£40000 - £45000
about 3 hours ago
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.
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)