Safety Director Job Description

Safety Director Job Description

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Safety director provides technical expertise and guidance to management in understanding OSHA and EPA regulations and standards relating to worker and facility health and safety.

Safety Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Interfaces with Insurance brokers, carriers, contractors and other safety professionals to direct and improve effectiveness of safety standards, codes and regulations
Surveys construction projects to identify and evaluate physical conditions, safety practices, hazardous situations and compliance with established safety standards
Reviews subcontractor safety program to assure compliance with project and Owners Control Insurance Program safety standards
Ability to interpret and apply Federal and State and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations
Ensures compliance with regulatory standards and guidelines and corporate SOP’s as they relate to Drug Safety and Risk Management
Contributing epidemiologic knowledge and methods for regulatory documents
Provides guidance and assistance to productions in respect to all health and safety issues
Researches and develops specific safety guidelines for unique production locations or situations
Manages the deployment of the tablet-based Production Safety Orientation training for productions located outside of the zone covered by the Contract Services Administration Trust Fund (CSATF) Safety Pass training and provides ongoing support tracking and auditing completion status
Provides consultation on regulatory issues and liaises with public agencies in regard to environmental and safety related matters

Safety Director Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Director

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, CSHM, CIH, CSHT, CSP, FAA, HSE

Education for Safety Director

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Healthcare, Health, Education, Engineering, Management, Science, Industrial, Nursing, Business, Graduate

Skills for Safety Director

Desired skills for safety director include:

Ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs
Spreadsheet and word processing software
Business operations and management of center/school financial performance
OSHA
Regulations
Standards
Safety concepts
EPA
Methods
DOT

Desired experience for safety director includes:

Responsible for analysis, interpretation and reporting of safety pharmacology data, internally to NCD compound development teams and externally, serving as the primary Shire representative for safety pharmacology matters related to new drug applications
Responsible for authoring safety pharmacology sections of regulatory filings
Apply contemporary and innovative approaches to the design and interpretation of safety pharmacology studies
Interact in a cross-functional manner with other elements of NCD
Work collaboratively with members of team to ensure that multiple studies are completed to agreed timelines
Responsible for oversight of external safety pharmacology contract research organization interactions with the Nonclinical Development group, including GLP-level study oversight responsibilities

