Plans, organizes, supports, monitors and analyzes the effectiveness of safety programs.
Implements company safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and Federal: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Environmental Protection agency (EPA) rules and regulations.
Coordinates/Implements Company programs to train managers and associates in work site safety practices (including, but not limited to, fire prevention, lock-out/tag-out, emergency evacuation procedures, MSDS and correct handling techniques for chemicals, equipment and other materials).
Coordinates the purchase of proper safety equipment for the company (i.e. lifting belts, safety shoes, first aid supplies, fall protection, etc.
Reviews inspections of organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
Coordinates with Safety Manager to develop annual safety program for the location including monthly topics for safety meeting designed to reduce losses and prevent accidents.
Provides information, signs, posters, barriers and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
Coordinates the investigation of crashes and injuries and participates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization files and use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
Coordinates and reviews accident reports required by regulatory agencies, insurance carriers, and State Safety office.
Prepares and arranges, on a monthly basis, safety exhibits/classes (including, but not limited to, defensive driving seminar for all associates driving on company business, annual forklift training for warehouse personnel, etc).
Represents the organization in the community and/or in industrial safety groups and programs.
Monitors safety files and records as well as electronic DOT files and records.
Participates in the company safety committee and conducts meetings to review overall safety, crashes, and injuries.
Aid management in identification & correction of existing & potential security risks & issues.
Develop and monitor programs to protect property & building contents as required by liability insurance carriers and other regulatory agencies.
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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Four-year college or university degree/equivalent and 4 years directly related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English. Analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, associates, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to mathematically compute rate, ratio, and percent and to develop and interpret various graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds.