HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER
Health and Safety Manager – 1st shift
Location: Delhi NY
Industry: Food Industry
Responsible for implementing and sustaining the facility’s Health and Safety management programs, managing the health and safety activities for the plant to ensure regulatory compliance, and protecting human health and the environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide pro-active leadership and guidance for a strong safety culture in all areas.
Develop and maintain close working relationship with manufacturing personnel.
Develop and manage a facility safety strategy to include but not limited to:
Job Hazard Assessments
Hazard control and Prevention Reports
Tracking and verification of corrective actions
Auditing the Environmental, Health and Safety programs
Maintain the accident records and files in support of the annual OSHA 300 log and any other OSHA requirement. Evaluate cases to decrease the accident rate and severity using safety assessments, industrial hygiene sampling and following OSHA regulations and SDF Company Guidelines.
Manages employee illness and injuries. Manages workers compensation claims from the initial incident through claim finalization and closure. Works closely with HR and claim management representatives to ensure effective claim management.
Effectively tracks and reports all employee illness and injury report statistics, matrices and report data. Provides management with monthly and annual occupational health and safety reports.
Responsible for the Hazard Communication program including the MSDS database.
Be the liaison between the site and 3rd party environmental and occupational safety regulatory compliance agencies.
Assist and guide internal and external customers in Safety, Health and Environmental compliance, including recommendations, corrective action plans, special projects, new products, and complaints or concerns.
Conduct necessary assessments, inventories and inspections in support of environmental, health and safety regulations.
Manage the Process Safety Management Program. This includes the annual evaluation of the program, NH3 system inspections, training, system integrity and mechanical/functional control testing and evaluation. Effectively coordinate the local process safety management team in accordance with the PSM and RMPP program guidelines and requirements.
Supervise the environmental compliance program to ensure Federal, State and local County compliance.
In concert with our Corporate Health and Safety Department, develop robust programs and procedures in compliance with OSHA and SDF for the following GISO’s: Emergency Response Plan, Personal Protective Equipment, Control of Hazardous Energy, Confined Spaces, and Respiratory Protection, and Hearing Conservation. Identify and select the best and appropriate levels of protective equipment for face, eyes, hand, ears, foot and body as applicable by hazard and level of exposure.
Develop a Safety Internal Audit Checklist to comply with OSHA standards and SDF guidelines.
Manage the Ergonomics Program, educate the employees and coordinate workstation assessments.
Evaluate environmental problems to develop methods and equipment to maintain regulatory compliance. Stay current with emerging environmental control technology and trends (BACT).
Supervise medical surveillance for chemicals, respiratory protection and hearing conservation programs.
Oversee the Health programs such as medical surveillance, physicals, wellness program, first aid supplies and equipment, Bloodborne Pathogens and employee First Aid/CPR training.
Chair the Safety Committee and coordinate all Safety Committee activities.
Provide technical support to outside resources or contractors for compliance to SDF safety efforts.
Manage the Health and safety audit process and represent SDF with regulatory agencies. Maintain effective working relationships with governmental agencies.
Develop and facilitate training for new employees, periodic and annual health and safety training. Coordinate the EHS tailgate training program to educate employees on health and safety injury prevention practices and topics.
Support and be an ambassador of Saputo Values which include: Efficiency through simplicity; a family-oriented environment; ownership and commitment; have a hands-on approach; and passion.
Other duties and responsibilities as required by management.
Interested in this opportunity? Email your resume to email@example.com and we will have further discussion.
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