• Ensures that all OSHA standards are adhered to.
  • Develops accident prevention and loss control systems and programs to minimize work related injuries and illnesses.
  • Manages and coordinates training programs to adhere to OSHA regulations.
  • Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring and use of safety equipment.
  • Provide new-employee health and safety orientations and develop materials for these presentations.
  • Coordinate employee safety programs to determine their adequacy including review of short and long term strategic safety planning and development.
  • Manages and coordinates safety activities to ensure implementation of safety activities throughout the organization.
  • Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes.
  • Inspect specified areas to ensure the presence of fire prevention equipment, safety equipment, or first-aid.
  • Perform safety audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Identifies and appraises conditions that could produce accidents and financial losses, and evaluates potential extent of injuries resulting from accidents.
  • Conducts or directs research studies to identify hazards and evaluate loss producing potential of systems, operations or processes.
  • Compiles, analyzes and interprets statistical data related to exposure factors concerning occupational illnesses and accidents and prepares reports.
  • Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices.
  • Coordinate "right-to-know" programs regarding hazardous chemicals or other substances.
  • Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health or safety.
  • Investigate industrial accidents, near-miss incidents, occupational injuries to determine causes, install preventive measures, and manage return-to work activities.
  • Order and maintain facility safety inventory including supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain or update emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Authors additions and changes to the Company Safety & Health Manual.
  • Facilitate a work environment that supports a safe and healthy culture.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Maintain SDS..


Sales Responsibilities:  N/A                                                  Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental, Health or Safety discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) required, Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
  • OSHA 500 certified trainer preferred.
  • 5-10 years of progressive field safety experience in a construction related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable OSHA regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software with emphasis in Excel, Word Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:  This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing some duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 
Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The Brewer-Garrett Company

Position Title:    Safety Specialist             Department: Field Operations and Safety                    Reports To:  Contracting Operations Manager
Subordinates:   None                               FLSA Status: Administrative Exempt                            Date Created: May 8, 2017

Position Summary:  The purpose of this position is to manage, plan, and implement programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, deaths, and financial losses.
Essential Functions:

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Professionally managed 100 apartment unit building seeks hands on skilled person to handle building / tenant repairs, plumbing, painting, electrical, contractor interface and general maintenance issues.  Being a self-starter, problem solver and people person are required attributes.  To explore this opportunity call 234-205-8073