The Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Senior Associate will develop and maintain EHS programs for client Veterinary Medicine Research & Development in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and in accordance with client policies and guidelines. These programs are designed to minimize the impact of site operations on the surrounding community and to ensure a safe, compliant workplace for the sites employees, contingent workers and guests.
o Monitor and investigate work areas, practices, and processes to identify and control potentially hazardous conditions, materials, and behaviors.
o Gather and/or research hazard and risk assessment data on materials, equipment and work processes and implement measures to reduce risks and potential hazards in the workplace.
o Maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements and internal clientEHS requirements pertaining to all areas of assigned responsibility.
o Maintain awareness of emerging regulatory developments and proactively assess the impact on the site.
o Complete required and recommended training for the role and seek out additional training and best practices to improve program compliance and enhance program effectiveness.
o Effectively communicate and report the status and impact of EHS programs via training sessions, meetings and presentations.
o Be highly engaged as a VMRD EHS Team member and be fully accountable for assigned team deliverables. Organize and prioritize work schedule to meet project and task deadlines.
o Provide instructor-led EHS-related training to employees and contingent workers. Contribute to the creation of new or updated site-specific training content as required.