Facilities Safety Specialist 2

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
United States
Job Description
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Case Main Campus
Full/Part Time
Job Description
The Facility Safety Specialist II will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Facilities Safety OSHA programs. The manager will provide direction to Facility Services and Construction Administration to assure a regulatory compliant work environment for Case Western Reserve University employees maintenance and renovation activities. This position is additionally responsible for all safety training for non-laboratory personnel in facilities, construction, housing, and certain custodial activities.
Manage Facilities Safety Program. Create and deliver all compliance training for Facilities such as OSHA, NFPA, EPA, OOH, CDC, and other regulatory bodies. (20%)
Conduct weekly visits of the renovation sites across campus. Inspect and evaluate safety and compliance-related incidents to ensure all federal and state regulations are being strictly followed. Follow up and track corrections to deficiencies. Perform root cause and incident investigation techniques when required, including collection of safety and health standard incident reporting forms and documentation. Ensure all of Case Western Reserve University's policies and procedures are being followed to secure a successful project. (20%)
Create communication and identify opportunities for improvement. Provide site-specific safety briefings and/or training to assure that facilities employees are aware of university policies, hazardous waste, universal waste, and other university-specific programs. (15%)
Manage the Lock-Out Tag-Out program and maintain inventory of the individual procedures. Provide expert oversight of the LOTO shutdown procedures. Conduct annual training for all CWRU personnel required to work lock and tag out affected equipment. This may include laboratory workers such as the Foundry and Civil Engineering, in addition to the traditional Facilities worker program. (15%)
Manage Hearing Conservation Program. OSHA requires that a hearing conservation program be in place for all workers exposed to loud conditions. Coordinate the testing of areas found to exhibit loud equipment or devices and annually arranges for the hearing testing of all employees exposed to loud devices and equipment. (10%)
Manage Confined Space program and maintain inventory of permit required spaces. Provide expert oversight and analysis of requirements to enter confined spaces. Conduct annual training for all CWRU personnel required to work in a confined space. This may include laboratory workers such as the Foundry, Civil Engineering, and Wind Turbine programs in addition to the traditional Facilities worker program. Will additionally interact with external contractors who may need to access confined spaces on campus. (10%)
Audit and maintain record of all maintenance PPE and equipment. Perform yearly audit of Facilities zones to assure proper selection and usage of PPE is maintained. Maintain all administrative tasks related to specific safety documentation/ filing systems, etc. including OSHA record keeping. (10%)
Create, communicate, and identify opportunities for improvements in university safety. Facilitate and/or conduct various safety related training activities including OSHA compliance. (5%)
Perform other duties as assigned. (
Department: Regular contact with the assistant director of facilities and life safety. Contact with all members of the EHS department to exchange information.
University: Regular contact with all levels of the university staff involved in construction related activities including facilities, planning design and construction, housing, custodial, police/ security, deans representatives, legal, and other areas as required to accomplish the job.