Health & Safety SpecialistJob ID GBU008310 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States;
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Job Overview and Responsibilities
The Role: Health & Safety Specialist
- Ensure Solvay safety and IH procedures are being implemented.
- Coordinate IH sampling, interpret results, recommend improvements (as needed) and manage data. Provide “hands on” assistance to field personnel on recommendations and specific programs. Participate on the On-Call Emergency Response Team.
- Support the implementation of HSE Management Systems. Provide necessary safety and health training to facility employees and contractors. Maintain records and other related documentation in association with this training. Review, revise and update these programs on a periodic basis. Execute job safety analyses, PPE assessments, life safety system audits. Participate as a member of NA Zone safety and health audit teams. Provide safety & health support to Safe Energy facilities as needed.
- Perform IH risk assessments using Solvay-validated methodologies.
- Implement and maintain the Critical Task Exposure Screening (CTES) tool. Coordinate detailed analysis of screening results. Develop annual sampling plans.
- Manage inventory of Substances of Very High Concern (Health-SVHC). Recommend elimination, substitution where feasible or exposure minimization. Manage the elimination of industrial hygiene Risk level 1 (red line) within 1 year. Manage the performance of facility local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems.
- Maintain open lines of communication with GBU and NA Zone IH support. Maintain policies and procedures in the electronic tool (Policy & Procedure Mgr).
- Manage new chemical approvals and SDS Online safety data sheets.
- Coordinate the inspection and certification of safety equipment.
- Conduct the annual SARA 312 (Community Right-to-Know) reporting and program inspections and audits, summarize key findings, develop and present recommendations for approval. Conduct and document incident investigations and follow-up via the electronic corrective action tracking system.
- Perform auxiliary duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.
Education and Experience
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