Health & Safety Job Description

Health & Safety Job Description

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Health & safety provides additional site representation to outside Local, State and Federal public agencies such as OSHA, Fire Department, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Health & Safety Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective health & safety job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included health & safety job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Respond promptly to employee issues and inquiries on health and safety issues
Support Operations as they conduct accident and near miss investigations in cooperation with company health center
Provide technical knowledge and support on health and safety issues
Present health and safety to groups of employees
Supervise health and safety initiatives at the hotel
Drive the implementation of harmonized occupational health and safety policies, practices, and procedures, including but not limited to the Work Place Violence, Drug Free Work Place, and Pandemic Programs, Develop and conduct training as needed
Manager is looking for candidates who are familiar with CAL OSHA regulations
Determine annual Health and Safety performance targets and sets strategies for year-over-year improvement
Use DBS methods to embed Health and Safety best practices into daily management routine
Inspect facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented

Health & Safety Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Health & Safety

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NEBOSH, OSHA, CSP, CIH, CPR, AED, OH&S, HACCP, IGC, DOT

Education for Health & Safety

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Health & Safety

Desired skills for health & safety include:

Federal
OSHA
State
EPA
Environmental
OSHA regulations
ISO 14001
Excel
Health
DOT

Desired experience for health & safety includes:

The jobholder will also continually reassess the risks associated with the role and inherent in the business, taking account of changing economic or market conditions, legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology
The job holder will demonstrate leadership on Regulatory & Compliance matters, will maintain awareness of operational risk and will minimize the likelihood of it occurring through its identification, assessment, mitigation and control, loss identification and reporting in accordance with section B.1.2 of the Group Operations FIM
Foster a compliance culture and implement Group Compliance Policy by managing compliance risk, ensuring adequate resources are in place and training is provided to ensure H&S related compliance and to optimize relations with regulators
Has experience of ensuring compliance to a recognized safety standard OHSAS 18001
Strong collaboration and networking abilities to effectively work with / achieve change through colleagues in regional functions
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety related discipline or CSP certification

