Environment, Health & Safety Job Description

Environment, Health & Safety Job Description

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Environment, health & safety provides technical evaluation for The Joint Commission, Dept of Health, CMS, OSHA, and EPA regulations, as needed.

Environment, Health & Safety Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Tertiary qualifications in Health and Safety or other relevant discipline
Monitor adherence to all existing OSHA requirements that relate to the specific construction projects
Report to the program management environmental safety and health office, including but not limited to, attending any required meetings or providing safety reports/analysis as requested
Immediately notify the program management environmental safety and health office of any incident or recordable injury on projects
Review and provide comments to the project on site teams on the project-specific "Project Health, Safety & Environmental Plan (PHSEP)" as prepared by the Contractor
Perform reviews and inspections of the jobsite to assure compliance with Health and safety regulations and applicable codes
Accompany OSHA representatives on site walks to observe and record
Confirm that contractors are performing tailgate safety meetings and training as required by their Contract and/or OSHA requirements
Responsible for training team members
Performs behavior-based safety audits

Environment, Health & Safety Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Environment, Health & Safety

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, OHSAS, NEBOSH, CSP, ASP, IOSH, EHS, HS, IEMA, OSHAS

Education for Environment, Health & Safety

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environment, health & safety job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Health, Science, Industrial, Management, Education, Technical, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering

Skills for Environment, Health & Safety

Desired skills for environment, health & safety include:

OSHA
Regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA
Workers’ compensation requirements
State
Federal
Computers and Microsoft Word and Excel software
EHS regulations
EPA
Health
Health and safety regulations

Desired experience for environment, health & safety includes:

Strong communication and presentation skills good written and verbal English
Strong communication and presentation skills good written and verbal English and Portuguese
A bachelor’s degree in occupational safety, environmental engineering or related science field is required
Must have a sense of urgency and service orientation, with a high level of flexibility and responsiveness required
15 years of experience in EHS related fields
5 years minimum experience in pharmaceutical or related industry

