Safety Associate Job Description

Safety Associate Job Description

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Safety associate provides medical safety expertise, state of the art pharmacovigilance, and safety risk management for assigned products (marketed or in development).

Safety Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Acts as a lead or technical expert, providing functional direction and training in the overall application of health and safety programs
Conducts comprehensive, independent compliance assurance reviews of environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures
Responds to all critical EHS and risk situations
Works under consultative or self-initiated direction to develop, implement, and maintain programs, systems, and procedures necessary to ensure the overall safety and health of LBRE employees and the community
Monitors and prevents potential hazards and unsafe conditions that could be present in the work area
Investigates accidents, incidents, injuries, and complaints concerning potential hazards or unsafe conditions in the work place
Recommends and implements improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize the hazard potential
May lead a team responsible for developing and implementing environmental and/or safety programs
Support DOT record-keeping duties for assigned areas / locations / routes
Maintain and file DOT records such as DQ files, Maintenance files, timecards, grid logs, vehicle condition reports

Safety Associate Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, OSHA, AED, NB, CSP, IX, ISO, SQF, DOT, BLS

Education for Safety Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Medicine, Nursing, Health, Life Sciences, Medical, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Biochemistry

Skills for Safety Associate

Desired skills for safety associate include:

Medical terminology
Client’s procedures and international drug safety regulations
AE safety profile of assigned products and labeling documents
Case processing conventions and guidelines
English language in order to understand and transmit information orally
Medical terminology and coding systems
Regulatory environment governing safety and risk management activities
AE safety profile of assigned drugs and labeling documents
Data capture conventions and guidelines
Applicable Safety Database

Desired experience for safety associate includes:

Audit DOT documents to insure proper completion
Generate forecast reports to inform assigned area / locations / routes of upcoming needs for renewing DOT documents
Communicate with RSR's and managers on DOT issues
Coach / train RSR's and managers on correct DOT process's
Scan, upload and file documents to outside approved vendors
Manage DOT rosters / reports

