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Posted: May 16, 2022
Human Resources Specialist – Safety and Wellness
City of Janesville WI

Duties & Responsibilities
The City of Janesville (population 63,403), located in south-central Wisconsin, is seeking qualified candidates to fill the Human Resources Specialist position in the Human Resources Office.
This full-time, exempt position assists and performs responsible work managing the City’s safety programs to identify, evaluate, prevent, and mitigate exposures of loss to employees and property of the City and promote occupational health and safety awareness.
This position also leads the City’s Wellness Program to coordinate, plan, facilitate, and evaluate employees’ health and wellness activities and programs.
Work is performed within the framework of established procedures, policies, rules, and regulations under the direction of the Human Resources Director.

Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public administration, occupational health, health promotion, industrial safety, safety-related field, or human resources and one (1) year experience in the development or administration of safety programs, wellness-related field, or human resources is required.
Previous instructors’ experience is preferred.

How to Apply
Individuals interested in applying can submit their application on the City’s website at www.janesvillewi.gov.  Candidates should also include a cover letter, resume, and references with their application.


Posted: May 4, 2022
Sr. Safety & Technical Training Manager
Hooper Corporation
DeForest, WI

Hooper is looking for a Senior Safety & Technical Training Manager to be based out of our DeForest, Wisconsin or Denver, Colorado office. As a leader in the electric power and mechanical industries, Hooper’s employees fuel its success and measurement of achievement. Employees are dedicated to meeting customer needs and are committed to making clients’ visions a reality. Hooper employees are top-rated in design, engineering, project management, and skilled trades. Staying ahead of industry trends and changing technology, while providing continued education for employees throughout their employment, is a top priority at Hooper.
The Safety & Technical Training Manager is responsible for directing the planning, design, and implementation of safety and technical training programs. They are responsible for assessing and identifying the company’s training needs, maintaining a consistent culture regarding training, and managing and directing employee training. They will design, plan, and implement safety & technical training programs, policies, and procedures to fulfill those needs.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Reviews existing training programs, suggests enhancements and modifications to improve engagement, learning, and retention and/or to meet the changing needs of clientele, the organization, or the industry.
• Develop and maintain a matrix of training required by position ensuring employees remain current on training requirements.
• Develops cross-functional training curricula; uses instructional design methodology to create new content where needed.
• Ensures that training materials and programs are current, accurate, and effective.
• Supports the strategic and operational use of the Intelex Safety Management System (SMS) to provide safety training content.
• Develops a network, and partners with internal subject matter experts and/or external vendors to develop and deliver technical and safety training effectively and efficiently. Designs and develops instructional materials in a variety of learning formats ensuring that learning technologies are leveraged where possible.
• Plans and develops the training delivery and communication strategy for each calendar year, adjusting when needed based on changing needs or circumstance.
• Provides ongoing development and support for new-hire training and onboarding.
• Maintains knowledge of new methods and techniques for training, and training requirements applicable to the organization and/or industry.
• Identifies problems and opportunities such as operational changes or industry developments that training could improve.
• Conducts or facilitates required and recommended training sessions.
• Collaborates with vendors and third-party training providers on the planning for and delivery of training project deliverables.
• Ensures that training milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved training budget.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with Safety Management System (SMS) and/or Learning Management System (LMS) support and operations.
• Thorough understanding of training processes.
• Ability to moderate groups.
• Extremely organized and detail oriented.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
• Working knowledge of Human Performance Improvement techniques and adult learning concepts
• Comfortable working both strategically and tactically.
• Highly engaging and collaborative style and can work cross-functionally and cross-regionally.
• Ability to travel into the field and conduct job site visits

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Training or related area preferred. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Master’s degree preferred. At least five years of experience in safety & or technical training with 3-5 years of supervisory experience preferred. Experience in Electric Power Construction and/or Mechanical Construction preferred. Experience with IBEW, NECA and/or MCA preferred.

