Environmental Health, Sanitation & Safety Officer at 54 Capital

Job Description

Role overview

Environmental Health, Sanitation & Safety Officer takes into account the assessment of the company’s overall workflow. The incumbent of the position, along with other members of the senior management team also implements the policies that are needed for the use of personal protective equipment. The incumbent is also the one responsible for all the details in the procedures that are potentially dangerous in order for the employees to have a better knowledge of how to lower their risk of injuries and other dangerous threats.

Job Description

  • EHSS Officer has the responsibility to conduct on-going training regarding safety for all employees in the company.
  •  He or she also has to make sure that new employees receive their timely orientations and introduction regarding their training in their specific area in the company.
  • The EHSS Officer is expected to be professional and well-versed when it comes to the requirements of the rules and regulations that help protect the worker’s health and safety.
  • To develop, implement and monitor the companies’ EHS Policy, Programs, and Procedures.
  • Collaborate with planners, hazardous-waste technicians, Boiler responsible engineers, local environmental inspectors, and other specialists, and experts in law and business to address environmental problems.
  • Obtain, update, and maintain plans, permits, and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide technical-level support for environmental remediation and litigation projects, including remediation system design and determination of regulatory applicability.
  • Monitor the progress of environmental improvement programs.
  • To assist the company in complying with current environmental, health and safety legislation.
  • Provide administrative support for projects by collecting data, providing project documentation, training staff, and performing other general administrative duties.
  • Develop proposed project objectives and targets, and report to management on progress in attaining them.
  • Advise corporations and government agencies of procedures to follow in cleaning up contaminated sites in order to protect people and the environment.
  • Inform company employees and other interested parties of environmental issues.
  • Develop site-specific health and safety protocols, such as spill contingency plans and methods for loading and transporting waste.
  • Coordinate and manage environmental protection programs and projects, assigning and evaluating work.
  • Serve as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies and officials on issues pertaining to solid and hazardous waste program requirements.
  • Prepare hazardous waste manifests and land disposal restriction notifications.
  • Serve on teams conducting multimedia inspections at complex facilities, providing assistance with planning, quality assurance, safety inspection protocols, and sampling.
  • Develop and present environmental compliance training or orientation sessions.
  • Maintain, write, and revise quality-assurance documentation and procedures.
  • Prepare, review, and update environmental investigation and recommendation reports.
  • To increase environmental, health and safety awareness at all levels of the organization.
  • To investigate and report on all serious/critical personal injury accidents occurring to employees and to assist in the investigation of all accidents/incidents that result in substantial damage to the company’s property.
  • To investigate and report on complaints of hazardous working conditions to the plant manager and/or his representative.
  • To respond to employees’ safety concerns & to respond to fires and other emergencies.
  • To coordinate registration and removal of hazardous waste.
  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer conduct routine safety meetings in order for them to review the new procedures and policies needed for all employees.
  • These essential safety meetings help give staff members the chance to share their safety issues, observations and also other suggestions for environmental health and safety improvements in the future.

Job Requirements

  • BSC Occupational health and Safety or Environmental Health or First Degree in Health & Safety/Environmental Engineering or related fields & at least 1 to 3 years of relevant experience specific to this position
  • He or she must be able to identify and call out which regulations should apply to a certain industry or company.

send your cv to ataye@54fmcg.com

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