Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Reference Number: 1GSLzE
Location: Rome, Georgia, US

The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist assist the efforts to prevent accidents, injuries and illnesses. This includes maintaining compliance with OSHA, DOT, EPA, other regulatory authorities and providing the facility with professional guidance for the effective administration of the company’s Health and Safety programs for the businesses four sites




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and regulations
  • Plans and implements programs to train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials
  • Prepares studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use by company personnel
  • Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective and preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented
  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions
  • Complies and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies
  • Assist waste handling and disposal, including training to employees for proper handling of and disposal of all wastes from the facility
  • Assist actions taken in cases of emergency, including contacting outside agencies as needed and internal response
  • Maintains safety files and records and reports to OSHA, DOT, EPA and other regulatory agencies
  • Implements construction safety and health plans
  • Implements safety training which includes PPE, confined space, lockout/tag out, fall protection, respiratory protection, forklift safety, emergency training, flammable materials, hazard communication, back, and slip trips and falls safety training
  • Prepares reports needed for wastewater, SARA 312 and 313, and Stormwater



Essential Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, environmental science, occupational health and safety or similar field
  • 3+ years of experience with Environmental, Health and Safety
  • OSHA training certifications preferred
  • Process Safety Management experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of domestic federal, state, and local health and safety regulations, ordinances and practices
Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)