Compass Group USA - Houston, TX

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Charlotte-based Compass Group North America is the leader in support services. By combining fresh ideas with the industry's greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it.s our great people providing great service that generates our great results . In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success:

Job Description:
Compass Group, Support Services, a division of Compass Group North America, provides customer focused support services. As specialists, we perform services including healthcare housekeeping, management in laundry processing, patient transportation, business facilities management and clinical engineering. Compass Group is a compilation of the most committed and talented individuals working in the industry today. Our dedication to quality, exceptional customer service, and unequivocal results allow us to provide the best outcomes to our clients.

And, as a member of Compass Group North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. Generous compensation, flexible benefits package, intense training, unrivaled career opportunities, and a shared passion for quality attract the best people to Compass Group, Support Services . The opportunity for greatness is real at Compass Group, Support Services and throughout the Compass world.

In this role you will be responsible for reducing claims and lost time injuries by providing safety and workers compensation support to the local units in Houston, TX. The support provided will include: Training; Site visits/ inspection;implementation of policies and procedures; measurement; Communication, and compliance with client requirements. This will be accomplished through routine meetings, conference calls, and on site visits. The Safety Coordinator will have no director reports and will report directly to the Business Services Manager and dotted line to the Sr. Divisional Risk Manager.

Use background knowledge in accident prevention to reduce risk of injury

Analyze status reports to determine trends and develop action plan to reduce financial impact.

Focus on units experiencing increased injury trend and provide solutions for improvement.

Utilize financial and worker injury report to determine where focus should be emphasized.

Inspection/Site visit - Ensure that Compass Group facilities comply with OSHA and other state and federal standards through facility inspection. In addition, ensure that the unit is in compliance with safety and workers compensation procedures. Provide management with results/recommendations following inspection. Follow-up on progress.

Awareness / Incentives - Ensure that units have effective "on-going" safety awareness programs to promote a safe work environment. Provide incentive programs to increase awareness for management and employees.

Compass Support - Assist the Compass Risk Management Department in the development and administration of effective and efficient loss prevention and control programs.

Management Training - Provide training to managers to follow safe work practices and maintain a safe working environment through training, presentations, conference calls, and the distribution of safety materials.

Communication - Ensure that the unit, TPA and clinic communicate regularly on open claims. In addition, provide safety status to senior management on a monthly basis. This may include attending meetings and conference calls. Ongoing communication will assist in reducing accidents, late claims, and out of work days.

Measurement - Ensure that all levels of management receive monthly status reports. These reports will provide management trending data and penalty comparisons. Emphasis will be placed on those units experiencing increasing trends and high penalties.

Provide a support role in relation to environmental, health and safety matters; in particular, assist with implementation of the UK Health, Safety and Environment strategy.

Follow OSHA, DOT and EPA regulations as defined by federal, state, local laws and Crothall's policies/procedures.

Actively monitor/inspect the workplace to determine the presence of hazards and take appropriate action to rectify any hazards found.

Participate where required in the resolution of safety issues.

Preview the component injury data and ascertain location of injuries and provide recommendation to eliminate hazards.

Train local management in proper methods of investigation, and inspection format; compliance with safety laws and regulations; fire evacuation; CPR and self-inspections.

Conduct "Safety" inspections of Crothall facilities for hazards as well as walk-through visits.

Maintains OSHA recordkeeping; with assistance from corporate Risk Management, the position will determine reportable illnesses and injuries; position will prepare reports for all campus sites on a regular basis; position will prepare annual reports.

In conjunction with corporate risk management, the position will develop Crothall's rehabilitation policy and strategies that will enable injured employees to return more quickly to productive work.

Monitor and report on workers' compensation claim trends and develop strategies that address injury management.

Ensure the activities associated with the successful return to work of injured workers are coordinated and implemented to minimize absence from work.

Conduct regular return to work meetings with injured employees, their supervisor and if required union representatives to review the progress of the return to work plan and progress towards a full return to pre-injury work.

Provide advice to managers, supervisors and staff regarding safety and injury management practices, issues and trends.

Develop and maintain an alternative duties database to support and encourage effective organizational return to work programs.

Coordinate and facilitate Compass' accident and injury reduction and well-being strategy by working with employees, supervisors and managers to provide appropriate training and etc.

Act as the point of contact for matters regarding return to work/rehabilitation programs of employees and provide employees, supervisors and managers with regular update on progress.

Employee Training - Provide safety training materials and support to management to initiate ongoing safety training with associates. This includes: Orientation, Monthly Meeting Topics, and Annual Refresher Training. In addition, training for those who fail to follow procedures. Follow-up on unit compliance.

Other Duties As Assigned.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background in accident prevention is a plus

Experience in implementing a variety of occupational health and safety programs.

Ability to conduct investigations and evaluations and evaluating cost and risk factors.

Ability to interpret and apply a variety of laws, rules and regulations.

Ability to make presentations before a variety of groups.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work well in a fast-paced, high volume environment.

Ability and willingness to travel in the Houston area

Ability to work well with internal and external business partners, including the Compass Sector : s, Compass human resources professionals, Compass benefits professionals, TPAs and external defense counsel.

Great People. Great Service. Great Results.

At Compass Group North America, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.

Achieving leadership in the support services industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V

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