Safety Professional Job Description

Safety Professional Job Description

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Safety professional provides technical safety support to all stakeholders including, but not limited to, incident investigations, ergonomic assessments, interpretation of safety regulations and the application of safety policy, process and procedures.

Safety Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct audits and reviews of policies and procedures and recommend corrective actions
Interacts with subject matter experts and customers to ensure consistent and thorough implementation of moderately complex HS programs, policies, and procedures
Collaboratively work with Operations in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, company policies and practices with regards to safety standards
Identifying, implementing and ensuring conformance to Global safety priorities
Practice public health principles for water quality, vector-borne diseases, sanitation, food safety, and evaluate work environments for compliance with requirements
Administrates worker’s compensation program, filing cases, communication with affected parties leading to timely closure under the guidance of a QSE Specialist
Gathers and analyses QSE Key Performance Indicator data and prepares regular and ad hoc reports of progress
Gathers and submits Monthly and Quarterly Group reporting packages for the Sales Business Unit analysis, visible to the President and Group Senior Vice President of QSE
Supports the investigation process of events (including near misses, releases, and losses) to determine root causes and reviews corrective and preventive action plans submitted from QSE field teams
Aligns with Global QSE counterparts on program changes, and guidance programs

Safety Professional Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Safety Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA, CSP, CIH, ASP, OHST, ISO, CHST, OHSAS18001, ISO14001, EHS

Education for Safety Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the safety professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Health, Industrial, Physical Science, Environmental Science, Industrial Technology, Management, Biological Science, Education

Skills for Safety Professional

Desired skills for safety professional include:

Procedures
Applicable government requirements
Company policies
But not limited to
Manufacturing processes and related safety devices
Process hazard analysis
Process safety management
Workers compensation/disability programs and associated procedures
OSHA 1910 & 1926 standards and their application to a broad variety of operations and environments
Experience with safety and environmental regulations

Desired experience for safety professional includes:

Sales experience selling pathogen or other testing into the food market is preferred
Previous technical experience working with food manufactures or reference labs
Previous experience supervising technical employees
Bachelor's Degree with two (2) years of relevant electrical experience, or
Associates degree with six (6) years of relevant electrical experience, or
High School diploma or GED with ten (10) years of relevant experience

