EHS Coordinator
The Franklin Company - Jenkintown, PA

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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

this data.

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

safety compliance.

13. Perform other duties as necessary or appropriate to the position.

Required Skills:

Bachelor's Degree: Industrial Hygiene, Health & Safety or related field

Required Experience:

Manufacturing
5-7 years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety


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The Franklin Company was established in 1958 to help local, regional and Fortune 500 companies with professional and technical placements...