How To Apply
Please Apply at https://hoopercorp.workbrightats.com/jobs/751401.html


 

Posted: May 4 2022
Safety Specialist – Electric Power
Hooper Corporation
DeForest, WI

Assists in planning, implementing, and supervising all field project related safety programs and policies. Qualified candidate will possess exceptional leadership and communication skills to procure the highest level of cultural safety awareness throughout the organization. Overhead, Distribution and Transmission experience required.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide unwavering leadership for safety in the organization; work to control and eliminate hazards of the working environment; support field crews in all aspects of safety, employee engagement in safety; and support the safety goals and objectives of the Company.
• Trains field personnel in OSHA and company policies and procedures.
• Conducts all aspects of new employee orientation and training programs for field employees.
• Participates with project management and field crews in pre-planning job site safety activities.
• Enforces safety policies to include advising on, and facilitating employee disciplinary actions as warranted.
• Conducts and documents site safety inspections to ensure compliance with safety and health programs; identifies unsafe working conditions; initiates corrective actions; completes detailed safety audit reports and distributes to appropriate parties.
• Conducts timely incident investigations and RCA (root cause accident) investigations as needed; files all appropriate reports and communicates with management as needed.
• Maintains a working knowledge of the latest developments in construction industry safety field; develops safety training/education programs and implements those programs in a comprehensive and professional manner; documents training and education programs per Hooper Corporation system requirements.
• As required, acts as OSHA liaison to outside parties, insurance representatives, etc. Coordinates and facilitates regulator (OSHA) inspections to include preparation of written appeals in response to citations.
• Performs additional assignments as directed by the Safety Manager/Direct Supervisor.

Qualifications
• BS Degree in occupational safety/health or equivalent
• CPR/First Aid/AED Trainer
• OSHA 10/30 Construction Trainer and CUSP (Certified Utility Safety Professional) Desired by not mandatory
• One to five years Electric power construction or industrial safety experience with strong interest in safety field.
• Working knowledge and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and Company safety regulations. Knowledge of OSHA 1926.269 Subpart V Electrical Power Transmission & Distribution desired.
• Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implement corrective measures as necessary.
• Strong interpersonal and group presentation skills required.

How to Apply
Please Apply at: https://hoopercorp.workbrightats.com/jobs/659842.html


 April 21, 2022
EHS Manager
Hoffmaster Group, Oconto WI

Hoffmaster Group Inc, an industry leader producing the most complete line of specialty disposable tabletop products for over 70 years, is seeking an EHS Manager at our GMSP manufacturing facility in Oconto, WI.  Hoffmaster competes in three distinct business segments – Foodservice, Consumer, and E-Commerce. Our products can be found in thousands of retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. As a customer centric company, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to both our customers and the ultimate end users of our products. This Innovation is a key part of what we do here at Hoffmaster, and we continue to drive the industry forward by investing in our employees and state-of-the-art technology.

The EHS Manager will be responsible for driving continuous improvement for Environmental Health and Safety functions.  This is a passionate leader that strives for a high performing EHS culture.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local governmental regulations.  Includes written programs, record keeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, training and medical surveillance per guidelines.
  • Develops and delivers safety training programs to ensure employee’s knowledge, understanding and adherence to safety and regulations.
  • Manages Safety programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.
  • Coordinates Industrial Hygiene, Fire Prevention/Protection and Ergonomic programs.  Includes all required training, record keeping, monitoring and reporting programs and results.
  • Ensures all safety issues identified during internal/external audits and Safety committee audits are resolved.
  • Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety requirements have been met.
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Administers the Worker’s Compensation and Transitional Return to Work Program.
  • Is considered a resource for the other facilities as required.
  • Manages the EHS budget and approves budget expenses.
  • Facility main contact for the Security System and troubleshoots any concerns. Facilitates any security investigations.
  • Facilitate team support of policies related to EHS
  • Lead efforts in properly treating workplace injuries or illnesses while ensuring company medical providers are unbiased and understand OSHA and internal rules on injury reporting.
  • Provide EHS direction, assistance and support for corrective actions and recommendations to assure plant safety improvements.
  • Create a culture of injury-free attitudes within the plant team by demonstrating honest, genuine care and passion for safety.
  • Evaluate documented reports of findings with corrective actions for resolution and remediation on a regular basis to ensure validity.
  • Conduct and lead emergency response efforts during local crisis and/or contingency (weather disasters; bomb threats; Homeland Security; Civil Defense Response or other governmental agencies and tasks forces in addressing emergency situations at the facility.
  • Follow and Maintain all Food Safety, GMP and HACCP Guidelines

