Location: Mandeville, LA Posted Date: November 27, 2014
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Employer Job Id: 3358 CareerMine Job Id: 1149090
The Health and Safety (H&S) Coordinator will support the US H&S Department in implementing the [Company] Health and Safety Management System (HSMS). The main objective is to reduce accidents, injuries and occupational illnesses throughout the organization.
Provide Health and Safety support and training for employees within the assigned geographical region to minimize health and safety risks at the workplace.
Work proactively with employees at all levels to ensure risks are identified and resolved in the workplace.
Assist in ensuring compliance Federal, Provincial, Municipal laws and regulations.
Monitor working conditions, practices and procedures for compliance with Lafarge Health & Safety programs and the applicable sections of the State Regulations.
Develop, coordinate and conduct effective Risk Assessments and safety audits to identify issues and turn into actions.
Recommend, develop, and deliver Health & Safety training programs.
Assist management with reviewing safety objectives, identifying improvement areas and developing action plans.
Ensure compliance with internal control procedures - communicating problems in operations, unwarranted deviations from established standards, and violations of policy or law.
Results and Accountabilities:
Use specialized safety knowledge and experience to drive behavioral changes in the business to influence the reduction in near misses, LITH, TIFR and other safety metrics.
Support the collection, analysis and distribution of Safety Key Performance Indicators (KPI).
Timely and accurate issuance of financial statements, forms, reports
Successful and effective execution of transition to new systems and processes including clarity of roles.
Coach and assist appropriate supervisors and managers on incident investigations.
Enhance the safety culture of [Company] by sitting on the Health & Safety committee and including safety on monthly employee meeting agendas
Participate in safety committee(s) held in the business locations in assigned geographies. Share best practices and feedback.
Relationships with Other Jobs:
Partner with site management and US H&S Managers
Support and guide plant/site employees
Collaborate with peers in other Business Units/Geographies
Work closely with Human Resources on the safety and loss control aspects of the following HR-managed programs:
Worker Compensation Program
Return–to–Work (Light / Modified Duty) Program
Occupational Medical Evaluation Program
Education and Work Experience:
College degree required. Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety preferred.
5+ years in the building materials or manufacturing industry, prior safety experience preferred.
MSHA and OSHA experience (preferred)
DOT experience (preferred)
Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated ability to successfully influence others
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Demonstrated financial/business analysis skills
Knowledge of control systems
Strong organization and time management skill
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs: Excel, PowerPoint and Word
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.