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EHS Specialist - Central Islip,USA,


Date Posted:

01-27-21 (03:58 AM)

Location:

Central Islip, New York, UnitedStates

Salary:

Openings:

1


Description:

  • Develop, implement, and oversee program changes; interpret policies and procedures as they apply to environmental health and safety practices.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in the areas of environmental, health, and safety specialization, can interact with internal and external customers.
  • Develop hazardous and chemical waste programs following Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies’ regulations
  • Ensure programs and practices are in compliance with the appropriate statutes and regulations and environmental, health, and safety requirements are met.
  • Investigate incidents and identify corrective and preventative measures, answer questions, or complaints received from within the organization, customers, government regulatory agencies, etc.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify, evaluate, and control hazards.
  • Performs audits and evaluations to determine company compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Performs training on proper occupational safety, chemical safety, hazardous waste management, and other related topics.
  • Performs incident investigations to determine the root cause and develop practical corrective actions.
  • Ensure effective training is delivered company-wide and documented.
  • Continually identify and where appropriate, implement industry safety best practices.

 

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university with major course work in occupational safety, risk management, or closely related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive responsibility implementing safety and health programs in a manufacturing environment.