Health, Safety & Environmental Job Description

Health, Safety & Environmental Job Description

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Health, safety & environmental provides direction and leadership in health & safety, including accident prevention and investigation, union/management safety team, plant security, industrial hygiene, OSHA and PPG regulatory health and safety procedures, ISO 14001 compliance, emergency response and other required EHS administration.

Health, Safety & Environmental Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develop a process and template for custom employee safety communications, toolbox talks and training for the facility (e.g., Newsletters, Safety Alerts)
Other duties related to site safety and health programs as directed by the Leadership Team
Monitor and report on safety status and Key Performance Indicators
Conduct job safety analyses process (in cooperation with the Hazard Control Team) to identify needs for machine guarding, ergonomic and recommends corrective actions to mitigate risk
Coordinate plant audit processes for equipment inspections, job safety analyses and other accident prevention programs
Maintain Safety contingency plans (fires, spills)
Develops, implements, Safety Incentive Program
Responsible for the preparation and management of the EHS budget ($350 - $400K)
Provide coaching, feedback and motivation as part of the performance management system
Represent EHS on the facility management team (MAG)

Health, Safety & Environmental Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Health, Safety & Environmental

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

Education for Health, Safety & Environmental

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the health, safety & environmental 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 Health, Safety & Environmental

Desired skills for health, safety & environmental include:

ISO 14001
EPA
Federal
Safety
Word
Appropriate corrective action for unsafe conditions
Equipment use
OSHA
Excel and PowerPoint
Health

Desired experience for health, safety & environmental includes:

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or Safety, advanced degree is desirable
Partner with facility stakeholders including Production Managers, Engineering, Maintenance and Quality to achieve facility EHS goals and targets
Laboratory or manufacturing experience desired
Supervise an EHS Specialist
In charge of the Hazard Communication program including the MSDS database and codification using the HMIS system
Manage the Workers Compensation program, monitor treatment for appropriateness, monitor fees, track injuries, and provide metrics to management

