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Safety Professional

Full-Time, Salaried
Central New York, Rochester, New York, Syracuse, New York
Posted 1 month ago

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Safety Professional that contributes to the development of proactive policies, practices, and procedures, allowing Danforth to achieve the highest standard of jobsite safety. The Safety Professional provides a safe work environment for all Danforth employees and is responsible for decreasing the number of incidents.

Key Responsibilities:

The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist project management in assessing the effectiveness of safety and health programs and provide recommendations for maintaining/improving their effectiveness
  • Provide guidance to foreman and field employees so that they understand the safety and health programs and how to implement them
  • Assist foreman with the identification and evaluation of high risk hazards and development of measures for their control
  • Maintain a working knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory rules
  • Maintain relationships with appropriate regulatory agencies
  • MaintainError! Hyperlink reference not valid.s a relationship with customer project and safety management
  • Provide field employees with appropriate safety training appropriate for the associated job hazards
  • Keeps employees advised about relative safety issues and needs of safety matters
  • Represent the organization in safety and health interests outside their operations within the community and by active participation in professional societies and specific trade associations and groups

Qualifications & Training:

  • CHST or CSP designation preferred
  • Authorized OSHA 500 Construction Outreach Instructor preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present ideas clearly verbally and in writing
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to make quick effective decisions
  • PC skills with experience in Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 5 years of experience in the EHS field
  • Construction experience preferred

John W. Danforth Company is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a workplace free from discrimination. All employees and applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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