Health and Safety Manager

Integral Blue, LLC - Madison Heights, MI (30+ days ago)


Integral Blue, LLC is seeking an experienced Health and Safety Manager (HSM) that will be responsible to manage the Health and Safety Program of the company. The HSM’s main goal is to prevent accidents, injuries, and work-related illnesses in the workplace. The HSM will create and implement health and safety policies, procedures and trainings in accordance with the latest legislation and ensure that all requirements are followed by all employees. The HSM will also monitor the work environment for unsafe acts or conditions to avoid risk to the health, safety and security of all employees and other associated individuals. This position will report to the Human Resource Manager and will be assigned general HR tasks and responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

Policy/procedure

  • Designs, implements, and monitors Health and Safety plan, policies, and initiatives
  • Review and maintain company’s Health and Safety Program Manual
  • Prepares and enforces policies and procedures to establish a culture of safety
  • Ensures that the company’s Health and Safety policies are followed
  • Develop and monitor emergency plans and educate all employees how to handle such situations

Training/Awareness

  • Works with and trains all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace; advises employees on how to minimize or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace
  • Increase health and safety awareness across all levels and departments of the company
  • Coordinates and schedule necessary training in the areas of safety i.e. first-aid, fire drills, accident response, etc.
  • Determine health and safety training requirements and ensure compliance
  • Develop and conduct in-house safety trainings
  • Ensures compliance with all external safety training requirements including OSHA OTI
  • Develops and distributes Safety Talks/Safety Newsletter

Regulation

  • Ensures company compliance with all regulatory statutes
  • Assist in developing corporate health and safety committees
  • Coordinates and corresponds with health and safety committees, government and other regulatory bodies
  • Provides technical compliance reports to health and safety committee
  • Maintains necessary record and inspections of MSDS’s
  • Serves as a liaison with the fire department regarding emergency procedures, communications and fire safety education programs
  • Maintains safety related documentation including OSHA logs, safety investigations and root cause analysis
  • Ensures company and employee compliance with DOT rules and regulations
  • Ensures company is in compliance with all environmental regulations
  • Assesses engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE on an on-going basis.
  • Identify and provide appropriate signage at IB facility

Inspections/Audits/Investigations

  • Conducts accident, incident and near miss investigations and root cause analysis to determine probable causes and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Evaluates and investigates internal and external health and safety concerns and provide formal responses
  • Conducts inspections, audits and tests to identify hazardous elements (chemical, physical, radiological, and biological) to prevent hazardous work environment
  • Inspect and evaluate all equipment, practices and procedures in accordance with safety legislation and government regulations
  • Identifies potential risks (accidents, diseases, etc.), identify their causes and recommend measures to prevent or minimize them
  • Reports all critical emergencies, accidents, staff complaints to management; investigate and conduct root cause analysis
  • Works with project management teams and field workers to develop and implement solutions to safety related issues on project sites
  • Conduct safety audits on Sub-contractors
  • Performs Risk Assessments
  • Performs physical demand and ergonomic analyses on all job types, makes recommendations to senior management to lessen or eliminate risk to employee’s health and safety
  • Develops, track and retain records of all health and safety plans of correction

Management/Interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates strong commitment to establishing a culture of health and safety in the work environment
  • Maintains good relations and coordination with all employees and external parties to maximize a safe and healthy environment and minimize risks
  • Works with management and key personnel to ensure company’s Health and Safety program is in compliance
  • Develops and tracks key performance measures related to Health and Safety
  • Leads and assists colleagues at all levels of the company in carrying out health and safety measures
  • Prepares budget proposals for the operation of the company’s health and safety program and requirements
  • Provides technical support to Senior Management on any safety related subjects
  • Completes formal company Health and Safety reports
  • Leads efforts to obtain company Health and Safety accreditations and awards
  • Assists in administration of Workers’ Compensation claims and return to work programs
  • Ensures that all incident reports are recorded in a timely, complete, and accurate manner

HR Generalist Tasks

  • Assists with HR Department goals and objectives
  • Assists with recruitment efforts
  • Assists with onboarding and offboarding administration
  • Assists with benefit administration
  • Assists with human resource information system, database and file administration

Essential Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of environmental and health and safety regulations
  • Demonstrated understanding of governmental health and safety guidelines
  • Ability to perform data analysis and risk assessment
  • Good communications skills – the ability to communicate effectively both in the written and spoken word
  • Ability to listen well and take in feedback from the employee’s perspective without passing judgment
  • Competent and goal-oriented with experience in health and safety management
  • Excellent leadership and analytical skills
  • Ability to assess and predict potential risks and recommend essential remedial measures
  • Excellent organizational and management skills
  • Ability to handle high stressed, emergency, fast paced environment
  • Energetic and self-motivated team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or other similar, closely-related degree
  • Experience: 5- 7 years practical experience in safety
  • Minimum 3 years Health and Safety manager experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft office applications
  • OSHA 10 and 30-hour certification
  • Strong knowledge of DOT Safety requirements
  • Certified Safety Professional certification preferred but Associate Safety Professional certification required

Qualifications Desired

  • OSHA OTI Certifications
  • Leadership training and certifications

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Health and Safety: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Madison Heights, MI (Preferred)

License:

  • ASP-Associate Safety Professional (Required)
  • CSP-Certified Safety Professional (Preferred)