Full-Time Internship - Pittsburgh

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Full-Time Internship - Pittsburgh, PA - Spring 2019

Interns will work with full-time with Project Managers and Safety Consultants at Amerisafe Group throughout a 12 week period directly shadowing on job sites gaining exposure within multiple industries.

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.
  • Inspect machinery and safety gear to ensure their proper operation and workers' protection

Requirements:

  • Current students at the senior level working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational, Health and Safety or related field
  • Available for travel and work including weekends and various shifts
  • The ability to evaluate technical information regarding workplace safety
  • Proficiency with basic computer programs such as Microsoft Office
  • The ability to identify safety threats
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Prior experience with construction or knowledge of construction terminology is a plus.

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