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Safety Associate in Milwaukee, WI at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Health and Safety (H&S) Associate coordinates and administers the Site Heath, Safety and Security Program. Investigates unsafe conditions and incidents, performs plant safety & security inspections and coordinates the corrective actions towards resolution. Coordinates and/or performs training of personnel in health and safety related topics.

•       Monitors and ensures employee and facility safety, security, and compliance performance regarding H&S rules, regulations, principles, and practices at assigned projects, area, or businesses.
•       Works with employees,  safety committees, management teams to develop and sustain a pro-active, zero-tolerance H&S culture.
•       Continuously evaluates all aspects of H&S programs for value, effectiveness, and improvement.
•       Conducts training assessments and skill gap analyses and assists with the resultant development, scheduling, and implementation of Management Systems and H&S training and awareness programs.
•       Provides guidance and assistance for processing and managing work-related injuries and illnesses in accordance with state provincial, insurance, and company requirements.
•       Assist with incident investigations (including near-misses, injuries, illnesses, property damage, vehicle collisions, chemical releases, and the like). Assist with Root Cause Analysis (RCA) for the purpose of identifying causal factors, preventive and corrective actions, and lessons-learned.
•       Participates in routine and non-routine as well as formal and informal audits and inspections regarding H&S (including facility security assessments). Develops appropriate reports and action plans to address program deficiencies or improvement opportunities. Tracks said plans and report from issue identification through resolution.

Job Requirements

•       Minimum 2 year degree in safety, environmental or a related field or equivalent work experience.
•       OSHA 10hr certification
•       Ability to recognize hazards in an industrial environment and be able to mitigate them.
•       Must be able to speak comfortably in front of large groups.
•       Ablility to participate in thorough and timely investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
•       Valid driver's license and safe driving record
•       Must be able to pass drug and criminal background screening

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