Manager of Safety

Job ID: J137327
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: West Penn Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 6, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Develops, implements, and evaluates programs designed to reduce operational risk for employees and facilities the process of implementing corrective actions to minimize risk and maintain regulatory compliance within the facilities.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts required safety tests and inspections to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory agency standards. (20%)
  • Responds and coordinates the response to emergencies including fire, hazardous materials and other related incidents with emphasis on the protection of life safety, property conservation, business continuity and environmental protection. (20%)
  • Responds to, performs investigations, analyzes individual, departmental and organizational concerns and/or needs and collaborates with applicable internal and external resources to develop cost effective and timely solutions. (20%)
  • Monitors new and existing regulations and laws; identifies and develops policies and procedures and reviews/revises current policies and procedures to ensure institutional compliance. (20%)
  • Directs and ensures compliance with federal, state and local safety, environmental and fire/life safety regulations. Acts as the liaison and intervenes to reduce the risk of organizational non-compliance with regulatory agency requirements. (20%)
  • Oversees the Safety Committee efforts to ensure consistency with established protocol.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BA/BS Degree Safety Engineering or other occupational Safety/Health Science related field or 4 years equivalent work experience
  • 4 years related work experience

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene or other occupational safety or health concentration
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH/IHIT), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Healthcare Environmental Manager CHEM), Certified Fire Inspector/Instructor

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