Occupational Safety Officer
Company: Johns Hopkins University
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Department of Health, Safety and Environment is seeking an
Occupational Safety Officer who assists and reports to the
Associate Director of Health, Safety, and Environment in the
development and implementation of an occupational safety program
for Johns Hopkins Medicine on the East Baltimore campus.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Under the direction of the Associate Director, implements programs
which will assure compliance with all safety, health, and fire
regulations required by Federal, State and City governments.
Makes recommendations which will ensure compliance with relevant
Investigates incidents involving fire, unsafe conditions and/or
Communicates with staff, faculty and management to correct physical
or procedural deficiencies that may be causing accidents, injuries
or regulatory non-compliance.
Generates a written report of the findings.
Investigates incidents involving employee injury to determine cause
and potential corrective actions and generate a written report.
Participates in the development and implementation of training
programs in the area of safety and health, evacuation and fire
prevention for employees in all areas.
Perform surveys in work environments throughout the Johns Hopkins
Make recommendations for abatement in the context of JHI operations
and compliance with pertinent regulations.
Accompanies representatives of government, insurance companies, and
accrediting officials making safety, risk and fire inspections.
Reviews plans for new construction, renovation of existing
facilities and outages to ensure that they are in compliance with
safety and fire codes.
Meets with engineering staff and management to resolve any
Participates in the development of emergency plans for all
Assist in the development of fire drills, fire prevention manuals
and other instructional tools that will aid in the control of fire
Conducts training of Johns Hopkins staff to provide information on
procedure to mitigate hazards or to ensure compliance with the
Represent the Department of Health, Safety and Environment on
standing committees within Johns Hopkins.
Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
A Bachelors Degree from an approved college in Industrial Hygiene,
Occupational Safety or related field.
At least two years of progressive experience in safety engineering,
occupational safety, and/or fire prevention; or a combination of
education and experience as determined by the Associate Director of
Working knowledge of Windows and/or Apple operating systems.
Microsoft Office products including - Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Teams, and other programs as needed to effectively track
deficiencies, analyze data, write reports, send email, develop and
produce training materials.
Recognizes unsafe work conditions or work practices, recommends
abatement measures, and reports unabated conditions to
Certification CIH, CSP, RS and/or HEM a plus.
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