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SUMMARY OF POSITION:

Responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of programs and systems designed to reduce risks to the Company. Facilitates compliance with all federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulatory requirements, corporate standards, and related Plant procedures. Manages all environmental projects associated with air, water and waste at the site. This function involves extensive recordkeeping, monitoring, report preparation, inspection, procedure development and revision, training, and extensive verbal and written communication at all levels of the organization and with interfacing agencies and organizations. Responsible for ensuring all reporting is conducted timely.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Minimize hazardous conditions from human error, equipment and machine operations, which may lead to human injury and/or property damage through elimination, engineering, administration and/or personal protective equipment (PPE) control measures.

2. Coordinate a system of internal inspections and audits to identify unsafe conditions and behaviors and regulatory non-compliance, and coordinate or monitor corrective actions.

3. Implementation, reporting and auditing of all existing air discharge permits; waste water discharge permits; storm water discharge permits; hazardous waste and non hazardous waste programs and associated programs. This includes annual review of all applicable regulations.

4. Adhere to plant/corporate policies/procedures, department safety and environmental regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and ISO13485 standards. Audit and maintain current existing ISO 14001:2004 certified environmental management system.

5. Have sufficient knowledge of all environmental compliance reports with the appropriate agencies (internal and external). File RCRA, TSCA, EPCRA, SARA and MADEP required paperwork.

6. Review all accident reports for thoroughness of investigations and adequacy or corrective actions, and investigate all work-related accidents, incidents, and occupational illnesses. Maintain related records, and perform analysis to identify trends and causes. Make recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.

7. Devise and coordinate safety awareness programs and conduct plant wide safety meetings.
8. Establish and implement plant safety training requirements and coordinate training efforts, including safety orientation, user-level training and periodic refresher training.

9. Evaluate and report occupational illness, injury, and incident trends to facility management staff.

10. Prepare and submit all required compliance reports, including OSHA & BLS reporting and recordkeeping and corporate safety periodic reports.

11. Develop and maintain facility emergency response procedures.

12. Review and approve appropriate personal protective equipment for plant applications.

13. Perform safety acceptance inspections of new or modified equipment to ensure appropriate safety features and hazard controls are in place.

14. Develop and execute waste minimization or risk mitigation project.

PREFERRED MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Occupational Safety, Health or Environmental Engineering or related field.

Preferred Experience:
Minimum 5-8 years work experience with responsibilities in occupational safety, health and/or environmental compliance is required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Skills/Qualifications:
Professional certification as CSP or CIH is preferred. Incumbent may be asked to pursue professional certification.
Detailed knowledge of federal, state, and local EHS statutory requirements is essential.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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