Safety Manager

Location

Fredericksburg, PA

BASIC PURPOSE

Responsible for the development and administration of a comprehensive safety and health program to ensure the well-being of employees and compliance with government regulations. Design and coordinate programs and practices to reduce and prevent workplace accidents, injuries, and exposure to potential health hazards

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Develop, implement, monitor, and update safety programs, policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure employee safety and compliance with government safety regulations.

  1. Develop and implement accident prevention plans and recommend safety incentive programs.
  2. Conduct audits and inspections of work processes, facilities, and machinery in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation and Company policy compliance.
  3. Research and recommend safety equipment. Maintain calibrations on all safety monitoring equipment. Ensure the performance of required safety inspections on all safety equipment (fire extinguishers, respirators, hazmat equipment, fall protection, etc.).
  4. Conduct investigations for accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures. Work with departments to implement improvements to reduce safety hazards and health risks.
  5. Provide Safety Orientation for new hires. Develop and coordinate employee safety training programs, including annual refresher training.
  6. Maintain the OSHA 300 injury log and other applicable records for government compliance. Monitor and track safety data, and make appropriate recommendations for improvement.
  7. Serve as Advisor on the Company Safety Committee. Develop agendas and supporting materials for departmental safety meetings, and ensure completion.
  8. Oversee the Contractor Safety Program and ensure compliance with Company safety policies.
  9. Manage the Workers’ Compensation program, including the claim reporting and review process.
  10. Provide first aid and initial treatment of injuries.
  11. Serve as liaison during the conducting of and in response to regulatory inspections by government agencies.
  12. Perform industrial hygiene sampling.
  13. Maintain the plant’s chemical inventory and SDS binders.
  14. Maintain current working knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  15. Perform other comparable and related duties, as assigned to support
    Company business objectives.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety and health field and minimum two years safety experience (includes intern and co-op experience) in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations and workplace requirements.
  • Solid understanding of ergonomic principles as they pertain to a production environment.
  • Possess basic first aid and CPR skills and certification, or obtain as condition of employment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and support management directives.
  • Ability to be flexible and work independently.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sitting 30%

Walking 60%

Standing 10%

Vision-ordinary vision

Speaking-ordinary speech

Hearing-ordinary conversation

Fingering-computer keyboard

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Exposure to fluorescent lights

Occasional climate variation; refrigerated temperatures

10/19/16



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