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Vacant Positions

Please note: The following positions are listed with Region VI of the American Society of Safety Professionals as a courtesy to its members. The Region does not necessarily endorse the employers listed nor warrant the suitability of a specified position for a member.

Health & Safety Manager – Greensboro, NC

Posted: May 21, 2020

With over 100 years’ accumulated experience, ZIEHL-ABEGG is the world leading fan and motor manufacturer. We are the proven leader in the fan and ventilation market, providing innovative and energy efficient solutions to our business partners and customers.

ZIEHL-ABEGG is looking for a high energy and results-oriented — Health & Safety Manager who can be a strong contributor to our heavily expanding company.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Create, implement and maintain JSA‘s (job safety analysis)
  • Leads by example in regards to site safety
  • Ensures daily safety meetings are completed
  • Maintains and updates safety boards
  • Ensures site employees are up to date on safety training needs
  • Coordinate forklift training
  • Coordinates facility safety inspections
  • Scheduling, tracking and reporting on inspections
  • Ensures the facility is OSHA compliant
  • Creating and maintaining health and safety manuals
  • Implement periodic lock out tag-out program audits
  • Collect near miss, hazardous conditions and safety observations and creates report on this data
  • Ensure that site management follows through to ensure the situation is promptly addressed and corrective actions are developed, integrated and are sufficient to prevent future injury or illness
  • Leads thorough new hire safety walk-throughs
  • Maintenance of MSDS/SDS sheets
  • Coordinate fire extinguisher checks and training
  • Coordinate fire drills
  • Accident reporting including follow up and intermediary actions and compile report for HR
  • Coordinates monthly safety meetings
  • Creates and maintains reports on all health and safety activities
  • Prepares and updates required safety plans
  • Conducts ergonomic studies
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of experience as a Health & Safety Manager or Supervisor
  • OSHA certification
  • Proven knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Ability to maintain composure in challenging situations
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to lead and facilitate effective meetings
  • MS Office experience

 

We Offer:

  • Health, Dental and Vision as well as Life insurance and Short-term and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement account
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Days totaling 15 per calendar year + Holidays totaling 10 per calendar year
  • Compatible wages
  • Career advancement opportunities and training opportunities
  • EEO compliant employer

 

To apply for this role please send your resume to: careers@ziehl-abegg.us

Safety Specialist – Wake Forest, NC

Posted: May 21, 2020

Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the electric and gas utility industry. For more than 45 years, ECI has delivered innovative solutions that help improve public safety and ensure environmental sustainability.

The Safety Specialist supports the Director of Safety and the Safety Manager to ensure Safety practices and outcomes are aligned with Company culture, policies, regulatory requirements, and client commitments as well as the strategic direction of the Company.   General responsibilities include championing driver safety, developing and implementing Motor Vehicle Incident (MVI) reduction initiatives, continuously improving safety performance, conducting MVI and injury investigations and root cause analysis, incident management and reporting, developing and delivering employee safety training, conducting field audits and providing innovative solutions to safety challenges.

The Safety Specialist position reports directly to the Safety Director and regularly collaborates with Operations, Fleet and Business Development. This position operates from ECI Headquarters located in Wake Forest, NC.

The salary for this position is $45-55K/year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct incident investigations for MVIs and Injuries/Illnesses using industry standard methodologies, such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Taproot, and 5-Whys.
  • Initiate and implement MVI and Injury/Illness reduction focused safety initiatives.
  • Identify vehicle safety and safety-related field training needs, establish annual performance goals and document progress.
  • Support the Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) monitoring program.
  • Analyze driver performance data, recognizing good driving behaviors as well as coaching opportunities for improvement where appropriate.
  • Provide initial and recurrent driver training and coach driving.
  • Review and update vehicle and general safety policies and procedures.
  • Support safe driver recognition program.
  • Conduct field audits, provide verbal and written communication of issues identified and resolution actions to management.
  • Develop and conduct introductory and ongoing safety training as needed.
  • Gather and evaluate Safety performance data to determine statistical trends, causes, and targeted areas for improvement.
  • Prepare and present safety performance data for safety meetings.
  • Support Smart Sheet processes (JSA, Vehicle Inspection, Field Audits).
  • Create safety communications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally, collaboratively, and effectively with field employees, management, executives, clients, and team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in the English language required with ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy.
  • Computer skills to include demonstrated abilities with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point required.
  • Work independently, exercise initiative and good judgment, and provide follow through with customers.
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly desired. A degree in Occupational or Environmental Health and Safety or in the Natural Resources field is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position may be considered.
  • Applicable knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety principles and practices preferred.
  • OSHA 30-Hour Certification preferred, or ability to obtain within six months (company-sponsored training).
  • Safety certification (ASP, CSP, or OHST) preferred.
  • Certified Tree Care Safety Professional (CTSP) a plus.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance benefits
  • 401k with company match
  • Vacation, sick and holiday pay
  • Company vehicle