Safety Professional Examples

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Safety Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of safety professional. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for safety professional
  • Audit facilities team members are working to detect potential accident and health hazards
  • Conduct investigation of incidents and complaints concerning HSE risks
  • Identify, evaluate, and select option for hazard identification and control within the framework of DOE and PNNL requirements
  • Responsible to act as central point-of-contact for resolution of customer occupational S&H related issues
  • Participate in work planning processes
  • Respond to employee concerns
  • Provide safety oversight of service and maintenance of research equipment contractor work
  • Investigate accidents, injuries, and illness
  • Function as a member or support of the Building Emergency Response Organization
  • Participate in emergency activities, drills
Qualifications for safety professional
  • Previous mining or industrial electrical experience is required
  • Successful candidate will be required to obtain a Certified Electrical Inspector certification
  • Preference given to substantial experience (prefer 6 years or more) in the electrical trade such as electrical inspector, journeyman electrician, master electrician, facility electrical engineer, or electrical contractor
  • Environmental sampling experience a plus
  • Permitting skills and some knowledge of federal and state EHS regulations
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Management, Safety Management, Quality Management, Industrial Health and Safety, or related equivalent with a minimum of three to six years’ work experience in General Industry, Industrial, and/or Construction in a role providing Quality, Safety, or Environmental reporting and/or analysis
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Safety Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a safety professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for safety professional
  • Monitors competition by establishing a process for gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, market trends
  • Serve as single-points-of-contact or coordinators to implement health or safety activities that require broad knowledge and experience in order to provide compliance solutions to HS issues
  • Analyzes appropriate (EHS) functional reporting metrics to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Assists in developing recommendations for safety processes/programs to attain and sustain a hazard free workplace
  • Coordinates safety audits with representatives of safety committees as appropriate, to identify unsafe conditions and actions
  • Assures compliance with regulatory agency and company environmental, health and safety requirements
  • Develops, directs and conducts safety presentations and training to promote and sustain awareness
  • Leads programs such as "WHMIS" Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and/or appropriate regulatory standards to assure a healthy workplace environment exists
  • Reviews new products, equipment, processes and facilities for potential hazards and compliance with regulatory requirements and company standards
  • Enhances and builds trust with employees to support and enhance RESO "brand" and to serve as an EHS support and resource for lab managers and employees
Qualifications for safety professional
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental / Safety / Regulatory Compliance, Industrial Hygiene or related field
  • 8-15 + years of experience in EHS services, preferably in the manufacturing sector
  • Proactive, polished, independent, technically competent, assertive, well-spoken, and proven ability to successfully perform in high-pressure environments
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Health or Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or related field or equivalent experience
  • Must have demonstrated proficiency and working knowledge of grade / survey equipment, construction / heavy equipment operation, construction drawings, and other typical construction equipment and technologies
  • Must be able to effectively supervise, mentor, and motivate junior employees, general contractors and additional safety staff
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety professional. 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 professional
  • Provide ongoing S&H support and continually raise the level of Safety awareness and training of Plant management, Employees and Contractors
  • Provide ongoing S&H support/facilitation of management driven Safety Audits/Risk Assessments, and work collaboratively with Operations to ensure sustainable solutions are implemented
  • Lead local rollout of “Leading with Safety” initiatives
  • Work as a liaison with Local, State and Federal regulatory agencies (MSHA, OSHA)
  • Manage Workers’ Compensation and General Liability claims
  • Continuous interpretation and compliance planning for regulatory requirements
  • Other duties and tasks, including travel, as necessary and/or assigned to effectively carry out job responsibilities and maximize the effectiveness of this position
  • 75% - 90% local travel within the assigned area
  • 5% travel outside assigned area
  • Employee must be able to function in an office environment the company’s industrial environment, including the environmental conditions described below and the physical demands of working/auditing at the plant level (standing, walking, sitting, stooping, kneeling, climbing, crouching or crawling)
Qualifications for safety professional
  • Must be able to collect data on accidents and injuries, perform accident / injury investigations, implement corrective actions and communicate with both front-line staff and senior managers
  • Proficient in company sanctioned software and systems, relevant use of Internet
  • Domestic travel required (international travel, possible)
  • Building effective working relationships within project team, technical communities and business unit
  • Possess professional certification(s) (CSP, CIH, QEP, CHMM, PMP, ) or Registration (PE)
  • Strong collaboration, communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills with a customer-oriented focus
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Safety Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of safety professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for safety professional
  • Provide input in the development and review of operations and safety procedures and standards
  • Tour facilities to identify and develop corrective action plans for exposures which may cause injury or loss
  • Support the Company’s efforts at all locations to comply with OSHA, both federal and state, and foster a culture of safety
  • Provide and/or support all required training mandated by OSHA and Corporate safety policies and practices
  • Assist with and evaluate accident investigations to ensure determination of the root cause of injury and proposal of appropriate corrective action measures
  • Work with vendors and insurance companies regarding protection programs, surveys, inspections and facility evaluations
  • Develop appropriate abatement tables and other reports pertaining to inspections and ensure correction of observed deficiencies and issues
  • Provide training assistance as needed
  • Assist with Investigation of major accidents or problem areas and recommend future preventative measures to alleviate problem areas and incidents
  • Annual review of IAA Safety Program for compliance with company standards, government regulations and adequacy
Qualifications for safety professional
  • Bachelors or Masters in H&S or related technical field required
  • Participate in internal and external Design Reviews with Partners/Suppliers
  • Interface with other internal and external customers
  • You must be familiar with common reliability and safety processes and tools to perform the above mentioned tasks
  • Experience with civil aircraft and civil airworthiness regulations is mandatory (TCCA, FAA, EASA)
  • Bilingual (French) skills – both written and oral
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Safety Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a safety professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for safety professional
  • Keeping abreast of new methods and procedures, and continually updating and honing skills related to safety procedures, evacuation methods
  • Is knowledgeable of regulations pertaining to EH&S policies and practices needed for each facility and its function including but not limited to EPA, DEP, and OSHA
  • Corporate EHS
  • Management including ERMs
  • Monitor and encourage management to address employee safety issues
  • Be visible in the field and ensure visibility across all assigned areas of responsibility
  • Establish regular schedule for communicating with managers for general discussion of any issues they may have or areas they may need support in
  • Support facility management to ensure compliance with all applicable safety and health requirements
  • Leads and documents appropriate risk/hazard assessments
  • Develop a comprehensive and global WHSE education program for asset managers and nominee directors, leveraging external firms and expertise
Qualifications for safety professional
  • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years of experience in a related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of governmental/agency regulatory requirements or legislation, occupational health principles, occupational safety programs and ergonomic principles, and ability to apply to workplace environments
  • Understanding of regulatory agencies and company's standards for injury and illness reporting requirements necessary to document incidents
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, warehousing and factory operations
  • Demonstrated experience in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Familiarity with safety practices in manufacturing or warehouse environments

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