Website City of Houston
This position reports to the Human Resources Department, Risk Management Division and is operationally attached to City of Houston department(s).
- Consults with local, state and federal agencies concerning regulatory guidelines and standards. Oversees the Hazard Communication/Right-To-Know Act. Stays abreast of all current guidelines and research concerning occupational exposures, including new developments in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) law.
- Supervises the investigation and analysis of accidents that involve City property, equipment or employees.
- Conducts and analyzes various types of occupational health surveys.
- Keeps abreast of new and existing safety legislation, products and developments. Attends and participates in educational safety and health meetings and conferences. Oversees the preparation, analysis and distribution of data and statistical reports concerning accidents, trends and solutions to work related problems for all city departments.
- Oversees various safety and health training programs such as first aid, defensive driving, proper equipment handling, work practices, new products, policies and laws.
- Evaluates scientific and statistical data, interprets results and prepares various reports.
- Designs and implements various ergonomic programs to mitigate occupational injuries.
- Determines procedures used in day-to-day operations to protect and improve the health and safety of personnel.
- Plans, develops and coordinates comprehensive safety surveys and studies.
- Advises and consults with representatives of the public, management, labor and professional groups on the organization and operation of occupational health activities.
- Six years of experience in safety administration or a closely related field are required. Some supervisory experience is preferred.
- Pertinent professional experience may be substituted for the above educational requirement on a year-for year basis. A related Master’s degree may be substituted for two years of the above experience requirement.
- Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health & Occupational Safety, Science, Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.
- Requires a valid Texas driver’s license and compliance with the City of Houston’s policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Company: City of Houston
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A