Lead corporate wide safety initiatives and activities throughout all business units to promote and create a safety culture within the company and ensure compliance with all government regulations.
Lead, implement, develop, and maintain the business strategy for all Health and Safety (H&S) Programs. Develop and implement company-wide safety programs, policies and procedures. Monitor implementation of programs, policies, procedures,
Lead and conduct internal safety audits/inspections, risk assessments and incident investigations, including near miss accidents. Work within a team to develop accident-prevention and loss control systems and monitor the effectiveness of the systems.
Ensure compliance with legal requirements, while implementing H&S programs, meeting business expectations, and ensuring continuous improvement.
Establish and maintain Health, Safety, & Environmental priorities, metrics, goals and requirements.
Identify incident trends and design methodologies to detect existing or potential incidents and health hazards. Determine corrective action or preventative measures and ensure measures are implemented.
Responsible for proper hazardous waste control and disposal activities.
Establish a safety committee and monitor and lead meetings and follow up to ensure safety goals, policies, metrics and procedures are met.
Conduct new employee safety training/orientation. Train existing employees in OSHA and environmental required training standards for all employees. Training topics to be covered include: Emergency Action Plan, HAZCOM, LOTO, PPE, PIV, Electrical Safety, etc. Establish training effectiveness guidelines and monitor and track all training completed.
Conduct monthly employee safety meetings.
Organize and maintain all OSHA 300, 300A, & 301 Forms.
Maintain occupational health and safety files and records. Process and track documentation/recordkeeping that supports ISO certification.
Prepare and assist the organization to attain ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001 certification.
Ensure activities meet and integrate with organizational requirements for integrated management system (quality, health, safety, and environmental).
Experience in a manufacturing environment required. Experience with Hazmat, overhead cranes and heavy duty equipment preferred.
Advanced Microsoft Office Skills
Must possess expert knowledge of U.S. EH&S regulations and standards (OSHA, EPA)
Experience with IS09001 and 14001 highly preferred.
Must have strong communication, problem-solving and leadership skills
Must have strong initiative/drive and the ability to proactively identify required tasks.
Must be able to handle numerous, complex issues with differing deadlines and must be able to effectively organize time and multi-task.