The industrial hygienist will provide a wide variety of technical industrial hygiene (IH) services which are concerned primarily with problem identification, evaluation, and control.
Develop and coordinate major components of an Industrial Hygiene Program including, but not limited to chemical hygiene, respiratory protection, lab safety, indoor environmental quality, and surveillance of exposures to hazardous materials.
Conduct laboratory inspections to assess existing and potential health hazards, and to determine compliance with policies, procedures, and applicable regulations. Develop, recommend, and implement IH controls, procedures, equipment usage and corrective solutions for various health hazards.
Prepare reports, presentations, briefings, corrective action plans etc., as needed to be delivered to all levels of staff.
Evaluate construction projects to ensure the inclusion of appropriate EHS program elements.
Investigate complaints and reports of unsafe working conditions and provide recommended abatement actions.
Provide technical input to IH related training programs
Provide back-up support for other EHS programmatic needs and other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's or Master’s degree in industrial hygiene, environmental health & safety, or other EHS related field.
- Experience in a health and safety profession.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience with group presentations and training.
- Demonstrated knowledge of relevant federal and state laws and regulations regarding environmental health and safety, and laboratory safety.
- Demonstrated computer experience with business software applications, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude.
- Knowledge of operation and maintenance of health & safety monitoring/testing equipment.
- Eligible to complete certification as a Certified Industrial Hygienist within one year of hire.
- 3-8 years of experience as an industrial hygienist.
- Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
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