Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

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Safety & occupational health provides expert advice and technical safety training to management, employees, and/or safety representatives on regulations, policies and OSHA programs that affects the manufacturing/operations areas including, hazardous energy control, confined space procedures, fall protection, handling and storage of hazardous materials.

Safety & Occupational Health Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensures regional compliance with Federal and State OSHA regulations and other regulations, as applicable
Develop AOR safety policies, procedures, plans and regulations to ensure compliance with applicable Coalition NATO and other such standards, and to accommodate situations unique to this location and environment
This position will be involved in training development and will collaborate with other specialists in areas related to the research, design, and implementation of procedures and policies for research activities
Support OHS team in terms of maintaining communication platforms such as Ericoll
Serve as a validation analyst on occupational safety metrics
Provide oversight and technical expertise/guidance
Oversees the investigation of work-related illnesses and injuries
Provide routine updates to Unit Site teams through staff meetings, RCMS meetings
Conduct site audits & monitor loss control initiatives
Provide reports and updates to Sr

Safety & Occupational Health Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Safety & Occupational Health

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AED, CPR, OSHA, CSP, HAZWOPER, NVSL, COR, NFPA, US, CIH

Education for Safety & Occupational Health

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety & occupational health job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Health, Industrial, Engineering, Graduate Education, Chemistry, Public Health, Psychology, Biological Sciences, Toxicology

Skills for Safety & Occupational Health

Desired skills for safety & occupational health include:

Regulations
Abating environmental hazards
Body of laws
HSE and Operations Management Systems – both development of the procedures and processes used administering the programs
Minimizing
Policies
Confined space entry
Construction safety and road safety
Electrical safety
Fall protection

Desired experience for safety & occupational health includes:

Microsoft Excel and Access power user
Ability to perform work involving data standardization and statistical models (such as trend analysis)
Proven track record of driving improvement in EOSH performance indicators LTIR/TIR, Water Use Ratio, Energy efficiency, Carbon
Proficient in local language where audits will be conducted
CSP, CMIOSH, NEBOSH International Diploma, or equivalent
Ideal candidates have additional language skills Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic

