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    Security / Fire / Police

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    £40000 - £45000

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    about 3 hours ago

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Job Description

  • In-depth knowledge of EH&S regulations and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements including OSHA, DOT, EPA.

  • Assist in organizing, monitoring, and reporting on various programs such as Pandemic Response and Management, Emergency Response Program, Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Global Regulatory Compliance.

  • Effective response and management of COVID-19 protocols and Return to Workplace efforts

  • Active member of the on-site Emergency Response Team (ERT) and supports tracking of ERT membership/meetings and supplies for all locations

  • Identifies, assesses, and monitors workplace hazards (including but not limited to, chemical, physical, biological) that could be present in the work area;

  • Recommends improvements to minimize hazard potential and working with area personnel to find reasonable methods to implement improvements.

  • Conducts regular audits/Job Hazard Analysis for identification of facility/Jobsite hazards and risks to prevent injuries, spills or other H&S impacts and to ensure compliance with customer-specific safety and environmental standards and government regulations.

  • Assists with accident and incident investigation to identify the root cause and prevent future reoccurrence. Evaluates the effectiveness of corrections to remedy incidents.

  • Manage and assists with coordination, development and delivery of EH&S related training and education programs for employees either virtually or in person.

  • Train and assist Account Managers, ERT members, Safety Committee etc. to complete audits, behaviour-based safety reviews, team meetings etc.

  • Arrange and plan drills and training for the improvement of the ERT/Safety Committee. Contribute to and serve as an active lead participant on the company's ERT.

  • Support safety efforts for remote workforce and ergonomics program

  • Coordinate with HR regarding the management of worker's compensation cases.

  • Review EH&S reports and documentation to ensure accuracy and completion.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of written environmental, health & safety programs, tools, and materials

  • Maintain positive relationships with EH&S regulatory agencies, manage permits, regulatory inspections, and incident reporting

  • Partner with various site departments, including Facilities, Human Resources

  • Support Corporate EH&S initiatives, including EH&S metrics reporting and audits

  • EH&S documentation and recordkeeping

  • Recommends approaches to create safer processes and continuous improvement.

  • Stay abreast of new government regulations as they are promulgated, as well as new developments in industry (best practices).

  • Tracks regulatory changes relating to all EHS-related matters and makes recommendations as applicable.

Candidate Description

What you will bring to the role of an EHS Safety Specialist:

  • Bachelor's degree in related scientific or engineering field and professional experience working in a comprehensive environment, health and safety program and/or equivalent experience/training.

  • Experience with Emergency Response and IIPP is highly desirable

  • Excellent organizational skills and extremely high attention to detail.

  • Effective time management to deliver projects on time and that meet expectations.

  • Ability to receive direct or indirect instruction in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form, and act upon such instruction to accomplish a given task or project. In the event of unclear instruction, must have the ability to ask for clarification without prompting.

  • Competent writer; exhibits knowledge of spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, detail-oriented workplace where judgment and professionalism were necessities.

  • Capably work under pressure while maintaining a professional image and approach with both internal and external customers.

  • Thorough understanding of standard office procedures and practices.

  • Ability to create and revise documentation with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Ability to thrive in a detail-oriented environment with quickly changing requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn unfamiliar areas of business.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.

  • Ability to be an effective team member and handle projects responsibly.

  • Strong customer and results orientation.

  • All applicants will be required to complete a clear 5-year employment history check.

  • You will be required to work Monday - Friday ( 40 Hours)