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Job Title: Safety Specialist
Reports to: Health and Safety Manager
The Safety Specialist is a vital part of the team supporting site leadership and the facility health and safety process. They interact daily with managers, supervisors and front-line employees learning about and helping mitigate hazards and prevent incident and injury. The safety team is integrated with the mill workforce to provide health and safety observation, education, and support.
About Port Townsend Paper Corporation (PTPC)
The Port Townsend Paper (“PTPC”) mill has been in continuous operation for over 90 years. We operate on a continuous basis to produce OCC and kraft pulp which is used to manufacture linerboard, kraft paper, corrugating medium and market pulp. We have built a strong and loyal customer base by developing and nurturing strategic partnership-style relationships.
The PTPC team is dedicated to creating an engaging and positive work environment and we strive to preserve the environment as well as be good neighbors and a valued member of the local community. Many of our employees have enjoyed working for the greater part of their careers; we have employees with 20, 25, 30, even 35 years of service.
- • Provides reports of daily safety activities: area safety visits, audits, investigations.
- • Assists with management of the mill safety process.
- • Disseminates safety information to the mill workforce using varied media and direct training.
- • Audits and coaches employees to sustain mill safe operation technique and processes.
- • Provides administrative support to the Health and Safety Manager, including building communications, scheduling safety meetings, creating safety meeting content, and recordkeeping and filing as required.
- • Delivers employee safety training as assigned.
- • Performs safety walkthrough inspections, noting improper procedures, unsafe work practices, and checks equipment and facilities for hazards. Recommends and implements corrective actions.
- • Conducts incident investigations and assists with incident analysis.
- • Supports investigation of workers compensation claims.
- • Supports inspections performed by regulatory agencies.
- • Participates in safety committees, safety meetings, and contractor safety meetings.
- • Maintains current knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and city safety regulations, guidelines, standards, and relating to safe work practices.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
- • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
- • Incident investigation to include Root Cause Analysis.
- • Familiarity with implementation and management of behavior-based safety systems
- • Accountability, sound decision-making, time management, prioritization.
- • Ability to effectively respond to emergencies, constantly evolving situations, deadlines, or working conditions.
- • Promotion of safety culture in the work environment.
- • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows Office suite software, EHS database use and management.
- • Four years professional experience in the occupational safety and health field, or two years paper mill health and safety experience.
- • Experience implementing safety regulations from the State Department of Labor & Industries and federal OSHA.
- • Thorough knowledge of workplace industrial safety principles, procedures and training practices.
- • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to cultivate strong and collaborative relationships across all levels of the workplace.
- • Experience developing training material and conducting safety training.
- • Experience managing and maintaining EHS recordkeeping to track EHS events, self-assessments, inspections, training, metrics, risk assessments, and corrective actions.
- • Familiarity with OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard. Experience as a member of emergency response teams a plus.
- • Bachelor’s degree in industrial or occupational hygiene, public health, occupational safety, environmental health, engineering, or related field.
- • Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, Graduate Safety Practitioner or similar accreditation preferred but not required.
- • Ability to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and be able to lift up to 40lbs.
- • Vision abilities required to perform this job include close vision.
Work Schedule & Environment
- • Full-time exempt position.
- • Normal work schedule is Monday-Friday dayshift with occasional additional time as needed, including some weekend and evening on-call duties.
- • Occasionally exposed to production and maintenance elements such as noise, dust, fumes, and odors.
- • Ability to use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, etc.
- • Competitive compensation.
- • A comprehensive health care plan including prescription, vision care, life insurance, and dental plan.
- • Retirement plan.
- • Employee Assistance coverage with full services, including dietary and nutritional services, retirement planning, and support services.
- • Paid time off.
- • Relocation assistance.
Application materials may be uploaded electronically:
Or by emailing an updated cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please provide three current professional references qualified to assess your experience and ability to perform the duties specified.
Port Townsend Paper Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free workplace.
