Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Safety Manager inspects, reviews, makes recommendations to, and trains personnel to ensure all Laron Incorporated operations and equipment are conducted/operated in a safe manner. The Safety Manager conducts audits and heads safety meetings at their assigned location and may travel to field service locations to promote and ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local policies and regulations.
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers
- Create, plan, coordinate and implement Safety programs to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions
- Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance
- Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations and industrial processes
- Investigate industrial accidents, injuries or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures
- Report or review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, or environmental testing
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
- Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment. Perform other job related training, documentation, and retention documents within a training data base
- Review safety programs to determine their adequacy.
- Interview employees to obtain information about work environments and workplace incidents.
- Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment to determine whether all safety requirements have been met.
- Perform all Workers Compensation administrative functions and OSHA recording requirements
- Analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
- Interpret safety regulations for others interested in industrial safety such as safety engineers, labor representatives, and safety inspectors.
- Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employees’ exposure to
chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
- Conduct or direct testing of air quality, noise, temperature, or radiation levels to verify compliance with health and safety regulations.• Confer with medical professionals to assess health risks and to develop ways to manage health issues and concerns.
- Maintain liaisons with outside organizations such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams, so that emergency responses can be facilitated.
- Evaluate adequacy of actions taken to correct health inspection violations.
- Write and revise safety regulations and codes. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by upper management.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Thorough knowledge of theories, practices and requirements of the Occupational, Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
- Thorough knowledge of the practices and requirements of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). (MSHA trainer preferred.)
- Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally.
- Ability to stand up in front of audiences and provide training.
- Ability to recognized and take action on potential safety hazards.
- Proficient in the use of computer word processing, spreadsheet, power point, ABRA and database programs.
- Ability to effectively interact with employees and customers of varying skill and educational levels.
Education/Training and/or Special Qualifications:
- The minimum requirements include a combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the duties and responsibilities listed above.
- Minimum educational requirements include formal training sufficient to perform required duties as identified above.
Physical Requirements and Environment:
- Work may involve exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, bio-hazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
- Mild physical activity. Physical work is a minimal part (no more than 5%) of job.
- Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of personal protective equipment.
Join Our Team!
LARON Incorporated, is looking for safe, skilled, motivated, enthusiastic and energetic people who value quality to work in the dynamic industry of: machining, fabrication, millwright services, electrical equipment repair and manufacturing, new equipment sales, and predictive maintenance. Laron is the industry leader – “Excellence in Quality and Service”.
Laron is an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), which means as a valued employee you become a shareholder. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Paid Time off and more.
LARON is a Drug-free, Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workforce. If you are interested in any career opportunities at LARON, please start the employment process by clicking on the desired job posting title.