ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER--SAFETY PROGRAM, Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS), to serve in a leadership role and provide expert advice to support Institute academic and business objectives with due consideration of occupational health and safety laws, federal and state regulations, and good practices. Will lead and conduct accident and incident investigations including after action reviews; serve as program manager a number of programs--powered industrial trucks/forklifts; hot work; flammable liquids/gases/solids; and machine/woodworking shop safety/maker spaces; serve as EHS project and construction liaison to conduct code compliance reviews regarding EHS issues for new construction and renovations; advise senior Institute officers, department heads, faculty, staff, and students on safety matters; develop and implement general EHS programs including SOPs and SOGs; serve as author for an assigned group of SOPs; develop and conduct safety training programs; review and analyze safety aspects of experiments and advise researchers and students on improved safety conditions and devices; participate in on-call rotational system providing routine and off-hours support to resolve emergencies; and serve as specialist to emergency response groups.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (master's preferred) in EHS-related discipline, engineering, or biological science/chemical; certification as a safety professional in comprehensive practice or eligibility to obtain certification; minimum of seven years' relevant experience in EHS programs and the recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous materials/conditions and physical agents; EHS expertise with emphasis on safety programs; working knowledge of regulations specific to federal, state, local, and consensus standards for the protection of property and life and occupational health and safety including working knowledge of Massachusetts' fire prevention regulations, Massachusetts' building code, NFPA codes, ANSI standards, OSHA regulations, and Cambridge Municipal Code. Job #14641-P
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