Safety & Compliance Specialist

Airgas Inc Long Beach , CA 90802

Posted 2 months ago

44493 Safety & Compliance Specialist (Open)

Location:

Long Beach, CA - Management - Regional Office

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

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Position Title: Safety and Compliance Specialist

Location: Santa Fe Springs or Alameda, CA

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Safety and Compliance Specialist ensures company compliance with environmental reporting and occupational safety by performing regular safety audits, new hire safety orientation, training and inspections of machinery, equipment and general working conditions. The incumbent will assist in Company investigation(s) and follow-up(s) relative to vehicle accidents and employee injuries, property damage, near miss incidents and customer incidents involving Airgas USA, LLC supplied products.

In particular, you will:

  • Ensuring all associates are in compliance with local, state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules.

  • Routinely inspecting and/or tour Company facilities to detect existing or potential health and safety hazards, and recommends corrective or preventive measures where indicated; performs periodic internal safety audits and assures that the results of these reviews are made available to the Director of Safety.

  • Performing periodic safety, environmental, and other regulatory audits; prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action.

  • Assess and recommend controls to environmental aspects and impacts.

  • Organize, file, and maintain large amounts of compliance related documentation and records.

  • Participate on the Airgas AERO Team (responding to emergency situations as a HazMat Technician); must be certified or able to get a certification to wear Level "A" chemical suit and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).

  • Able to evaluate unsafe situations, conditions and behaviors of others during ride-a-longs, safety observations and site visits.

  • Document and track observations and other tasks and activities to completion.

  • Travels from site to site within assigned area (or others as needed) to conduct facility environmental and safety audits including but not limited to noise level testing, toxic fumes, OSHA and NFPA regulations and other safety hazards and violations.

  • Reports findings and suggests corrections for any safety violations found.

  • Monitors and assigns corrective actions for good catches and observations in assigned area.

  • Investigates incidents for root cause(s) and propose preventive/corrective measures.

  • Demonstrates proper use of safety equipment.

  • Review and confirm/update of all licenses and permit information.

  • Review training files for all associates.

  • Maintain the Intelex (software reporting/tracking system) data base for training, incident and injury reporting, testing, auditing and inspections.

  • Assist and review training and mentoring of all new hires on Airgas safety policies and procedures as well as any government required regulations.

  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Are you a MATCH?

  • Minimum 2 years experience managing mandatory reports and regulations with the following agencies required: DOT, EPA, CUPA, CERS, AQMD, SWPPP, FDA, DTSC

  • Must have reliable, appropriate transportation (Must maintain a valid driver license).

  • Be committed to safety and team excellence.

  • Be personable, professional, responsive, and bring value to the customer's business.

  • Have at least an Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school with emphasis on Safety or at least 3 years of related work experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Be successful at building and maintaining strong customer service relationships.

  • Exercise strong communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Be willing to travel throughout their assigned areas with occasional overnight travel.

  • Be able to work individually and in team environments.

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and equipment.

  • Ability to routinely lift & move up 25 - 40 lbs. up to 10 feet away. May occasionally be required to lift and move over 60 lbs. with assistance.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.

  • Job requires visitation to various Airgas and customer sites, which have varying environments/conditions, layouts, and accessibility. Including but not limited to unpaved and uneven surfaces, hot/cold temperatures/climates and varying noise levels.

  • Frequent regional travel.

  • Occasional overnight travel.

Airgas offers a full benefits package includes:

http://www.airgas.com/company/careers/employee-benefitsAbout Airgas Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products. Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions. Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. Join us for a stimulating experience: you'll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment. Your differences enhance our performance At Airgas, we are committed to build a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world. We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world. Airgas will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Are you a MATCH?

Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


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