Safety Associate Examples

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Safety Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety associate. 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 associate
  • Track/ file / DOT Roadside Inspection activities and documents
  • Conduct DOT training for RSR's and Managers
  • Conduct DOT self-assessments and participate in Annual DOT audit process
  • Create Spreadsheets and reports as required
  • Complete PDR / CDAP activities
  • Train backfill personnel
  • Must quickly understand the client’s business process governing safety and health activities to help organize and execute project activities
  • To perform Pharmacovigilance activities per project requirement including but not limited to, collecting and tracking incoming Adverse Events(AE)/endpoint information
  • Implement, execute, ensure compliance with the Frito-Lay inc. North American Foods EHS policies and procedures, and all federal, state, and local OSHA/EPA/DOT regulations
  • Perform risk assessments and assist in the implementation of effective physical and/ or behavioral control measures and corrective action solutions for assigned sites
Qualifications for safety associate
  • Conduct Health & Safety Initiatives
  • Audit health and safety performance through observation and inquiry
  • Act as a professional resource for all levels of employees while providing an expert perspective on health and safety
  • Analyze health and safety performance indicators to identify trends, improvement opportunities, or specific intervention needs, and provide effective solutions
  • Deliver health and safety training programs and materials
  • Assist or develop (or facilitate diverse teams to develop) programs, policies and procedures and coordinate implementation to assure the health and safety of personnel while controlling company losses
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Safety Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a safety associate. 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 associate
  • Pursue personal development of technical expertise in a broad range of subject matter relative to customer operations health and safety
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with facility employees and department leaders
  • Serve on local safety committees while offering expert perspective
  • Lead, participate, and/or consult on various corporate and business unit health and safety committees and/or task forces
  • Provide advanced Safety Consultation services to employees, customers and external contacts
  • Assist or develop strategy relating to use of corporate resources and rules and act as subject matter expert
  • Work with outside agencies to assure federal and state requirements are met
  • Provide expertise for company employee and public safety outreach
  • Participate in protocol development activities, including working with other protocol team members to develop clinical trial safety monitoring and reporting strategies and tools, including clinical report forms (CRFs) and the trial database
  • Reconcile AE data in the clinical database and SAE/EAE data in the safety database, work with collaborators to resolve discrepancies, and complete data reconciliation reporting requirements
Qualifications for safety associate
  • Conduct clinical trial clinical data closeout activities
  • Collaborate in CRF development/review to ensure collection tools and materials will capture and record safety data and provide appropriate instruction for recording and management of safety data
  • Manage safety issues identified by the PSRT to and/or from sites to the PSRT
  • Coordinate modifications of safety reports & safety monitoring system per PSRT request or protocol modification
  • Provide input to protocol/site training in regards to clinical safety monitoring and AE reporting, in collaboration with Clinical Coding Staff (CCS)
  • Work with the safety team at the beginning of each trial to determine the required reference ranges for the study
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Safety Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a safety associate. 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 associate
  • Review clinical data and apply clinical queries as needed
  • Work with the CCS to conduct trend analyses in AE reporting
  • In collaboration with the CCS, safety physicians and PSRT, query sites for clarification of clinical data, and work with sites to resolve these queries
  • Work in collaboration with the CCS to meet SMC and DSMB deadlines
  • Send timely notification to the safety physicians and/or PSRT regarding safety events that meet specific criteria, as agreed upon per protocol requirements
  • As needed, review safety summaries of Clinical Study Reports (CSRs) for accuracy, and provide feedback
  • Maintain required documentation of all activities associated with securing information and producing reports
  • Manage department service standards and turnaround times related to processing submission to the sponsor, expedited reviews, and query follow up
  • Will evaluate, review, and approve serious adverse event reports from worldwide clinical sites in accordance with FDA and ICH guidelines & Safety Management Plans
  • Assist the Safety/Environmental Team with administrative duties as assigned
Qualifications for safety associate
  • Able to handle challenging workloads and multiple concurrent projects
  • Proficient with standard business productivity software, including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation graphics
  • Candidates must possess between 3 - 5 years of workplace safety experience either at a firm or government agency
  • Outstanding academic credentials (top 20% of law school class preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties independently and remotely
  • Minimum of a BS Degree required
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Safety Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a safety associate. 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 associate
  • Support Fire & Life Safety Staff Specialists with assigned duties during major disasters, drills, and fire emergencies to include fire investigations
  • Perform administrative functions to include preparing correspondence, filing reports and records, electronic file plans and other administrative duties as directed by the supervisor or the Fire & Life Safety Division Director
  • Obtain overall knowledge, management and implementation of internal safety programs and regulatory compliance associated with our industry including
  • Special projects and initiatives to work on independently and present findings to the plant management and/or corporate management as needed
  • Will evaluate, review, and approve serious adverse event reports from worldwide clinical sites participating in Client trials in accordance with FDA and ICH guidelines, and Safety Management Plans
  • Participate with identification and implementation of process improvement opportunities of the department
  • Identify and select routine cases for processing, determining appropriate prioritization criteria
  • These positions may have potential for conversion to permanent based on the business need and performance in the job
  • Overtime is very likely, working extra hours M-F and some Saturdays are possible
  • Reconciliation activites
Qualifications for safety associate
  • HealthCare, Pharmacy or Nursing preferred, **HCP a plus.**
  • Experience with Inform and Rave
  • Minimum A.S
  • 4 years’ experience in Health & Safety related position
  • Knowledge of medical and drug terminology desirable
  • A Bachelor’s degree within the Healthcare/Life Sciences profession is required (RN, RPh, PharmD, BS, PhD, or other related scientific degree/qualification)
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Safety Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of safety associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety associate
  • Assist in the timely identification of Safety Reports and/or relevant safety information during the monitoring of the literature
  • Assist in the timely completion of safety reports for distribution to Health Authorities, clients and client partners
  • Assist in the timely and accurate completion of reconciliation activities
  • Assist in the timely and accurate completion of case processing due diligence activities
  • Support and interact with Team Managers Global Case Processing/(Sr) Safety Scientists Global Case Processing to discuss ongoing projects
  • Participate in project specific teleconferences/meetings for operations
  • Support of the on-site operations team in the implementation of site level management systems and lead team, and support environmental and sustainability systems and all associated action plans
  • Support of ISO14001 certified Environmental Management System that exists on site
  • Support of the development and implementation of additional environmental and sustainability strategies within Yosemite National Park including the building envelope energy audits, retro-commissioning efforts and associated action plans
  • Monitor, collect and interpret all safety issues and trends that will impact client’s product, policies and procedures and develop strategies and plans of action to address them
Qualifications for safety associate
  • Proficient in late case investigation/CAPA
  • HealthCare, Pharmacy or Nursing preferred
  • Experience in pharmacovigilance, in clinical care, or in clinical or scientific research is an
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, particularly in the use and management of relational
  • Data Entry should be Alphanumeric
  • Candidates will be case processing, intake of safety info into databases, reconciliation of info, making sure cases get processed

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