Safety Technicians use their knowledge and skills to promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace. They are responsible for ensuring that employers and workers comply with safety legislation and that safety policies and practices are adopted and adhered to.
Works in partnership with employers, employees, directors and trade unions to minimize:
• operational losses
• occupational health problems
• To assist corporate and line management in assessing the effectiveness of the unit safety and health programs and providing recommendations for maintaining/improving their effectiveness;
• To provide guidance to line management and employees so that they understand the safety and health programs and how to implement them;
• To assist line management with the identification and evaluation of high risk hazards and development of measures for their control;
• To provide staff safety and health engineering services;
• To maintain a working knowledge and maintain federal, state and local relationships with appropriate regulatory agencies;
• To develop and maintain a high level of professional competence in the safety and health field;
• To deploy Behavior Based safety culture;
Technical Degree in EHS
Minimum of 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment related to EHS program management.
EHS Tool’s experience
An investigative mind and problem solving skills; attention to detail; ability to understand and analyze complex information and present it simply and accurately; Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a wide range of people and to give presentations to groups;