Health, Safety & Environmental Examples

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Health, Safety & Environmental Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a health, safety & environmental. 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 & environmental
  • Makes recommendations for department enhancements to Facilities & Wastewater Manager plus the Safety Manager
  • Development and execution of risk prevention activities to include hazardous materials exposure, accidents, fires, ergonomic assessments or other unsafe conditions
  • Budget/control costs and apply for annual expenditures with management
  • Works with Facilities and Maintenance Manager to budget for appropriate service companies to provide maintenance, repairs and replacement of company fire protection equipment as needed, , fire extinguishers, sprinkler systems
  • Prepares/Updates Company Emergency Response Contingency Plan as related to fire, accidental hazardous waste spills and emergency incidents
  • Prepare and/or assist with composing agency
  • Work closely and cooperatively with Business Unit Managers and supervisors to accomplish shared goals
  • Ensure safe work permits, confined space entry permits, hot-work permits, is properly completed
  • Develop a site visit schedule to be approved by General Manager
  • Represent the Company in interfacing with customers, other site contractors and labor organizations, and assisting customers as needed
Qualifications for health, safety & environmental
  • Attends meetings, conferences and public hearings to keep abreast of EHS best practices and trends and to share information with City department(s)
  • Comfortable working with field technicians, communicating with leaders
  • Strong working knowledge of all OSHA and EPA regulations
  • Knowledge of Tier II reporting, Air permitting, and hazardous waste management
  • Knowledge of workers compensation law and claim management experience
  • HAZWOPER certification preferred
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of health, safety & environmental. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health, safety & environmental
  • Provides technical guidance to management and all hourly employees regarding health related conditions preventative actions
  • Ability to make prudent decisions using independent judgment, lead others, set priorities, and direct operations and project management
  • Support the collection and reporting of site HSE KPIs for use at the site, BU and Corporate levels
  • Represent the site as the functional HSEMS Leader or support the HSE Manager, if present at the site
  • Assign work and manage workloads of subordinate HSE staff, provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals
  • Ensure site regulatory compliance
  • Leads or support the HSEMS and the efforts to control risk and ensure continual improvement beyond compliance
  • Leads internal and external HSE audits
  • Evaluate effectiveness of existing EHS and Security programs
  • Actively participate on all relevant site teams and activities including Gemba walks, self-audits and BES/continuous improvement events
Qualifications for health, safety & environmental
  • Either school location and/or permanent residence within WI or IL (as those with both out-of-area permanent residence AND school location may not be as likely to accept a full-time position in this area upon graduation, which impacts pipeline opportunities)
  • Charity work, community, or extracurricular (sports, school organizations, ) involvement, preferably with leadership experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive Suites – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Requires standing, walking, lifting up to 25 lbs., bending, pulling, pushing, climbing stairs
  • OSHA General Industry standard and OSHA Construction Standard and Steel Mill experience would be a plus
  • Ability of using various scientific rules and methods to solve problems
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a health, safety & environmental. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for health, safety & environmental
  • Drives and promotes a zero incident safety culture throughout site
  • Lead the facility safety committee and conduct periodic meetings
  • Conduct field inspections to ensure safety and compliance at various job sites
  • Establishes a formal program to administer the facility’s hazard evaluation activities and, where applicable, Process Safety Management (PSM) program
  • Understand and analyze EHS data and information
  • Learn and participate in ensuring monitoring, recordkeeping, and reporting compliance with operating permits, preparing deviation reports and annual compliance certifications, and working to implement and improve compliance tracking systems
  • Assist with compliance audits, as needed and facilitate resolution of issues generated from reviews, inspections, and incident investigations
  • Oversees hazardous and non-hazardous waste program
  • Assist line managers with interpretation and implementation of all facets of risk management work
  • Reviews new equipment and processes for potential hazards and recommends modifications before introduction
Qualifications for health, safety & environmental
  • OSHA 511 and/or OSHA 30-hour certification preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant EH&S experience managing multiple locations
  • Extensive experience in the development and implementation of Electrical Safety, Machine Guarding and Lockout Tagout Programs
  • Thorough knowledge EH&S Safety Management Systems such as OHSAS 18001, OSHA's VPP, ISO 14000 and their implementation
  • Has previous experience in developing and assessing companies against a EH&S Management Systems
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of health, safety & environmental. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for health, safety & environmental
  • Assists the investigation of safety incidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations
  • Maintain chemical inventory & update MSDSonline system with current Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Coordinate and attend monthly safety meetings
  • Design safety features and controls
  • Provide EHS safety training to all departments
  • Coaches / trains plant personnel on proper execution of risk assessment process
  • Establish and implement global ES&H goals and objectives aligned with company and operational goals and objectives
  • Responsible for global metrics, auditing and key indicators to ensure consistency, compliance and continuous improvement across the company
  • Collect, monitor, analyze and evaluate metrics that measure effectiveness of ES&H compliance and training programs
  • Implement systems and processes for global ES&H monitoring, measurement and reporting
Qualifications for health, safety & environmental
  • 10+ years experience in a leadership capacity in production facility
  • Experience in a food grade environment
  • Potential upward mobility in a thriving organization
  • A chance to work in a clean room setting with dedicated, tight-knit team
  • Opportunity to fill a huge void in a high visibility position
  • Expand your skill-set working with a wide variety of chemicals and hazardous materials
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Health, Safety & Environmental Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of health, safety & environmental. 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 & environmental
  • Audit contractor's safety program and performance
  • Serves as Co-Chairperson of the plant Safety Committee
  • Direct training awareness programs and audit department compliance
  • Investigate all workplace incidents to determine root cause and assist in identifying and implementing corrective actions
  • Manage elements of the Worker’s Compensation program, including initial investigation and reporting, claims management and safe return to work
  • Actively participate on all site EHS Committees and in Division activities including self-audits, lean events, and awareness and recognition programs
  • Support factory transformation project activities where needed
  • Assist Contract Administrator for resolution of claims and issues
  • Monitor and document changes to contract
  • Provide input on post-job evaluation
Qualifications for health, safety & environmental
  • Experience with techniques such as FMEA (Failure Mode & Effects Analysis), RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis)
  • Minimum of 7 years of EH&S -related experience both practical and theoretical based in industrial / institutional safety and environmental management
  • Proven ability to successfully manage complex programs
  • BS or BA in environmental engineering, environmental science, or related field
  • Skilled in implementing and assessing occupational health and safety compliance programs
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience with EHS programs management within a company that operates globally

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