The Safety & Compliance Officer is responsible for providing technical safety and health support to the leadership team of Product Inspection (Tampa). This position is under the direct supervision of the General Manager. Develops and nurtures a culture of Safety and Environment compliance throughout the business. Monitors safety and health regulations and provides technical support to production and service personnel to ensure compliance with federal and state safety and health regulations. Responsible for the implementation and reviewing of the Radiation Safety program maintaining compliance with United States' Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules and regulations, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) 10 CFR 20 and Agreement State's Radiation Regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Building a culture and behaviors to assure a safe working environment for Product Inspection (Tampa) employees.
Assuring compliance with government agency requirements in the United States (OSHA).
Assuring compliance with customer Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) requirements.
Preserve & present company as an image of safety and environmentally conscious.
Implement programs to reduce Worker's Compensation costs and improving EMR rating.
Stay current in knowledge of government and customer requirements; ensure safety programs up to date with all requirements.
Monitor and update Radiation Safety training program such to ensure appropriate and effective radiation safety practices are in place.
Ensure that individual monitoring devices are used properly, records are maintained, and that notifications are made in accordance with applicable regulations.
Development of customer and state specific written Radiation Protection Programs.
Have a thorough knowledge of management policies and administrative procedures. Must also have knowledge of the FDA, NRC, State, Local and applicable global radiation protection rules.
Assess organizational performance and recommend training and PPE as required.
Address government reporting requirements, (OSHA Forms 300, 300A, OSHA Annual Surveys).
Support operations in their Quarterly Safety toolbox meetings, reviews plant safety committee meeting minutes and safety audit reports and follows up as necessary.
Develops annual company safety and health goals
Prepares written safety and health programs and policies
Supports process of new hire training and safety culture assimilation
Manages annual OSHA on-site/online training compliance
Maintains safety library (videos, regulations, reference manuals, SOPs).
Address customer safety information and special performance requests.
Provide and maintain tools to facilitate others with Safety issues, training, and administrative needs:
Safety Site on the intranet – Forms, information.
Training – web based training and testing; update as required.
Risk Management / Cost Reduction
Establish and facilitate accountability for safety issues to all levels of the organization.
Reduce time cycle for MT associates/leaders to report injuries – OSHA compliance.
Provide assistance in validating claims – injury details; investigation.
Follow injuries – show concern for employee welfare; focus on return to work – working alongside with the HR Department
Maintain focus on injuries outside the workplace – keep workforce available.
Provide and communicate safety direction on dynamic issues that impact the entire organization:
OSHA or EPA investigation: train/advise on what to do.
OSHA injury reporting and avoidance of potential violation notice.
Company-wide EMR for W/C claim experience.
Address specific needs on-going or as requested; based on established relationships.
Safety Leadership for field employees
Provide safety education and direction to the sales and service employees working on different job sites through-out the United States
Site Audits & Customer Relations
Manage and conduct weekly Safety Audits.
Provide weekly Audit feedback to management
Point of contact for Service and Sales Safety Pre-qualifications
Manage Corporate Sustainability
Provide corporate statistical reporting
Manage unit MT Green program
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Clear understanding of specific EHS requirements as presented by government agencies and customers.
Combined knowledge from education, training and experience.
Ability to identify need and seek appropriate source for new information.
Computer(MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Conversation skills (listening/understanding, clear and concise verbal presentation)
Reports (well written – accuracy, grammar, spelling, …)
Leadership / Facilitation skills
Ability to work well with others and gain acceptance and cooperation on key issues.
Flexible when others are involved or when budget issues may impact the desired outcome.
Ability to bring closure on key issues while developing relationships that assure future success.
Ability to analyze assessment & injury experience data and determine appropriate action.
Ability to establish metrics that illustrate current status and progress of desired improvement.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
PREREQUISITES (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, ETC.)
Proven background and record of Safety creating initiatives and improving the safety culture in a manufacturing and service business.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OSHA 10 – 30 Hour Compliance requirement
Specific certified OSHA training requirement to manage a company safety program:
OSHA, 500 and/or 501 Safety and Health Instructors course preferred
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