Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Resolute Building Company
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, US
Closing date
May 23, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Job Summary
Reviews, evaluates, and analyzes work environments and designs programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury.

General Accountabilities

  • Develops and manages safety and health programs that comply with regulations and industry best practices.
  • Recommends measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials.
  • Inspects or evaluates workplace environments, equipment, or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Orders suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health or safety.
  • Develops or maintains hygiene programs, such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring, ventilation surveys, or asbestos management plans.
  • Investigates accidents and near-misses to identify causes or to determine how such accidents and near-misses might be prevented in the future.
  • Investigates the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, or other conditions that could affect employee health, comfort, or performance.
  • Conducts safety training programs and demonstrates the use of safety equipment.
  • Investigates health-related complaints and inspects facilities to ensure that they comply with laws and regulations.
  • Collaborates with engineers or physicians to institute control or remedial measures for hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • Provides new-employee health and safety orientations and develop materials for these presentations.
  • Develops or maintains medical monitoring programs for employees.
  • Coordinates "right-to-know" programs regarding hazardous chemicals.
  • Maintains and updates emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Inspects specified areas to ensure the presence of fire prevention equipment, safety equipment, or first-aid supplies.
  • Maintains inventories of hazardous materials or hazardous wastes, using waste tracking systems to ensure that materials are handled properly.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Excellent verbal and written communication
Complex problem solving
Critical thinking
Quality control analysis
Systems analysis
Management of personnel resources

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