SAFETY & HEALTH SPECIALIST

Occupational Health Broadway, Virginia


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

 GENERAL SUMMARY: 

This position will be responsible for providing guidance, direction and leadership to the site’s safety process.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Investigate all near misses, first aid cases, recordables, lost day injuries, and vehicular accidents within 24 hours, as well as track closure on all recommendations.
  • Spend time being visible in the processing plant and other site locations.
  • Conduct periodic safety and health audits and track findings to ensure closure.
  • Conduct authorized training for the following topics: Powered Industrial Trucks, Lockout Tagout, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Confined Space Entry, and other topics as assigned.
  • Enter information into accident, training completion and corrective action databases accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provide training support to the organization and ensure that all required monthly training is completed as scheduled.

 

BASIC SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least three years of directly related experience in an industrial environment
  • Ability to accurately record and communicate safety incidences to complex management
  • Must have a solid knowledge of OSHA and safety regulations
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; SAP experience a plus
  • Bi-lingual (english/spanish) strongly preferred
  • Must be able to work varying shifts and weekends as needed

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor's Degree in related field of study

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled