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Safety & Environmental Manager

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND Responsibilities:
Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA,) rules and regulations. Implements and maintains a safety loss prevention program. Keeps written programs up to date.
Ensures compliance with all Environmental and Safety Regulations (I.E. OSHA, EPA, Tier 1 Reporting, Storm water Prevention Plans, SPCC, etc )
Develops training programs and improves current programs. Utilizes outside resources as necessary to enhance training (ie. Forklift provider, insurance broker, insurance carriers, etc).
Conducts timely surveys, audits, investigations and inspections of plant facilities, equipment and storage practices. Develops and distributes reports as required to keep appropriate personnel properly informed.
Provides prompt, written response to insurance carrier and broker recommendations. Develops understanding and facilitates alternative solutions as needed.
Develops efficient Accident Investigation Process and Program. Leads training of program.
Addresses inadequacies within the facility to include the creation and presentation of training programs for management, supervision, or employees.
Maintains working knowledge of applicable rules and regulations including, but not limited to OSHA, EPA, Workers Compensation, or Modineer policies and procedures.
Identifies potentially hazardous biological, chemical and radiological materials and collects samples. Provides testing as need for industrial hygiene purposes.
Initiates and maintains safety awareness programs.
Maintains records, reports and documents that may be required to meet company or regulatory requirements. Manages incident and accident reporting process. Oversees and approves final report prior to closure.
Assists supervisors in proper planning of work to comply with safety procedures.
Assists in personnel training and behavior training as appropriate to maintain a safe workplace.
Surveys the work areas to ensure workers are observing safe work practices.
Implements and monitors Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Confined Space, Forklift, Ergonomic and Emergency Preparedness required training, as well as other compliance training as needed.
Manages workers compensation system according to company policy and state-specific guidelines.
Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 5-7 years industrial experience in conducting audits, investigations, inspections, and safety education.
Prefer degree in Occupational Safety and Health.
Prefer certifications (i.e., Certified Safety Professional (CSP), OSHA 1910 General Industry 10-30-hour, Authorized Trainer, or other relative general industry certifications.)
Familiarity with manufacturing/maintenance is required.
Experience with ISO 14001 Compliance Audits is a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be expected to go between an office and manufacturing environment. All Applicable Personal Protective Equipment will be required (Steel Toe Shoes, hearing and eye protection, etc.) while walking the manufacturing floor.

TRAVEL
The employee is expected to travel 25%-30% of their time.

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