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A manufacturer in Buena Park, CA is looking for their next Safety and Training Officer. This is a great direct hire opportunity.

The Safety and Training Officer is responsible for all aspects of safety and loss reduction initiatives. Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments Plans, implements, and conducts preventative care, safety, and compliance training programs.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts safety meetings, audits, and inspections to ensure compliance, evaluate
    performance, identify corrective action, and implement follow up assessments.
    Plans, implements, and conducts preventative care, safety, and compliance training programs.
  • Accountable for implementing and delivering results of corporate and company safety and risk management initiatives at both distributor locations.
  • Examine all injury and accident reports and assist supervisors with accident investigations to ensure accurate and timely reporting of all claim information to Third Party Administrator (TPA), and to mitigate future similar injuries.
  • Work with the TPA claims adjusters to ensure proper and efficient handling of Workers’ Compensation, Auto Liability, and General Liability claims. Provide thorough follow-up with injured employees and maintain regular contact with TPA and Primary Treating Physicians to coordinate prompt return to work modified duty program. 
  • Coordinate and participate in all work comp claim reviews.
  • Strategic collaboration with management team and human resources on modified duty assignments, interactive process, and employment decisions.
  • Conduct training for managers, supervisors and employees on safe work practices, including: Back Injury Prevention, accident and injury prevention, hazard recognition and awareness, and regulatory compliance requirements. 
  • Coordinate the planning, research, compliance and delivery of corporate wellness programs and services through collaboration with vendor partners, internal departments and other corporate staff and managers

Job Requirements

  • EHS: 5 years experience 
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Health, Engineering or related discipline preferred
  • Minimum 6 years industrial manufacturing environment, project management experience, including at least 4 years management level safety profession experience
  • Current certifications in First Aid, CPR, OSHA, 30-hour Construction Safety and Industry Standards plus
    familiarity with DOE 10 CFR Part 851 highly desirable
  • Experience within large warehouse, product distribution / trucking operations.
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in OSHA/DOT regulatory standards, safety engineering,
    risk management and environmental protection
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