Safety Specialist

Distribution Center/Warehousing West Jefferson, Ohio



  • Live and promote a culture of safety by leading by example.
  • Evaluate the workplace for hazards and generate job hazard assessments for job positions.
  • Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work conditions.
  • Coordinate and provide initial and renewal safety training to company associates.
  • Inspect and audit project sites, warehouses, offices, and vehicles, equipment, and work practices to ensure both internal and external (OSHA) compliance.
  • Ensure disciplinary actions are followed through when violations are found.
  • Investigate accidents to identify their causes (contributing and root causes), determine how they might be prevented in the future, and communicate those findings to impacted team members (Safety Bulletin development).
  • Ensure record keeping data is accurate and up to date (i.e.: training/weekly safety meeting rosters, certifications, incident forms, Safety Bulletins, exposure, and inspection/auditing records) for all locations.
  • Maintain up to date incident database, safety report metrics (leading and lagging indicators), and OSHA 300, OSHA 300A, and OSHA 301 Logs.
  • Support creation and revision of new/existing safety programs by keeping abreast of current safety regulations.
  • Partner with HR and Operation Leaders to identify opportunities within the facility.
  • Partner with BWC to identify programs that can provide safety value to the operation.
  • Partner with OSHA to review/obtain certification through the Voluntary Protection Programs.


  • Associate degree or bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines.
  • Strong work ethic, critical thinker, and excellent attention to detail (quality of work).
  • Strong presentation/training skills.
  • Strong computer knowledge, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Power point), email, internet, PDF editing, database management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Positive and optimistic attitude.
  • Must be comfortable working in a distribution environment.
  • Must be flexible with schedule rotation based on business needs.


  • A competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K with company match, life insurance, short-term disability, paid time off and paid company holidays.
  • Additional perks include quarterly bonus potential, associate discount 40%, tuition reimbursement, childcare discount program, etc.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend and lift/move up to 10 pounds.  May lift/move up to 30 pounds occasionally.


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