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MSC Industrial Supply

Safety Specialist (Reno, NV) - Relocation Assitance Available

Post Date:Jun 02, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:6/2/2018Salary:
Location:US-NV-Fernley Job Reference:17598BR

Job Description:
  • The Global Safety Specialist coordinates efforts of the safety and health programs in order to create a safe work environment for all associates and meeting all compliance requirements.
  • Coordinates and helps to lead all day-to-day CFC Global Safety functions such as:
  • Environmental Safety and Health regulatory compliance to applicable Federal ( USA - EPA, OSHA, DOT, IATA, IMDG, FAA; or UK equivalent regulations) State and/or local regulations; Safety & Health assessments, ergonomic improvements/issues, safety equipment selection, safety awareness, safety team mentoring, Safety & Health training, Workers Compensation support for claims and issues and return to work, Incident investigation and corrective action follow-up. .
  • Conducts Risk Analysis and Coordinates Actions to remove or mitigate risk
  • Based upon risk analysis may be tasked with developing new programs that apply to MSC locations.
  • Implements risk reduction and cost avoidance techniques.
  • Monitors techniques to ensure compliance.
  • Performs regulatory audits at the base CFC and at assigned regional Branch locations.
  • Conducts Follow-up Incident Investigations and Supports Workers Compensation Cases
  • Coordinates claims loss analysis evaluations for CFC associates in conjunction with corporate claims management efforts at the CSC.
  • Recommends solutions to avoid similar incidents in the future.
  • Reviews all CFC and branch injury and incident investigation analysis and follows-up, as necessary.
  • Develops and manages a partnership with local Occupational Clinics
  • Facilitates Return to Work programs
  • Implements Global Safety Programs at the CFCs and Branches.
  • Programs include but are not limited to: Powered Industrial Trucks, Lockout Tagout, Electrical Safety, Hazard Communication, Conveyor Safety, Safe Lifting, Personal Protective Equipment, Fall Protection, Aerial Lift Safety, Emergency Action Plans, Crisis Management Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, Machine Guarding, Ladder Safety, Ergonomics, Safety Awareness and Attitude, Pollution Prevention, Waste Management (Hazardous and Non-Hazardous), Waste Minimization, Recycling, Hazardous Materials Shipping
  • Liaises and supports third party audits (i.e. Workers Compensation and Property Insurance Carriers) and develops responses to address identified concerns.
  • Implements Corporate standards for property conservation programs including maintaining emergency procedure.
  • Conducts and reviews effectiveness of Global Safety Training Programs (conducted by MSC training department or third party training programs).
  • Represents the MSC Safety effort as a field trainer/coordinator for CFC and Branches
  • Develops local relationship and maintains an on-going presence with CFC and assigned regional Branches including the following skill sets
  • Communicates to all stakeholders in written and verbal communication on regulatory affairs.
  • Understand and applies knowledge of computer databases to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Researches regulatory data and information utilizing the Internet and other available resources.
  • Sets, follows and meets project timelines.
  • Participates in cross-functional meetings.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned by the Sr. Manager, Global Safety and performs additional duties as required.
  • Attends training and education seminars as appropriate to learn regulatory requirements.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Participates in special projects as assigned by the Sr. Manager, Global Safety and performs additional duties as required.
  • Bachelor of Science degree or the equivalent experience is required. Specialization in Environmental Science, Safety Science, and Environmental Health is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years safety/environmental health experience required.
  • Safety experience in manufacturing or warehousing is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Industrial Hygiene is preferred.
  • Understanding of Workers Compensation System is preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills are required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) required.
  • Speaking and presenting to all levels of management.
  • Must posses creative, initiative and collaborative influence skills.
  • Data entry skills are required.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 50% of the time are required.
  • Ability to be flexible with schedule regarding shifts, weekend work and as requested by Management.

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