Safety Tech

Truelieve Lee , FL 32059

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Safety Tech

Department: Cultivation HS&E

Reports to: Cultivation Safety Manager

FLSA Status: Regular- Non-Exempt

Location: Lee, FL

Role Summary:

Safety Tech - to assist in the overall supervision and administration of project safety to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. The successful individual will coordinate safety efforts with each business unit and communicate details of safety conditions/behaviors with all levels of management.

Responsible for developing, enhancing, inspecting and evaluating the workplace environment, equipment and processes in manufacturing, cultivation, warehouse, grounds, laboratory and office working areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations and industry standards. Maintain applicable records and documentation demonstrable during an inspection or audit. Champions a culture of preparedness and safety.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Champion all safety programs and initiatives

Grow the safety culture by training, personal interaction, and developing relationships with all hourly and salaried team members

Participate in developing and conducting compliance training

Manage Worker Compensation claims

Daily inspection of machinery, equipment, and working conditions to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and safe work practices

Conduct hazard assessments to determine appropriate personal protection equipment. Observe employees to determine appropriate use of prescribed equipment

Inspection of specified areas for fire-prevention equipment, first-aid supplies, and other safety devices

Test working areas for hazard exposures (noise, toxic, etc.) using associated testing equipment

Prepare report of findings with recommendations for corrective action

Investigation of accidents per program procedures to establish root cause for use in recommending preventive safety measures

Build cross-functional safety teams to drive a world class safety culture

Maintain chemical inventory, SDS and waste inspections per EPA guidelines

Documenting all accidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions, or behavior

Implement and manage a behavioral based safety program to reduce incidents and drive engagement

Assisting in development of standardized job safety analysis (JSA) as well as project specific safety plans

Conduct safety meetings with associates to instruct them on project safety practices and requirements

Demonstrate use of equipment and develop safety related standard operating procedures

Other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

2 or more years of experience or education in a safety related position. (Preferred)

Demonstrates competency in understanding and correcting data discrepancies; data querying; identifying root cause analysis; understanding and identifying data trends

Possess computer proficiency, speed and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Working knowledge of OSHA / EPA regulations and practices.

Basic knowledge of manufacturing / transportation safety a plus

OSHA 10- and 30-hour certifications (Preferred)

Must acquire OSHA 501 Certification within a specified time period

Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to work a flexible schedule

Must be able to support multiple site locations as necessary

Ability to multi-task and work in a methodical and organized way

Highly Motivated, Attention to detail

Strong Communication Skills

Self-motivated attitude with excellent work ethic

Bi-Lingual is a plus

ADDITIONAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High School Diploma / 2- or 4-year Degree (Preferred)

Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must successfully complete a comprehensive background screening

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to push, pull, move, and/or lift a minimum of 50 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and able to push, pull, move, and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 50 feet, with or without mechanical assistance

Must be able to work seated/standing as appropriate at workstations for extended periods of time, maintain body equilibrium while climbing ladders, stairways, stopping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching, and use hands/fingers to hold, grasp, turn, pick, pinch frequently/constantly to complete tasks

Must be able to handle organic matter daily, able to wear PPE as appropriate (eye, face, hand, arm, head, foot, body, fall protection), and able to be exposed to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions while wearing PPE (95 degrees or greater)

Must have visual acuity with/without job aids to perform activities such as reading, viewing a computer terminal, visual inspection involving small parts/details. Clarity of vision at 20 ft or more in day and night/dark conditions

Must be able to speak and communicate verbally at conversation levels with co-workers, vendors, etc. (Moderate noise)

WORK SCHEDULE:

40+ hours weekly with flexible hours depending on department needs. Must be available to work occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer l Trulieve Supports a Drug Free Workplace



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Safety Tech

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