EHS Coordinator --- J01- 0205
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for providing the expertise necessary to implement a safety program that achieves and maintains a safe and healthful work place, reducing accidents and complying with government regulations.
NATURE AND SCOPE OF ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1. Affect compliance to safety and health standards and cease any unsafe operation
when there is a reasonable probability of injury or loss of life.
2. Plan, implement, and coordinate all safety activities, such as hazard communications,
industrial hygiene programs, confined space entry, lock out/tag out, vehicular driver
training, process and machine guarding, new employee training and personal
protective equipment programs. Conduct activities for stimulating and maintaining
interest of employees in working safely.
3. Plan and conduct educational activities for all levels of supervision and management.
Assist supervisors in the enforcement of safety rules and regulations. Develop
employee safety education programs.
4. Keep and analyze accident records and issue regular reports for management showing
safety performance and accident trends. Submit special statistical records, as required
by law, to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and maintain files of
5. Maintain a current listing of material safety data sheets on the hazardous substances
in use in the plant (Haztrack System).
6. Investigate in-plant accidents, determine their cause and assist supervision in recom-
mending measures to minimize their reoccurrence.
7. Serve on the management and shop safety committees, as secretary and advisor.
Recommend and propose solutions.
8. Plan and direct a regular program of safety and health inspections (e.g. excessive
smoke, toxic vapors, etc.) and recommend corrective actions (e.g. new protective
structures, enclosures, systems, etc.). Maintain records of all safety and health
endeavors completed or in process. Recommend concepts for proposed plant
safety equipment for plant engineering implementation.
9. Research current and proposed safety and health standards and check for compliance
to all applicable safety laws and codes.
10. Interpret OSHA requirements and advise management and supervision pertaining
to safe operating procedures.
11. Coordinate safety and health activities with the activities of the plant medical
department to identify employees who for medical reasons require placement in
restricted work environments.
12. Maintain outside professional contacts to exchange information with others and to
keep the program up to date. Secure necessary help or advice from state and
federal agencies or insurance carriers on matters pertaining to safety and health.
Attend professional meetings and seminars and read technical and legal litera-
ture in order to maintain a "state of the art" knowledge in the field of industrial
13. Perform other duties as necessary or appropriate to the position.
Bachelor's Degree: Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety or related field
5-7 years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety