EHS Specialist

  • LG
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Aug 10, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

This position provides full time environmental, health, and safety support to operations and will ensure site is in compliance with all EHS regulatory and LG requirements. Position is responsible for creating all EHS programs, training staff, and working with all areas to ensure implementation of all and work practices are compliant. Research accident hazards and health risks and recommend necessary preventive or corrective measures and safety equipment.  Educate personnel in identifying and eliminating existing hazards and develop safety consciousness.  Apply knowledge of systems design, operational procedures, hazard identification and safety compliance certification to identify and help mitigate safety risk.  Ensure the plant is in compliance with federal, state, and local laws dealing with accident and health hazards.  Interface with government officials to resolve violations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for Implementing global environment, safety, firefighting and industrial hygiene management system operation 
  • Responsible for minimizing  risk and increase employee heal
  • Identification and continual improvement of potential risks
  • Plan and administer the safety program, performing safety analysis, setting safety requirements, including company targets
  • Knowledge to develop a lock out/tag out program
  • Review and analyze safety documentation
  • Coordinate plant safety and health audits, analyze plant statistical data including workers compensation information related to occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Inform management of any areas that may not be in compliance with State and Federal laws or employer policies
  • Perform and assist with accident and incident investigation analysis
  • Maintain requirements for safety training and coordinate with plant training personnel
  • Propose, develop, document and maintain safety engineering databases, tools, and processes in order to analyze injury and illness trends
  • Prepare and submit all state and federal required OSHA reports
  • Administer all policies, programs and procedures related to Safety Engineering and Industrial Hygiene
  • Perform facility audits and review operations

Requirements 

  • BS Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Engineering
  • 3 years of related experience 
  • ESH engineer must have and demonstrate solid acumen for accident prevention and thought leadership in the following areas: environment, safety, industrial hygiene
  • Risk assessment, Environmental impact assessment, Confined space management, LOTO program, Waste management
  • The ideal candidate must have excellent safety and health relational skills and certificates (PE)
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication skills at all levels required
  • Proficient in Basic PC skills, MS Software required
  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding of basic engineering principals required
  • Knowledge of federal and state OSHA is required
  • Practical experience in identifying and preventing safety hazards is required
  • Strong work ethic, good interpersonal skills, demonstrates good organization, verbal and written communication skills are required

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