OSHA Safety Manager

OSHA Safety Manager

Blue Rock Search
January 25, 2019
Boca Raton, FL


This position provides day-to-day tactical support, in addition to the planning, development, administration and management of safety policies and training for the organization. The OSHA Safety Manager works with and through regional leaders and cross-functional teams, to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures and to assist in the achievement of profitability/productivity requirements. This position requires working knowledge of federal and state safety laws and the ability to identify, evaluate, and address safety hazards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop safety working plans in collaboration with regional leadership and cross-functional teams.
  • Implement safety policies and procedures within business requirements and in compliance with local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Plan, develop, and conduct safety training sessions with employees, in accordance with business requirements.
  • Conduct regular inspections of branches, machinery, and safety equipment to ensure they conform to applicable OSHA standards.
  • Identify potential hazards, recommend solutions, and implement preventative action plans. Evaluate, assess and alter safety procedures and policies for the benefit of employees and clients.
  • Conduct accident and incident investigations, determine probable causes and make recommendations for corrective action.
  • Analyze accident reports and evaluate injury case studies based on available facts.
  • Correct any cited violations by the deadline set in the OSHA citation and submit required abatement verification documentation.
  • Ensure all documentation and record-keeping are properly completed and retained, including accident logs and investigation reports.
  • Manage safety quality data and metrics collection, reporting and related activities. Use safety metrics to identify issues, make decisions, and track improvements.
  • Actively manage compliance with local, state and federal regulations, to include DOT and OSHA.
  • Interact with and direct third party safety organizations and vendors to ensure compliance for the organization.
  • Research and implement new materials handling processes.
  • Research environmental regulations and policies and institute changes to ensure compliance.
  • Oversee the applications for and receipt of necessary permits.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ OSHA experience in a multi-location organization.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to train and motivate employees to adopt a safety first culture.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be able to travel overnight at least 30-50% of the time.
  • Must be available and willing to work weekends and holidays, as needed, to meet business needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) certification or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification preferred.
  • OSHA 10 and 30 hour instructor training preferred.
  • ISO45001, OSHSAS 180001 and/or Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) training preferred.
  • Experience in OSHA, MSHA, DOT and EPA regulatory requirements.

Professional Skills:

  • Strong analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Excellent writing skills, including preparation and submission of clear, concise, and accurate reports.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills: able to work independently, handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated consulting and leadership skills, including ability to make decisions to ensure effective achievement of objectives.
  • Must be organized with an ability to manage workload efficiently to fulfill commitments in a timely manner.
  • Detail-oriented with strong ethics and integrity.
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