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Safety Specialist

Location: Medford
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYResponsible for the implementation of company environmental, health and safety programs and procedures for all business units and facilities within the Management Area that comply with company policies and industry regulatory requirements, including reporting. Help ensure conformity to applicable federal, state, and local standards related to environmental compliance and occupational health and safety (i.e. OSHA, EPA, DEP, DOT, NFPA, ANSI, etc). Responsible for accident data compilation, abatement, record keeping, safety communication and awareness, and audits of field system(s).MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESEffectively communicate safety and compliance messages to all levels; provide technical support to front-line leadership on matters related to occupational safety, environmental compliance, and loss preventionAssist in conducting system audits to continuously improve the safety program, working closely with cross-functional teamsInvestigate incidents and non-compliance eventsAssist with the collection and submission of data required to satisfy environmental permit and reporting requirements (i.e. Air Permit reports, Tier II, HMBP, etc).Liaise with regulatory agencies on matters related to reporting and/or investigating compliance concernsParticipate in and/or facilitate safety committee meetings as neededAnalyze the work environment to identify needsAssist in developing programs designed to control, eliminate, and prevent occupational disease and/or injury caused by physical, chemical, biological agents or ergonomic factors. Support the Mgr, Safety in keeping management abreast of current safety performance, potential hazards, serious incidents, regulatory inquires and changes to guidelines affecting safety policies and proceduresMaintain safety records and other related documentation for designated area of responsibilityAdhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations as applicableKnow understand, promote and follow company policyMonitor safety training programs; ex: unsatisfactory trending resultsCoordinate safety events, evaluations, program deployment, and other related activitiesPerform other duties as requested by supervisorREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional mannerAbility to use personal computer and software applicationsAbility to work independentlyBasic knowledge of company products and servicesBasic knowledge of fire prevention programsKnowledge of OSHA, EPA, DOT regulationsBasic knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods for safety managementKnowledge of safety auditing, accident investigation and reportingAbility to differentiate between different sizes and colorsBasic knowledge of Microsoft Office productsAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment (gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitationsAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds)Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as neededAbility to utilize photography equipmentAbility to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool beltsKnowledge of Field Operations and Field Engineering job dutiesEducationHigh School diplomaRelated Work Experience Number of YearsHuman Resources/Safety or Technical Training experience 2-3PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Analytical and interpersonal skillsKnowledge of company products and services

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Keywords: SPECTRUM, Medford , Safety Specialist, Other , Medford, Oregon

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