Safety Director Examples

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Safety Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a safety director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety director
  • Conducting facility safety inspections and program audits to ensure compliance with Company policies and government regulations
  • Reviews history of accidents and claims, and prepares reports and recommendations as required
  • Coordinates safety of the project as a whole schedule, loss history, upcoming activities, and provides stimulus for proactive loss control efforts
  • Reviews reports and presents corrective actions for specific situations identified by outside agencies
  • Conduct accident investigations and provide recommendations for corrective/preventive action
  • Conduct site specific safety orientation
  • Coordinates, develops and /or conducts weekly safety meeting
  • Assures the proper level of training for subcontractors
  • Assures the proper use of productive equipment
  • May be responsible for the coordination of the project drug-testing program
Qualifications for safety director
  • Provide expert level guidance in designing and implementing safety pharmacology studies for all therapeutics in development at Shire, including small molecule, oligonucleotide, protein and cellular or gene therapy products
  • At least 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in the discovery and/or development of new medicines, including small molecule and biologics
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic thinking to combine functional role and project role
  • A sound and broad knowledge of regulatory guidelines, pharmacology study designs and methodologies
  • A sound knowledge of the drug development process
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and team-working skills
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Safety Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a safety director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for safety director
  • Manages medical triage of serious and non-serious cases, and performs medical review for single cases
  • Assists in interpretation of clinical study data, and clinical epidemiology studies
  • Responsible for oversight of clinical trial safety for assigned trials
  • Participates in decision making process for assigned life cycle management program teams
  • Participates in weekly medical case review meetings, monthly signaling meetings, and other safety committee meetings with Licensing Partners as required by individual agreements
  • Effectively coordinates and manages available resources in developing and delivering high-quality risk management documents and deliverables to agreed timelines
  • Leads medical expertise and judgment to all safety surveillance activities, including periodic report production review, signal detection/investigation, and SERME related activities
  • Leads interpretation of safety-related data, determines significance and implication of findings and communication of conclusions
  • Assists with training of Drug Safety Associates
  • May assist with talent recruitment
Qualifications for safety director
  • 7-10 years work experience in occupational health/safety or related fields required
  • Total applicable experience (clinical plus industry) >2 years
  • Ability to lead projects and influence teams
  • Board certification or experience in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Immunology, or Biosimilars would be an asset
  • Oversee life safety incident tracking and measurement protocols lead and lag indicator data
  • Familiarity with hazardous and environmental waste disposal protocols, including Underground Storage Tank testing and closure requirements Phase 1 environmental testing protocols., and familiarity with other exposures and remediation processes including lead, asbestos, and Legionella testing
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of safety director. 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 director
  • Assisting each CSC Management team in developing a vehicle accident and work-related injury prevention plan based on loss data and cause analysis
  • Assisting each CSC Management team in the consistent implementation and maintenance of Company-defined safety and training processes and systems
  • Providing safety-related consulting services, resources and materials to each CSC management team
  • Reviewing the monthly loss control key indicators report comparing vehicle accident and work-related injury performance with AOP goals
  • Developing and implementing safety awareness programs
  • Developing and implementing safety communication and training programs
  • Attending and making presentations at monthly safety meetings, start-up meetings and safety committee meetings
  • Providing safety training to CSC management team in accordance with Company-developed curriculum
  • Assisting in selecting and training new safety and training supervisors
  • Communicating with safety and training supervisors regularly
Qualifications for safety director
  • Provide leadership and oversight of Safety Pharmacology for all programs within Non-Clinical Development, reporting to the Sr
  • Bachelor’s level degree in computer science, life sciences, or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive experience in creating computer system validation deliverables (i.e., specifications, protocols, and reports), system lifecycle management, extensive experience in executing protocols and test scripts
  • Experience with preparation of clinical/regulatory documents, knowledge of relevant FDA, EU and ICH guidelines
  • Proven track record of leadership and ability to lead cross functional teams including IT, biometrics, regulatory, external vendors/partners/CRO’s
  • Ability to act as a company representative \
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Safety Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a safety director. 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 director
  • Supervise Field Safety Managers with responsibility for Retail, Fleet, Supply Chain, OSHA and Environmental Safety programs
  • Provide assurance that personnel in all sites and at all levels have the necessary understanding of safety and sustainability policies, processes, regulations, to fulfill their responsibilities and meet regulatory requirements
  • Monitor and identify regulatory changes and implement appropriate policy and/or procedures to ensure compliance
  • Work with regulators and industry groups to help shape future regulatory changes that can impact the company
  • Active participation in the SHE organizations efforts to provide quality programs and process that will support the operations as they work to achieve best in class SHE performance
  • Strong networking and benchmarking skills which can be used to provide quality programs and process that will support the operations as they work to achieve best in class SHE performance
  • An assurance program that will guide operations and SHE in the performance of audits against regulatory, state, local and company requirements”
  • Establish an MOS to feed into management reporting, focus the sales team on delivering against their expectations, increase personal accountability, identify areas of risk with mitigation plans and provide input to the other functions to help deliver a better Customer Experience
  • Has deep understanding of SFDC as a CRM tool and can use this to monitor, manage and drive an increased sales performance from the team
  • Executive sponsorship for select Strategic and Growth Customers
Qualifications for safety director
  • Successful experience managing complex safety issues arising in clinical trials
  • Meticulous attention to, and deliver on, project deadlines
  • A minimum of 5 years of drug safety/drug development or relevant experience, preferably in both clinical and post-marketing environments
  • Ability to interpret scientific and clinical trial data
  • Advanced knowledge of statistical methodology and global regulatory requirements
  • Must be bilingual - fluent in Spanish (read/write)
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of safety director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety director
  • Environmental management programs including compliance with regulations for data center operations including underground petroleum storage tanks, spill prevention/response, hazardous materials handling
  • Develop and implement a proactive safety program focused on the prevention of accidents
  • Develop a safety training program and provide periodic safety training to administrative staff and drivers
  • Collaborate with Operational personnel to establish and maintain a safety culture throughout the company
  • Accountable to ensure timely and complete strategic assessments of global PV regulatory requirements and coordination of planning and implementation of global PV regulatory requirements
  • Lead the preparation for PPS internal audit and PV inspections worldwide in collaboration with RDQA, accountable for appropriate responses to PPS audits and PV inspections, and ensure completion of resulting action plans and effectiveness checks
  • Proactive member of ASCE LT responsible for driving culture and performance through role model shared leadership to achieve PPS strategies
  • Ensure appropriate and robust QC processes are in place to drive the quality and accuracy of safety submission documents
  • Cultivates and motivates direct/indirect reports through coaching, mentoring, and by providing regular and meaningful feedback
  • Performs special analyses and reviews, including system implementations and/or safety and compliance investigations
Qualifications for safety director
  • Bachelor's degree or master's degree in health care/pharmaceutical related field
  • Superior interpersonal skills (developing and maintaining positive relationships
  • 10 - 15 years’ experience in Management Consulting and/or Advisory related engagements, ideally with a top-tier firm and focused on Public Safety (some aspects of Police, Fire, 911, Integrated Justice
  • Alternatively – experience with systems integration of Public Safety technology services
  • Based in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver
  • Bachelors degree in Material Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or proven track record of a minimum of 8 years in Device Safety/Compliance Function for consumer digital or medical devices

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