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To provide Industrial (Occupational) Hygiene, Safety & Environmental assistance to site management in the prevention of occupational injuries (and illnesses) and emissions to the environment. This position possesses many of the technical skills of Safety Specialists/Engineers, Environmental Specialists/Engineers, and Industrial (Occupational) Hygienists. This position is dedicated to single-site support.
As the EHS Specialist, you will support multi-discipline laboratories and departments performing biosafety testing operations for (5) buildings totaling 180k sq. ft. with +500 team members on the site.
Responsibilities of this role will include but are not limited to: Assist site management in the reduction of injuries and incidents; Assist site management in ensuring compliance with environmental, occupational hygiene and safety regulatory requirements; Ensure site personnel is competent in performing Risk Assessments and ensuring needed Risk Assessments are completed; Identify risk reduction methods and work with site management in implementing those methods; Conduct EHS related training; Conduct safety inspections and ensure site personnel is competent in performing safety inspections; Interact routinely with site management, supervision, and personnel on EHS related matters; Prepare EHS compliance-related reports and correspondence, both internally and externally (regulatory bodies); Ensure the site is prepared for and ready to respond in the event of an emergency; Ensure the site’s EHS Management System is in place and functioning effectively to include policy, planning, hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & Control and legal and Other Requirements.
The successful candidate must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts to maintain a 7-day lab operation facility. Perform public speaking to include meeting with and provide training for site personnel.
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