Field Safety Advisor - Full Time - Pittsburgh, PA

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Field Safety Advisor - Project - Pittsburgh, PA

Responsibilities

  • Investigate specific incidents and complaints to identify improvement strategies.
  • Provide risk assessments and training to reduce risk in various workplaces.
  • Inspect sites and identify potential OSHA and safety hazards, documenting recommendations.
  • Present safety information to employees and management.
  • Apply knowledge related to industrial workplace hazards and accident prevention in their workplace.
  • Communicate with external resources such as hospitals, local fire departments, and rescue teams so that the proper emergency personnel are available.
  • Review accident reports and document accidents using the proper forms and protocols, inspect facilities.
  • Engage in worker safety training
  • Conduct tests of environmental and workplace quality factors to comply with local, state, and federal laws regarding radiation, air quality, and other hazards.
  • Research and present data related to employee accidents and hazards,
  • Install or oversee the installation of safety devices and protective equipment.
  • Lead workshops and interventions to improve safety behaviors and equipment usage.
  • Inspect machinery and safety gear to ensure their proper operation and workers' protection
  • Develop client relationships and look for new business opportunities.

Requirements:

  • The ability to evaluate technical information regarding workplace safety
  • Proficiency with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office
  • The ability to identify safety threats
  • Ability to teach peers and subordinates safety skills in a concise manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must meet one of the following three options:
    • Option 1:
      • A safety and health certification/designation such as but not limited to CSP, CIH, ASP, CHST, etc.
      • At least 5 years of relevant construction safety and health experience
      • A bachelor’s degree in safety management or an equivalent engineering degree
    • Option 2:
      • At least 7 years of relevant construction safety and health experience
      • A bachelor’s degree in safety management or an equivalent engineering degree
    • Option 3:
      • At least 12 years of relevant construction safety and health experience

In addition to the above options, the following are all required:

1. Current OSHA 500 course for construction in the last 4 years

2. Proof of completion of a Red Cross or approved equal for Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

3. First aid

4. Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

5. Blood-borne pathogen training

6. Drug and Alcohol reasonable suspicion training

7. Knowledge of safety representatives’ responsibilities

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