Iowa Department of Administrative Services Safety Officer in Glenwood, Iowa

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Safety Officer

Salary

$45,801.60 - $69,555.20 Annually

Location

Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Job Number

19-01285

Closing

12/17/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Trevor Mayberry - tmayber@dhs.state.ia.us or Corey Madison - cmadiso@dhs.state.ia.us

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Schedule: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday

Develops and administers the occupational health and safety program at the Glenwood Resource Center. Write, review and updates policies and procedures to insure compliance with state and federal regulations and GRC guidelines. Interprets occupational safety laws, rules and regulations. Serve as the point of contact for all OSHA inspections, including attendance at the opening conference and exit, accompanying the OSHA inspector on site visits, and coordinating the collection of materials requested by the inspector. Assists training department and ES director with conducting, monitoring and oversight of safety training for new staff, as well as ongoing safety and compliance training for ES staff. Develop safety training content and delivers training or provide content for others. Delivers or ensures delivery of training annually. Maintains records of annual training. Promotes safety programs by addressing groups to discuss health and safety presentation.

Accompany outside contractor during quarterly Fire Sprinkler testing, quarterly Fire Pump testing and for semi-annual testing of fire alarm panels and semi-annual sensitivity training. Review finding and report to Director of Environmental services. Monitor GRC generator and lacy fire pump testing weekly. Provide testing logs for Fire Marshall during annual survey. Review findings and monitor repairs to ensure compliance with Life Safety Code 101. Initiate fire and disaster drills, monitor and reviews monthly fire drill reports for residential units and main campus buildings to ensure compliance with GRC, policy, state and federal regulations. Conduct Fire and Safety Inspections at GRC to identify hazardous conditions, potential safety hazards and prepare inspection reports. Conduct quarterly inspections of GRC residential units and campus buildings to identify potential safety hazards, environmental deficiencies, or Life Safety code 101 deficiencies. Advise management of findings. Submits work orders for correction and follows up on completed work.

Perform annual fit testing of respirators, reviews proper placement and cleaning procedures with certified staff. Monitors and oversees facility asbestos program. Monitors work sites and reviews needed repairs and removal of all ACM. Tracks training and collect samples, sends samples to lab and reports sample reports to Management. Tests for and monitors the removal of lead based paint. Operates sound level meters, combustibles gas indicators and related testing and sampling equipment used in inspections. Attend classes, research safety and compliance updates. Consult and advise Assistant Superintendent and ES Director of updates and compliance concerns. Inspect all GRC fire extinguishers (400 plus and 80 vehicle) for charge and condition on a monthly basis. Replace fire extinguishers or schedule servicing as needed.

Perform on-site visits of contractor and employee work sites to verify compliance with applicable regulations, including MSDS, confined entry, right-to-know, lockout/tag out, asbestos abatement, EPA, handling, fire safety codes, OSHA, Safety, HASCOM, ADA requirements, ergonomics. Advise management of findings and recommend corrective actions. Meets with all outside contractors at pre-construction meeting to review campus work rules and GRC safety policies. Review contractor's guidelines and obtains necessary signatures. Chair and oversee the GRC monthly safety committee meetings.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in occupational and environmental health, engineering or human resources management;

OR

four years of full-time professional work experience in human resources/safety administration (i.e. development and implementation of a safety program, accident prevention, loss control, facility inspection, employee training);

OR

an equivalent combination of qualifying education and experience totaling four years.

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411 Dept of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Address

711 S Vine StGlenwood, Iowa, 51534

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/disability-services/resource-centers/glenwood

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