Field Safety Lead - Full Time - Detroit, MI

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Field Safety Lead - Full Time - Detroit, MI

The Amerisafe Group is seeking a seasoned, driven health and safety professional to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional with field experience in health and safety, and capable of conducting or quickly learning Consultation Group activities (worker training, program development, Proposal development, etc.) as well.

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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Science, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field
  • 5+ years of field experience in relevant industries
  • Experience developing programs, presenting training, preparing Proposals and/or performing industrial hygiene-related activities
  • Rescue and/or confined space experience a plus
  • Business development and client relations experience
  • Be results-oriented, have strong analytical and decision-making abilities, and be a creative problem solver
  • Leadership and management experience in the health and safety profession
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong technical skills
  • Safety-related certifications or advanced degree are a plus

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