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Universal Forest Products Safety Coordinator in Lafayette, Colorado

The Safety Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, facilitation, and supervision of the facility's safety programs and initiatives.

Works under general direction; relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals; follows pre-established guidelines and common practices to perform job.

  • Regularly inspects facility operations to ensure that safe job practices are followed, protective equipment is properly utilized and all required machine/process guards are in place and operational
  • Investigates and facilitates the investigation of all accidents and near miss occurrences, identifies trends and causes and ensures that corrective measures are implemented
  • Works with management to develop safety programs and incentives as appropriate
  • Conducts new hire training and ensures new employees understand safety practices and policies
  • Provides training to employees on the safe and appropriate operation of machinery and equipment
  • Chairs the Safety Committee
  • Ensures the facility maintains the proper number of personnel trained in first aid and CPR and that required level of safety and medical supplies are maintained in inventory
  • Conducts and certifies all forklift training
  • Coordinates annual fire inspection tours and planned/unplanned tours by other safety and health regulatory agencies
  • Monitors facility hearing conservation program
  • Coordinates work duties for employees on medical restrictions
  • Maintains appropriate communication with immediate management, Human Resources, and third party claims administrators
  • Maintains OSHA 300 log and other required reports
  • Prepares regular and special reports as required
  • Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled