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US Ecology, Inc. Safety Technician in Taylor, Michigan

Safety Technician Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures that health and safety projects are conducted in a safe manner, according to company, industry and regulatory safety and health standards.

  • Ensures employees receive required safety training and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) equipment as required by law and best business practice.

  • Inspects facilities to detect existing or potential accident and healthhazards andrecommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.

  • Delivers health and safety training programs and media,which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promote safety consciousness.

  • Monitors accidents to determine corrective actions required.

  • Controls employee exposure to hazardous waste, chemicals and radiation.

  • Compiles and submits accident and other reports required by regulatory agencies and company management.

  • Maintains safety files and health records as required by regulations and management.

  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties may not be specifically listed in this description, but which are within the general nature typicallyassociated with the employee’s level of work.

OUR COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE

Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.

HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Compliance Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

US Ecology, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services. Since 1952 we have been helping our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to protect human health and the environment in pursuit of a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.

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