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Employee Safety Program Specialist Senior

Allina Health

Allina Health

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Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

December 11, 2023

Department:

16002260 Safety and Quality Employee Safety

Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

40

Union Contract:

Non-Union

Weekend Rotation:

None

Job Summary:

Provides employee safety program support at the business unit level and incorporates high reliability principles and tools into these efforts. Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of local employee safety initiatives. Supports data analysis, gap assessments, and presentation related to employee safety standards, processes and projects at the business unit. Implements safety initiatives and acts as a consultant to include matters of safety, industrial hygiene, hazardous materials, regulatory compliance and preparing for and responding to events.

Key Position Details:

  • No Weekends
  • No Holidays
  • M-F Day Shift
  • ​Abbott Northwestern Hospital
  • Fully Benefit Eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Maintains regulatory compliance.
    • Ensures compliances with all local, state and nationally recognized employee safety related standards and regulations.
    • Supports the development of and maintains policies and procedures.
    • Participates in regulatory surveys.
  • Supports business unit employee safety program by analyzing and developing safe work practices and programs designed to anticipate, identify mitigate or eliminate hazards.
    • Conducts workplace safety audits and analysis to identify, assess, prevent and control workplace related hazards.
    • Conducts risk assessments and aligns programs to address identified risks.
    • Investigates incidents, functions as a safety officer, conducts root cause analysis and collaborates with leaders on corrective action plans.
    • Implements safety programs for ensuring control of hazardous materials and waste.
    • Provides analysis of workplace accidents and related costs such as personal injury and/or property damage.
    • Uses data to monitor impact of lost work days related to employee injuries.
    • Collaborates across disciplines to define and promote safe work practices and decreases employee injuries.
  • Applies basic analytical skills to evaluate employee safety data and tactics.
    • Analyzes employee safety data, information & tactics.
    • Investigates employee safety incidents and initiates actions for prevention.
    • Develops, conducts and analyzes workplace safety audits.
  • Establishes, implements & maintains site employee safety program.
    • Participates in site and system safety related committees.
    • Inspects and analyzes the workplace for hazards and takes corrective action as needed.
    • Creates and promotes employee safety standards and safe work performance.
    • Leads, implements, evaluates and monitors employee safety initiatives.
    • Monitors chemical inventory and safety data sheets (SDS).
    • Develops and implements safety programs for ensuring control of hazardous materials and waste.
    • Supports the development, implementation and management of employee safety related education.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree Health and Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health, Biology, Industrial Hygiene, Medical Technology or related field required or
  • Master's degree Health and Safety, Engineering, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health, Biology, Industrial Hygiene, Medical Technology or related field preferred
  • 5 to 7 years experience in healthcare industry in an employee safety, emergency management, industrial hygiene, public health or other related department if Bachelor’s Degree prepared required or
  • 2 to 5 years experience in healthcare industry in an employee safety, emergency management, industrial hygiene, public health or other related department if Master’s Degree prepared preferred


Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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