Safety Manager

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The Safety Manager will drive all safety and environmental related initiatives throughout Pennsylvania Operations ensuring all employees are provided the safest work environment achievable and maintaining operational compliance with company, customer, and regulatory guidelines. This includes but is not limited to conducting needed and reoccurring training to all personnel on required safety procedures and practices; ensuring all inspections, such as Safety Scans, are conducted as scheduled or required by law; ensure all vehicle, equipment, and materials are operated and handled according to governmental, manufacturer, and Company guidelines. Promote and foster accident prevention through continuous review of conditions and behaviors

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures all accidents and injuries are investigated and documented to determine root causes and assists with developing corrective action plans to prevent reoccurrence.  Provides safety training guidelines for operations by reviewing current OSHA regulations and designing effective training programs to meet compliance requirements.
  • Organizes and schedules training sessions and provides onsite safety training for employees.
  • Performs onsite inspections to ensure compliance with OSHA and coordinates industrial hygiene services such as noise levels, equipment and air quality, etc.
  • Evaluates and provides guidelines on safety equipment and supplies according to ANSI standard.
  • Maintains high level of safety awareness and ensures consistency of safety program implementation by providing up-to-date information on all related safety matters to the management team and continuously working with supervisors and managers to effectively handle safety-related issues.
  • Schedules meetings and organizes events to provide information regarding workplace safety issues to employees and managerial personnel.
  • Assesses and ensures compliance with local, state and federal food safety, environmental, health and safety regulations.
  • Supports the work of all plant safety teams by providing training and resources.
  • Ensures compliance with OSHA standards by keeping up-to-date with safety regulations and reviewing accident investigation reports and evaluating current procedures for improvement of safety projects.
  • Participates in regulatory agency inspections/audits and develops and implements corrective actions.  Maintains all records pertaining to regulatory requirements regarding these inspections.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related field. In exceptional cases, relevant and extensive work experience may substitute for the degree requirement.
  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial experience in environmental, health and safety.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal safety compliance and regulatory issues, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act
  • OSHA 10- or 30-Hour Training (or equivalent).
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar quality or EHS certifications preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong knowledge of QEH&S standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal, influencing, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills for all levels of employees.
  • Proven teamwork experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passionate and self-motivated to excel.
  • Team player, able to build consensus and lead successful teams.
  • Detail orientated, flexible and responsive.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of case management procedures and issues relating to workmen’s compensation and other workplace safety issues.
  • Ability to multi-task, deal with employees with diverse background and good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access

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