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Approximate Salary:
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Location:
Frederick, Maryland
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
General Manufacturing
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
745

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator

FDR Safety is searching for a Safety & Environmental Coordinator for a manufacturing facility located near Frederick, Maryland. 

JOB SUMMARY:  
Manages the overall safety, workers compensation and environmental programs. Establishes programs and goals to assure compliance with local, state, and federal agencies and to eliminate workplace injuries and illness in an effort to reduce costs, legal liability and avoid possible prosecution.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Stays abreast of corporate and governmental regulatory agencies’ safety and environmental standards and requirements by attending training sessions, seminars, studying published material on compliance; uses knowledge to develop and administer safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Performs safety and environmental audits, inspections, and accident/incident investigations, observes employee activities and workplace conditions, submits recommendations to management to correct deficiencies, eliminate hazards, and improve the overall program.
  • Creates, administers, and conducts related training programs by planning and scheduling training sessions and consulting specialists when necessary.
  • Reviews safety statistics, accident reports, and safety audit results through team safety meetings with employees and management in order to solicit suggestions for improvement and make recommendations.
  • Encourages employee participation in safety program through continual communication, close observation, and committee work.  Recognize employees for exceptional safety efforts and presents safety awards.
  • Interprets federal/state/local government regulations to ensure compliance and coordinates with regulatory agencies to negotiate terms of compliance; completes applicable permits/reports. 
  • Prepares, reviews and submits reports regarding Workers’ Compensation Program Administration.  Oversees all claims management in conjunction with third party administrator.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned by supervisor

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety (related field) plus 1 – 3 years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety principles and related government regulations.
  • Experience in a safety-related job in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to teach others.

Qualified candidates will be contacted immediately.  This position offers a generous compensation and benefits package.

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