This class is the third level of a three-level Health and Safety Series devoted to the oversight and coordination of workplace safety, accident prevention and employee health and wellness programs. Incumbents provide professional journey-level work in occupational safety and coordination of safety programs for employees and the public. Work may include planning and implementing health, safety and environmental programs for employees and the public; identifying hazardous conditions in the workplace; conducting and coordinating inspections; providing advice and counsel for regulatory compliance; serving as a liaison with regulatory agencies; developing and providing education and training; compiling, analyzing and interpreting data; preparing reports; and attending and/or leading safety committee meetings.
Plans, implements and maintains health, safety and/or environmental programs for employees and the public; evaluates program results; recommends and coordinates program improvements.
Identifies hazardous workplace conditions and practices; conducts surveys and inspections to identify and evaluate occupational health, safety and environmental issues; provides advice concerning applicable regulations; serves as a liaison with regulatory agencies to establish and maintain program compliance.
Coordinates the implementation of controls to address hazardous issues; reviews accident reports and safety violations; conducts investigations; makes recommendations for corrective actions.
Assists in the development and coordination of specialized education and training materials; provides safety and environmental training programs and new employee orientation.
Reviews and recommends equipment and supply purchases considering essential occupational health, safety and environmental requirements; attends design reviews and makes recommendations.
Compiles, analyzes and interprets data; prepares and maintains reports, correspondence and presentations.
Attends and/or leads safety committee meetings.
Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
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