Job ID R-380264 Date posted 12/24/2020 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Sr. EHS Specialist

Job Description Summary

Administer and implement Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs and procedures in collaboration with the Division EHS Manager. Follows established procedures to support BD Distribution Center personnel in order to maintain compliance with facility/corporate EHS policies, agency regulations, and best management practices. Works on problems of limited scope where analysis of procedures and policies is necessary to select appropriate methods and techniques for obtaining satisfactory solutions. Perform routine tasks with detailed instruction and supervision, applies company policies and procedures in order to plan and accomplish goals. This individual will regularly receive direction from the Division EHS Manager and will add new skills as required to accomplish assigned tasks.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Aid in the management, administration of all site health, safety and environmental programs, including but not limited to chemical hygiene, fire safety, HAZCOM, PPE, storm water, NFPA 70E, emergency evacuation, CPR/AED, and confined space for example. Coordinates with external contractors and agencies to assist with training as needed.

Aid in the management of investigations of accidents and work-related injuries or illnesses.  Coordinate tracking of cases by maintaining OSHA 300 Logs and corporate incident reporting system and follow-up Workers’ Compensation case management activities.  Review and improve the site's Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) as needed.

Assist in the management of the site's Ergonomics Program.  Act as a liaison to associates and others receiving or requesting ergonomic evaluations. Provide ergonomic evaluations with the assistance of the divisional EHS Manager. Coordinate follow-up activities, track evaluations and equipment orders.

Assist in the management of the site's EHS Training Program.  Provide limited training on pre-established safety curriculum.  Maintain Health & Safety Training database.  Generate reports and coordinate scheduling. 

Provide review and periodic updates of written safety and environmental programs, including SOPs and Work Instructions (WIs).

Conduct regulatory evaluations, write reports as required, and report activities to the divisional EHS manager. 

Oversee and coordinate scheduling and documentation of monthly testing of all eye washes and emergency showers, monthly inspection of all fire extinguishers, and safety equipment needs at the site.

Keep abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements. Participate as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.

Ensures EH&S training through the implementation of safety awareness programs. Participates in scheduled departmental safety inspections and assists in identifying corrective actions for identified hazards. Ensures EH&S policies and procedures are followed through education and training. Discusses and documents pertinent EH&S topics at staff meetings. Participates as a standing member of the Safety Committee.

Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Executes EHS projects and implements safety programs as required, assists with developing the safety budget  

Performs other duties as assigned

May require off-shift and/or weekend work. Needs to be on-call 24/7.

Regular and reliable attendance at work.

Primary Work Location

USA NC - Four Oaks

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 730am-4pm (United States of America)

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