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Safety Coordinator - Shady Dale, GA

Shady Dale, GA, US, 31085

Oldcastle APG
APG Lawn & Garden

 


Job ID:  334048

 

Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

 

Job Summary

 

The Safety Coordinator works as a partner with all facets of operations to analyze the manufacturing process to eliminate hazards.  This individual will work closely with management by, providing guidance, insight, and consultation regarding OSHA, EPA, and other regulations as applicable.  The Safety Coordinator will assist employees in identifying and correcting hazards, establishing best safe practices, and training/coaching employees. This individual will be responsible for the daily safety and environmental requirements associated with each crew and will have the support of regional managers, operational leaders, and EHS directors to assist and help you grow your career in EHS.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Identify hazards using the Oldcastle Near Miss Potential Hazard program
  • Working with operations and management to establish corrective and preventative actions to eliminate hazards
  • Complete required incident investigations, input analysis, and track corrective and preventative actions
  • Continuously build your knowledge through training and ongoing hands on experience
  • Maintain safety records and prepare safety reports as directed
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation and submittal of permit applications to the proper regulatory agencies
  • Assess and assist employees with personal protective equipment
  • Provide support to site construction management in developing and implementing new programs, new permits, and new equipment
  • Enter and maintain safety related data into Oldcastle’s software
  • Arrange for, disseminate, and develop specific training as required
  • Create and maintain purchase orders as needed
  • Maintain working knowledge of new technologies developed by the industry and government regulations
  • Inspect work environment, machinery, and equipment in establishments and other work sites conformance with standards
  • Think critically and identify areas for improvement by working collaboratively with area and regional management
  • Observe employees and determine compliance with safety precautions and safety equipment used
  • Halt any unsafe action or work
  • Ensure all inspections and meetings are completed each month
  • Maintain air, water, hazardous waste, and any other permit compliance
  • Continuously work to improve the process utilizing six sigma skills
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements

 

  • Certification from BCSP, OSHA, or ABIH strongly preferred
  • Experience or education in maintaining OSHA and EPA compliance
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to sell your idea and methods to management and production personnel
  • Knowledge of general office procedures and equipment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Verbal, written communications and presentations skills
  • Ability to work with other company administrative, production and technical personnel at all levels to achieve plant and corporate goals
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office 

 

Physical Environment

 

  • Lift objects weighing up to 80 pounds
  • Endure intermittent bending, crouching, pushing, pulling, stooping, and reaching
  • Standing for an extended period of time
  • Able to work under extreme conditions such as hot or cold temperatures, noise, dust, and dirt

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

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Date Posted:  Nov 19, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Safety, Six Sigma, Service, Management