 Qualifications

  • Five years of EHS experience in manufacturing.  Extensive experience may be supplemented for degree requirements.
  • Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting for all media, manufacturing operations, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting and record keeping.
  • Knowledgeable in hazard identification, auditing, and inspections; conducting EHS training; OSHA 300 and internal record-keeping and related governmental reporting requirements.
  • A solid demonstrable working knowledge and experience in evaluating/interpreting OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations and NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, BOMA and BOCA standards.
  • Experience with Federal, state and local Worker’s Compensation law.
  • Prior experience establishing proactive Ergonomics Program.
  • Proficient user in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong communication, leadership, training, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel – 10-20% of the time.
  • BS degree in Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or other science field.

How To Apply
Apply at: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/HOF1002/JobBoard/efbac784-a658-f03e-3b76-138683619ba6/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=93de80a7-5a86-458c-b8a4-b853d07a4a66


 

 April 21, 2022
National Safety Consultant/Trainer
Wesco, Madison WI

As a National Safety Consultant (Senior Instructor/Trainer), you will be responsible for providing technical and regulatory expertise to support multiple customers with occupational safety and health compliance needs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; developing and delivering safety training, performing comprehensive safety audits, developing customized written compliance programs, performing industrial hygiene monitoring, conducting programmed safety management services at set time intervals, providing OSHA compliance assistance and managing ongoing customer relationships.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing new company-initiated projects for deployment in the field
  • Develops customer safety programs and safe work procedures
  • Performs hazard assessments
  • Trains students using a systematic plan of lectures, demonstrations, discussion groups, laboratory work, shop sessions, seminars, case studies, field assignments and independent or group projects and practical exercises
  • Coordinates course logistics, including books, handouts collateral material, samples, certificates, flights, hotels, and car rentals
  • Establishes and maintains relationship with local regulatory bodies and provide updates to local management
  • Liaises with the senior sales associate and safety consultant regarding training schedule
  • Refers sales relating to equipment and service to the senior sales associate and business development team to provide further information, or schedule training
  • Travel: 30 – 50% per month

Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in Occupational Safety, Safety Management or related field of study
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in safety related job
  • Comfortable conducting safety training on a variety of topics (we will assist in learning new topics)
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach NFPA 70E/Electrical Safety
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred (or working on this as goal)
  • Strong communication skills to develop a cooperative working relationship with customers
  • Ability to effectively engage customers at all organizational levels
  • Ability to develop professionally prepared technical reports and proposals
  • Proficient knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Key trainings classes currently taught:  NFPA70E/Electrical Safety; Fall Protection; OSHA 10/30 (general industry and construction); confined space (many others)
  • We will consider candidates working remote (no relocation needed), regardless of location (providing they have easy access to airports)

How to Apply
Apply online at:https://eklm.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX/job/4131/?utm_medium=jobshare

NOTE: resumes can be forwarded to mtesmer@wesco.com for quicker consideration (if there is strong interest from our team, we will respond back within a few days to discuss)


Posted: March 27, 2022
Safety Specialist
Green Bay Packaging Inc.- Green Bay Mill Division, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Packaging Green Bay Mill Division is seeking a Safety Specialist to support safety and occupational health leadership to all areas involved in the paper mill.

