Environmental Safety Job Description

Environmental Safety Job Description

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Environmental safety provides environmental training to include proper hazardous material and waste handling and spill response procedures pursuant to 49 CFR Parts 171-177, 29 CFR, and 40 CFR.

Environmental Safety Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Experience and knowledge in OSHA Health and safety regulatory programs such as elevated work, lock tag out (LOTO), machine guarding, industrial hygiene monitoring, confined space, risk assessment
Interfaces with local, state and federal agencies in support of permitting and environmental and safety compliance related activities
Manage the health services team - Occupational Health Nurse, EHS Coordinator, contract Physiotherapist and Physician
Conducts safety and/or environmental testing to monitor workplace health and environmental hazards
Responds to employee concerns and/or complaints regarding safety and health issues
Assists with applications for solid waste permits, air permits, water permits, waste profiles, , as required, to maintain compliance with governmental requirements
Highly organized and abilities to prioritize workload, time and required resources to scope, develop and deliver resources to Retail, Distribution, Call Centers, Bank or other operating entities
Effective communicator both verbally and in written form, to engage and create the right level of transparency with key stakeholders to achieve desired results
Fosters collaboration with key business stakeholders across the enterprise to gain necessary buy in and collective input to deliver sustainable resources to end users
Facilitate the disposal of hazardous waste

Environmental Safety Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Safety

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, ISO, ISO14001, OHSAS, CSP, CPR, HAZWOPER, NRMCA, DOT, VPP

Education for Environmental Safety

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental 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, Industrial, Science, Education, Technical, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Management, Biology

Skills for Environmental Safety

Desired skills for environmental safety include:

Computer software skills
OSHA 29 CFR & EPA 40 CFR regulations
OSHA
OSHA regulations
EPA
Federal
State
Health
Applicable federal
Procedures

Desired experience for environmental safety includes:

Solid knowledge on beverage manufacturing
Compile and submit reports for environmental regulatory compliance (including CRC, Producer Responsibility )
Minimum one year specific experience in areas of Safety, HAZMAT and Radioactive material handling and inspection, QA, or relate processes
Prior leadership experience specifically related to managing Army rotary wing maintenance activities
Experience specifically related to managing ESH program activities under AMCOM PWS Requirements
Current NAC-I

