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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Employer
Aegis Worldwide
Location
Morristown, Tennessee, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
Job Title: Industrial Environment Health & Safety Specialist

Overview: We are seeking a diligent and experienced Industrial Environment Health & Safety Specialist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations, implementing safety programs, and promoting a culture of safety within our industrial environment. This role requires strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to effectively communicate with diverse teams.

Responsibilities:
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of local, state, and federal health and safety regulations applicable to industrial settings. Ensure that the organization complies with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Safety Program Development: Develop and implement comprehensive safety programs tailored to the specific hazards and risks present in the industrial environment. These programs should encompass areas such as hazard communication, emergency response, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) usage, and workplace ergonomics.
  • Risk Assessment: Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards in the workplace. Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to develop strategies for mitigating these risks and improving overall safety.
  • Training and Education: Organize and conduct safety training sessions for employees, supervisors, and managers. Topics may include accident prevention, equipment operation, chemical safety, and emergency procedures.
  • Incident Investigation: Lead investigations into workplace accidents, injuries, and near misses. Identify root causes and contributing factors, and develop corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Safety Inspections and Audits: Perform routine inspections of facilities, equipment, and work processes to ensure compliance with safety standards. Conduct periodic safety audits to evaluate the effectiveness of existing safety programs and identify areas for improvement.
  • Safety Culture Promotion: Foster a culture of safety throughout the organization by promoting awareness, accountability, and employee engagement. Encourage employees to actively participate in safety initiatives and provide feedback on safety-related concerns.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of safety-related activities, including training sessions, inspections, incident reports, and corrective actions. Prepare and submit regulatory reports as required.

  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, or a related field.
    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar professional certification preferred.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in industrial health and safety management.
    • In-depth knowledge of OSHA regulations and other relevant safety standards.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess risks and develop effective safety solutions.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and safety management software.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
    • Prior experience in manufacturing, construction, or similar industrial settings is highly desirable.

    Benefits:
    • Competitive salary
    • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits
    • Retirement savings plan
    • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
    • Positive and inclusive work environment with a focus on safety and well-being.

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