The Safety Operations Specialist is responsible for supporting compliance with federal, state, and local regulations, as well as company policies. Helps create, document, coordinate, and implement protective and preventative safety measures for office, factory, and laboratory environments.
Core duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned. Responsible for:
- Creating, documenting and maintaining procedures, creating templates and forms;
- Documenting and tracking training records;
- Supporting site inspections by documenting findings, actions, and tracking status;
- Supporting health and safety strategies and developing internal policy;
- Conducting and supporting in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks;
- Supporting safety audits and keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements;
- Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers;
- Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins;
- Documenting the safe installation of equipment;
- Managing and tracking the safe disposal of hazardous or confidential substances;
- Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases;
- Monitoring national weather conditions for potential adverse events, maintaining disaster response procedures, supporting sites to minimize adverse impact to staff and facilities.
- Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial level reports, and legal documents. Ability to read and understand regulations, interpret requirements and create compliance procedures
- Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference; Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables; Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems; Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
- Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of general office software.
- Technical skills: Previous experience in a manufacturing or laboratory environment. Knowledge of OSHA regulations.
- Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.
- 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.