Green Bay Packaging Inc., Green Bay Mill Division is a fully integrated paper mill that manufactures containerboard using 100% recycled furnish. The operation consists of one paper machine responsible for the production of linerboard and medium paper used to manufacture corrugated boxes. This family-owned mill is located near the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Support and continuously improve GBMD safety culture
• Partner with company leadership and team members to identify opportunities and implement solutions to enhance safety
• Perform safety observations and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
• Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes
• Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and implement solutions to reduce or eliminate hazards
• Audit all permit types for compliance
• Maintain safety- related paperwork including OSHA 300 logs
• Provide leadership to maintain and improve safe working conditions and maintain good housekeeping practices
• Report on safety awareness, issues, and statistics

Basic Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent
• OSHA 30 certification required
• Safety experience in an industrial setting
• Deep understanding of legal health and safety laws and documentation at all levels
• The ability to effectively work with various contractor and operating groups assuring safety compliance and accountability through auditing, process evaluations, implementation of new requirements, and review of policies
• Superior verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively deliver and reinforce consistent messages at all levels within the organization
• Excellent written communication skills as it relates to writing policy and procedure

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in a safety related field
• ASP or CSP certification is preferred

How to Apply
Please apply here: https://careers-gbp.icims.com/jobs/1542/safety-specialist/job?hub=8&mobile=false&width=1903&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300

 


Posted: March 27, 2022
Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist – 2nd Shift
Exact Sciences, Madison, WI

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Senior Specialist I is responsible for supporting the implementation of the Exact Sciences’ EHS program to include providing the EHS staff and/or site(s) with direction and technical expertise to effectively minimize employee illness and injuries, establishing and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements and applicable industry standards, enhancing the company’s safety culture, and reducing EHS related risk (e.g., fires, environmental releases, etc.) to the organization.

