This position is responsible to plan, direct and implement organizational safety programs to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment; reduce and eliminate work related injuries and illnesses; develop/maintain a comprehensive filing system for documents pertaining to compliance with OSHA; plan and implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, federal (OSHA) rules and regulations; work with all departments to develop and enhance a culture of consistent safe behavior; work with management to meet all expected safety goals and objectives; manage safety communication meetings routinely using acceptable criteria; work with corporate environmental to oversee localadherence; compile and submit accident reports required by regulatory agencies;
Other duties include:
Monitoring adherence to safety regulations including OSHA laws, Workers Compensation, EEO and ADA employment/labor laws; developing curriculum and conducting training for supervisors and crew relating to safety, and perform other tasks as deemed appropriate by management. A high level of initiative is expected, along with the ability to effectively interact and communicate with persons at both the facility and corporate level, and the general public.
Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
3+ years' related experience and /or training; prior safety management experience; strong knowledge of safety, health laws, regulations, ergonomics and environmental.
Standard computer skills; Knowledge of Comp Watch.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Display sound judgment and decision-making, leadership and organizational skills. Knowledgeable about industry best practice regarding safety approaches with PSM safety practices. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. Disability Friendly