Safety Coordinator

  • Location
    Walworth, New York
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Salary
    $ 55000 - $ 65000
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

General Job Summary:
Develop, plan, and implement all health, safety, and environmental programs for the Company. Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal health, safety, and environmental regulations. Develop illness and injury prevention, building safety, and chemical safety policies and procedures. Oversee safety training and facility inspections to ensure regulatory compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
•Design and maintain company policies adhering to local, state, and federal health, safety, and environmental regulations (OSHA, EPA, DEC, NIOSH, DOT, etc.).
•Keep abreast of any changes to health, safety, and environmental laws and regulations that impact the company, and implement company policies accordingly.
•Serve as primary contact with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulatory bodies, and property and workers compensation insurance representatives.
•Participate in all property and facility inspections conducted by federal, state, and local agencies, and insurance carriers.
•Ensure necessary Company records are prepared and maintained according to established federal, state, and local safety and environmental guidelines.
•Maintain (in conjunction with Human Resources) associate records and files related to health, safety, and environmental, including training records.
•Complete and file on a timely basis all federal, state, and local environmental reports and chemical inventory requests, and submit payment requests for all required fees on a timely basis.
•Prepare, maintain, and update Company’s safety and environmental policy and procedure manuals.
•Provide initial and refresher training for associates on company policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to associate safety, health, and protection from hazards.
•Coordinate the required associate training relating to health, safety, and environmental programs.
•Develop accident prevention and loss control systems and programs for incorporation into operational Company policies
•Ensure complete and thorough accident investigation, accurate recording of the details, and implementation of corrective action for all work-related injuries and illnesses. Immediately report any work-related injury/illness to the State and the workers compensation insurance carrier.
•Maintain the company’s records of all recordable injuries / illnesses including the OSHA Form 300 log, and post the OSHA Form 300A summary report on a timely basis as required by OSHA.
•Provide company with a weekly summary of all accidents and injuries.
•Serve as the primary Company contact for the workers compensation insurance carrier.
•Coordinate Company emergency response and disaster recovery procedures
•Responsible for identifying chemical hazards and hazardous workplace conditions.
•Maintain a current inventory and Material Safety Data Sheets for all chemical hazards on the property.
•Take corrective action to eliminate, contain, or minimize the hazards, or coordinate the removal of physical, biological, and chemical hazards.
•Participate in the design and development of facilities, work areas, and work procedures, and make health, safety, and environmental recommendations accordingly.
•Perform job hazard analysis on the introduction of new processes and recommends safe operating suggestions
•Recommend and participate in the purchase of all safety and personal protective equipment (PPE).
•Chair the Safety Committee
•Oversee the operation and ensure success of Company’s waste treatment facility including staffing, hazardous waste management, and chemical supply administration.
•Oversee the operation and ensure success of the Company’s security systems and processes.
•Provide assistance or perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Yes 2 Associates
Individual must carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.)
Experience: 5-7 years related experience or training
or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Requirements:
Minimum of five years experience in a managerial or technical position in a manufacturing environment with knowledge and proficiency in EHS programs preferred. A combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. ASP / CSP preferred. Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of medical information. Ability to work well with others, exercise sound judgment, solve problems, work independently and effectively manage workload, work well under pressure and be resourceful, well-organized, meticulous, and accurate. Excellent presentation and negotiation skills. Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment. Strong critical and innovative thinking and problem solving skills; Strong multitasking and organization skill; Ability to handle highly stressful situations in non-emergency or emergency situations. Some experience with waste treatment systems and hazardous waste operations. . Must accept the Hepatitis B vaccine for blood borne pathogen protection. Must be prepared for possible exposures to hazardous chemicals. Ability to wear a respirator and hearing protection as required.

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