EH & S - Operations

Industry

Health and Safety

Advert ID

FOX_BBBH187549

Location

Detroit

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD30-32/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Michigan Engineering - (USA) 2851 Charlevoix Drive Southeast Suite 323 MI Grand Rapids , MI 49546

ContactNumber

616-285-8967

Job Description

We are looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS) to conduct safety programs and investigate safety concerns to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations. This position also involves creating organized efforts and procedures for identifying workplace hazards and reducing accidents and exposure to harmful situations and substances. You will be involved in training personnel in accident prevention, accident response, emergency preparedness, and use of protective clothing and equipment. In this role, you will be responsible for monitoring policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.



REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:





* Conduct safety inspections and identify violations at all GLWA properties and facilities; investigate and submit written reports on incidents involving environmental health and safety matters.

* Respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials to aid in remediation efforts.

* Assist in the coordination of abatement action programs and maintain up-to-date emergency response plans and procedures as well as current knowledge of policies, guidelines, and regulations from governmental agencies.

* Assist in compiling statistics, preparing reports, and maintaining records of safety violations, OSHA/MIOSHA logs, workers' compensation cases, and other documents; crafting programs to control, eliminate and prevent future injuries and/or illnesses.

* Monitor response to potentially unsafe conditions such as smoke, fire, spills, odors, and/or exposure, risk, and/or contamination.

* Develop policies and procedures to ensure compliance with environmental health and safety standards and best management practices and provide interpretations of rules and regulations of EHS to staff.

* Direct and administer preparation and maintenance of mandated environmental regulatory licenses, records, and permits on behalf of GLWA.

* First Aid, CPR, etc.

* Hazards are commonly encountered in various occupations and industries and effective safety measures

* Michigan Workers Compensation Law

* Federal and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA and MIOSHA)

* Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Environmental Quality (MDEQ) requirements



REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:





* Associate, Bachelor's degree or equivalent coursework; with specialization in environmental or occupational health and safety or a related discipline

* A minimum of five (5) years of experience in assisting with planning and conducting successful safety programs covering a wide variety of occupations and exposures to hazardous work environments

* Certified Safety Professional Certification preferred



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:





* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:





* Valid Driver License