Safety Assistant Job Description

Safety Assistant Job Description

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Safety assistant provides safety Program knowledge to inform LOB Safety Programs (ergonomics, life safety, Industrial Health (IH, “Keys to Life”)).

Safety Assistant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manages, leads and develops staff across assigned therapeutic area(s) within Safety Management
Assists in the identification, initiation and implementation of process and workflow procedure improvements
Provides guidance to staff on regulations and their impact on Safety Management processes and procedures
Effectively identifies staff and department needs
Knowledgeable on Industry Best Practices in Clinical Trial Safety
Assists in the development of staffing model for Safety organization within Development Operations
Safety Management representative/lead for cross functional committee(s)
Supporting the development and editing of department SOPs
Conduct safety observations and participate on site led First Party Safety Audits
Assist with basic industrial hygiene functions such as dosimeter & dust monitoring

Safety Assistant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Assistant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, CPR, CNA, NRMCA, FAA, AED, IRRSP, ASNT, ASCA, HAZMAT

Education for Safety Assistant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety assistant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Health, Education, Science, Associates, Engineering, Management, Biology, Chemistry, Technical, Pharmacy

Skills for Safety Assistant

Desired skills for safety assistant include:

Develops loss control programs
Devises methods to evaluate safety programs
Industrial processes
Mechanics
Psychology
Safety standards
MS Office and Windows application would be beneficial
Microsoft Office
How they impact safety
Procedural documents

Desired experience for safety assistant includes:

Administrative duties including taking safety meeting minutes, JSAs, SOPs & tracking employee training requirements
Ensure the completeness and maintenance of all records, documents or reports related to assigned safety and health programs
May assist with preparation of reports, graphs, and presentation materials to communicate key safety statistics
Support location in record-keeping of Occupational Safety and Health programs
Conduct safety observations and participate in on-site led First Party Safety Audits
Provide SHE "energy" to the location, demonstrated by frequent and consistent communication about the importance of safety and risk management efforts

Safety Assistant Examples

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Safety Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety assistant. 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 safety assistant
  • Administrative duties including taking safety meeting minutes, JSAs, SOPs and tracking employee training requirements
  • Ensure the completeness and maintenance of all records, documents or reports relating to assigned safety and health programs
  • Works closely with operating company managers through emails and phone calls as necessary to ensure that all required information is collected and reported
  • Gives feedback to locations to improve the quality of investigations by identifying root causes which will enable locations to incorporate procedural and training improvements aimed at reducing the risk exposure of each location
  • Prepares and distributes reports on a periodic basis for safety programs, including DriveCam, PureSafety Training, Driver's Alert, WorkSteps, and others as needed
  • Assists with online training program (PureSafety), including maintaining schedule and assigning Safety training, preparing reports, and assisting operating company personnel with questions
  • Assists Injury Counselor with OSHA Logs and provides guidance to operating company personnel
  • Assists Risk Department Managers with special projects as needed
  • Learns to troubleshoot most computer problems and resolve issues during set up, collection, analysis and transfer
  • Proficient in aspects of data management including data selection, ECG cutting, and blood pressure and respiratory data analysis
Qualifications for safety assistant
  • Safety/Risk management experience preferred
  • Responsible for all computer based activities such as baseline data collection, protocol set-up, data collection, and data transfer
  • Assists with client visits and writes up debriefing notes
  • Two to three years’ experience in toxicology/safety pharmacology related operations
  • With a Master’s Degree in a science field, no experience needed
  • Support and guidance of the overall safety philosophy of CSC locally and AMG/OMG regionally and nationally
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Safety Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of safety assistant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety assistant
  • Update vehicles with calibrations and software
  • Plan and coordinate vehicle instrumentation
  • Prepare vehicles and instrumentation for test trips
  • Conduct/assist in vehicle testing
  • Participate on vehicle development and test trips as needed
  • Participate in weekly vehicle usage meetings with Active Safety Program Lead
  • Perform safety observations and survey facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety compliance
  • Investigate industrial accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine root causes, install preventive measures, and manage return-to-work activities
  • Plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with the Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and all applicable federal, state, and local legislation and codes governing environmental health and safety rules and regulations
  • Plan and implement programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices and correct handling techniques for chemicals, equipment, and other materials
Qualifications for safety assistant
  • 5 years of automotive technician/electrical technician experience
  • Experience updating electronic control modules
  • Experience root causing electrical issues in vehicles
  • Automotive CAN tools (CANalyzer/VSpy/etc)
  • Familiarity with ETAS/INCA calibration and data collection
  • Interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others
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Safety Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of safety assistant. 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 safety assistant
  • Assemble data for maintenance and filing of OSHA 300 logs, other reports for outside agencies, as may be required
  • Identify and anticipate safety and health concerns and hazards by surveying environmental operation and occupational conditions
  • Inspect organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and ensure measures have been implemented
  • Oversee facility safety committee, maintain records of meetings and participants, assure issues discussed in the meetings are addressed through prompt follow-up
  • Provide SOP information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions
  • Assist in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations
  • Advise department of trends in injuries and proper safety procedures that may result in reduction of injuries
  • Assist Safety Manager in the administration of the workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier adjusters and Loss Control representative to reduce employee lost time
  • Provide administrative support for our Safety Operations
  • Responsible for ensuring required trainings are conducted for managers and employees
Qualifications for safety assistant
  • High School graduate or above with 1-3 years of administrative experience in data entry within industrial settings would be preferred
  • DOT, OSHA and NFPA experience a plus
  • Administrative experience with effective verbal and written communications skills are required for this position
  • Maintains confidentiality related to environmental and safety issues
  • Employee may be required to wear appropriate PPE
  • Minimum 2 years of Administrative Assistant experience in an office setting
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Safety Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a safety assistant. 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 safety assistant
  • For assigned projects, primary author of the Product Safety Statistical Analysis Plan (PSSAP) and Integrated Summary of Safety Statistical Analysis Plan
  • Provide general administrative expertise to the office or team / department and demonstrate a solid understanding of the terminology and function of the group
  • Forming and utilizing a base knowledge of all major departments in the company
  • The incumbent will be utilizing previous experience and formal training to demonstrate knowledge of Company policy and procedure and team / department goals
  • Providing input and analyses into specific area as requested and developing a broader familiarity with processes to select and utilize available resources to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness in completing routine assignments and special projects / tasks
  • Data entry into specific office computer administrative software programs
  • Assisting with the preparation of presentations, meetings, conferences and or symposiums
  • Setting up and/or maintaining record management systems, may include confidential and sensitive information for team or department
  • Receives inquiries and provides information or re-directs as necessary
  • Collating and filing documents
Qualifications for safety assistant
  • Experience with Learning Management Software preferred
  • Experience with safety software preferred
  • Ability to perform simple mathematical and financial calculations
  • Ability to communicate and resolve problems on the phone
  • Ideally you will have customer service and security experience
  • You`ll be an approachable and fair person, confident to act in difficult situations
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Safety Assistant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety assistant. 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 safety assistant
  • Assists on other projects as required
  • Leads the planning process for four Outstanding School Safety Patrol luncheons held in DE, NJ, SE PA and NE PA by coordinating all logistics, communications and event details
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of traffic safety events as required on behalf of the department
  • Assists with requests for information or scheduling presentations for department manager
  • Assists with the creation of the bi-annual newsletter, The Patroller and provides editorial support of regional Facebook submissions and event flyers
  • Identify, initiate and implement process and workflow procedure improvements by monitoring and communicating workload projections and metrics for respective therapeutic areas and by participating in area budget process and proposals for assigned teams of healthcare professionals (approx
  • Oversight of the timely capture of accurate quality, clinical adverse event information
  • Directly responsible for the design and execution of safety management activities including successful completion of CSR deliverables
  • The potential actions of this position could impact the accuracy of decision-making regarding assigned products in clinical studies with respect to product approval and safety labeling (both marketed/un-marketed), patient safety and patient quality of life
  • Establishes and oversees accident reporting and investigation
Qualifications for safety assistant
  • Experience in Safety is a bonus, but not required
  • Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in a Safety Department setting preferred
  • You will have a driving licence valid for driving in the UK
  • Five years’ experience as an office executive assistant, or a combination of education, training and experience
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office work routines is required
  • Can work independently in a fast paced office environment handling multiple priorities

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