Environmental Safety & Health Job Description

Environmental Safety & Health Job Description

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Environmental safety & health provides documentation and oversight in site-specific regulatory programs including but not limited to those deemed necessary by OSHA, EPA, or other Federal, State, or local regulatory agency.

Environmental Safety & Health Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conducts routine occupational hygiene investigations and assures that all employees are aware of the hazards posed by exposure to decomposition products and hazardous materials
Support site supervisors with the investigation of HSE incidents at the site
Lead & manage the site EH&S team
Assess physical security and Plant Access standards at sites, including badging/identification, visitor processing, exterior fencing requirements, use of security and surveillance
Assess facilities’ emergency readiness, including developing standard requirements for all locations
Assist with the development of an ergonomic assessment process and corrective action plans
Manage accident / incident cases corrective / preventive action and reporting
Conduct periodic multi-site EH&S audits, observations, and submit recommendations
Leads/assists in the investigation of all recordable, near miss and first aid incidents
Manage site workmen’s compensation and insurance programs

Environmental Safety & Health Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Environmental Safety & Health

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ISO, ISO14001, OHSAS, OSHA, CSP, CPR, EHS, CIH, ASP, AED

Education for Environmental Safety & Health

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the environmental safety & 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, Engineering, Industrial, Science, Education, Environmental Science, Technical, Management, Chemistry, Manufacturing

Skills for Environmental Safety & Health

Desired skills for environmental safety & health include:

OSHA
Ordnance
Payload transport
Propellant operations
EPA
Federal
Methodologies
Principles
Related discipline
AS9100 and federal government regulatory standards

Desired experience for environmental safety & health includes:

Minimum 10 + years environmental health & safety (EHS) experience in manufacturing environment
One to three (1-3) years of relevant experience in environmental health and safety desired
Assesses EHS training needs according to departmental operations and conducts and/or facilitates training
Assists City department(s) with the setup, implementation and maintenance of EHS management software
Documents operating procedures and provides training to staff in City department(s) on the use of program applications and the implementation of EHS policies and procedures
Prepares narrative and statistical reports on the status of EHS activities and compliance efforts

