Safety Specialist
American Red Cross - Little Rock, AR

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Job Summary

Ensure compliance with American Red Cross Blood Services (ARCBS) guidelines and federal, state, and local safety regulations and standards. Ensure compliance with safety policies and procedures within the work area. Coordinate safety training activities and programs to ensure staff completes all safety training within required time frames.Perform all duties and responsibilities in compliance with standard operating procedures, Safety Quality Identity Potency Purity (SQUIPP), regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Responsibilities

Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT), and other applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Monitor changes in OSHA or other safety regulations that may affect the region.
Performs tasks related to all of the following functional areas:
Safety
1. Coordinate and ensure implementation of safety-related procedures and programs. Assist with the identification of regional needs for safety equipment and supplies.
2. Coordinate and assist with safety training programs to ensure established requirements are met and that employees are trained in all required aspects of the Workplace Safety Program as used in their daily work.
3. Compile and maintain reports and records pertaining to injury rates, safety record, etc.
4. Ensure maintenance of material safety data sheets.
5. Prepare the agendas of the Safety Committee, record minutes, and related duties.

Claims
1. Receive and process workers' compensation claims and donor/volunteer injury claims for the region/division.
Process all claims according to division procedures. Maintain appropriate records.
DOT
1. Record vehicle accidents and assist in collection of information required to submit insurance claims.
2. Obtain and coordinate the Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) according to Corporate Safety Manual (CSM) requirements for applicable driving employees and maintain records.
3. Monitor DOT related activities to ensure regulatory compliance to include: alcohol and drug training, drug testing, driver qualifications, and vehicle inspection.
4. May be required to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle upon occasion.
5. Administer DOT program; driver road tests, DOT required training and maintain DOT required files.
6. Perform related duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are
not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of staff so classified.
Scope

Daily oversight of the Workplace Safety, Claims and DOT Programs
Qualifications

Associate's degree in a related field or equivalent related experience plus a minimum of two years related experience required. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures that relate to operations within assigned organizational unit is preferred. Excellent math, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prepare and edit complex documents is preferred. High level of computer skill proficiency, including but not limited to word processing and spreadsheet applications database programs.
Competencies

The duties and responsibilities mentioned in the job description are representative of the essential functions of the position. The performance management system incorporates competencies which are identified, discussed and evaluated in order to meet operational milestones and which are tied to job families and titles. Three types of competencies have been identified; Technical Competencies are job specific skills and methods, Core Competencies are the abilities and behaviors expected of all Biomedical Services employees, Leadership Competencies are specific abilities and behaviors required of those performing formal management roles or other leadership roles (i.e. Project Leaders). Management and staff should contact Human Resources for further details on the appropriate competencies for a specific position.
Essential Functions/Physical Requirements

The duties are representative of the essential functions of the position. Physical requirements are those present in normal office environment conditions. Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. May require working irregular hours.
Exposure levels are based on the essential functions as stated in this position description; however, in some instances, variances may occur due to the applicable nature of this position within a particular work site. Therefore the work site may determine the exposure level to be greater than or less than the below stated level.
This position is an exposure determination 2 in view of the fact that the incumbent occasionally, on an unplanned basis, is required to work under conditions where the potential exists for the incumbent to make contact with blood or blood components and/or human body fluids or tissue samples as a result of splashes, spills, and/or needlesticks.
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Qualifications:
Qualifications

Associate's degree in a related field or equivalent related experience plus a minimum of two years related experience required. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures that relate to operations within assigned organizational unit is preferred. Excellent math, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to prepare and edit complex documents is preferred. High level of computer skill proficiency, including but not limited to word processing and spreadsheet applications database programs.

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