Safety & Occupational Health Examples

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Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of safety & occupational health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for safety & occupational health
  • Provides Safety and Health expertise to sites related to identifying and advising of potential safety/health hazards or environmental concerns and assist in developing and implementing corrective actions
  • Keeps current of Safety and Health trends and state of the art solutions
  • Drives safe work practices and environmental responsibility
  • Have a creative spirit that will allow you to implement innovative prevention and risk management programs adapted to our operational needs
  • Play an active role in the safe execution of our show projects, whether they are in operation, in production or in creation at IHQ or at our subsidiaries
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of OHS risk, program and system management, which will make you the go-to person for your client groups
  • Promote compliance with OHS standards and practices
  • Be an influential member in several levels of the organization
  • Maintain and manage the Environmental Management System in adherence with ISO 14001
  • Perform safety and environmental inspections
Qualifications for safety & occupational health
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office with emphasis on Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge and experience with PDF file creation and editing using Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiarity and experience in operating and troubleshooting scanning and printing equipment
  • Supervise and conduct accident investigations
  • Support injury and illness recordkeeping and case management process
  • Assist in administering and maintaining compliance programs such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Hot Work, Respiratory Protection
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Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a safety & occupational health. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for safety & occupational health
  • Enforces and supports all company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for development, organization, execution, and assessment of the Tactical Safety Program
  • Ensure proper accident notification and investigation procedures are followed
  • Serve as the point of contact for accident information within the unit
  • Establish a schedule for and conduct compliance inspections and surveys of ranges, organizations, operations, facilities, and equipment to identify operational, facility, and systemic safety and health deficiencies
  • Develop lesson plans, support materials
  • Develop and create education information to promote safety awareness via unit safety councils, newspaper articles, radio and television spots, safety-grams, newsletters, brochures and other communication tools available
  • Conducts periodic OHSE-related audits/inspections / analysis to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance, prepares action plans, and works with appropriate individuals to ensure successful completion
  • Create the site OHSE strategy, based on feedback from corporate and identified site needs
  • Able to analyze incident reports, audit findings, employee reports to determine trends and focus areas for the site
Qualifications for safety & occupational health
  • Bachelor's degree in occupational hygiene, safety, biological or chemical sciences, civil engineering, or related field
  • Exceptional knowledge of occupational hygiene and safety challenges in the local market with a focus on hazardous materials and designated substances
  • Possess willingness for some limited travel
  • Actively working towards certification as an Industrial or Occupational Hygienist (CIH or ROH), a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) or other relevant professional accreditation
  • Strong knowledge of workplace EHS standards and management systems
  • The ability to travel for extended periods of time (up to two weeks at a time or more) and work on a rotational basis outside of local office
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety & occupational health. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety & occupational health
  • Active presence in the plant to help mentor, coach, and audit safe behaviors in the workplace
  • Reviews drawings and specifications for exhibit designs renovations, and new construction
  • Provides technical consulting services to all organizational elements of the Smithsonian including senior management officials, other museum facilities nationwide and throughout the world
  • Plan, manage, and administer a safety and occupational health program
  • Coordinate, prepare and brief the Commander on the Community Health Prevention Council which encompasses safety and risk management of Soldiers and Family Members
  • Provide technical guidance and advice for environmental, radiation, live fire, training, base operations, construction plan review at brigade level, transportation, ammunition/explosives, industrial operations and training of collateral duty officers
  • Monitor and guide the activities of multi-national contacts within the AOR
  • Prepare and brief after-action reviews, and prepare lessons learned, recommendations, changes, and procedures to assist follow-on forces and operations
  • Serve as the POC for accident information within the unit
  • Targets findings and recommendations at the appropriate level of command and submits to the appropriate national headquarters for action
Qualifications for safety & occupational health
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, EU directives, norms
  • Current certification as a Certified Safety Professional and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • At least five years of occupational safety and health consulting experience for public sector or commercial organizations
  • Knowledge of safety management system standards and relevant key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Demonstrated team-building and practice development success
  • At least one year of working knowledge and/or experience related to sustainability and environmental management
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Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety & occupational health. 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 & occupational health
  • Conduct accident trend analysis of AOR and similar operations to inform commanders regarding factors impacting human and material resources and methods and actions to take to enhance accident prevention initiatives
  • Conduct a hazard risk analysis on each deficiency and assigns a risk assessment code
  • Ensure implementation of Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety related information technology – MyOsh, Sharepoint, OHM
  • Provide updates as required to support external communications – C.S.R., Dow Jones
  • Plan, develop and evaluate methods and processes for gathering, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data
  • Follow up Regional (Americas) legislations in own expertise area, chemical safety and occupational health requirements and good industry practices
  • Act as center of expertise in the area of competence
  • Support initiatives regional implementation and monitoring in compliance
  • Development, support and review of EHSQ risk assessment tools and processes on production sites
  • Support/Backup to APAC region
Qualifications for safety & occupational health
  • Minimum of 5 years of equivalent consulting experience required
  • Demonstrates success on consulting engagements
  • Experience in surveying (auditing) facilities and operations to determine compliance with safety and fire standards (OSHA 29 CFR 1910, 1926) and National Fire Protection Association and International Fire Code standards
  • Training course development and instruction on occupational safety and health topics
  • Biosafety and/or biopharmaceutical experience and credentials preferred
  • Works well with teams or in a team environment, with the ability to work independently while keeping team members and managers sufficiently informed
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Safety & Occupational Health Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a safety & occupational health. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety & occupational health
  • Audit compliance in all EHSQ elements, and to support sites in generic EHSQ questions
  • Liaise with and influence for relevant internal/external stakeholders and advocate EHSQ mindset across the organization
  • Incident reports vs
  • Leads the IS0 45001 program to ensure best in class occupational health and safety management system requirements are established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with the ISO 45001 standard
  • Develops implements and monitors safety and environmental plans, including development of written programs
  • Leads the IS0 14001 program to ensure environmental management system requirements are established, implemented, and maintained in accordance with the ISO 14001 standard
  • Oversees and provides direction to the corporate safety and workers' compensation program
  • The primary purpose of this position is to serve as the safety specialist responsible for medical treatment facility safety program characterized by complex equipment, and facilities, with complicated internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Plans, directs, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates activities necessary to the overall management of the Medical Group safety program
  • Develops and provides technical safety/training instruction to supervisors, employees, and/or unit safety representatives on a wide range of work operations areas, such as traffic safety techniques, proper storage of hazardous materials, common laboratory hazards, and building evacuation procedures
Qualifications for safety & occupational health
  • Must currently be pursuing a graduate degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Health Science, Environmental Studies, or a related field at an accredited institution with a graduation date of May/June 2017 or later
  • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00/4.00 or higher as determined by your current academic institution
  • Experience in Occupational Health and Safety preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing information, identifying client needs, developing action plans, and presenting recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for results, with creative and strategic problem-solving skills

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