Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

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Environmental health & safety coordinator provides regulatory interpretation of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 General Industry and 29 CFR 1926 Construction.

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordinate the Health, Safety, and Environmental programs of Promatek to ensure associate safety and satisfaction, Promatek’s compliance with legal and other requirements
Conduct Health & Safety / Environmental training needs analysis
Accepts personal responsibility to plan and conduct their work safely in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act company policies and guidelines
Providing recommendations for revisions to policies and procedures, as required, to reflect changes in legislation, legal requirements and/or business requirements
Maintain data and document control for ISO 14001 and health and safety operating system
Maintain effective communication and coordination with all internal customers, plant Leaders and Team Members
Coordinate required inspections & audits
Ensure the yearly NPRI, O.REG
Review all accident, incident and near miss investigation reports and make suggestions to prevent recurrence
Organize and oversee all required safety training, fork truck, lockout, new hire

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, ISO14001, ISO, CSP, DOT, IATA, FDA, CHST, CPR, ASQR

Education for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental health & safety coordinator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Health, Engineering, Education, Industrial, Management, Science, Business, Environmental Science, Communication, Associates

Skills for Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator

Desired skills for environmental health & safety coordinator include:

OSHA
ACGIH and IDEM
Microsoft Office Suite
Microsoft software
NEC
NFPA
OSHA compliance and recordkeeping
Worker compensation
CFR 1910 General Industry and CFR 1926 Construction
DERM

Desired experience for environmental health & safety coordinator includes:

Have the ability to quickly develop rapport and positive working relationships with a variety of individuals across multiple functions
Working knowledge of Federal and State occupational health and safety regulations
College degree relating to safety and/or environmental preferred
3-5 Years’ Experience in human safety, environmental/regulatory compliance
Must possess excellent leadership, team building, problem solving, and organizational skills
Experience in a food processing plant is strongly preferred

Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Examples

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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental health & safety coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Investigates accidents and injuries
  • Ensure that engagement planning, fieldwork, reporting and workpaper documentation comply with group policies and internal audit professional standards
  • Review and approve draft audit documents
  • Prepare reports (activity summaries, ) for IAS, Divisional and Regional customers as required
  • Assist in the reporting and closure of EHS actions related to various EHS programs
  • Support the administrative function of scheduling, data entry of results, and general recordkeeping
  • Support administrative elements of the EHS compliance programs such as creating compliance signs and labels, filing, scanning, laminating, documentation
  • Improve the production and distribution of EHS Metrics/reports
  • Maintain the EHS information management system for consistency in system performance, customer satisfaction, and data output
  • Provide administrative support to the EHS team including vendor registration, purchase order generation, team meetings/events planning, meeting minutes, file organization, EHS campaigns
Qualifications for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • 1-3 Years’ Experience in human safety, environmental/regulatory compliance preferred
  • Prefer experience in human safety, environmental/regulatory compliance
  • Associate’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Engineering, Chemistry
  • Some Technical experience in filing & reviewing air permit applications, EPCRA forms, wastewater permits
  • Ability to manage multiple duties simultaneously
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of personnel regardless of their job classification
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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental health & safety coordinator. 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 & safety coordinator
  • Prepares summaries, inspection forms, interpretations, for gas operations on the requirements of new or existing OSHA, EPA, DOT or other regulations
  • Serves as the Site Administrator for Celanese Learning
  • Serves at the ICAP tracking database Site Administrator
  • Administers the SIP (Safety Integration Program)
  • Maintains RegAction (Regulatory Action Item Tracking Database)
  • Organizes and meets the requests and orders from department personnel in a consistent and timely basis, with little to no specific instruction
  • Provide first aid for minor injuries and coordinate prompt medical attention for more serious injuries
  • Conduct accident investigations, manage worker’s compensation process, and return to work program
  • Communicate EH&S related requirements and expectations to other departments and personnel to ensure regulatory compliance and a safe work environment
  • Properly respond to day-to-day EH&S related issues in a timely and efficient manner
Qualifications for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Industry recognized certification such as
  • Lead in a manufacturing environment with emphasis on industrial hygiene activities and environmental, health and safety program management
  • Communicate and build work-related organizational relationships
  • Occupational Safety & Health and/or Environmental Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalency required
  • Ability to implement process improvements in a collaborative manner
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally, within EHS effectively & efficiently
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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental health & safety coordinator. 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 & safety coordinator
  • Drive development of policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), working closely with HR team to bring policy recommendations to the EHS team
  • Work with the E-Learning Management (ELM) coordinator for safety training initiatives
  • Maintenance of legal registries for Group
  • Coordinator for crisis management
  • Maintain documentation of material, processes, equipment, and events used to measure performance, generate regulatory reports, and analyze trends
  • Coordinating and conducting training as appropriate
  • Provide leadership, guidance and assistance to Zip Trip management and employees in the prevention and control of incidents along with safety and environmental compliance
  • Improve training, near misses and manage significant EHS risks
  • Perform specialized functions related to risk assessments, metrics, workers compensation, EHS programs, training, emergency response and/or onboarding
  • Manage existing/future environmental long term remediation projects, spill response, and compliance requirements for underground storage tank management
Qualifications for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Ability to work on Profepa webpage (SAAEL) to follow up on audits and certification process
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate with government officials
  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in environmental health and safety)
  • Heavy manufacturing experience preferred
  • Additional consideration will be given for professional certifications CSP, CHMM or CIH
  • Ability to conduct multiple projects simultaneously
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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of environmental health & safety coordinator. 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 & safety coordinator
  • Review and update as needed existing plant Environmental Health & Safety programs to ensure compliance
  • Maintain all required documents to support compliance
  • Review and revise as needed existing procedures and forms that supplement the plant
  • Revises existing HSE materials, programs, systems or procedures for all assigned facilities within the business segment
  • Provides HSE support with a specific focus on NIPSCO Gas Operations for Eastern Op Centers
  • Negotiates simple issues with State, Federal or County regulators
  • Expected to understand when to seek assistance from attorneys, other experts, governmental officials to assess and act on HSE circumstances
  • Works closely with gas operations personnel to oversee and maintain safety programs, systems and procedures for company employees
  • Investigates collisions, injuries, and complaints concerning hazards or uncomfortable conditions in the work place
  • Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazard potential or environmental impact
Qualifications for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Provide services with a high level of integrity
  • MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE AS AN EH&S COORDINATOR IN THE PLASTICS AND/OR METAL MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT
  • Two years college degree preferably in Environmental studies or Business
  • Ability to understand and speak Spanish is preferred
  • BS degree in Safety, Health, or Environmental discipline with 2-5 years prior EHS experience preferably in a manufacturing setting
  • Familiarity with dealing with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
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Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an environmental health & safety coordinator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Lead site cross functional safety committee
  • Conducts inspections and tests planned to provide experience and familiarity with company operations, specific safety/health issues and regulations, specific environment issues and regulations, and company best practices
  • Ensures compliance with all corporate and government EHS regulations
  • Trains and motivates people in environmental, health and safety practices and behaviors
  • Identifies problem areas and works on process improvements
  • Collects, tracks, reports and analyzes the site's key EHS performance data and metrics
  • Reports on aspects of the health and safety management system to the Human Resources Leader and the management team
  • Ensures that all team members are trained and competent in conjunction with their job requirements
  • Supports claims management of WSIB claims including submissions, correspondence, and liaison with the Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board
  • Assists with coordinating the return-to-work program for employees by working in cooperation with the employee, HR, the department leader, the employee’s medical practitioners and WSIB
Qualifications for environmental health & safety coordinator
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in human safety, environmental/regulatory compliance
  • Self-driven, analytical and structured work style
  • Outgoing, good in engaging/motivating others
  • Thorough and reliable
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a receptionist or secretary to senior level executives is desired
  • Specialized secretarial skills training with proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Adobe and Outlook, proper document preparation and formatting, and general business protocol

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