Specialist Safety Job Description

Specialist Safety Job Description

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Specialist safety provides oversight, drafts and reviews Patient Safety/Risk Management policies to ensure compliance with applicable regulations including, but not limited to, safety legislation, the Joint Commissions, claims management and other risk management industry practices.

Specialist Safety Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Participate in pre-construction conferences and progress meetings for construction projects, as appropriate
Perform construction safety inspections to determine compliance with regulations and standards
Review Fall Prevention Plans for construction or maintenance projects or test systems, for adequate protection, suitability to the conditions and compliance with requirements
Assess facilities and operations to identify hazardous conditions and control methods to minimize the level of risk directly or indirectly related to performing an operation or operating a facility
Manages special safety assignments and projects to ensure adherence to safety regulations and to determine needs for updating safety codes
Administers the PPE (personal protective equipment) programs for North America
Support emergency programs for Company, including but not limited to evacuation, medical, bomb threat
Develop and deliver training content is numerous formats
Manage the Biosafety Cabinet Program, which includes scheduling routine annual certification with research staff and the contracted company, making arrangements for troubleshoots, decontaminations and repair service with the contracted company, and collecting payment from researchers that utilize the service
Administer and record monthly safety meetings utilizing the Minutes and Agenda system

Specialist Safety Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist Safety

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Education for Specialist Safety

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Specialist Safety

Desired skills for specialist safety include:

Each patient as an individual within the framework of the family
Federal
Production and delivery schedules
Internal & external safety programs and understand regulations in both the US and Canada
WHS and QLD Coal Mining legislation is desirable
Company Risk Management Policies and Procedures
Construction and industrial safety products
Enterprise physical security risk management principles
Excel
OSHA regulations and applications within airline/airport work areas

Desired experience for specialist safety includes:

Ability to prioritize tasks and objectives
Ability to work independently with little oversight based on objectives
Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written, in an effective manner
Experience implementing/maintaining management systems
Demonstrated knowledge of California laws and regulations as they to workplace safety, environmental, health and safety
Consulting, collaboration and team development skills required

Specialist Safety Examples

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Specialist Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialist safety. 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 specialist safety
  • Establishing and maintaining the quality management system related to the pharmacovigilance system at the affiliate level, including deviation and CAPA management
  • The provision of pharmacovigilance training to personnel and contracted staff including partners
  • Establishing, maintaining and have oversight of all Safety Agreements which apply
  • Safety inspections, audits and surveys
  • Accident and near miss investigations
  • Written site specific safety plans for projects
  • Complete safety surveys
  • Perform employee training
  • Recommend and/or create safety policies and procedure
  • Assign individuals for outside safety training
Qualifications for specialist safety
  • Demonstrated capabilities in computer use including Microsoft full product line
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movements
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent - Degree - Health, Safety, Environment related preferred
  • 2 or 4 years professional experience involving responsibilities in the majority of these areas
  • Goods, Fire Prevention, Vehicle or Driving safety Building codes and fire codes is desirable - (Preferred)
  • Strong understanding of government legislation and the interpretation and application of constantly changing and evolving legislation to company health and safety programs/ policies
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Specialist Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of specialist safety. 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 specialist safety
  • Conduct Walk-Through Inspections and Life Critical Audits
  • Support Operating Units in Health and Safety matters
  • Participate on Safety Committees
  • Support Contractor Safety Management
  • Program development/Review/ Distribution
  • Review and approve all MSDS for introduction of new materials
  • Unit Walkthroughs/Safety Audits
  • Program/Procedure Training
  • HazOp’s/JSA preparation and training
  • Regulatory Interpretation
Qualifications for specialist safety
  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence various individuals and groups across organizational lines is required
  • Ability to evaluate issues, define requirements, and implement action plans to accomplish organizational goals is required
  • Mobility to walk and access field assets and ROW is required
  • Able to maintain confidentiality in matters involving security and/or personnel matters
  • Experience leading and managing a team · Ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
  • BS/BA Degree, preferably in Environmental Health and Safety
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Specialist Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of specialist safety. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist safety
  • Coordinate Emergency Response activities - including mill’s overall emergency response plan, medical first aid, first responders, confined space rescue, hazmat
  • Assist with MSHA required training, New Miner, Supervisor’s First Aid and Annual Refresher Training
  • Facilitates the improvement of safety performance in the business unit by following and monitoring
  • Complete new hire orientation training progams as assigned by Safety Director
  • Maintain records for safety programs (ie training logs, reports, inspections)
  • Implement and train new or existing training programs, provided by Safety Director, to employees and supervision as needed
  • Inspect facilities to detect existing or potential unsafe conditions
  • Participates in investigations, when needed, on vehicle accidents and injuries
  • Engages associates to properly follow work methods in their daily job functions
  • Completes observations and coaching of high risk associates as needed
Qualifications for specialist safety
  • Strong computer skills, with a good working knowledge of related databases and applications
  • Exhibits positivity, passion, integrity and accountability
  • Must be capable of routinely working in a harsh outdoor environment where temperatures can reach 130 degrees
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance laws (OSHA 1910 – General Industry)
  • Referred but not required
  • Strong leadership, presentation and training skills organizational and planning skills
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Specialist Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a specialist safety. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist safety
  • Prevention of vehicle accidents and work related injuries
  • Provide regulatory interpretations and updates, support for Operations' Leadership, oversee effective safety training
  • Other projects as assigned by Director of Safety and Senior Operations Leadership
  • Communicate regulatory requirements and research potential solutions to address issues identified by facility personnel, internal audits and regulatory inspections
  • Plan, develop, and deliver effective safety training to facility personnel
  • Inspect facilities to identify best practices and potential EHS deficiencies
  • Facilitate teams to conduct Pre-Startup Reviews (PSSRs) which will include identifying and tracking action items to completion
  • Serve as a member of the Incident Command System (ICS) in response to emergency incidents
  • Provide support for the incident/injury reporting and tracking system, including report generation and reviews, in relation to injuries, vehicles, and occurrences
  • Participate as a member on teams conducting structured incident investigations through the use of a Root Cause Analysis technique and the subsequent development of corrective actions
Qualifications for specialist safety
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate and teach in one on one and group settings
  • Experience with Industrial Hygiene preferred
  • Must be physically able to work in conditions relevant to Airport ground, catering and cargo operations
  • Ability to pass safety sensitive medical
  • Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent experience in the mining Health & Safety field
  • Experience in mining methods and equipment a must
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Specialist Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a specialist safety. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for specialist safety
  • Serve as training coordinator for all EHS-related trainings through PureSafety and other computer based training (CBT)
  • Maintain a site Weekly Activity Report
  • Revise Safety Plan and support programs as needed
  • Maintain site document control
  • Review and approve project submittals for higher echelon approval
  • Collect and analyze performance data to determine impressionable trends
  • Generate professional reports to communicate ESH performance on a daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual frequency
  • Conduct Fault Tree Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, and other ESH related Risk Management Techniques to ensure loss and cost control
  • Submit the ESH Monthly Performance Report to higher echelon
  • May lead facility condition assessments and/or routine component ESH inspections
Qualifications for specialist safety
  • Fluent English, both written and conversational is a must
  • High level of computer literacy is expected
  • Associate’s Degree and/or a minimum two years of safety experience with OSHA certifications
  • Two or more years with direct hands on safety experience in a warehousing, manufacturing or transportation operation
  • Two or more years experience with Occupational Safety preferred
  • Has attained or is working toward certification in safety as a recognized safety professional

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