Detroit Thermal Systems, LLC Environmental, Health & Safety Representative in Romulus, Michigan
The Environmental Health & Safety Representative primary responsibilities include the development, implementation and administration of the corporate safety program in compliance with regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA / MiOSHA, EPA) & contractual obligations. Conducts occupational health field investigations and laboratory tests to determine the presence of hazards that may impair the health of employees or the efficiency of work operations. Eliminate the risk of occupational injury and illness, and environmental non-compliance in a manufacturing environment.
Implement, maintain and continuously evaluate the effectiveness of health, safety and fire related programs. Plans, coordinates, and administers training programs in occupational safety and health as it relates to loss control and accident prevention.
Develop robust safety process goals and objectives utilizing standardized work process directed at reducing occupational injuries, illnesses, and property damage and production loss.
Performs on-site inspections to audit physical conditions and safe work practices. Provides guidance and assistance to employees on safety process improvement. Provide technical manufacturing floor to measure compliance. Develops methodology, collects samples and conducts standardized and analytical tests.
Inspect, review and approve proposed new manufacturing equipment. Manage plant physical environmental compliance issues including air, water, waste, hazardous material handling, emergency response and training. Manage plant requirements for interfacing with local and state regulatory agencies including permit applications and requirements, process reviews and inspections.
Prepares and distributes educational materials and information pertaining to the storing, handling, and disposing of hazardous materials.
Researches federal, state, and local standards and regulations. Advises management in areas of non-compliance. Keep current on new and developing regulatory requirements and develops, communicates and administers environmental policies and procedures.
Compiles and submits statistical and required accident reports to management and OSHA / MiOSHA.
Provide mentoring to floor supervision and plant leadership regarding safety compliance.
Develops recommendations and implements approved corrective measures intended to prevent, eliminate, control or reduce work-related hazards.
Supports medical case management initiatives including developing goals and action plans to reduce occupational injuries and ergonomic concerns. Lead health & wellness programs & initiatives, first aide procedures and emergency response action plans including the on-going facilitation, training & readiness of ERT’s.
Facilitate PPE requirements, ensure compliance and maintain availability of supplies.
Keep up-to-date on new and developing regulatory requirements and develops, communicates and administers environmental policies and procedures.
Conduct accident investigations and assists with determining root cause and resolution.
Manage workers compensation claim.
Coordinate safety action plan, ensure continuous implementation and improvement.
Supports customer certification requirements (i.e. TS16949, ISO14001, etc.).
Participate in new hire orientation
Prepares reports pinpointing re-occurring accidents or illnesses. Recommends solutions to the unsafe acts or conditions that cause accidents and illnesses.
Maintains accurate records of all occupational injuries and illnesses
Facilitates Safety Committee meetings and cross functional activities
Conducts Environmental and Safety audits
Ability to work “on-call” for any emergencies that may arise.
Develops, maintains & updates job safety analysis (JSA’s) and ensure operator training & compliance.
Participates in 5S events and activities.
The above is intended to describe the general content of the requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Three (3)+ years of hands on experience working on the floor of a plant.. Bachelor’s degree in occupational health & safety or related field required. General working knowledge of regulatory safety and environmental standards. Familiar with employment laws and regulations (OSHA, EEOC, etc.). Experience in workman compensation.