SAFETY DIRECTOR

SAFETY DIRECTOR
JOB DESCRIPTION

Our company takes safety seriously, and we require all of our employees to use the standard industry practices to keep everyone safe on the job. To that end, we’re seeking an experienced Safety Director who can evaluate the safety protocols followed on various job sites and departments, organize safety training for employees and work closely with management. The ideal candidate will have experience in the construction/motor shop industry and understand the specific safety issues inherent to construction sites and electric motor shops.
The Safety Director is responsible for all aspects of the company’s efforts to develop and maintain a safe, healthy workplace for all employees.
Responsibilities:
• Direct, develop, and oversee the general health and safety policies and procedures of the organization.
• Ensure the workplace is in compliance with OSHA and other state, local, or industry specific regulations and that periodic safety audits are conducted.
• Provide programs that ensure a safe workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment.
• Develop a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate required reporting.
• Implement initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards.
• Participate in workplace safety and health planning meetings. Provide weekly safety talk topics
• Maintain all safety records and training documents
• Ensure managers and supervisors have the appropriate safety and health; accident prevention; and investigation training.
• Ensure that managers/supervisors provide safety training and information to workers.
• File all necessary accident information with insurance company and other sources, as required
• Maintain all customer required safety data bases, such as ISN, Appruv, etc.
• Complete all OSHA required paperwork, (i.e. OSHA logs & summaries)
• Other duties as may be assigned by President
Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred (preferably in environmental health and safety)
• 5+ years’ experience in the construction industry
• Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards
• Ability to train, influence and motivate team members

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace