Safety Coordinator – Chemical Plant – Myrtle Beach, SC USA

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Excellent opportunity in Coastal South Carolina to be a Plant Safety Specialist for a global chemical leader. Requires solid background in managing and maintaining Safety Compliance Programs in chemical plants (OSHA 1910 standards).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

— 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

REQUIREMENTS:

— 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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