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Vice President of Safety

Chicago

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Vice President of Safety will plan, implement and coordinate the company’s safety, health and environmental programs and ensure field compliance with the company’s safety program and Clients’ requirements.

– Support of the Safety Staffing requirements for the Branch Offices and large scale projects as needed, including establishing specific job duties and expectations for the Safety Managers and future developmental plans
– Ensuring the Safety Program is implemented at all branches and that all work sites comply with standards
– Serve as Chair of the Corporate Safety Committee, preparing agendas, minutes and copies of documents for members
– Monitor the documented safety program to ensure effectiveness in achieving the objectives of the safety policy
– Periodically attend branch safety meetings on a rotating basis
– Conduct unannounced safety audits at project sites on a rotating, periodic basis
– Review all incident and accident reports upon receipt, check reports for completeness, run any reports necessary to follow up on any lost time and make copies for review by the Corporate Safety Committee
– Chart incidents to identify any negative trends, prepare charts and submit to the Corporate Safety Committee for follow-up with the branches
– Compile and maintain company and OSHA recordkeeping requirements, 300, 300A, 301 logs, and ensure proper posting each year at every location
– Work in cooperation with our insurance adjusters, Loss Control and Risk Management representatives for all claims, Workers Compensation, Auto and General Liability
– Maintain Loss Control records and review with Safety Committee, as necessary
– Ensure that all supervisory personnel are held accountable for safe operations within the scope of their responsibilities
Support of the Safety Staffing requirements for the Branch Offices and large scale projects as needed, including establishing specific job duties and expectations for the Safety Managers and future developmental plans
– Ensuring the Safety Program is implemented at all branches and that all work sites comply with standards
– Serve as Chair of the Corporate Safety Committee, preparing agendas, minutes and copies of documents for members
– And much more. Apply for job for more information.

 

Skills Required

– Exhibit operational knowledge of construction OSHA and other pertinent safety standards including, but not limited to: Ergonomics, Respiratory Protection, Electrical Safety (NFPA70E), Lockout/Tagout, Tool Safety, Hazard Communication, Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation, Confined Spaces, Fall prevention, Ladder & Scaffolding, Hearing Conservation, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other aspects of safety
– Ensure uniform interpretation of site safety procedures
– Document and track through correction all Accidents/incidents, safety violations, unsafe conditions, etc., display strong problem solving and analytical skills
– Work independently with little or no supervision and other duties as assigned
– Be able to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills
– Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
– Must have experience and ability working in an e-mail application such as Outlook

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