Accountable for maintaining a healthy, safe and productive workplace through the education and training of employees in safe work practices, knowledge of emergency procedures, administration of company safety policies for compliance with health, safety and environmental state and federal regulations. The EHS Specialist supports operations in the implementation and promotion of proactive safety initiatives with the goals of attaining a Zero Injury Workplace and supporting regulatory compliance.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
- Responsible for establishing and maintaining compliance with safety, health and environment regulations, ensuring CPP Pomona and Azusa are in compliance with state, federal and county government regulations.
- Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
- Implement and manage Environmental Health & Safety Inspection Program including: eyewash stations, ladders, hoists, waste accumulation, chemical storage, storm water, Emergency preparation, Contractor Safety Programs, Lock Out/Tag Out Program, and general hazard recognition
- Develop, maintain and modify site specific Health Programs such as Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, Ergonomics, etc.
- Investigate accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine their cause and recommend countermeasures to prevent future incidents.
- Utilize the Company's TRIR and lag time on workers compensation claim filing.
- Planning and implementing safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
- Create safety awareness with all employees by guiding safety committee and safety initiatives.
- Integrating continuous improvements in safety systems by driving employee engagement to achieve desired results utilizing the safety committee.
- Overseeing and coordinating ergonomics program and efforts to reduce all forms of muscular-skeletal illnesses.
- Recommending process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to physical work hazards.
- Coordinating the administration of workers’ compensation return to work program with assistance from Human Resources, including working with the insurance carrier to reduce employee lost time.
- Manage and maintain the safety committee by scheduling meetings, preparing materials, coordinating team activities and guiding with safety initiates/ preventative measures.
- Maintain a clean and organized work area (by also promoting ergonomics and clean habits through out the facility and office staff)
- Develop and Conduct training on Safety & Health Programs and IIPP.
- Ensure personal protective equipment assessments and complete purchases.
- Responsible for knowledge and understanding of EHS regulations and requirements and developing and implementing programs to meet those requirements.
- Ability to work at the Azusa location (as needed)
- Prepare and submit company EHS metrics
- Work on/participate in special projects as needed or assigned by Management
- Education: A.A. from an accredited college or university in EHS, Industrial/Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry. Work experience may be in lieu of education.
- Working knowledge of CalOSHA Regulations (Title 8).
- EHS experience in a Manufacturing environment
- Experience working with Safety Programs such as Lockout-Tagout, Industrial Vehicles, Hoisting Equipment, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Ergonomics and Industrial Hygiene Programs.
- Able to work independently and in a team environment.
- Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
- Prefer 2+ years of Environmental, Health & Safety experience
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in EHS, Industrial/Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry.
Sponsorship is not available for this role. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US on a permanent and consistent basis without company sponsorship now and in the future.
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
It is the policy of CPP Corporation to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and any legislation on Equal Employment Opportunity. CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position
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