Job Summary: The Safety Manager is responsible for all activities related to occupational safety and health in the facility they are aligned to and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements and laws to prevent hazards and injuries. The Safety Manager manages and develops safety programs to educate supervisors and managers and to prevent hazards, risks, and injuries.
Major Job Responsibilities: • Develop and maintain safety education training program within the plant environment • Ensure that safety audits are completed in a timely manner • Maintain and update existing safety procedures, standard operating procedures, and policies • Provide critical information and documentation to 3rd party auditors as necessary • Manage compliance for environmental regulations (e.g. air permits, water runoff) • Assist in the continuous improvement of hazard identification and risk assessment • Ensure compliance with safety policies, regulations, and reporting in manufacturing • Perform hazardous risk assessments for tasks or jobs to identify potential hazards and develop risk prevention plans to mitigate them • Review and analyze accident/injury reports and data for accuracy and detail, ensuring corrective actions are taken • Serve as primary point of contact for worker’s compensation and general liability insurance end-to-end processes • Partner with worker’s compensation and general liability insurance representatives to ensure compliance with policy requirements • Assist in administration of safety incentive program, including assessing participation, monitoring engagement, reviewing all data, and ensuring incentives are paid
Experience: • Knowledge of safety regulations, such as OSHA, ANSI, and NFPA • Student internship or co-op experience in a safety program a plus • Training and compliance courses (e.g. OSHA 30-hour training) a plus.
Education: • Recent or Upcoming Bachelor’s degree • Safety-related certification (e.g. MESH, CSP, ASP) a plus
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