Environmental Safety Examples

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Environmental Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an environmental safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental safety
  • Manage the facilities' health and safety programs and ensure monthly safety stats are entered in the EHS data base systems
  • Recommends procedures and responsible for detection, prevention and elimination of hazardous materials and waste
  • Acts as a liaison to remote facilities and ensures that all company sites adhere to safety policies and procedures
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices in the workplace, conduct and coordinate on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices
  • Help develop controls for identifying hazards, coordinate the implementation of controls from result of hazard analysis
  • Administers environmental and safety programs at assigned facilities
  • Assesses facility compliance with environmental and safety rules and regulations
  • Participates in various inspections and audits
  • Interface directly with company leadership to address safety concerns
  • Assist in maintaining a high level of safety compliance and awareness at company fixed locations (asphalt plants, offices, shops, ready-mix plants, and quarry locations) through site visits and documentation of deficiencies
Qualifications for environmental safety
  • Must be a team player and lead by example
  • May be required to work at different work stations as business needs require
  • Must be able to travel/fly to other ASCO facilities for meetings or audits
  • Minimum age of 18 years old for business travel
  • Valid driver's license for business travel
  • 3-5 years’ work experience (printing, paperboard converting and manufacturing preferred but not required)
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Environmental Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental safety. 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 safety
  • Develop and conduct health and safety training and education programs
  • Obtains all required environmental permits for proposed facilities
  • Manages on-site environmental and safety staff at active construction projects
  • Performs environmental due diligence of potential acquisitions
  • Supports business unit safety initiatives, including developing training resources, implementing communication plans, tracking safety data and incidents, contributing to safety meetings and forums
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  • Provide safety related training such as Safe Start, RCA, Confined Space Entry, Lock Out / Tag Out & Isolation to Fort Saskatchewan staff
  • Conduct Monthly Safety Management System reviews
  • Conduct incident investigations complete with Root Cause Analysis
  • Assist with Facility Safety Audits
Qualifications for environmental safety
  • OSHA 10/30 hour General Industry Trainer Course Graduate of the Army Aviation Safety Officer
  • Track record of driving and implementing change in a manufacturing environment with specific examples of working in a challenging culture
  • Familiarly with behavior based safety systems
  • Familiarity with Lean Principles applied in a manufacturing environment
  • Able to think unconventionally and reinvent Safety Program
  • Develop non-safety professionals into safety process owners/champions
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Environmental Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental 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 environmental safety
  • Provide support for the Process Safety Management Program
  • Supports office safety teams and congresses to provide insight on office safety areas of focus, provide guidance on team projects and objectives, and be a resource on current and pending office safety requirements, including prevention of slips, trips and falls
  • Provides support for safety incident analyses and corrective action implementation related to office safety
  • Provide guidance on software development in accordance with requirements for levels of integrity/design assurance
  • Perform architectural and functional analysis of software for safety
  • Represent the audit function on the EHS Leadership Team and external professional organizations
  • Assist the EHS organization in developing and reviewing EHS policies and policy changes
  • Conduct process and equipment hazard analysis
  • Ensure ergonomic assessments are conducted accurately and on-time
  • Support N.A
Qualifications for environmental safety
  • This position requires a four year degree from an accredited college or university, with an emphasis in safety engineering or management, environmental policy, industrial hygiene, or other related field and three years of related experience
  • 10-15 years of experience in Air Force safety and environmental procedures
  • Provide safety/health and environmental expertise to plant staff, including consulting with and providing guidance to the Plant Manager and management team
  • Review all safety polices annually for compliance with current regulations
  • Develop, implement, and track employee safety and plant environmental training in support of written programs
  • Perform periodic safety and environmental audits
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Environmental Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of environmental safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental safety
  • Implement and sustain a proactive health & wellness program to reduce workplace injuries and worker’s compensation costs
  • Submittals of the annual Tier II and Toxic Chemical reports
  • Perform onsite HSE compliance audits
  • Coordination of internal and external audit certification procedure
  • Provide assistance with the plant Safety Teams in order to achieve continuous improvement
  • Ensure appropriate HSE training materials are available and delivered as needed per regulatory requirements
  • Coordination of periodic management reviews
  • Ensure overall compliance with facility’s Safety and Environmental Management Systems
  • Oversee management of safety regulatory programs and best practices
  • Oversee management of environmental regulatory programs and SEA programs
Qualifications for environmental safety
  • Develop and implement environmental programs to assure compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations and in support of Graphic Packaging’s environmental guidelines including but not limited to air permitting, hazardous and non-hazardous wastes collection and disposal, NPDES and storm water management
  • Manage environmental and safety reporting systems for incident reporting, monthly compliance and audits
  • DOT/RCRA Certified to manage Hazardous Waste
  • Complete all necessary environmental reporting to state and local agencies
  • Coordinate plant involvement with OSHA and regulatory inspections and audits
  • Organize workload so that applicable regulatory guidelines are met
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Environmental Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an environmental safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental safety
  • Review plant and production processes to ensure compliance to health, safety and environmental regulations and prevention of disease, industrial and environmental accidents
  • Provide new-employee health, safety and environmental orientations, and develop materials for these presentations
  • Implement the company's safety program
  • Monitor and manage conformance to environmental regulations and promote environmental conservation and cost reduction
  • Manage chemical inventory and review/approve all chemical products in use or proposed for use throughout the facility
  • Directly responsible for accident and spill 1st responder program and HAZMAT training records and certification
  • Investigate accidents to identify causes and to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future
  • Collect samples of dust, gases, vapors, and other potentially toxic materials for analysis
  • Document chemical costs and display usage trends
  • Develop and maintain hygiene programs such as noise surveys, continuous atmosphere monitoring and ventilation surveys
Qualifications for environmental safety
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations
  • BS in safety or environmental science, engineering or related field
  • Experience (3 years) in industrial safety, health protection, environmental protections and regulatory compliance
  • Bachelors degree in occupational safety, environmental management, engineering or related discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant occupational safety and environmental compliance work experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in a complex industrial environment

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