*Plans, directs, and implements organization safety and environmental programs to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.
Essential Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety, Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state environmental rules and regulations.
* Plans and implements programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials.
* Prepares studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.
* Performs Job Hazard and Job Safety Analysis.
* Inspects organization facilities to identify existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented and were effective.
* Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
* Conducts the investigation of accidents and injuries and implements corrective actions.
* Conducts or leads internal assessments of environmental and hazardous material compliance
* Compiles and submits accident reports required by senior management and regulatory agencies.
* Manages applicable safety programs as needed such as respirator and hearing protection programs
* Coordinates with Human Resources Team regarding light duty and transitional work assignments to assist in the prompt return of injured workers to minimize financialobligations for workers' compensation payments.
* Calculates and reports on safety metrics and other key performance indicators related to EHS.
* Maintains safety files and records.
* Proactively participate in self-development activities to update job knowledge; read professional publications; maintain professional networks by participating in professional organizations.
Education and Experience Required
*Bachelor's degree (B.S.M.E.) from four-year college or university; Master's degree is preferred
* Seven to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Relevant OSHA or other safety certifications preferred.
* Knowledge of OH Bureau of Workers' Compensation systems helpful.
* At least 4-5 years' prior experience as an EHS professional in a manufacturing environment with EPA experience.