Responsible for providing effective professional safety and health leadership to improve the industrial health and safety of all division employees. This position will provide direction, guidance and expertise regarding all safety and loss prevention programs. Develop training programs/modules and conduct training classes and implement all corporate and division skills training programs at the mill. Maintain division training facilities, materials, equipment, and training records. In addition, this position will ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and corporate safety guidelines.
Provide guidance and expertise regarding the Health and Safety programs. Will supervise 2-3 safety employees plus up to 8 security employees
Assist management with the development and implementation of management accountability system for safety and health initiatives.
Evaluates risks and develops guidelines for roles, training, measurements, and rewards for the management system in the areas of employee safety (behaviors, conditions that lead to accidents); industrial hygiene (noise, lead exposure, hazard communication, etc.); property protection (fire suppression systems, inspection procedures, etc.); post Injury and General Claims Management (all lines); OSHA compliance (lockout/tagout, confined space entry, fall protection, OSHA record keeping, etc.); contractors; and job safety analysis.
Be responsible for the administration of all facility safety policies and attend all Major accident/incident investigations.
Assure that the facility maintains compliance with regulatory requirements.
Establish and maintain active safety committees with hourly employee involvement.
Participate in safety inspections, observations, and incident investigations.
Develop, implement and conduct safety training programs for division employees.
Monitor all loss control activities through routine meetings with Safety Manager and Staff.
Provide continuous improvement and loss reduction programs related to health and safety.
Implement all aspects of GBS and SPM Programs and Systems
Act as liaison with OSHA inspections and correspondence.
Stay abreast of developments in industrial safety and hygiene fields.
Responsible for the management of contractsecurity personnel at location(s).
Excellent communication skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Professional applications are required.
Effectively communicate safety and health issues throughout the organization.
Participate in routine safety activities including Safety Hour, visibility tours, and safety meetings.