EHS Specialist

Role Description

 

 My client is a Global contract research organization looking for an EHS Specialist to join their team.

 

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • You will ensure safe practices and regulatory compliance in all assigned facilities.  Leads by example and enforces good safety practices.  Responds and provides follow-up to health, safety, and environmental issues to site management.
  • Ensures that all licensing, permitting, or other environmental, health or safety requirements are met at assigned site and takes appropriate actions to ensure that any non-compliance issues are resolved.
  • Ensures safe removal and disposal of hazardous/biological waste from facilities on a regular basis.  Maintains and monitors waste manifest systems.  Completes reporting forms regarding hazardous waste for all required regulatory agencies.
  • Develops and conducts employee health and safety training programs.
  • Develops and implements refresher training for various health and safety topics as required by the regulations. 
  • Conducts regular workplace assessments of assigned facilities and conducts employee health hazard exposure monitoring to ensure compliance.
  • Updates site management on new or changed regulations in a timely manner. 
  • Makes recommendations to site management on feasible solutions and alternatives for compliance with these regulations.
  • Develops and updates all health and safety related mandated procedures for assigned facilities.  In addition, ensures that procedures meet federal, state, and local requirements

Key requirements:

  • Experience in a laboratory, clinic, pharma, and/or health care setting is essential
  • Degree in the health/safety/environmental sciences or equivalent
  • IOSH or NEBOSH Certification is preferred.
  • 2-4 years experience in environmental, health and safety.
  • Able to travel to other countries if needed.
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