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Environmental Health Safety Intern

ACL Digital
Blacksburg, Virginia, US
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Conservation science
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Job Title: EH&S Intern

Duration:3 months

Location: Southaven, MS / Blacksburg, VA


Joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority. We are passionate about keeping our employees safe and healthy and ensuring that our operations are environmentally responsible in the communities, we do business.

Primary Function of Position:

We are looking for an ambitious and responsible Environmental Health and Safety Intern to join our team. As an Environmental Health and Safety Intern, you will work with an EHS specialists/ managers, to undertake projects directed at specific topics such as equipment safety, chemical safety, occupational ergonomics, and training & education.

EHS Interns also work closely with cross-functional teams ranging from production to engineering to provide EHS support to day-to-day operations, conduct safety walkthroughs and audits, participate in analyses of workplace incidents and help drive corrective actions.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate shall:

• Ensure adherence to all relevant legal rules and regulations

• Educate and oversee employees on health and safety procedures and regulations

• Always ensure the company is prepared to submit all relevant health and safety documents

• Encourage and promote the use of safer work equipment, materials and supplies

• Keep abreast of industry and market trends and best practices

Skill/Job Requirements:

• Completed at least one year of college education before beginning internship working towards a degree in Environmental Studies, Industrial Safety, Public Health, Safety, Industrial Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, or Safety Engineering

• Currently enrolled and in good standing at an accredited University graduate program

• Be an active student in good standing at an accredited university

• Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent

• Ability to develop and maintain key project metrics and assure compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate policies

• Self-starters who are results oriented, resourceful, analytical, innovative, and intellectually curious

• Demonstrate strong ability to embrace and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment

• Excellent interpersonal, strong written and oral communication skills

• Administrative and record keeping skills

• Knowledge in local, state level, national and international laws and regulations related to protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees

• Demonstrated organizational and planning skills, including action oriented, focused urgency and driving for results

• Ability to be effective in complex projects with ambiguity and/or rapid change

• Ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize and schedule work to meet business needs

• Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with others in team environment; effective interactions in cross department teams

• Computer literacy (PC, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Outlook, Smartsheets)

• Detail orientated, with emphasis on accuracy and completeness

• Proficient in English and the site's local language(s)
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