Under limited direction, performs a variety of progressively complex duties related to rail system safety programs, employee safety, hazard mitigation, regulatory training, and program evaluation. Manages all efforts associated with the design, implementation, and maintenance of a Rail Safety Management System program. Directs and oversees all regulatory compliance programs in accordance with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Cal/OSHA, and all other oversight agencies.
This position is in Salary Grade T: Min $90,854.40- Mid $112,242.00 – Max $133,972.80 per year. The starting salary will be within this range based on qualifications.
- Serves as the subject matter expert and directs all rail system efforts associated with project planning, design review, system integrations, system certification, and revenue service operations.
- Manages and directs all efforts associated with OCTA’s Rail System Safety Management System (SMS) while applying all regulatory required processes defined by the FTA and the local PUC.
- Develops and implements health and safety compliance programs for Agency-wide rail operations. Helps determine the applicable programs to be implemented and ensures programs are continuously updated according to current regulations and industry best management practices.
- Serves as OCTA’s rail safety oversight representative and maintains all necessary training and certification as such under the FTA and PUC.
- Responds to and investigates complaints or incidents related to rail safety, fleet and systems safety, and public safety impacts. Conducts in-depth HSEC analysis of the salient issues and provides recommended corrective actions that address the root cause of the incidents. Provides expertise in resolving rail system safety issues.
- Inspects and verifies agency compliance with safety and health policies/regulations; recommends and ensures refinements are implemented.
- Leads committee efforts and meetings related to rail system safety, employee safety, public safety, and fleet safety.
- Reports accidents or incidents to governmental agencies in accordance with regulatory mandates; submits required reports, plans and all required documentation in a timely manner.
- Tracks and manages OCTA’s National Transit Database (NTD) reporting requirements. Helps prepare and present studies and analysis of industrial accidents and health hazard evaluations to support internal/external audits and continuous improvement of OCTA’s rail safety programs.
- Reviews, revises, and/or develops manuals, procedures, and other communications related to safety programs and policies in accordance with regulatory standards and best management practices.
- Oversees all rail contracts that have associated rail safety implications, works with the contract Project Managers to ensure appropriate contractual verbiage is included in all such agreements. Drives contractor compliance to the requirements set forth by regulatory standards, OCTA’s expectations, and contract obligations.
Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or related field with a minimum of approximately seven years related experience (ten years desired), preferably in Rail Systems operations and/or maintenance, three years of which (five years preferred) were overseeing health and safety regulatory compliance activities. Prior experience in Safety Management System (SMS) design/oversight, worker training, risk assessment strategies, worksite evaluation, field auditing, preventative and corrective action identification, and hazard mitigation is highly desirable.
Current certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) desired, or the ability to obtain such certification upon employment. A related Master’s degree is desirable.
To apply, go to this website: https://jobs-octa.icims.com/jobs/1838/rail-systems-safety-specialist%2c-principal/job
Safety Manager – Calabasas, CA
Posted: Feb 20, 2018
The Safety Manager – Retail provides support to the Retail Store operations in the development, implementation and monitoring of the Harbor Freight Tools Safety, Health and Workers’ Compensation program. Working closely with others within the Retail, Safety, Human Resources, Risk Management, Environmental and Legal departments, the Safety Manager – Retail will update and maintain the Injury and Illness Prevention Program including training, auditing, and responding to regulators. This role will be the Associate’s safety partner and will strive to inspire the employee’s commitment to complying with company safety standards and maintaining a safe work environment. The Safety Manager will also be responsible for assisting Retail Operations to ensure compliance of regulations and laws at the local, state and federal levels.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve as the designated retail safety representative while coordinating and implementing all areas of Harbor Freight Tools Safety, Health and Workers’ Compensation programs
- Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring and optimization of safety, practices, and procedures in compliance with governmental regulations including Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations
- Conduct audits of the retail safety operations, including work practices and adherence to policies/procedures, condition of facilities, machinery, and safety equipment and to identify and assist in the remediation of potential compliance issues and risks.