The Environmental Health & Safety Multi-Site Manager is responsible for driving EHS compliance, best practices, and results through continuous improvement processes and drive to World Class EHS performance. The sites that fall into this multi-site position are TGP in Snoqualmie, WA and AD Systems in Everett, WA.
What You Will Do:
- Maintain accurate and complete EHS metrics and establish continuous improvement strategies to ensure short- and long-term goals and Allegion initiatives are met.
- Investigate and analyze all incidents and identify root cause(s), contributing factor(s) and systemic causes. Work with Safety Committees to develop and implement corrective action plans. Evaluate first aid, near misses, recordable accidents and potential environmental threats to drive on time corrective actions and proactive programs in order to prevent future incidents.
- Organize Kaizens to detect, reduce or eliminate safety, health and/or environmental hazards through job safety analyses or other approved methods. Determine corrective or preventive measures and follow-up to ensure measures have been implemented and standardized work is implemented.
- Partner closely with internal cross-functional stakeholders at all levels to communicate, secure support, inform the facility of safety compliance risks and gain alignment on priorities. Partner with teams or project coordinators implementing change to ensure EHS risk assessments are conducted and effective controls are included in the change management process.
- Obtain, update, maintain, and audit EHS procedures, plans, permits, and standard operating procedures. Develop and oversee effective emergency preparedness and response programs.
- Develop and oversee processes to ensure compliance of wastewater treatment systems.
- Implement a Health, Safety, and Environmental management system per ISO14001 and ISO 45001.
- Create employee engagement through Safety Committees and other teams to reduce hazards and create a safer and environmentally friendly work environment.
- Direct site environmental, health, and safety audits and inspections for applicable properties and communicate the findings, with recommendations to facility managers and other management.
- Develop, coordinate and lead training and awareness programs throughout the organization as defined by regulations, policies or incident trends. Develop, coordinate, and lead industrial hygiene programs and medical monitoring programs as required by local regulation.
- Ensure timely and accurate submittal of regulatory and internal reports.
- Effectively lead an internal team to achieve EHS and Risk Management goals.
- Oversee and support workers compensation program administration, including return to work programs.
- Ensure compliance with Federal, State and Municipal EHS regulations, regulatory permits and Corporate EHS requirements including but not limited to Hazardous Waste, Wastewater, Air, DOT, RCRA, Storm Water, and OSHA. Stays current with pending regulations to ensure future compliance.
- Management of the sites’ MSDS Online databases for completeness and accuracy.
- Support external and internal auditing processes for other sites.
- Interface with external regulatory bodies to ensure legal / policy compliance and participate in any subsequent communication to stakeholders within the business.
- Ensure business growth by leading risk management and EHS productivity enhancements.
- Support the Americas Regional EHS Manager in delivering EHS improvement at assigned sites.
- Implement and enforce effective health, safety and environmental requirements and policies for contractors and visitors.
- Implementing security protocols at assigned locations.
- Other duties as assigned.
What You Need to Succeed:
- Bachelors Degree in environmental health & safety, business, or manufacturing.
- 3+ years of experience in environmental health and safety in a manufacturing setting.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
- Proven ability to work effectively with all levels in a matrix organization.
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and use sound judgment.
- Exceptional project management skills.
- Travel is estimated at 25% or less to Perrysburg, OH, and weekly travel to Everett, WA.
- Professional certification or designation preferred (CSP, CIH, CHMM, or CEM)
- Wastewater treatment management experience
- Application knowledge of International Building Code, FM Global, and NFPA standards and regulations is a plus.
- ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 or OHSAS 18001 experience is a plus.
Allegion is a Great Place to Grow your Career if:
- You are seeking a rewarding opportunity that allows you to truly help others. With thousands of employees and customers around the world, there’s plenty of room to make an impact. As our values state, “this is your business, run with it”.
- You value personal well-being and balance, because we do too!
