Area Safety Manager
Posted on: June 15, 2019
Airgas USA, LLC
AREA SAFETY MANAGER
Indianapolis, IN / Louisville, KY / Evansville, IN
Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes: Medical,
Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability
Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan
with company match, Tuition Assistance and much more!
Discover an exciting Career with Airgas! Airgas USA, LLC, an Air
Liquide company, is the nation's leading single-source supplier of
gases, welding, and safety products. Known locally nationwide, our
distribution network serves more than one million customers of all
sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched
expertise. Airgas' customer base includes but is not limited to:
manufacturing, health care, construction, energy, hospitality, food
service, and so on---
Area Safety Manager directs and oversees the company's health and
safety policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with DOT, OSHA,
EPA, FDA and other state, local, or company specific regulations.
Conducts and oversees periodic safety and compliance audits, as
well as on-going safety assessments. Ensures development,
implementation and on-going communication of health and safety
education of programs that ensure a safe workplace including safety
orientations, skills training, emergency preparedness, proper job
instruction, hazardous material handling procedures, and the use of
personal protective equipment; to Airgas Associates.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned.
Promote and develop safe work behaviors. Assist and coach
Associates to reduce injuries and vehicle accidents.
Plan, administer and support ongoing safety programs to ensure
Liaise between facility and internal and external auditors.
Interpret Safety Policies, Regulations and Standards to recommend
or provide direction.
Keep facilities current with regulations concerning DOT, OSHA, EPA,
and the FDA. Also responsible for implementing procedures and the
control of those documents.
Conduct internal audits of all governmental disciplines by ensuring
that required documents, training, and safety measures are in
place. Forwards findings to supervisor for appropriate corrective
Plan industrial health and ergonomic risk assessment surveys or
Assure all applicable training is performed at all
Meet all compliance and reporting requirements of Federal and State
Assist Director of Safety and Compliance in monthly safety meetings
and data/presentations, which also include compliance presentations
at branches, plants, and customer locations.
Assist in creating training development packages (i.e. videos,
Assist in setting up and maintaining all permits and maintain
Assist in medical manual updates, procedures, and controlling of
Be active in hazardous material operations, i.e. Airgas Emergency
Response Organization (AERO), and other state and federal programs
Performs other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
State medical registrations, Tier II Reporting and accident
investigation and review
Works in office, branch or plant environment with 65" Travel.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Safety,
Engineering, or related technical field, and at least 3-5 years of
related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
5 years of experience in the safety management of an industrial
manufacturing and/or distribution company
Working knowledge of Safety and OSHA regulations
Computer proficiency and intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel
and the Google platform (Mail, Calendar, Sheets, Drive).
Valid driver's license and reliable personal vehicle with insurance
coverage as required by company.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Strong proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Experience in
Google platform is a plus. Computer literate.
Must be able to qualify as a member of Airgas Emergency Response
Organization/ Hazmat Team.
Ability to be "on call" 24/7 for emergencies and to respond to DOT-
related questions associated with the shipment of hazardous
Proven ability to work independently and as part of a
Highly motivated self-starter, who can effectively prioritize,
multi-task and manage to accomplish objectives within tight
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Outstanding communication skills including written, oral,
interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions,
percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to perform extensive travel for training, auditing, and
incident review purposes.
Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours or
more; frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping,
feeling and repetitive motion also required.
Must be able to work outdoors in a wide range of temperatures and
Must possess the personality, enthusiasm and commitment to Airgas
core values that promote cooperation and respect.
The nature of this position demands discretion, good judgment, and
prompt, accurate decision-making, as well as the management of
Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status,
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