- Coach Associates, Store Managers, District Managers and others on opportunities for better safety practices.
- Monitor Safety Hotline reports, safety suggestions and other reported safety concerns, assist in the investigation and resolution of these items
- Investigate incidents using the Harbor Freight Tools Post Incident Review process and compile root causes of accidents and incidents, then work with the Retail Operations team to develop processes to prevent reoccurrence and track these to completion. Report incidents when required by Federal and State regulations.
- Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions. Recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomic considerations
- Work closely with the Workers’ Compensation team to maintain thorough and accurate OSHA injury and illness records, as well as respond to all OSHA inspections, citations or requests for information. Along with the Safety/WC teams, complete all required OSHA reporting including annual electronic submission of annual information, BLS surveys, posting of 300 summary logs, etc.
- Compile, analyze and interpret statistical data related to employee injuries. Using that same data, develop specific training and awareness programs designed to minimize the types of injuries identified
- Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment
- Review, update and maintain IIPP program for Retail Operations
To apply, go to this link
Risk Management Consultant – Mission Viejo
Posted: Feb 20, 2018
Philadelphia Insurance Companies, a member of the Tokio Marine Group, designs, markets and underwrites commercial property/casualty and professional liability insurance products for select industries. We have been in operation since 1962 and are nationally recognized as a member of Ward’s Top 50 and rated A++ by A.M.Best.
We are looking for a Risk Management Consultant to join our team.
Provides technical expertise in a specialty area.
Consults with underwriters and insureds about significant loss prevention programs within area of expertise.
A typical day will include the following:
Performs risk analysis studies in order to maintain maximum protection of an organization’s assets.
Delivers risk management and loss prevention programs in a given product area.
Conducts loss control surveys, analysis and recommendations for complex risks in a given product area.
Communicates with agents, insureds and underwriters about specific risks as well as any trends in loss prevention issues in a given product area.
Maintains up-to-date technical knowledge of safety legislation and regulation as well as current loss experiences for a given product area.
To apply, go to this link
Safety Services Consultant I – Southern California
Posted: Feb 20, 2018
With Sentry’s large book of commercial policyholders, we provide top tier safety consulting to our mid size business accounts. We are searching for an individual who is passionate about consulting on safety management practices and can work from home handling a territory of businesses including manufacturing, printing, hard goods distributors, auto and equipment dealerships.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
The ideal Safety Consultant for Sentry Insurance will be in Southern California territory (Orange, Riverside, San Diego and southern LA counties), and able to conduct onsite safety and risk assessments and training to our business insurance customers located in Southern California. You will also participate in training and development through Home Office training, field job shadowing, safety conferences and department professional networking opportunities. Additionally, you’ll:
• Conduct onsite risk evaluation surveys and complete detailed reports to assist our Underwriting groups with account acceptability.• Provide risk management and consultative services to businesses by developing and implementing safety polices, programs and procedures specific to each account.• Develop and demonstrate safety management expertise in areas such as commercial property protection, employee safety, product and employment liability and vehicle safety.• Develop, coordinate and conduct safety/risk management training programs for accounts to promote awareness and reduce claim frequency and severity.• Develop and execute service proposals and plans to large accounts. WHAT IT TAKES
• Bachelors Degree required
• Emphasis in Occupational Safety & Health, Engineering, or Physical Sciences preferred• 1-3 plus years of insurance safety consulting or safety work in a private industry (manufacturing)• High level of independence, organization, and self motivation to work from home• Ability to coordinate and service large accounts with multi location operations• Familiarity with occupational safety and fire protection standards or regulations• High level of verbal and written communication skills• Acceptable motor vehicle record for travel 3-4 days/week and overnights as needed (2-5/month)• Desire to pursue professionals Safety designations including CSP and/or other designations
To apply, click on this link.