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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Victor, IA 52347

Posted: 03/01/2024 Job Category: Manufacturing-Production Job Number: 26275702

Job Description

ITS has a client in the Victor, IA area seeking an EHS Coordinator. This is a direct hire role with full benefits including 401k. 

Job Responsibilities: 
  1. Ensure policies and procedures are consistently applied based on the principles of the Corporate and Divisional Health, Safety and Environmental Policy, as well as compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations, including OSHA, EPA and IDNR
  2. Ensure a safe work environment by coordinating all safety activities to reduce workplace accidents and protect associates
  3. Plan and coordinate internal and external safety training for all associates
  4. Coordinate and attend all meetings and activities of the Safety and Ergonomics Committees and set direction for them to be successful
  5. Provide counsel and support to associates and management on health, safety and environmental matters
  6. Establish written safety standards and annually update and review these policies and procedures including annual leadership reviews
  7. Evaluate safety and ergonomic issues in workstation design and layout and in the development stage of processes and equipment
  8. Provide and maintain statistics to assist in continuous improvement in the area of workplace safety and loss control
  9. Review all accident/incident investigation reports and provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions
  10. Analyze loss control statistics using root cause analysis and make recommendations for continuous improvement
  11. Coordinate the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) and appropriate fit testing of such items while working with purchasing to obtain the best price and develop cost reduction strategies
  12. Conduct monthly safety and environmental audits as required and report results to appropriate personnel
  13. Ensure that the Health and Safety and Environmental portions of the action plan are completed in a timely fashion
  14. Maintain a high profile with associates on the plant floor and be a strong advocate to ensure that associate safety and environmental concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner
  15. Encourage safety and housekeeping practices and lead by example
  16. Promote and practice "safety first”by immediately addressing any hazards, defective equipment or unsafe conditions within the department
  17. Work with worker's compensation carrier and occupational health providers for appropriate, timely closure of work comp claims
  18. Monitor and coordinate drug testing policy and procedures
Education and/or Experience:
  • Post secondary education in safety engineering or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Three to five years experience in health, safety and environmental field, in a manufacturing environment
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