BrandSafway Safety Manager in Houston, Texas

Safety Manager

Houston,TX

Job Title: Safety Manager

Department: Safety

Reports To: VP of Administration

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared By: Stephanie Latina

Prepared Date: May 19, 1998

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SUMMARY

Establishes and promotes the maintenance of a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Makes studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel and outside agencies.

Formulates general safety policies and procedures to be followed by company or plant personnel in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.

Consults with all departments on design and use of equipment, shops, fire prevention and safety program.

Inspects or tours organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.

Keeps managers and Team Memberss alerted as to the hazards of working with toxic fumes, dangerous chemicals, and any other hazardous substances.

Participates in the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, law suits, and insurance investigations.

Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies.

Oversees the administration of workers' compensation program, including working with the insurance carrier to cut down on lost employee time and cut back on unjust claims.

Devises, supervises, and coordinates training programs or media which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness.

Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs.

Maintains safety files and records.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

LANGUAGE SKILLS

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

REASONING ABILITY

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Ref: 126087