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OSHA Compliance Officer – NYIT

Posted: Apr 09, 2019

New York Institute of Technology – College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM) seeks a part-time OSHA Compliance Officer for the Department of Research. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Research, the OSHA Compliance Officer will help facilitate compliance with health and safety.

Responsibilities include:

  • Act as NYITCOM Radiation Safety Officer
    • Maintain compliance with New York State Department of Health regulations.
    • Chair NYITCOM Radiation/Chemical Safety Committee which approves Radioactive Activity Research protocols.
    • Preside at radiation safety meetings- writing minutes and maintaining records.
    • Perform monthly wipe tests and makes quarterly inspections.
    • Arrange dosimetry service, exchanges dosimetry badges monthly and maintains records.
    • Arrange for annual calibration of Geiger counters.
    • Advise faculty and staff on safe use of radioactive materials.
    • Inspect laboratories and other facilities to ensure radioactive materials are properly handled.
    • Maintain records of radioactive material purchases, use, and disposal and maintains liquid scintillation counter.
    • Prepare annual NYSERDA Low Level Radioactive Waste report.
  • Act as NYITCOM Environmental Safety Officer
    • Maintain compliance with state, federal, and local regulations governing environmental safety.
    • Consult and advise on construction/remodeling to maintain safe working environment.
    • Review laboratory protocols and procedures to insure safe use of chemicals.
    • Inspect laboratories to insure compliance with federal and state regulations and assists EHS in providing appropriate training for all NYITCOM laboratory personnel.
    • Supervise medical waste storage and weekly pickups, check for safe storage and use of chemicals and chemical waste while maintaining NYIT/NYITCOM facilities for storage and inventory of chemicals.
    • Distribute material safety data sheets from select vendors and maintains list of data sheets.
    • Keep current on government regulations. Attends annual hazardous waste session at Columbia University.
  • Act as NYITCOM Biosafety Officer
    • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules and regulations regarding use of microbiological agents, recombinant DNA, toxins, and other materials covered under the biosafety umbrella.
    • Consult and advise on construction/remodeling to maintain safe working environment.
    • Review laboratory protocols and procedures to insure safe use of microbiological agents, recombinant DNA, toxins, etc.
    • Chair NYITCOM Biosafety Committee which approves biosafety protocols.
    • Inspect laboratories and other facilities to ensure bio-hazardous materials are properly handled.
    • Member of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.

Qualifications

BS in Life Sciences or Chemistry related field required.

MS preferred.

Experience in environmental health and safety/compliance issues required.

Knowledge of federal, state, and local rules and regulations relating to laboratory safety, radiation safety, biosafety, and environmental safety.

Experience maintaining appropriate records required by federal, state, and local oversight agencies.

 

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Safety and Occupational Health Specialist – OSHA

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

This position is with the U.S Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  The position may be filled either in the Long Island Area Office or Queens District Office.  This position is inside the bargaining unit.  Additional selections may be made from this announcement if fundings become available.

Plans, schedules, and conducts a full range of inspections in establishments and worksites where there is a strong probability of encountering hazardous work processes and materials, and unsafe environmental conditions from minor to serious in severity. Works to secure immediate corrective action of conditions which are of imminent danger to life or limb. Conducts investigations of accidents which may involve one or more fatalities, a large number of injuries or serious accidents, or other unsafe conditions. The specialist observes and documents accident scenes, identifies conditions related to cause and result, and assures that appropriate intermediate or permanent action is taken to remove any danger of recurrence. Conducts interviews as appropriate with witnesses, employees, employers, medical personnel, law enforcement personnel, and/or other persons in order to identify conditions and potential causes and to obtain and communicate other case-related information. Identifies violations and documents hazards, proposes citations for OSHA standards which have allegedly been violated, and requests employers to voluntarily abate serious or imminently dangerous conditions to employees, and provides assistance to resolve unsafe or hazardous conditions. Documents ongoing case files with relevant information to support a legally sufficient case. Operates a motor vehicle to travel to inspection sites.

Travel Required 75% or less – Local travel for inspection related activities. Occasional overnight travel for training/conferences.

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 12

Salary $57,948 to $91,147 per year

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Safety Coordinator – Colas USA

Posted: Mar 26, 2019

Are you interested in an opportunity working for a company that puts the safety of their employees first, then you have stopped at the right careers site. Colas USA companies are part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. The Colas Group is active in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. With 70,000 employees throughout 1,400 business units in 40 countries on 5 continents, the Colas Group carries out over 100,000 projects each year.

Colas Inc. offers competitive salary and benefits packages, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment fit and drug/alcohol testing.The position provides leadership, guidance and support to ensure that occupational safety and health programs meet regulatory compliance obligations. In addition, the Safety Coordinator will facilitate change – helping the organization adopt best practices to improve performance in operating companies

Duties:

  • Collect and analyze data from field level safety processes – near misses, incidents, investigations, safety meetings, inspections,on-the-job training, etc.
  • Validate subsidiaries’ key performance indicators
  • Manage reporting processes – OSHA, insurance, etc.
  • Perform field audits including site inspections and subsidiary safety programs
  • Identify regulatory nonconformities and initiate corrective actions
  • Evaluate progress with the adoption corporate standards
  • Collaborate with in-house subject matter experts to address workplace safety issues
  • Participate in corporate projects to identify best practices and standardize procedures
  • Prepare and present material for safety meetings at the Morristown office
  • Manage local incidents – reporting, investigation, and claims
  • Provide support and/or deliver employee training
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Minimum Experience:

  • Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Health/Safety Management, or related field.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience working in safety or a related field.
  • Relevant professional certifications and training preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and relevant consensus standards (i.e. ANSI, ASTM, NFPA, etc.)
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft software applications with a strong emphasis on MS Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to function as primary business user of EHS software solutions to accomplish duties.
  • Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety procedures, operating manuals, and maintenance instructions.
  • Must be able to write routine and complex reports and develop and analyze statistical data of finished and unfinished projects.
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills to prioritize work.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.Must have excellent oral communication and writing skill

Working Conditions & Travel:

  • Able to travel (interstate) 30% of the time
  • Able drive to and from company locations and work outdoors

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