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Posted: October 13, 2021
EHS Specialist
Associated Milk Producers, Inc., Blair, WI

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist position is responsible for implementing all policies and procedures that comprise the EHS program including, but limited to, evaluation and control of safety and health hazards in the workplace, routine hazard recognition and environmental management and also supports functions by performing routine tasks associated with inspection of necessary equipment. The position will work with managers, supervisors, and employees to minimize environmental exposures, occupational health and safety risks, teach specific safe work habits and manage compliance with applicable regulations. The position will primarily work days but will be required to work some split shifts and on-call to cover the full plant operations, which operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Duties & Responsibilities
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time:

  1. Directly support Environmental, Health and Safety at facility by training and enforcing safety programs and policies and initiatives.
  2. Administer continuous training programs that comply with OSHA regulations and develop safe work behaviors.
  3. Manage industrial hygiene programs including medical testing, physicals, respiratory testing, fit testing; and conducts monitoring of contaminants as required by respective standards.
  4. Manage hazardous and non-hazardous waste inspections, identification, containerization, consolidation, labeling, accumulation and shipment for disposal and maintain records of such.
  5. Collect, document and record site EHS monitoring including, but not limited to, area noise measurements, carbon monoxide, heat exposure, and storm water samples.
  6. Apply the Company drug and alcohol testing program, complying with federal and state laws.
  7. Schedule and conduct site EHS compliance inspections, perform records documentation and provide corrective action response recommendations and tracking.
  8. Use a working knowledge of personal, industrial & occupational safety to manage safety programs such as Life Safety Code, Forklift Operations, Hoist & Crane Operations, Lifting Equipment, Job Safety Analysis, Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Control, Respiratory Protection, PPE Program, Hazard Communication and other OSHA required programs.
  9. Promote technical safety and occupational health awareness through internal company communications, such as newsletters, committee meetings, 5 minute safety talks, best practices, and specific training programs.
  10. Support maintenance, plant services and quality assurance to implement engineering controls and food safety while minimizing employee safety and occupational health hazards.
  11. Identify and develop corrective actions for potential hazards by auditing facilities, machinery and safety equipment.
  12. Manage DOT driver files, random drug screening and DOT documentation in the company’s electronic system.
  13. Utilize and analyze safety and health metrics, trend and data to understand what is working well and where gaps exist. Provide quick response and program reprioritization to prevent injuries and risks.
  14. Manage location’s workers compensation program closely monitoring claims, review reports, conduct timely and thorough investigations, identify corrective actions and ensure actions are complete.
  15. Complies, reports on time and maintains OSHA and environmental reporting and documentation.
  16. Maintain employee training and records for relevant occupational health and safety, environmental and DOT topics.
  17. Support effective two-way communications with all employees by championing safety committees, time on the floor and shift change EHS information.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in safety management, industrial health and safety, a discipline of safety engineering or related field from accredited college or university or a combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • Three to five years of experience managing and leading operational safety, preferably within the food industry with proven ability to deliver results.
  • Technical knowledge of fluid milk, cheese and drying operations is preferred.
  • Certified Safety Professional with OSHA 511 course completion preferred.
  •  First Responder, Basic Life Support Training preferred.
  • Understanding of the 1904 Recordkeeping Standards and 1910 General Industry Standards;
  • Knowledge of Investigations, Hazard recognition, Training, Recordkeeping, and Behavioral Safety.

How to Apply
Apply on our career webpage at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ASS1011/JobBoard/76f52471-7853-962f-b13f-e5190c56fd9c/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=60467f0a-f7f4-4fb5-a71b-7a6f9ee3d61f


 Posted: October 7, 2021
EHS Manager
Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Rice Lake, WI

The EHS Manager is responsible for determining, planning, coordinating, scheduling and directing environmental, Health and Safety activities for 650+ employees in six locations.
The selected person will partner with key internal and external constituents to deliver effective EHS programs and systems to protect human health and the environment.
They will participate on the RLWS Leadership Team, lead the Safety Committee, develop and deliver effective training, manage contractor and vendor relationships, ensure regulatory compliance and be the driving force for continuous improvement in EHS.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Lead the planning, directing, and coordinating EHS compliance activities through cross-functional teams.
• Develop and implement organization-wide and location specific EHS policies, procedures and programs to achieve and maintain compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
• Prepares required air, water, and land disposal applications for operational permits from the federal, state, and local authorities. Ensures appropriate air, water, and land disposal permits are complied with and current.
• Manage the OSHA employee and community Right-to-Know program in conjunction with Human Resources.
• Manage ergonomic assessments, evaluations, and continuous improvement processes to reduce work/job-related trauma while keeping within production requirements.
• Designs and implements training programs required by federal and state EPA, ISO-14001, and OSHA regulations.
• Supplies analytical support to manufacturing operations, including leading process change implementation related to work/job design.
• Assist the organization in the development of manufacturing processes through the use of lean concepts.
• Manage the fire protection program for all facilities, lead and contribute to capital projects & due diligence.
• Manages WC-related injuries/illnesses, focusing on workplace safety prevention and ergonomics program, while utilizing and enhancing light-duty program; manage third-party WC administrator.
• Address unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and hazards in your respective work area(s) and evaluate the ensuing correction(s).

Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related field required.
Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working in Environmental, Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment required.
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other nationally recognized credentials would be desirable.
Excellent Leadership qualities and ability to communicate effectively (interpersonal and written) to all levels of the organization are essential.
Planning, project management, time management and efficient administrative skills are key competencies for the EHS Manager.

How to Apply
Please apply online at: www.ricelake.com



Posted: September 22, 2021

Facilities Compliance Coordinator
Meriter Hospital, Madison 

The Facilities Compliance Coordinator is the safety specialist for Facilities Management and is responsible for all duties related to the safety management, regulatory compliance, education, surveillance, and quality assurance of the department, including a coordinated focus on Life Safety and Hazardous Materials and Waste (HM&W) programs. The Facilities Compliance Coordinator provides assistance and support to Emergency Management and Security Services within the Safety Department. The position provides leadership and technical knowledge, as well as represents Life Safety and HM&W in regulatory, committee and workgroup memberships and activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years’ professional work experience
  • Safety knowledge and/or experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree specialization in occupational or environmental safety, health science, chemistry, industrial hygiene, fire safety management, facilities management, or engineering
  • Facilities, Safety, Public Service, or Healthcare experience
  • Specific experience with Hazardous Materials & Waste program
  • Specific experience with construction regulation, NFPA-Life Safety, or healthcare construction
  • OSHA -10 Certification
  • OSHA HAZWOPER Training
  • CHSP, ASP, CSP, or other safety related certifications
  • Evidence of continuing advanced education in safety, science, engineering, construction, or regulatory compliance.
  • Regulatory knowledge related to TJC, OSHA, and DNR
  • Knowledge of NFPA Life Safety codes & requirements

How to Apply
Apply on our career webpage at https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25790&siteid=5083&Areq=9163BR

Compensation: $28.32/hour+ based on experience

 


 

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