- You’re looking for a company that will invest in your professional development. As we grow, we want you to grow with us.
- You want a culture that promotes work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous paid time off, because at Allegion we recognize that you have a full life outside of work!
What You’ll Get from Us:
- Immediate health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”
- Wellness incentives, such as up to $1000 HSA contributions depending upon participation.
- A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, offering a 6% company match and no vesting period
- Generous vacation and sick time, accrued through the year.
- Convenient Vanpools and discounted Orca Card memberships.
- Free on-site fitness center.
- Tuition Reimbursement opportunities
- Employee Discounts through Perks at Work
Compensation: This range is provided by Allegion. Your actual pay will be based on your skills and experiences.
· The expected Base Salary Range: $81,300 – $150,900. The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.
· Bonus eligible: Yes
Employment Type: Full-time, salaried exempt
Join our team of experts today and help us make tomorrow’s world a safer place!
Senior Talent Acquisition Partner
The City of Lynnwood is hiring a Safety Officer to join their Human Resources department!
The City of Lynnwood Safety Officer develops, leads, implements, and administer a comprehensive employee occupational safety, and health. This position is required to ensure the City complies with applicable local, state, and federal safety laws, ordinances, codes, and regulations. Conduct on-the-job health and safety inspections and site audits to evaluate safe work practices and techniques. The Safety Officer is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and communicating safety and incident trends, performance, and ideas for improvement. This position conducts or assists in timely incident analysis investigations in response to safety concerns, close calls, property damage and industrial injuries and illnesses. This position also serves on the City’s emergency operations team.
Includes, but is not limited to, such essential functions as listed below:
- Administers all aspects of a safety program within a department and/or across the City, including a Drug-Free Workplace, Safe-Driving program, and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) compliance program.
- Coordinates City Safety Committee and/or other safety-related committees or workgroups.
- Maintains all safety records required by law, including OSHA 300 Recordkeeping, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), training records, and health testing.
- Manages essential safety programs including but not limited to Respirator Program, Hearing Conservation, Process Safety Management, Electrical Safety, Lock Out/Tag Out, and programs relevant to identified workplace hazards.
- Serves as Return to Work coordinator for on the job injuries, coordinates industrial insurance claims and light duty assignments.
- May assist with ADA Title II complaint resolution.Â
- Serves on City’s emergency/disaster response team and performs duties in Emergency Operations Center as assigned.
- Conduct review of accidents, root cause analysis, recommend and follow-up program changes based on recommendations.Â
- Conduct hazard analysis and update or implement industrial hygiene programs, including mitigation, testing, and training.
- Engages with City personnel, consultants, contractors and state and federal officials to analyze and resolve unsafe practices and conditions.
- Researches, interprets, and applies occupational health and safety ordinances, codes and rules, federal and state laws.Â
- Investigates and evaluates safety conditions and accidents; and makes recommendations for workplace safety to conform with occupational safety standards.
- Coordinates, schedule, and/or instruct safety-training including course curriculum and materials.
- Regularly leads Safety Committee and Unit Safety meetings and attend various Safety meeting.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Requires three years of experience in an occupational safety or health related field and an associate degree or higher in Environmental or Occupational Health & Safety, Safety Management, Toxicology, Industrial Hygiene, Biology, Construction, Engineering, or related field; OR a combination of education, certification, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class. A valid Washington State Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
- APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
Central Washington University, located in Ellensburg, WA, seeks a nine-month, full time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor to teach in the Safety and Health Management (SHM) Program. CWU offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Safety and Health Management; Bachelor’s and Applied Bachelor’s degrees in Risk, Insurance, and Safety Management; and minors and certificates in both disciplines. The ideal candidate will have the expertise to teach across all the areas/programs with a mix of in-person and online courses. We seek an individual demonstrating dedication to innovation and excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. The goal of the program is to prepare students for careers in occupational safety and health, risk, and insurance management in the industrial, private business, construction, and public employment sectors of the economy. Faculty will integrate CWU’s commitment to diversity in teaching, scholarship, and service, and create a learning environment that is welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all students.
