Safety Director

Website Empower Associates

Job Description

Empower Associates is working with a well-established and growing company looking to add a Safety Director to the team.  The Safety Director will develop and implement short and long-term goals, objectives, and programs for the organization.  Additionally, the Safety Director will be responsible for leading the organization and bringing about a culture of safety throughout.  If you want to work for an organization on the move that rewards hard work and contribution this is the opportunity. 

 

Main Job Functions

  • Collaborate with management to develop, prepare and implement health & safety policies & procedures.
  • Continue to drive our culture of safety.
  • Lead the Safety, Compliance, & Training programs. Manage all onboarding/orientation, training, and safety initiatives.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules.
  • Provide safety training for employees on policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Manage drug testing programs, driver files, and driver fitness programs.
  • Ensure completion of required DOT & OSHA recordkeeping & reporting.
  • Identify & create initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents and injuries.
  • Perform safety inspections & audits to assess employee compliance with safety initiatives.
  • Advise the company’s administration team on safety issues and compliance.
  • Maintain accurate and current records with various government entities.
  • Analyze incident reports, metrics, and accident/injuries to institute behavioral change that leads to a safer environment.
  • Manage accident & injury cases.

 

Requirements:

  • 5 Years experience in manufacturing or transportation
  • Extensive knowledge of current safety policies & applicable OSHA standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct training & educate staff.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Available to travel to satellite offices throughout the year
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