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Safety Specialist

Company: Propak Corporation
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

The Safety Specialist manages and monitors the company's safety program in their assigned area of focus (DOT/FMCSA or OSHA) and evaluates safety practices. They inform employees and managers about regulations, collect relevant data, and create reports to present to management.Reasonable Accommodations StatementTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsEssential Functions Statement(s)

  • Effectively evaluates, monitors, analyzes, and identifies safety policy compliance and non-compliance issues in the assigned focus areas and resolves them in a timely manner.
  • Manages internal and external compliance reporting, providing compliance advice and assistance, conducting compliance investigations, and managing ongoing education programs in the assigned focus areas.
  • Assists in the development of safety training and tracks training compliance.
  • Monitors and assists in ensuring compliance of all safety regulations in assigned areas of focus (DOT/FMCSA or OSHA).
  • Tracks, analyzes and reports key safety metrics in assigned area of focus.
  • Reviews accident reports and investigations for determination of cause and preventability.
  • Develops and maintains written policies and procedures that comply with regulatory standards and promote the company's loss prevention efforts.
  • Coordinates safety programs to assist management with compliance with all regulatory and company safety rules along with the development of loss prevention programs such as safety committee development and preventative maintenance.
  • Supports other department initiatives that further the mission and goals of the company.
  • Teamwork and cooperation are required for proper job performance.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSCompetency Statement(s)
    • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for one's actions.
    • Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
    • Communication, Written/Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and in writing.
    • Conceptual Thinking - Ability to understand a situation by identifying connections between ideas or situations that are not obviously related, to organize the parts of an issue, and to frame new ideas and courses of action.
    • Initiative - Ability of the individual to act and take steps to resolve an issue.
    • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
    • Interpersonal - Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.LocationRisk ManagementRequirements
      • Education: Associate's Degree (2-year college or technical school): Preferred
      • Experience: 2 plus years of experience in Occupational or Transportation Safety
      • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook)Propak Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request, by contacting hiring@propak.com. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. -Offers of employment are contingent on successful screening processes which can include drug and background screenings.

Keywords: Propak Corporation, Fort Smith , Safety Specialist, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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