Physical

The employee must have sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an outdoor environment; to walk, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; carry, push and/or pull light to heavy amounts of weight, frequently lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.; to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cones.

Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.

All candidates must possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record.

ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA: Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.

Safety & Health Specialist II – Durham, NC

Posted: May 08, 2020

Req ID:  40322

Date:  May 6, 2020

Location:  Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  HEALTH SYSTEM

Safety and Health Specialist II, Laboratory Safety Division

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

The Occupational and Environmental Safety Office (OESO) provides the focus for the administration of all safety programs to Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, and Duke University Health System. OESO has the responsibility for developing institutional safety plans and policies; providing information and training to meet all regulatory requirements; providing technical consultation and guidance; conducting exposure and risk assessments; conducting safety audits; monitoring compliance with all safety policies; and investigating accidents, injuries, and reported unsafe conditions.

Specific to the Laboratory Safety Division:

The Laboratory Safety Division coordinates the programs for evaluating, controlling, or eliminating both health and safety hazards in the laboratory environment. The Laboratory Safety and Health Specialist supports these programs and reports directly to the Director of the Laboratory Safety Division of the OESO.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Serve as a primary resource regarding health and safety within the laboratory environment

· Conduct laboratory safety audits in both research, clinical, and teaching laboratories.

· Communicate recommendations (verbal and written) for improvement to the laboratory regarding safety of laboratory staff.

· Develop and provide various laboratory safety training programs; training and application of safety requirements for individualized work environments are communicated to lab  employees.

· Communicate federal, state and local regulations accurately and effectively to insure safety compliance.

· Perform accident investigations and work with departments to correct safety hazards and develop preventative procedures.

· Perform Job Hazard and/or Procedural Assessments and recommend measures to control exposures, including substitution of less hazardous materials, personal protective equipment (PPE), work practice changes, and engineering controls. Provide follow-up assessment of recommendations.

· Make recommendations with respect to equipment purchase, engineering controls, workspace planning and work process planning.

· Develop reports documenting observations, sampling results, and recommendations for OESO and Duke independently. Assist lower level employees in developing reports and recommendations. Compile and present reports to management related to safety and health activities.

· Provide solutions to a variety of problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercise judgment within defined policies and/or parameters in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

· Review planned expansion, modifications, or closures of facilities which affect occupational safety. Contribute to the design of new laboratory facilities where hazardous materials will be used or hazardous processes will be located.

· Serve as a member of the OESO spill response team, which includes response on weekends and after regular business hours on a rotating schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Must have a basic knowledge of chemical and biological hazards in the laboratory environment.

· Must be familiar with applicable laboratory safety regulations and guidelines, including OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogen, Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemical in Laboratories, and Hazard Communication standards; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories; the NIH Recombinant DNA Guidelines; the International Transport Aviation Association and the Department of Transportation’s Guidelines for shipping biological materials; CLIA and CAP standards and other OSHA regulations or CDC/NIH Guidelines as necessary.

· Must communicate and work cooperatively with personnel in diverse positions, including professors, researchers, lab technicians, engineering and operations/facilities maintenance personnel, administrators, and regulators to apply regulatory requirements or guidelines to the unique environment of the research or clinical laboratory.

· Creative problem solving to recognize and analyze needs and develop programs to address needs.

· Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education:

· Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Engineering or a related field.

· Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Engineering or related field is preferred, but not required.

Experience:

· 3+ years of experience in lab safety and/or industrial hygiene w/ Bachelor’s degree

· 2+ year of experience in lab safety and/or industrial hygiene w/ Master’s degree

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

· Must have a valid driver’s license.

· Must have completed or be able to complete First Responder- Operations Level Training (29

CFR 1910.120) within 90 days of hire.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Click here to apply.

https://careers.duke.edu/job/Durham-SAFETY-&-HEALTH-SPECIALIST-NC-27710/648406300/

 

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