Safety Manager - Point of Rocks, Maryland
Canam Steel Corporation is a major US manufacturer of open web steel joists and steel deck. The company participates in thousands of projects each year ranging from large distribution centers and high rise projects, to small retail centers. The steel joist business in the US dates back to 1986 as a partnership with Canam Group and our steel deck business was launched by an acquisition of the United Steel Deck brand in 2010. The Corporation currently operates six fabrication facilities, several sales and engineering offices, and employs approximately 800 people across the United States.
JOB SUMMARY: Oversees the overall safety program for the site. Develops and leads the implementation of safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Sets standards to which others will be held responsible and accountable. Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations pertaining to health, environmental and safety standards.
Local Functions (80%):
Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations pertaining to health, environmental and safety standards. Interface with regulatory agencies and assist during regulatory inspections. Stays abreast on changes and updates to federal, state and local safety and environmental laws and regulations.
Create and facilitate EH&S teams and/or committees as needed to meet safety objectives. Provide expert technical assistance to the department and to the business units.
Develop and manage accident and injury investigation program. Assit with workers compensation program and costs. Review and interpret data from accident and loss event reports and other appropriate sources to identify causes, trends and relationships. Initiate investigations when appropriate. Establish target areas and long-range accident risk reduction and cost control objectives.
Develop and lead the implementation of safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Set standards to which others will be held responsible and accountable. Maintain procedures to keep current.
Develop training materials to support environmental, safety and health programs. Promote employee awareness of environment, health and safety through training and continual facility wide communication. Develop and implement proactive environment, health and safety programs.
Participate at initiation phase of equipment installation and set up to assist in design for safety, health, ergonomic and environmental principles.
Reviews safety statistics, accidents reports, and safety audit reports in order to analyze risk trends at the site and implement necessary controls with the assistance of local leadership.
Motivate, encourage, and foster a positive safety culture by encouraging employee participation in safety programs.
Create and scope out safety improvement projects at the site focusing on risk elimination.
Perform other job duties as assigned by supervisor.
Corporate Functions (20%):
Provides administrative support to Corporate Environmental Department.
Facilitates and provides support for the Corporate Safety Program.
Assists in the development and review of Corporate EH&S Standards.
Assists in the creation, implementation and communication of best safety practices across the organization.
Becomes the subject matter expert in a specific safety topic for the organization.
· Bachelor’s Degree in Safety (or related field) and 3 - 5 years of related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
· Thorough knowledge of safety principles and related government regulations.
· Experience in a safety-related job in a manufacturing environment.
· Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization.
· Ability to influence others.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.