safety programs across the Dental segment operations in New York and Pennsylvania. The position will have initial emphasis on ensuring employee safety for manufacturing equipment, including machinery transferred between facilities. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, and apply regulations and industry standards. The position may interface with all levels of company employees, vendors, and regulatory agencies as needed.

  • Provide guidance with the day to day implementation of EHS programs while serving as a resource for employee and business questions.
  • Gather data and complete technical reports in support of required safety compliance initiatives for corporate metrics as well as OSHA compliance programs such as machinery safeguarding and control of hazardous energy (LOTO).
  • Develop and coordinate documentation for EHS procedures, programs, and guidance documents.
  • Facilitate EHS training activities as necessary, including training development and presentations.
  • Lead safety incident investigations, root cause analysis, corrective action identification, and follow through for documentation in online incident reporting system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Required 2-5 years of experience in manufacturing environment. Preferred Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering, EHS, or related field.
  • Preferred experience with design of machine safeguarding, equipment inspections, and electrical safety.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of environmental, health, and safety regulations, and industry standards; specifically, OSHA, NFPA, and ANSI.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, together with strong organizational skills, prioritization and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to adapt to setbacks, adversity and diversity.
  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently.
  • Work cross functionally to fully engage employees, contractors and vendors into EHS programs, expectations, and requirements.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of time.

  • This position may involve exposure to moving machinery, lift trucks, UV light, biohazards, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Ability to lift/carry 25 lbs.
  • Bend, stoop, kneel and/or stand for extended periods of time. #CB

At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. As a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that improve outcomes and help save lives. We accomplish this mission by delivering our products through the following operating units:

Medical: Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. The medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents we manufacture and distribute are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes.

Life Sciences: Water purification systems for dialysis facilities. We work with leading dialysis caregivers, delivering hemodialysis dialyzers and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products.

Dental: Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market (face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants).

Cantel employees are inspired to improve the lives of patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. If you are looking for a company driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and have the passion to shape the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Join us and see why people love working here.

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