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Health & Safety/Hazardous Waste Officer

Company: Alpha Analytical
Location: Westborough
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThe Health & Safety/Hazardous Waste Officer is responsible for administering all aspects of the environmental health and safety program for the laboratory. Responsibilities include but are not limited to ensuring that all laboratory procedures are conducted in compliance with all applicable site, state and federal guidelines; monitors compliance and establishes safety programs and policies that ensure a safe and risk free working environment; oversees and administers all related health and safety training; oversees the operations of the laboratory health and safety committee.Requirements: Education: Bachelor's degreeExperience: 3+ yearsPrimary Duties and Responsibilities Waste Management: Provide hazardous waste management to ensure proper disposal of hazardous materials. Provide appropriate types of waste streams as necessary. Keep current with cleanup and disposal processes and provide guidance to handle potentially dangerous materials.1. Provide training on site or with appropriate consultants to include:

  • Spill response and cleanup
  • Maintenance of spill cleanup supplies
  • Sample archive cleaning and maintenance
  • Non-hazardous sample disposal
  • Sample waste streams
  • Disposal of wastes2. Maintain certification for all OSHA directives3. Inspection of Satellite Waste Areas and Waste Accumulation Areas4. Inspection and maintenance of Laboratory Safety EquipmentPrimary Duties and Responsibilities Safety: Facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety guidelines. Provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations.1. Developing and executing health and safety plans in the workplace2. Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of health and safety3. Evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law4. Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention5. Monitor compliance to policies6. Investigate accidents or incidents7. Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures.8. Monitor badge testing for hazardous exposure.Minimum Required Skills: 1. OSHA 40-hour Hazardous Materials Training and DOT/RCRA training2. Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, OSHA regulations and emergency protocols''Work Location:
    • One locationWork Remotely
      • NoJob Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • 401(k) matching
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee assistance program
        • Employee discount
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Referral program
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • Day shift
          • Monday to FridaySupplemental Pay:
            • Bonus payEducation:
              • Bachelor's (Required)Experience:
                • Hazmat: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
                  • Covid Vaccine Card (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Alpha Analytical, Worcester , Health & Safety/Hazardous Waste Officer, Healthcare , Westborough, Massachusetts

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