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Safety and Compliance Specialist

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Location: Salinas, CA

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 /Year

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Job Description







 SAFETY  AND COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST







Serve as a resource for
Safety, Workers’ Compensation and Employee Relations policies with managers and
employees; and a resource for corporate, federal, state and local regulatory
compliance 



Coordination and
administration of company safety programs to include, but not limited to, the
Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Emergency Action Plan &
Evacuation Procedures, Hazard Communication, Tractor Safety, Forklift Safety,
and Accident & Injury Response and Procedures.


This role will work under general supervision and require that the
incumbent work Monday through Saturday when needed; including Sundays and holidays as
needed. Some travel will be required to our remote facilities and
surrounding areas.




* Inspect and evaluate
workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance
with safety standards and government regulations.



* Develop, conduct and
facilitate safety training, certification and education programs, and
demonstrate the use of safety equipment and machinery.



    * Collaborate with safety
management, maintenance, facilities and respective departments to institute
control and remedial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous
conditions or equipment.



*  Investigate accidents to
identify causes or determine how to prevent recurrence, make recommendations
for corrective action and provide follow up related training.



        * Provide support role with
environmental plans and ensure compliance with programs required by the Company
and any other county, state and federal regulatory programs.



      * Investigate accidents,
identify root causes, determine corrective and/or preventative action and
ensure all described actions are completed.



    * Provide on-boarding safety
orientations to newly hired or promoted employees and develop materials for
these presentations.



* Assist with Post Injury
Management with Return-to-Work interactive process with injured employee(s),
supervisor and Workers Compensation Manager.



* Lead periodic site inspections,
annual safety compliance audit, and assist with governmental inspections and/or
third-party audits. 



    *  Serve as a resource for
Safety, Workers’ Compensation and Employee Relations policies with managers and
employees.



* Manage Motor Vehicle Record
Driver Program, Random DOT Drug Testing and administer authorized driver Pull
Program with Samba Safety software.


       












Job Requirements





*Bachelors preferred, but not required


* Minimum of 3 to 5 years experience related in safety, workers’ compensation and human resources, preferably in an agricultural environment. Strong knowledge of current OSHA regulations, IIPP and compliance requirements. 


*  Bilingual fluency in English/Spanish is required. This includes reading, writing legibly and communicating clearly and concisely.


* Must be able to communicate issues in a constructive manner and handle difficult and/or confidential situations in a professional and confidential manner.


* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications and other HRIS systems is required.


* Familiarity of Famous is highly desired.


* Valid class “C" California Driver’s license is required and must be insurable; possess or ability to obtain a valid passport for international unrestricted travel to Mexico is highly desired.