Health & Safety Examples

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Health & Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a 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 health & safety
  • Assures compliance with federal, state and local regulatory safety standards/codes
  • Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health and / or
  • Actively promote and support the implementation of the business strategic road map for health & safety throughout the stage gate process across the business and with key stakeholders
  • Be a Chartered Member of the Institute of Occupational Health and Safety (CMIOSH)
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety legislation, regulations and guidance
  • Reviewing and updating all written safety and health programs
  • Institutes health and safety performance metrics and champions culture of continuous performance improvement
  • Manages health and safety staff
  • Provide industrial hygiene, safety services and environmental compliance services to private and public sector clients
  • Conducts safety and health audits and reviews as needed
Qualifications for health & safety
  • Knowledge of ski area operations
  • 4+ years of General Liability legal/insurance adjustment experience required
  • Must have the ability to explain and communicate with clarity
  • Must be resourceful and display a high level of initiative
  • Undergraduate degree in safety, industrial hygiene, engineering or related field strongly preferred
  • Appropriate certification such as American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) certified or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) preferred
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a health & safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health & safety
  • Promote engagement in a Health & Safety conscious culture at all levels
  • Member of APS to Incorporated Member level as a minimum
  • Experience in a variety of fields including local authority and higher education
  • Participate in studies to modify/expand the capacity of existing units projects for new units and processes
  • Work closely within the Eastwick & Sweetwater project teams and key stakeholders to promote, encourage and facilitate the development of ideas to support risk elimination and implementation of the Zero Harm Annual Action Plan objectives
  • Assist the Project teams with the production, review and implementation of the Construction Phase Plan/Project Execution Plan
  • Liaise with supply chain partners and subcontractors, designers, product suppliers, client, enforcement agencies and other relevant parties
  • Communicate effectively (Accurate, Relevant & Timely) with your line manager and other stakeholders, particularly with the escalation of accidents and incidents
  • Hold a NEBOSH Construction Certificate
  • Have Construction Industry Experience and in particular CDM 2015
Qualifications for health & safety
  • Extensive experience preferably in, but not limited to, the construction industry
  • Previous experience of team management is essential for this role
  • Business acumen and ability to manage projects from a financial, resourcing and technical point of view
  • Work in education or service industry is a plus, but not required
  • Basic computer/typing skills and demonstrated ability to utilize MS Office programs
  • Manage Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) claims and coordinate the Return to Work program for work related injuries
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a health & 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 health & safety
  • Leads joint labor/management and Contractor Safety Committee(s)
  • Manages refinery’s emergency response capability
  • Ability to work within a growing regulatory environment
  • Provides support to other departments including, sales, manufacturing, purchasing, marketing, recycle and service and warranty
  • Must be able to handle a variety of customers, which can include interaction with other departments, managers, customers, vendors
  • Provide information for RG Bi-monthly H&S meetings
  • Promote responsible management of H&S across the end to end Candidate Journey, providing expert advice on best practice to manage and mitigate risks at RG events
  • Produce reports with clear findings and objectives for improvement from audits and investigations on near misses / accidents
  • Ensure our H&S management system is fit for purpose
  • Translate legislation into effective safe ways of working
Qualifications for health & safety
  • Diploma in Health and Safety, Masters of Science and/or Safety Designation preferred
  • Must be willing to work periodic workdays in excess of 8 hours
  • High Health and Safety Standards
  • You have the ability to delegate and influence others to follow safety rules and regulations
  • English and/or German knowledge (advanced level)
  • Develop inspection reports, safety & health presentations, accident/incident reports and any other necessary training materials to assist operations. 
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a 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 health & safety
  • Oversee the DOT Compliance Program including driver training, driver file management and vehicle inspections to assure compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR)
  • Provide advice, strategies and problem solving on all health and safety issues to achieve our goal of ‘no harm’
  • Measure the implementation of corrective actions from health and safety audits and incident investigations
  • Develop, implement and coordinate the process of health and safety reporting to the office and regional leadership teams
  • Assist in defining health and safety leading and lagging indicator targets and reviews are planned, implemented and reported
  • Measure compliance with rules, safety management plans and health and safety procedures
  • Recruit and induct health and safety staff
  • Develop, review, and revise policies, guidelines, safety practices and training programs
  • Collect, organize and distribute data to identify accident and injury trends, and implement corrective actions to support continuous improvement
  • Conduct on-site facility audits/inspections in support of H&S compliance requirements
Qualifications for health & safety
  • Degree qualified in Occupational Health & Safety or engineering degree combined with relevant experience
  • Participate in facility safety meetings and provide safety and health-related materials in order to support operations. 
  • Assist facility managers in accident investigations and in developing and implementing corrective action plans for the prevention of similar accidents. 
  • Conduct industrial hygiene monitoring and identify potential overexposures
  • Create and maintain a healthy partnership with facility operations managers. 
  • Be willing to work a rotating schedule that may include overnight travel with varying shifts and must be punctual in adhering to established start times. 
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a 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 health & safety
  • Delivering and monitoring safety and health strategies
  • Ensuring activities on site are carried out in accordance with the Safety and Health Management System requirements
  • Maintaining the safety and health system to ensure compliance with relevant industry standards
  • Liaising with contractors and subcontractors on safety and health matters
  • Review, update and audit facility Emergency Action Plans
  • Perform other H&S related duties as required
  • Lead and facilitate the hazard analysis and risk assessment process across all office and project disciplines
  • Lead and participate in incident investigations and reporting
  • Prepare, implement and review office and project emergency response plans
  • Implement and manage the office and project audit program
Qualifications for health & safety
  • Preferred candidate will have at least five (5) years of experience in the Aggregate Industry
  • Must be motivated, team-oriented and dedicated to the discipline
  • Participate in facility tailgate meetings and provide safety and health-related materials in order to support operations
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Word
  • Degree/National Diploma in Occupational Safety /Safety Management / Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • MDP or alternate Business Management qualification advantageous

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