Environmental Safety & Health Examples

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Environmental Safety & Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental safety & 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 safety & health
  • Implement and maintain systems of reporting incidents to highlight potential problems and effective monitoring systems
  • Takes part in review of all injuries
  • Support and lead incident investigations
  • Responsible for Tactical Response Team (TRT) support and participation
  • Responsible for all regulatory compliance and reporting to agencies and acts as site contact for regulatory agencies
  • Assess and address potential ergonomic issues
  • Ensuring an effective EHS auditing and inspection process (AFI Internal Compliance Audit, Hazardous Waste)
  • Administrate the Intelex system
  • Generate drafts of monthly EHS statistics reports and Board presentations
  • Coordinate annual updates of the Business Continuity Plans, Risk Registries, Regulatory Framework model, and Sustainability Reporting
Qualifications for environmental safety & health
  • Technical degree (consideration will be given to equivalent environmental/health/safety experience)
  • To spend significant time working on the plant floor
  • To work irregular hours to ensure evening and weekend presence on the shop floor
  • Bachelor's degree and 4-7 years of EH&S experience with chemical management
  • Able to perform a variety of complex tasks under minimal supervision
  • First Aid Responder
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an environmental safety & health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental safety & health
  • Conducts or coordinates a critical task assessment for the facility
  • Conducts/participates in department meetings and promotes an open line of communication with other team members
  • Complete special assignments and projects on an as needed basis
  • Keep up to date records of work-related injuries and illness work environment conditions and unhealthy agents
  • Deliver timely and sufficient response to requests for inspection from across the Company
  • Record site observations to a standard which ensures easily understood and comprehensive management visibility of performance
  • Carry out and report field work in support of audit activity
  • Represent the organisation at contractor and partnership meetings and attend internal meetings and briefings
  • Ensures refinery’s EHS risks are appropriately managed
  • Works closely with local Human Resources staff on labor relations matters in area of responsibility
Qualifications for environmental safety & health
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HSE field or related technical degree required
  • 7 year’s HSE experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Previous experience in dealing with government regulators desired
  • Previous experience in developing HSE procedures and practical compliance implementation and hosting external inspections highly desired
  • Knowledge of emergency response and incident follow up
  • Limited travel is expected to visit headquarters, other sites, developmental classes and conferences
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Environmental Safety & Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of environmental safety & health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for environmental safety & health
  • Leads the investigation, analysis and corrective actions of incidents and injuries
  • Works with supervision on new job development for safety and ergonomic layout
  • Interface and communicate daily with all employees
  • Prepares, shares and submits safety reports as required
  • Directs and coordinates safety operations activities
  • Facilitate Program Safety Committee
  • Responsible for assisting in the identification of possible losses, evaluating the risk in such loss exposure, developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to assure effectiveness
  • Responsible for preparing the annual audit schedule and budget
  • Ensure the internal EHS audit program procedures meet or exceed the generally-accepted practices among multi-national corporations
  • Lead and/or participate in selected audits
Qualifications for environmental safety & health
  • CRSP Designation
  • Knowledge of internal / external auditing process
  • Client policies and procedures (added advantage)
  • EHS program management (spray operations, respiratory, ventilation, flammable liquids)
  • May serve as a company representative for periodic health and safety governmental inspections and as liaison to industry/trade groups
  • Provide leadership for achievement of SHE Site Goals including data collection and analysis, action plan development, forecasting, communication and organizational influence as needed to set and achieve goals
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Environmental Safety & Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an environmental safety & health. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for environmental safety & health
  • Conducts on-site reviews and audits of all programs in all locations
  • Develops an accident investigation program to prevent recurrence of incidents and to ensure information on incidents is shared adequately across all programs
  • Actively participates in the scheduling of safety meetings across all programs to review safety performance
  • Oversees, and on higher-risk incidents performs, incident investigations, preparing necessary incident reports to include root cause analysis and corrective action recommendations
  • Advises management on noncompliance issues and provides recommendations for corrective actions
  • Conducts technical research to assess and mitigate risk to chemical exposure, noise exposure, air quality issues, ergonomics, radiation and other potential exposure risk issues
  • Develops and completes workplace exposure assessment plans and industrial hygiene projects
  • Develops and implements training programs on industrial hygiene issues in accordance with the EHS management plan to include program specific training in support of the workforce and work conducted
  • Supports emergency response programs where applicable
  • Implements metrics tracking programs and ensures appropriate information is communicated throughout the company
Qualifications for environmental safety & health
  • Extensive understanding of all regulatory guidelines as they pertain to environmental, health and safety with proven experience leading an organization in adherence to the regulations
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite with HRIS system and safety systems experience a plus
  • Demonstrated analytical skills that incorporate root cause analysis and problem solving techniques
  • Must possess a business orientation and interactive skills to support the management team and function as a business partner
  • Position is based from the Palm Coast facility with travel to Merritt Island
  • Must be flexible to changing schedules and hours to support business objectives
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of environmental safety & 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 safety & health
  • ASSISTS IN MANAGING PROGRAMSA
  • Directs and coordinate management of Plant medical claims with doctors, case managers and Workers’ Compensation attorneys
  • Responds to requests of EHS concerns on a day-to day basis including requests for indoor air quality testing, water damage, asbestos and lead sampling, and PPE, fall protection
  • Arranges and conducts facility EHS trainings, maintains records and attends facilities meetings
  • Leads the HAZWOPER team, manages all spill response activities and is responsible for coordinating spill response activities with Facilities personnel
  • Manages Paramount’s asbestos and lead sampling program
  • Manages Paramount’s Recordkeeping Program
  • Participates in accident investigations and oversee corrective actions
  • Maintain Paramount’s personal protective equipment inventory and recommends, purchases and inspects PPE to ensure appropriate PPE is available
  • Conducts a variety of Industrial Hygiene sampling, as needed
Qualifications for environmental safety & health
  • Must have physical ability to perform all essential job duties and work extended hours, including nights and weekends in a process operations environment
  • Must be able to work full-time during the summer (37.5 hours/week)
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and follow-through skills are essential
  • Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities
  • The employee in this position shall maintain compliance with all Ferro Safety Standards EHS rules/requirements of the site
  • Continuous improvement experience (Lean, Six Sigma, ) preferred

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