Environment, Health & Safety Examples

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Environment, Health & Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of environment, health & safety. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environment, health & safety
  • Manage Occupational Health Program working with onsite Occ Health Services Vendor
  • To work both independently, and within teams, on health, safety and environment project, site risk assessments and audits, accident and near miss investigation and reporting
  • To represent and promote, both internally and externally, health, safety and environment
  • Responsible for the investigation of incidents, near misses and counsel employees involved in incidents to prevent reoccurrence for assigned region
  • Conducts orientations and periodic inspections/observations of contractors to ensure compliance with company and regulatory standards during construction and maintenance operations
  • Work with operations staff in maintenance and development of site specific Safety & Environment programs and conducting hazard analysis
  • Acts with integrity in all HSEQ matters to maintain compliance and excellence
  • Coordinate Safety & Environment internal and regulatory reporting, including data collection and reporting for assigned region
  • Oversee data maintenance and collection for company reporting within the business area
  • Maintain facilities emergency action plan and provide training as needed
Qualifications for environment, health & safety
  • University degree in a technical discipline, science, engineering or EHS related discipline
  • Must be matriculating within an approved program of a 4 year undergraduate college or university and educational history must be continuous with no breaks greater than five months between diploma/degrees received
  • Ability to respond logically and thoughtfully at all times and when presented with upset/emergency conditions
  • Conduct investigations into incidents and near-misses
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail, is action oriented, and is results driven
  • Actively participate in the implementation of activities designed to engage employees in improving HSSE culture
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Environment, Health & Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an environment, health & safety. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environment, health & safety
  • Attend weekly construction progress meetings and provide input and feedback on the safety performance of the contractors
  • Review qualifications of the contractors' safety representatives and provide recommendation
  • Recommend to the on-site project teams removal of contractors' safety representatives for negligence, incompetence, or failure to cooperate in good faith
  • Assist Owner Controlled Insurance Program (OCIP) manager in investigating claims and filing related paperwork
  • Monitor adherence to zero tolerance and corrective action policy for workers found not in compliance with the Program's safety policy
  • Issue a lessons learned summary Program-wide to all contractors and program staff within 24 hours of an incident or injury to prevent repeating the incident
  • Advise and inform field management and program management office on safety rules and regulations
  • Instruct field supervisors and employees in the proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • To embrace the Company values and mission
  • Support the working groups in the implementation of HS & E corporate processes, assessing the degrees of implementation and the needs of each team, so that the site is always in compliance with the international goals established for this corporate guideline
Qualifications for environment, health & safety
  • Should have at least 10 years of experience and have worked in large/ Mega size infrastructure projects, with expert level
  • Leading effective implementation of Safety systems and procedures at all operational project sites through inspection and audit
  • Demonstrated ability to develop passion, understanding and capability for functional agenda in key reports and others in business
  • Strong leadership skills are required to ensure progress and compliance with EHS programs in areas where this role does not directly report
  • 4-years accredited degree and at least 3 years work experience in the field of HSE
  • Availability for local, domestic and international travel
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an environment, health & safety. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environment, health & safety
  • Provide the leadership, vision and commitment to build and enhance the health, safety and environmental controls on the client account
  • Ensure the client is compliant with the minimum global Health & Safety standard and to implement and monitor HSE policies and procedures including ensuring and documenting metrics are in place to track performance
  • Under general supervision, works on developing, implementing, and conducting hazard assessments, training programs, and inspections, necessary to ensure the overall safety and health of employees and the campus community
  • Conduct regular and ongoing HSE reviews of projects and service contracts across the West Region
  • Work with the Americas HSE Team as required to advance new programs, processes and tools to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of HSE practices
  • Perform evaluations of safety through audits
  • Ensures that the area of responsibility is appropriately organized, staffed, skilled and directed
  • Work directly with the management team to establish a culture of prevention, protection, and compliance that is driven through effective leadership and accountability
  • Manage HSE performance, regulatory issues and emergency situations
  • Provide or coordinate direct HSE resource support for client account as required
Qualifications for environment, health & safety
  • Experience with, safety management systems/quality systems, (SAP a plus)
  • Ability to be on your feet walking around the facility at least 50% of the day
  • Climb ladders/stairs and lift as required to perform necessary job tasks
  • The role will oversee and coordinate all EHS2 aspects within the Lengnau capital project and future site projects
  • The role will be responsible for the establishment and continuing operation of the EHS2 organization and systems for the Lengnau site global CSL standards and local requirements
  • Senior Director Global EHS2
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an environment, health & safety. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environment, health & safety
  • Identify and assess health risks to workers
  • Perform other tasks related to health and safety of the employees
  • Excellent verbal, written and public speaking communication and presentation skills
  • Independent and action oriented with proven experience in designing and implementing HSE programs and procedures
  • Uncompromising in the principals of HSE excellence, but promotes them through a fostering and mentoring approach that will teach and encourage others to understand and adopt those principals
  • Work with the HSE team to review claim data for trends
  • Recommend HSE program enhancements
  • Participate in site walk-throughs
  • Assist with compliance activities for Indoor Air Quality assessments
  • Performs technical and administrative duties in laboratory safety, industrial hygiene, chemical safety, emergency response, environmental compliance and waste management, and training
Qualifications for environment, health & safety
  • Senior VP & General Manager Lengnau (dotted line)
  • Medical Services
  • Segregates the document (obsolete vs valid)
  • At least 3 years working experience in EHS field, chemical or engineering
  • Excellent communication and computer skill
  • Bachelor's degree Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Occupational Safety or related degree
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Environment, Health & Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an environment, health & safety. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for environment, health & safety
  • Ensure case management of work related injuries and illnesses
  • Write incident reports for work-related or off-the-job injuries and illnesses
  • Open investigations and determine root-cause analyses for work-related injuries and illnesses
  • Implement corrective actions (FMEA, RCA)
  • Coordinate temporary assignments
  • Ensure the Personal Protective Equipment inventory is available at all times
  • Update Job Safety Analysis boards
  • Ensure the ergonomy of work positions
  • Continuously improve EHS performance, policies, standards, guidelines, programs, and management systems
  • Consults and advises the organization concerning site policies, and risks that may require management attention and action
Qualifications for environment, health & safety
  • 8+ years of construction/safety experience in the type of work being performed
  • Experience on modernization-type projects involving asbestos and lead-based paint disturbance
  • Familiarity with large building programs across multiple sites
  • Working towards a business degree in an appropriate discipline (ideally but not essentially Environmental or Safety)
  • Confidence and ability to liaise with people on a cross functional level, both internal and external to the company
  • Flexibility, coupled with a desire to learn

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