Environmental Health Job Description

Environmental Health Job Description

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Environmental health provides training in environmental, OSHA, DOT, EPA, site remediation, reactive chemical operations, emergency response, etc.

Environmental Health Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage the health services team - Occupational Health Nurse, contract Physiotherapist and Physician
Monitor and interpret regulatory (OSHA, NFPA, EPA, ADAA, ) and internal Elanco standards
Lead the Joint Health and Safety Committee and Spills Response Teams
Develop and manage standard operating procedures to assist Los Angeles and Van Nuys facilities in addressing the required operational control for hazardous activities
Develop appropriate rules, procedures, and standards that address EH&S risks and hazards
Assess compliance with written procedures
Maintaining the monthly HSE metrics (KPIs & KAIs) safety and environmental communication and HSE Pillar boards
Coordinates inspections and tours of facilities to detect existing or potential accident, fire and health hazards
Develop and implement new HSE programs/procedures
Identifies internal or external resources necessary to resolve environmental and safety issues adequately and timely

Environmental Health Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Health

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO14001, ISO, OSHA, ICS, NIMS, OHSAS, CSP, CPR, REHS, HAZWOPER

Education for Environmental Health

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Environmental Health

Desired skills for environmental health include:

OSHA regulations

Desired experience for environmental health includes:

Self-directed and able to work within a team
Big picture strategist who pays close attention to the day-to-day issues that affect studio wide safety
Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to clearly convey thoughts and ideas, both internally and externally and at all levels of management
Proven ability to understand and analyze safety and security risks, exposures, and liabilities and have a confident working knowledge and understanding of how to manage such risks effectively
Be an influential communicator, particularly when dealing with studio support entities and third party providers
Bachelor’s Degree in EHS

Environmental Health Examples


Environmental Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental health. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental health
  • Organize, plan and conduct health, safety and environmental training [i.e
  • Provides oversight and guidance to Operations personnel as an Environmental Advisor
  • Carry out activities with full awareness of their impact on the environment, both in terms of people and the local area
  • Provides supervision and safety committees with safety procedures, manuals, directives and other required information relative to EHS
  • Ensuring a compliant and fully documented process for environment health and safety permit compliance (Title V)
  • Educates, motivates and trains line supervision and production personnel in good hygiene practices, safe work procedures, PPE, Uses specialized testing equipment, samples, measures and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement, oversee, manage, and administer facility-wide safety and environmental compliance programs
  • Assist in the development and implementation of EH&S related plans, programs, policies, and procedures
  • To be engaged with shop floor supervisors and employees through time on the floor
  • Conduct site assessments to evaluate hazards and PPE use
Qualifications for environmental health
  • Advanced degree in biology, microbiology, toxicology, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in systematic review and human health risk assessment
  • Experience with systematic review software platforms
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in Safety and Industrial Hygiene in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing OHSA visits and audits
  • Knowledge of industrial hygiene test methods and monitoring programs to also include hazard mitigation techniques

Environmental Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of environmental health. 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 environmental health
  • Keep up to date with developments in health, safety and environmental legislation and best practice
  • Review new product lines and chemicals to determine health hazard potentials, and proper hazardous waste classifications
  • Supports internal & third party safety & environmental audits
  • Leads, develops or coordinates supervisory, new hire, and contractor training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety & environmental consciousness
  • Responsible for serving as a technical resource to support associates, at all levels, on safety and environmental related issues
  • Manages the development of programs/events that build awareness, motivate associates to participate in plant safety & environmental initiatives
  • Test workplace for environmental hazards such as exposure to radiation, chemical and biological hazards, and excessive noise
  • Lead by example, maintaining the highest standards of health and safety ensuring a safe working environment for our employees, contractors and customers
  • Provide transformational leadership and coaching on health, safety, environment and energy management to employees on site
  • Manages at least 2 full time direct reports
Qualifications for environmental health
  • Applied knowledge and working understanding of federal/county safety requirements
  • Requires at least eight (8) years' experience in industrial safety or aviation operations management with a strong focus on implementation of safety programs and positive safety culture
  • Qualified students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and have a minimum GPA of 2.75 to be considered
  • Majors in a Safety related discipline
  • 10 years’ years of EH&S experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Expert knowledge about CAA, RCRA, CWA and other related laws and regulations

