Safety Manager

Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Lampasas , TX 76550

Posted 4 days ago

Overview

Develops and administers risk management and loss prevention programs; specifically, plans, develops, directs, and implements organization safety program to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Responsibilities

  • Updates environmental, health and safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal rules and regulations.

  • Works with supervisors and managers to ensure support is provided in achieving zero lost-time accidents and company recordable incident rate goals.

  • Provides active support by training employees on requirements and developing environmental and safety compliance tools.

  • Ensures employees who experience job related injuries receive appropriate medical care with local providers.

  • Monitors progress of employees assigned to lost time and restrictive duty status.

  • Reviews and maintains OSHA 300 log.

  • Assists with workers compensation claims management along with scheduling quarterly meetings.

  • Supports all accident/incident investigations, near miss reporting, and facilitation of Root Cause Analysis.

  • Develops and provides training for regulatory compliance programs that can be implemented by managers and/or supervisors, including but not limited to: safety orientation; hearing conservation; respiratory protection; hazard communication; electrical safety (lockout/tagout); chemical safety and process safety management; material handling and powered industrial vehicle permits; personal protective equipment; emergency response planning; and first aid response personnel.

  • Manages the personal protective equipment Ear Plugs, Gloves, Shoe covers.

  • Responsible for record keeping and reporting for VOC's, Hazardous Wastes, SARA, Stormwater, MSDS, PSM and other required documentation.

  • Plans occupational hygiene investigations.

  • Ensures the viability and activities of a robust safety committee.

  • Responsible for coordinating and maintaining records for all Environmental & Safety programs.

  • Prepares and arrange safety exhibits and materials for display to promote workplace safety.

Qualifications

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required; Masters degree desirable.

  • Five years of related experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time.

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