The hours for this role are flexible. Ideally we would be looking for Monday – Friday from 2:30 – 11:00pm to have overlap with 1st shift EHS team and support 2nd and 3rd shifts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the emergency response efforts and conduct  company-wide drills and trainings, such as evacuation and hazardous material release.
  • Oversee the maintenance of emergency and first-aid supplies.
  • Maintain, implement, track, and update Exact Sciences’ EHS policies, programs, procedures, as necessary, and develop new programs, as required.
  • Apply for and maintain applicable permits, as needed.
  • Coordinate ergonomic evaluations, perform assessments, and provide recommendations and adjustments, as necessary.
  • Develop and implement facility-wide policies, procedures, and EHS training programs to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and industry standards on a federal, state, and local basis and meet company goals.
  • Create and review the job safety analysis (JSA) with cross-functional groups.
  • Complete hazardous waste storage area inspections.
  • Coordinate and participate in annual risk assessments.
  • Lead and/or support the EHS safety committees.
  • Function as the Chemical Hygiene Officer, Emergency Coordinator, Biological Safety Officer, or other technical lead, as requested.
  • Support daily EHS audits, incident investigations, corrective action follow-up, and other activities.
  • Lead or assist in performing quarterly, annual, and periodic safety audits, such as fire and electrical safety, ergonomics, chemical hygiene, general housekeeping, waste management, personal protective equipment (PPE), and infection prevention.
  • Help oversee chemical inventory and acquisition, obtain safety data sheets (SDS), as needed, and ensure compliance with regulations regarding usage and storage.
  • Coordinate and administer new employee and annual safety training programs.
  • Coordinate fire and severe weather drills to attain 100% participation on all shifts throughout the year.
  • Apply technical expertise in completing risk assessment activities (e.g., PPE Risk Assessment, Industrial Hygiene (IH) Risk Assessment, Ergonomic Risk Assessment, Site Risk Assessment) to minimize EHS related risk (e.g., fire, environmental releases, injuries and illnesses, etc.) to the organization.
  • Oversee and monitor the completion of required tasks of fire extinguisher inspections, lab permit/registration renewals, injury and illness reporting, and regulatory filings and complete in a timely manner.
  • Oversee hazardous and infectious waste disposal program.
  • Work across disciplines with EHS team members to oversee the safety activities of all laboratories, laboratory personnel, contractors, and support staff; communicate to appropriate management when risks are observed, corrected, or in need of further management emphasis.
  • Assist the investigation of trends and work with management to develop engineering or work practice control changes, as necessary.
  • Maintain proficiency in regulations, standards, guidelines, and trends in laboratory safety and EHS; anticipate and evaluate impact and communicate requirements to employees and management.
  • Lead or oversee air quality, noise, biological, toxic, and other hazard sampling.
  • Provide sample/inspection result to help make decisions on findings and reports results to appropriate personnel while maintaining records.
  • Provide practical and feasible solutions to control exposures and ensure compliance with all regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain strong collaborative relationships with all Exact Sciences’ teams while actively promoting a culture of safety, regulatory compliance, ergonomics, and best management practices.
  • Promote a positive relationship and interact with a variety of regulatory agencies and professionals; including OSHA, WDNR, CLIA, CAP, and other federal, state, and/or local regulations, as applicable.
  • Apply excellent attention to detail.
  • Apply excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Apply effective time management skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.
  • Ability to react to issues in a positive, productive way and successfully deal with work delegation in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to influence cross-functional partners, lead organizational change, develop cross-functional internal sponsors, and build alignment to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Adaptable, open to change, and able to work in ambiguous situations and respond to new information and unexpected circumstances.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work nights and/or weekends, as needed.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds for approximately 5% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.
  • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Ability to work with hazardous or flammable materials so as not to endanger oneself or others.
  • Ability and means to travel between Madison locations.
  • Ability to travel 5% of working time away from work location, may include overnight/weekend travel.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational, Health and Safety, Environmental Health, or related field as outlined in the essential duties; or Associates degree in Occupational, Health and Safety, Environmental Health, or related field as outlined in the essential duties and 2 years of relevant experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • 4+ years of EHS experience.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of relevant OSHA, WDNR, CAP, FDA, and CLIA regulations.
  • Proficient computer skills to include Internet navigation, Email usage, and word processing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of EHS experience in a laboratory or research and development environment.
  • Experience in an EHS role during a period of rapid business growth.
  • Professional working knowledge with creating and implementing new processes or procedures to various employee groups.
  • Professional working knowledge in seeing projects through from initiation to implementation and follow-up.
  • Professional working knowledge with ISO14001, ISO45001, and OHSAS 18001 standards.
  • Frist aid/AED/CPR certification.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT), RCRA, 40hr HAZWOPER, CSP, CIH, CHMM, and/or SLS (ASCP) certification.

How to Apply
Visit https://bit.ly/3qC7DQy to submit application

 


 

March 24, 2022
Environment of Care/Safety Manager
UnityPoint Health – Meriter, Madison, WI

 

The Environment of Care/Safety Manager manages and leads programs to reduce risk and improve safety and health, related to Safety, the Environment of Care, and Life Safety.  Ensures the development, implementation, and monitoring of aspects of infection prevention and control, as well as environmental and occupational safety and health programs to better protect team members, patients, providers, and others based on organizational needs, accreditation, and regulatory requirements. Namely this includes safety and compliance efforts under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), The Joint Commission, WI Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Department of Transportation (DOT), and others.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
  • Five (5) years any professional experience, with three (3) years relevant experience in environmental or occupational health and safety, fire protection, Life Safety, building inspection, facilities management, government regulation, or any related field
  • Effective interpersonal and presentational skills
  • Analytical skills for problem-solving,
  • Organizational skills including planning, scheduling, and project management aptitude.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Advanced degree specialization in Occupational or Environmental Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, or a related field.
  • Specialized trainings in safety, health, emergency management, or a related area (e.g., Operations Level HAZMAT, etc.).
  • Experience in adult education.
  • Experience in healthcare, government, or other complex industry.
  • Prefer one of following certifications or an equivalent:
    • Certified Safety Professional Safety (CSP).
    • Certified Healthcare Safety Professional (CHSP).
    • Certified Joint Commission Professional (CJCP).

How to Apply

Apply Here: https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25790&siteid=5083&Areq=10114BR


 

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