The Environmental, Health, and Safety Specialist plans, creates, reviews, and updates health and safety policies and procedures, including all safety and health-related aspects of the workplace, adhering to the company’s Quality Management System and Lean Manufacturing Principles, as well as ensuring company compliance to environmental, safety and government regulatory agencies such as OSHA, EPA and FDA by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Evaluate and identify standards and controls for safety and health hazards. Establish documented processes and implement and monitor these processes to ensure protection from these hazards.
Ensure the company’s compliance to environmental, safety and government regulations by keeping abreast of new laws and efficiency standards, preparing company communications, managing the hazardous material information system including all materials, chemicals and MSDS database, and performing associate and building audits.
Lead Safety team to review, analyze and interpret safety incidents and measurements. Develop and document best practices and methods for performing health and safety inspection audits. Review investigation reports to assess risks and ensure that corrective actions will eliminate recurrence and unsafe acts/conditions.
In partnership with QA team, plans for and coordinates visits from regulatory authorities, and collaborates with these agencies to ensure health, safety, and environmental compliance issues are addressed.
Create, review, and update security and emergency services-related procedures, including physical security needs and reasonable accommodations as required, emergency services needs, and property protection.
Provide health, safety, industrial hygiene and environmental support and guidance to Facilities team to maintain a safe work environment consistent with company policy and state and federal regulations.
In collaboration with both Human Resources and Facilities team, recommend, plan, develop and implement EHS training programs.
Assist Human Resources team with the management of workers' compensation to expedite legitimate claims and protect from illegitimate claims.
Support corporate projects and/or initiatives as requested and collaborate with manufacturing groups to provide technical expertise and leverage best work practices.
Assist with planning for new equipment installations or existing equipment relocations, collaborating with QA to conduct equipment validation activities (IQ OQ) following appropriate protocols, and ensuring associates are trained to understand the operation and safety features of the equipment.
Supports Facilities Manager with facility modifications and renovations, ensuring the project meets EHS standards.
Champion the company’s lean initiatives in 5S organization by leading and/or supporting maintenance and production projects.
Understands and complies with company policies, safety guidelines, quality system procedures, and housekeeping standards.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering field, such as, Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience with at least 3-5 years of experience in an industrial hygiene, or EHS - related field, preferably within a manufacturing environment. Experience preparing and delivering EHS trainings, EHS recordkeeping, reporting, and compliance.
Director of QA/RA
Scott Van De Weert
Quality Control Manager
|Triangle Manufacturing Co., Inc.|
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