EHS Specialist – Chemical Plant – Myrtle Beach, SC USA

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Great opportunity to live in the beautiful coastal area of South Carolina, while joining a global chemical leader as Safety Specialist, supporting multiple specialty chemical operations. Requires solid technical expertise in PSM, ISO, and OSHA programs.
— Perform safety advisory and risk prevention for chemical plant site in accordance with OSHA, PSM, EPA, and DOT regulations / compliance
— Update and maintain safety policies, procedures, and standards
— Conduct routine inspections/audits of the facility for safety compliance
— Assist with Safety training of employees and contractors
— Assist Safety Manager with PSM Program and facility compliance
— Conduct safety incident investigations and make recommendations for policy changes
— Assist Safety Manager in the Risk Management Program and facility compliance
— Assist in the management of plant MSDS/SDS inventory
— Prepare site for annual audits and reporting for meeting local, state, and national compliance and regulations.
— Assist in updating emergency response plans and training for the onsite emergency response personnel to include Fire Brigade, Hazmat, Confined Rescue, and Medical Response Teams
— Administer the use of Personal Protective Equipment
— Participate in weekly safety meetings
— BS in Occupational Health and Safety with 5+ years specializing in Safety/ Environmental/ Health programs in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Petrochemical or Refinery plants
— Knowledge of principles/practices used in chemical manufacturing plants; i.e. OSHA, ISO, PSM, HAZOP, PHA, EPA, DOT
— OSHA and CPR First Aid Training required
— CSP Certification desired
— Must be able to work both now and in future without sponsorship
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