Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Employer
Nesco Resource
Location
Huntington, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 12, 2021
Closes
Sep 18, 2021
Ref
2451208570
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Summary:
Reporting directly to the Plant Manager and indirectly to the Corporate EHS Manager, the incumbent shall carry out the day to day operations of the EHS department and contribute to the application of effective Environmental, Health and Safety management by providing technical support.

Essential Function/Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function/duty satisfactorily. Other duties/functions may be added or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Environmental, Health and Safety management.
  • Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation.
  • Assist in the compliance of applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare applicable EHS reports as necessary.
  • Provide assistance and advice on EHS issues to make recommendations to facility management.
  • Participate in detailed incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
  • Assist in the development and presentation of relevant EHS training.
  • Observe EHS regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
  • Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance.
  • Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Perform other work related tasks as required as assigned.

Facility Specific Responsibilities:

  • Walk the manufacturing floor on a regular basis to establish EHS presence and provide support.
  • Conduct daily and monthly EHS Meetings/Trainings and schedule as required.
  • Write, implement and manage EHS Programs, Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform facility EHS Inspections.
  • Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE.
  • Have knowledge and enforce compliance of Regulatory requirements (i.e., OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, etc.), including company EHS policies and procedures.
  • Ability to oversee Hazardous Waste Storage area and ensure regulatory agency compliance i.e. labeling, containment, proper disposal, documentation, etc.
  • Perform Storm Water Discharge sampling and document events.
  • Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment.
  • Oversee Behavior Based / Observation Safety Programs (e.g., DuPont STOP).
  • Help develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
  • Develop and Implement a Follow Fall Protection Program, inspect all fall protection equipment and maintain inspection records.
  • Up to 10% travel to other locations for meetings, training, inspections, etc.
  • Ability to oversee Safety Incentive Programs.
  • Assist in administering and maintaining compliance programs such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, BBP, etc.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Corporate EHS Manager.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Prefer Associate Degree in Occupational, Health & Safety sciences or minimum of 1-year experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety position; Technical writing a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willing to work different shifts and travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Audits and promotes a safety culture with management and employees to increase proficiency in safe work practices and promote employee security
Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.