Brycon is continually looking for experienced and dedicated individuals who have the desire to work for an exceptional organization.
A Safety Representative, sometimes called an Occupational Safety Engineer or Safety Engineer, focus is local.
acts as the company’s guide in complying with a labyrinthine collection of federal, state and local government regulations.
Under Sections 26 and 27 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the employer has duties with respect to supporting, involving, and communicating with the Health and Safety Representative.
- A safety representative pushes safety in the workplace.
- Inspections ensure that the appropriate safety regulations are followed in the workplace, whether they are those of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency or an equipment manufacturer.
- Updates the company’s safety plan as needed, keeps the employees informed about changes
- Keeps OSHA-mandated safety posters up to date and monitors compliance on the factory floor.
- Interviews supervisors and employees to obtain facts about work practice or accident.
- Rates unsafe condition according to factors, such as severity of potential injury, likelihood of recurrence, employers’ accident record, and evidence of voluntary compliance.
- Observes employees at work to determine compliance with safety precautions and safety equipment used.
- Orders suspension of activity posing threat to workers.
- Writes new safety order proposal designed to protect workers from work methods, processes, or other hazard not previously covered, using knowledge of safety engineering practices, available protective devices, safety testing, and occupational safety and health standards.
- Discusses reason for inspection and penalty rating system with employer.
- Reviews log of reportable accidents and preventive action taken to determine employers’ attitude toward compliance with regulations.
- Documents findings and code sections violated.
- Interprets applicable laws and regulations to advise employer on legal requirements.
- May specialize in inspection of specific machine, apparatus, or device.
- May specialize of specific industry, such as construction, manufacturing, mining, petroleum, or transportation.
- May testify in legal proceedings.
- May photograph work environment suspected of endangering workers to provide evidence in legal proceedings.
- High School Diploma or equivalent desired
- Three years’ experience of safety management leadership Valid Drivers’ License desired
- Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during work activities.
- Regularly reviews the Corporate Environmental Health and Safety program to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
- Corresponds frequently with site safety managers at other Brycon project sites to network safety programs, problems, trends and incident/accident reviews.
- Finds out what problems and solutions are happening corporate-wide to head off unexpected issues. Works closely with safety representation from other on-site organizations to identify hazards and determine solutions for site wide issues.
- Incorporates appropriate solutions into the corporate EHS program.
- Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
- Knowledge and acceptance of good health and safety principles and practices during work.