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Safety & Environmental Specialist

Link Belt
Lexington, Kentucky, US
Closing date
Mar 27, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Link-Belt Cranes is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sales of mobile cranes. Founded over 145 years ago, with corporate headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, join an organization that understands its greatest resource is people and they are what makes the difference.

Currently we have a Safety and Environmental Specialist role open. This position is responsible for the day-to-day safety and environmental activities in support of a comprehensive safety, health, and environmental program. The Specialist will contribute to a safe and healthy environment through training, guidance, investigation and resolution of safety and environmental issues.
Essential functions of the position include:
Facilitate Safety Steering Committee regular meetings
Conduct new hire safety and environmental orientation training
Conduct incident investigation to include root cause analysis and corrective actions
Conduct periodic Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assessments; approve PPE for distribution through the tool crib; conduct necessary training in the use, care of and selection of PPE
Coordinate facility fall protection program
Coordinate industrial truck training and qualification program
Monitor regular facility safety/environmental inspections and safety/environmental training programs
Coordinate/conduct industrial hygiene monitoring as needed
Assist with preparing management reports weekly safety talks, monthly safety newsletter and other safety communications
Act as a safety liaison when the LBC Emergency Action Plan is initiated
Act as the Environmental liaison with internal and external LBC customers/vendors in the management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste; Identify, abate, or eliminate sources of pollutants or environmental hazards
Maintain documentation related to EHS initiatives
Assist with the administration of EHS programs

General qualifications for this role:
4 year college degree preferred in safety or environmental studies
Five or more years of dedicated safety and environmental work experience in manufacturing, preferably in a heavy manufacturing setting
Maintain current First Aid, CPR, AED certification

*Link-Belt Cranes does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies**

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