The Safety & Occupational Health Coordinator is responsible for developing and administering policies, procedures, and programs that promote a safe and healthy work environment for all employees and visitors to our clients facility ensuring environmental compliance and protection. The purpose of this role is to work in conjunction with staff in facilities, process engineering, human resources, operations, and management in the prevention of workplace injuries and illnesses by analyzing workplace operations, establishing proper job safety procedures, and ensuring that all employees are trained properly.
Identify company safety training needs. Develop, coordinate and deliver training programs educating staff on environmental concerns or health and safety risks found in the organization.
Serves as the chair of the safety committee; considering recommendations from the team. Reviews meeting minutes and safety inspection reports and follows up as necessary.
Ensure training records, health & safety manuals or handbooks, incident & accident reports, Safety Data Sheets and other documentation are appropriately maintained; maintain employee records documenting certifications or licenses obtained.
Purchase and distribute personal protection equipment and other related supplies.
Monitor known health, safety, and environmental hazards, such as noise and air quality pollution levels.
Coordinate, conduct and/or participate in the inspection of facilities, vehicles, or equipment; responsible for facility security processes, procedures, training, and implementation.
Assist the organization and individual departments on identifying uncontrolled hazards by conducting a Job Hazard Analysis as well as PPE Analysis
Develop and communicate facility-specific emergency response or evacuation plans.
Audits practices and records of manufacturing plants to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state occupational safety and health regulations.
Responsible for safe handling procedures and proper disposal of hazardous materials.
Ensure completion of accident reports in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Gather data and prepare reports tracking claims, inspection results, safety incidents and violations.
Investigates incidents or accidents, gathers and analyzes statistics, and makes recommendations for improvements.
Understand and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to environmental protection or occupational health and safety; monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
Bachelors degree in occupational safety, health or other related scientific disciplines; experience in lieu of a degree may be considered. Additional health & safety certifications a plus.
Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge of environmental law compliance, industrial waste management, occupational safety, ergonomics, manufacturing & construction safety, organizational teamwork & leadership, and industrial hygiene.
Advanced proficiency in computer applications including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Familiarity with inventory/manufacturing software a plus. Experience with ISNetworld a plus.
Excellent written, verbal, and nonverbal interpersonal and communication skills
Ability and confidence to interact with all levels of the organization and outside vendors as necessary.

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