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Industrial Hygienist

Location : East Longmeadow, MA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3
Required Education : Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :
United Personnel is seeking an Industrial Hygienist in East Longmeadow, MA. This is a direct hire opportunity with a great company.  



General Responsibilities:        


This position will assist the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager in maintaining the Plant’s safety & health programs and improving overall workforce safety awareness related to occupational exposures including the following: hearing conservation, indoor air quality (heat, particulate), ergonomics, radiation and lasers as well as assisting/participating in incident investigation, program reviews, corrective action audits, and other program reviews for mitigation and continuous improvement.


 


Duties:



  • Possess current and in-depth knowledge of safety & health policies and regulations related to industrial hygiene in order to be a resource to supervisors, managers, and team members.

  • Advising and collaborating with management to resolve occupational health issues.

  • Creating and executing studies to monitor and assess employees' exposure to health risks, and to measure effectiveness of occupational health programs, policies and procedures.

  • Overseeing biological monitoring programs, including hearing conservation, ergonomics and indoor air quality issues.

  • Assessing and analyzing research data, summarizing statistics and compiling reports.

  • Proposing and leading implementation of programs to protect employee health and implementing ergonomics.

  • Conducting regular audits of programs.

  • Working collaboratively with facilities in the investigation of the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions which may affect employee health, comfort, or efficiency.

  • Ensuring employee awareness of occupational health and safety concerns, programs and regulations by conducting training and presentations.

  • Implementing corrective actions and suspending operations if required.

  • Advising various parties on workers' compensation claims pertaining to workplace exposures.

  • Maintaining current knowledge of occupational health and safety legislation.

  • Supporting safety awareness programs including behavior-based safety process for the facility.

  • Participating in facility safety audits, incident investigation, safety inspections, document control, record keeping, and participation in plant-wide process improvement projects.


Required Qualifications :


  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial hygiene or related field.

  • 3+ years’ work experience in manufacturing environment with experience with hearing conservation and ergonomics preferred.

  • Knowledge of Laser Safety

  • Proficient knowledge of relevant laws, policies and procedures.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proficient computer skills.


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