Who we are:
We are a team of individuals committed to Changing Students’ Lives. No matter what job, each of us plays a part in supporting and empowering our students to fulfill their dreams.
Working in higher education provides career growth and career choice. Think of a university campus like a mini city, operating across 380 acres. You’ll find diverse academics, libraries, athletics and sporting events, full service and quick serve dining, conferences and events from small to large, recreation centers, housing for ~10,000 students, health services, police and public safety.
For the seventh time in eight years, CWU is a recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Come join us on our journey to encourage, inspire, and create spaces where all identities thrive on campus.
Tour our campus in Ellensburg here. www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjdhOegDa9A
What we offer:
Our investment in you begins the day you join our team, a healthy and successful future for you is important to us. We offer medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, discounts across town, an employee assistance program for individualized counseling, and a wellness incentive program. Learn more: www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-perks-discounts.
– Serve as the program coordinator for the BS-SHM program.
– Teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including but not limited to core occupational safety and health courses, risk management courses and 100-level courses in the University’s general education program.
– Engage in curriculum revision and improvement that promotes student success, preparation of new courses or substantial revision of existing courses; ensure curriculum and underlying pedagogy is inclusive and promotes equity.
– Develop and carry out strategies to promote program growth. Recruit, engage, and mentor students from diverse communities.
– Maintain an active program of university-supported scholarship (research) leading to publication and formal presentations in the safety field, or leading to external funding recognizing the faculty member’s current or potential contribution to his/her field.
– Participate in Program, Department, College, University and Community service.
– Assist in the recruitment of new SHM & RISM majors, and actively participate in the major application screening process.
– Provide academic advising for existing and prospective SHM/RISM students.
– Participate in program review, assessment, and accreditation activities.
– Support the student chapters, sections, or clubs associated with the programs.
– Recruit, engage, and mentor students from diverse communities.
– Participate in facilitating job opportunities for students by establishing and maintaining industry contacts, especially the insurance and risk management industry.
– Participate in the program’s industry advisory council.
– Develop industry partnerships that promote inclusion and equity.
– Obtain and maintain relevant professional certifications.
– Perform other related duties as assigned to support the program and the department.
- Master’s degree in Risk Management and Insurance, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health, Environmental Management, or strongly related area.
- Minimum five years of applied industry experience in risk management/ insurance, occupational safety and health, or industrial hygiene.
- Professional work experience, research, teaching, service, or other experience that has prepared the candidate to contribute to CWU’s commitment to the engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students.
- Strong background in Risk Management and Insurance.
- University-level teaching experience.
- Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.
- Excellent organizational and management skills.
- Relevant certifications such as Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or similar certifications issued by nationally accredited credentialing bodies.
- Experience working in partnership with an industry advisory board and key external stakeholders in multiple industry sectors.
- Operational knowledge of applicable safety and health-related instruments and equipment.
- Experience teaching both online and in-person courses.
- An earned doctoral degree related to content area(s) of courses to be taught.
- Experience in program review and accreditation such as ABET.
- Experience working in a diverse environment and/or utilizing a variety of teaching methods designed for broad student success.
- Potential to mentor and educate students who will serve diverse populations.
- Experience in curriculum development and improvement that includes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
- Ability to incorporate multicultural perspectives and issues into curriculum and classroom conversations.
- Experience with a range of age levels, diverse populations, and rural settings.
- Demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students through teaching and/or mentoring activities.
- Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
- Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
- Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
- Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
- Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Appointment: Full-Time, Tenure-Track, 9 Month Appointment. Additional summer teaching may be available. Central Washington University is on the quarter system with appointments from mid-September through mid-June.
Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance.