Environmental Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental health
  • Assist operations in achieving goals with respect to environmental compliance
  • Implement the corporate environmental management system
  • Establish lesson plans for employee health and safety training, and teaches and creates specialty training classes such as new employee training, chemical awareness training, CPR
  • Work closely with the local General Manager, facility personnel, and the Corporate Compliance Department to identify priorities and implement corrective measures where necessary
  • Develops and maintains an effective emergency response organization capable of handling a broad range of fire, chemical release or medical emergencies
  • Primary contact for governmental reporting agencies
  • Ensure that necessary programs are in place to eliminate employee risk
  • Direct the development of training programs to meet objectives
  • Submittals of compliance documentation EHS technical docs, permits' submittals, certifications, external reports
  • Directly implement corrective actions and improvements in the manufacturing areas throughout the plant
Qualifications for environmental health
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field (safety management, environmental management, process controls, manufacturing) or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • AED/CPR/basic First Aid certifications preferred
  • 5 years of demonstrated EHS management experience
  • Experience working in Aerospace Industry
  • Basic knowledge of South Coast Air Quality Management District regs/policies
  • Excellent understanding, develop and administer the ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 management system

Environmental Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an environmental health. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for environmental health
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with country, state and local regulations
  • Compiles data necessary to aid in submitting environmental, safety and security reporting to regulatory agencies
  • Follow and enforce all safety policies and procedures and provide feedback to associates on corrective actions necessary
  • Develop global policies and procedures to drive a culture of safety throughout the organization
  • Responsible for the full range of supervisory duties including managing employee performance through selection, planning, coaching, and training
  • Supports the collection and reporting of site HSE KPIs for use at the site, BU and Corporate levels
  • Ensures site regulatory compliance
  • Monitor, track, and educate station personnel about proposed and upcoming regulatory changes that could affect the station
  • Provides direction on improvement strategies and feedback on safety performance to the executive team on an on-going basis
  • Reviews incident reports to make sure quality, accuracy, and investigation of the report meets quality standards
Qualifications for environmental health
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards
  • Student seeking bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in occupational safety, environmental science or a closely related field
  • Ability to participate in team-oriented projects to support effective corrective actions
  • Maintains a high level of safety performance
  • At least 2 years of academic coursework completed (Junior or Senior Level) towards a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Safety & Occupational Health Management, Engineering, or a related field
  • Must be able to work in a team setting, individually with minimal supervision

Environmental Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental health. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for environmental health
  • Audits environmental and safety program implementation
  • Develops hazard control designs, methods, procedures, and programs
  • Responsible for minimizing losses through prevention, liability reduction and educational programs
  • Direct corporate and regulatory safety programs
  • Communicate injury targets, trend and root cause analysis
  • Oversee management of claims processing for Worker’s Compensation and general liability
  • Evaluate statistical data generated by EHS to track incidents for trend analysis
  • Oversee accident investigations to ensure accident interviews are completed in a timely manner and facilitate investigation for both employee and guest incidents
  • Develop and oversee EHS expense and labor budget along with Worker’s compensation and General Liability budgets
  • Ensure regulatory and corporate compliance by inspecting and touring the park facilities
Qualifications for environmental health
  • Requires understanding of EHS regulations and standards
  • Strong leadership and people engagement skills
  • Sophomore standing or higher, earning a degree in Occupational Safety or related field
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Health, Safety, Engineering, or related discipline
  • Professional certification (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist) preferred
  • Experience managing and implementing industrial hygiene programs involving potent compounds strongly preferred

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