The primary focus of work will be collaboration with departments to investigate workplace harm events for the development and continue improvement of existing injury prevention programs and providing training that proactively helps to reduce workplace harm events, such as workplace violence prevention training, safe patient handling training, or other workplace safety training as identified as an opportunity. Involves assessing, developing, implementing, training, and monitoring ergonomic and safety programs, and policies, to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations, and ensure a safe workplace. Develops and maintains administrative tools to be able to track and analyze harm data. Provides communications to enterprises on injury trends and communications. Includes collaborating with specialists within the organization, and resourcing policies/procedures, for industrial hygiene, ergonomics, occupational safety, environmental health, laboratory safety, hazardous materials control, hazardous waste management, emergency services and preparedness, fire safety, radiological safety, environmental protection including air, water and soil quality, and other EH&S programs; or provides technical support for these programs.
Applies professional knowledge, or expertise, in ergonomics, human factors, workplace violence prevention, safe patient handling, and injury prevention with the Environment, Health, and Safety department. Assist in the development of standards of work that incorporate best evidence-based practices, reduce risk of illness and injury, and are compliant with laws, regulations, and organizational policy. Collaborates with departments to investigate workplace harm events and identify opportunities for program improvement. Work is reviewed upon completion to ensure predetermined objectives are adequately met and that the application of professional/technical judgment is sound. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Performs instructor lead training and development of education materials that are appropriate for all levels of learning and languages for workplace violence prevention, safe patient handling, and other injury prevention programs.
Please note: The compensation ranges listed online for roles not covered by a bargaining unit agreement are very wide, however, a job offer will typically fall in the range of 80% - 120% of the established mid-point. An offer will take into consideration the experience of the final candidate AND the current salary level of individuals working at UCSF in a similar role.
For roles covered by a bargaining unit agreement, there will be specific rules about where a new hire would be placed on the range.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.