Additional Information: For additional information about the University, visit: http://www.cwu.edu
For additional information about Ellensburg, visit: http://www.myellensburg.com
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
- A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience (please address all three items in your cover letter): (1) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, (2) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting, and (3) detail how your work experience, teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students or workers from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU’s commitment to diversity) ;
- Curriculum Vitae including work history, education, training and contact information for three professional references;
- Statement of teaching philosophy;
- Summary of related field and work experience (Attachment Type: Other);
- Names, addresses, and phone numbers of three or more current references; and
- Copy of transcripts for highest degree held;
Screening Begins: October 31, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled
**NOTE: Although copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes, all job offers are contingent upon verification of highest degree. Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21.14.1, CWU employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of October 2021. Your vaccination status will be verified if/when a job offer is made. Information about how to apply for medical and religious accommodations are available here: www.cwu.edu/hr/. Failure to meet the vaccination policy (or approval of a medical or religious accommodation) will result in revocation of the offer.
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to sign a Sexual Misconduct disclosure in pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080 and submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
The Collective Bargaining Agreement may be found here: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/labor-relations/ufc.
|The City of Lynnwood is an equal opportunity employer and strives toemploy a diverse workforce reflective of the community it serves.Qualified applicants with multicultural experience and/or backgroundsare strongly encouraged to apply.|
SALARY Hourly $37.79 – $48.66
OPENING DATE: 09/08/22.
CLOSING DATE: 09/29/22 11:59 PM
SUMMARY: The City of Lynnwood is hiring a Safety Officer to join their HumanResources department! The City of Lynnwood Safety Officer develops, leads, implements, and administers a comprehensive employee occupational safety, and health. This position is required to ensure the City complies with applicable local, state, and federal safety laws, ordinances, codes, and regulations. Conduct on-the-job health and safety inspections and site audits to evaluate safe work practices and techniques.
The Safety Officer is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and communicating safety and incident trends, performance, and ideas for improvement. This position conducts or assists in timely incident analysis investigations in response to safety concerns, close calls, property damage, and industrial injuries and illnesses. This position also serves on the City’s emergency operations team.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Includes, but is not limited to, such essential functions as listed below:
Administers all aspects of a safety program within a department and/or across the City, including a Drug-Free Workplace, Safe-Driving program, and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) compliance program.
Coordinates City Safety Committee and/or other safety-related committees or workgroups.
Maintains all safety records required by law, including OSHA 300Recordkeeping, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), training records, and health testing.
Manages essential safety programs including but not limited to respiratory Programs, Hearing Conservation, Process safety management, Electrical Safety, Lock Out/Tag Out, and programs relevant to identified workplace hazards.
Serves as Return to Work Coordinator for on-the-job injuries, coordinates industrial insurance claims and light duty assignments.
May assist with ADA Title II complaint resolution.
Serves on City’s emergency/disaster response team and performs duties in Emergency Operations Center as assigned.
Conduct reviews of accidents, root cause analysis, and recommend and follow-up program changes based on recommendations.
Conduct hazard analysis and update or implement industrial hygiene programs, including mitigation, testing, and training.
Engages with City personnel, consultants, contractors and state and federal officials to analyze and resolve unsafe practices and conditions.
Researches, interprets, and applies occupational health and safety ordinances, codes and rules, and federal and state laws.
Investigates and evaluates safety conditions and accidents; and makes recommendations for workplace safety to conform with occupational safety standards.
Coordinates, schedule, and/or instruct safety-training including course curriculum and materials.
Regularly leads Safety Committee and Unit Safety meetings and attend various Safety meeting.
Performs related work as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requires three years of experience in an occupational safety or health-related field and an associate degree or higher in Environmental or Occupational Health & Safety, Safety Management, Toxicology, IndustrialHygiene, Biology, Construction, Engineering, or related field; OR a combination of education, certification, training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class. A valid Washington State Driver’s License and a driving record acceptable to the City’s insurance carrier.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.lynnwoodwa.gov/Jobs