Reference :
Safety Coordinator
Category :
Medical
Contract :
Direct Hire
Job(s) available(s) :
1
Experience :
3-5 years
Studies level :
Associate's
Working place :
Bakersfield

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts accident investigations and reviews incidents reported by employees and visitors to the facility and works to mitigate future risk. Identifies opportunities to minimize workplace injuries, accidents, and health problems.
  • Coordinates and maintains safety documentation including recordkeeping, OSHA forms, and safety-related company policies. Utilizes electronic systems to maintain safety documentation.
  • Manages various safety programs such as ATD and BBP, including training plan, and ensuring accurate recordkeeping.
  • Conducts incident investigations, tracks major issues or trends and collaborates on program improvements to address these issues.
  • Manages internal respirator program by staying up to date with all required compliance, and supporting a smooth workflow for the program.
  • Processes worker’s compensation claims, ensures efficient and smooth return to work process, and coordinates with management and human resources on light duty accommodations.
  • Develops and manages hearing conservation program; arranges annual audiometric testing and reviews results. Provides recommendations to management and implements policies to support hearing conservation.
  • Implements and maintains a process for notification of incidents; serves as main contact person for injuries and ensures supervisor or manager works with employee to submit initial documentation.
  • Conducts spot checks for employees in the field to ensure safety practices are being followed and provides coaching as appropriate. Ensures employees have a thorough understanding of how to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Champions COVID-19 program including contacting employees, contact tracing, and worker’s compensation process.
  • Conducts employee training on applicable safety standards. Presents training for new hires for critical safety areas as identified by management; includes areas such as safe lifting and other common safety concerns.
  • Reviews safety training and recommends revisions, improvements, and updates.
  • Adheres to strict confidentiality, security and need-to-know standards.
  • Drafts and implements internal safety standards and policies.
  • Remains up to date on changes from OSHA, Cal-OSHA, and industry-specific safety standards; works to ensure company compliance.

 

TRAINING & EDUCATION:

  • Associate’s Degree in related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

 

 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department lines.
  • Extensive knowledge of company safety policies and applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 2 years of experience supporting a safety program preferred.
  • Ability to conduct training, both in-person and virtual.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Ability to put people at ease and to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Flexible and adaptable, willing and able to adjust to rapidly changing priorities.
  • Must have the ability to work well as a team. Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Laura Hill, CEO / Executive Recruiter | 661-340-5099 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.