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Health & Safety Manager

Location: El Dorado, AR, United States
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2021
Category: Health & Safety
Job ID: 74747

Job Description


The Opportunity

The Health & Safety Manager provides comprehensive safety and health direction and support to Site Service operations in their assigned area, including providing guidance and direction to management and various personnel on implementing CHESI Health & Safety Programs and promoting continuous safety improvement; Provide support and assistance for other H&S needs throughout company, including safety audits and inspections, record-keeping, industrial hygiene monitoring and assessments, equipment inspections, safety performance tracking and reporting, safety and health training, incident and accident investigation and tracking, and program development, among other responsibilities.
This position is a full-time role, Monday-Friday 7am-5pm. It will also support turnarounds which happen occasionally throughout the year. During turnarounds, the Health and Safety Manager will work 8-12 hour shifts for 10-20 days, rotating between day and night shifts.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Work closely with various managers and other CHESI personnel within facility to address health and safety issues and drive implementation of CHESI Health & Safety programs.
  • Audit performance and compliance with policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Assist in development and review of safety and health programs.
  • Identify new health and safety programs needs or changes to existing programs.
  • Advise and represent Company during regulatory actions.
  • Review and develop work and site plans.
  • Conduct on-site health and safety audits and inspections.
  • Complete and submit, within negotiated time-frames, projects assigned by Health and Safety Department Managers, and assist operations in project H&S planning.
  • Notify immediately or as soon as possible the Regional or Corporate Manager Occupational Health and Safety when a Government Occupational Safety and Health agency, State Health Department, Labor and Industry, etc. arrives to conduct on-site visits of any operation/location in area of responsibility; Provides reason for inspection, individuals involved, location available, phone, etc
  • Review and assist in preparation of safety work plans, site specific safety and health plans, and Operations and Safety Evaluation checklists.
  • Participate in Corporate Health and Safety Program development and implementation; Conducts training of employees.
  • Attend operations meetings to review health & safety concerns and issues; Serve as a member of the Health & Safety Committee(s);  Conduct Safety Meetings on topics designed to promote a better understanding of company policies, programs, procedures or general health and safety;  Participate as a technical member on Health and Safety Committee, and assists in driving completion of meetings; Participate on Corporate Technical Committee
  • Respond in timely fashion to emergency response, and other incidents. Provides health & safety assistance at these incidents; Report accidents, incidents, and other issues affecting health & safety to Manager on a timely basis; Provide technical assistance during emergency responses, remedial activities, and during handling of extremely hazardous substances; Provide consultation in preparation for handling unusually hazardous operations, chemicals or conditions; Audit products to assure Hazard Communication labeling system is accurate
  • Manage air monitoring and exposure assessment programs for CHESI employees
  • Manage safety equipment inspection and testing programs, and maintain equipment;
  • Calibrate field survey equipment such as combustible gas meters; Inspect emergency use respiratory protection equipment i.e., SCBA, Cascade, etc.--to assure equipment is properly maintained and functioning to manufacturers' specifications; Submit analytical equipment (HNU, OVA, others) for calibration.
  • Manage injury and accident reporting and follow-up; Provide weekly report to Regional H&S Manager; Maintain daily activities log book; Complete Weekly Activities Report and submit to Corporate or Regional Health and Safety Manager; Audit MSDS log book to assure accuracy; Audit OSHA's Log of Injury and Illnesses (OSHA Form 200).
  • Provide technical support to identify health and safety hazards, program needs, etc. during bid stage of operations.
  • Conduct site surveys to assure compliance with Corporate Health and Safety policies, programs, procedures and guidelines, and proper work practices needed to maintain a safe and healthful operation and work site; Conduct periodic health and safety survey of field/facility office to assure adherence to OSHA regulations and proper health and safety practices; Conduct health and safety surveys as assigned, and prepare reports on observations; Refers non-compliance conditions, uncooperative supervision, illness or accident trends to Corporate Health and Safety Manager.
  • Notify immediately (within one hour or as soon as practical), the Regional or Corporate Manager Occupational Health and Safety, of any severe accident, property damage, incident, etc. and provide the nature of the accident, extent of injury, personnel involved, property loss, etc.
  • Assure that safety permits and required paperwork are complete for each work crew;
  • Review Operations Safety Evaluation Checklist as appropriate
  • Order supplies for analytical, protective equipment, etc. (i.e., detector tubes, respirator components).
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors business.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • BS/BA in Industrial Hygiene, Safety or related field preferred.
  • 8+ years’ experience working full-time as a Health & Safety professional, with 2+ years of environmental remediation experience.
  • Certification as an Industrial Hygienist or Safety Professional, or ability to obtain.
  • Excellent knowledge of Federal and State safety and health regulations
  • Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently.
  • Ability to anticipate and formulate a variety of solutions to health & safety issues.
  • Ability to proactively identify safety and health issues and concerns
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs




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40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us. 

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at 

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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