Campus Safety - Health & Safety Manager Description
The Occupational Health and Fire Safety area is responsible for ensuring that current, local, state, and federal laws relating to occupational health and fire safety are implemented within the college community by assisting and working cooperatively with Students, Faculty and Staff in achieving compliance in these areas.
Develop, coordinate, and supervise along with appropriate staff the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive Occupational Health and Fire Safety program designed to prevent injury, occupational illness, and damage to property.
Create, implement and enforce safety policies and manage and campus-wide safety training.
Determine applicability of administrative and regulatory requirements and other health and safety laws and implement applicable regulation and standards. Maintain current knowledge of legislation, regulations and practices in safety and health and advise the Director of Operations, Director of Campus Safety and Administrative Staff regarding impact on college operations.
Represent Hope College in inspections and hearings conducted by MIOSHA, Insurance Agents, Fire, or other regulatory agencies.
Conduct and supervise facility and site inspections, job hazards analyses and other evaluations to identify hazards and potential risks. Make recommendations to managers as required and implement appropriate corrective actions.
Conduct post accident investigation on work related injuries and follow-up with remedial action on unsafe acts or conditions experienced in the workplace.
Chair the Campus Safety Committee
Work closely with lab safety managers to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
Develop training materials, and conduct training sessions on fire protection, MIOSHA safety, emergency preparedness, and other occupational training and emergency procedures.
Work with the campus fire alarm technician to evaluate fire safety performance and the laws and regulations affecting fire prevention or fire safety as it affects the campus facilities and occupants.
Oversee the maintenance, installation, and improvement of all of the emergency equipment on campus to include first aid stations and automatic electronic defibrillators.
Manage campus employee ergonomic accommodations.
Assist in emergency planning and associated campus training.
Bachelor degree or equivalent training.
A minimum of three years of work experience in Occupational Health and Safety, Fire Safety, or Workers Compensation program. Professional Certification desired as CSP.
Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper course of action.
Ability to use a computer (especially Microsoft Office and Google software) and other job-related equipment/software.
Valid Michigan driver's license to operate campus vehicles
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to occupational health and fire safety
Knowledge of organizational and personnel management skills.
Creative problem solving to recognize and analyze needs and assist in the development of programs to address needs
Knowledge of occupational safety, industrial hygiene principles and/or ergonomics.
Ability to locate and use appropriate technical resources in occupational safety and health