Safety Specialist
Job Details
127 Chino CA - Chino, CA
Full Time
Who We Are

About the company:

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike.  If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

 

Performance Team (PT) is an industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) company with over 30 years of experience in Warehousing, Distribution, Consolidation and Transportation. PT has 12 domestic hubs strategically located near major ports, interstate highways and intermodal rail lines allowing us to provide the retail and manufacturing industries with flexible B2B and B2C solutions for the movement, handling and distribution of goods. We believe that it is our talented team of professionals who help us stand at the forefront of the logistics industry today. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us! At a time when many companies are cutting back and losing their valuable resources, Performance Team is growing full force! Join the team that is outperforming the rest, and make a difference.

 

Performance Team is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Performance Team will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Description

Summary:

Responsible for planning, developing, and coordinating the safety and health components of personnel, materials, equipment and environments to create a safe workplace and to minimize operational losses, accidents and injuries.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and track the effectiveness the Safety Program at all levels.
  • Develop programs to ensure regulatory compliance, in addition to other environmental health, safety, and loss prevention standards and guidelines.
  • Remain current with relevant regulatory requirements and serve as a central resource for the company, and make changes to SOP’s when necessary.
  • Conduct accident and claim investigations and evaluate risk management claims information to identify significant hazards and loss trends; identifies root causes and recommends preventive measures and corrective actions; administer a return to work program.    
  • Conduct audits and inspections to detect existing or potential health and safety hazards; identify risk behaviors; determination of corrective or preventative measures needed; reporting and follow up to ensure compliance.
  • Administer the powered industrial truck operator certification program, along with ensuring that all PIT’s are in safe operating condition.
  • Administer the hazardous materials and environmental management programs, to include EPA regulations and green initiatives.
  • Assist managers and safety personnel in promoting more safety awareness and education by procurement of safety training materials and information via monthly phone conversations, emails, weekly safety topics, safety articles, newsletters, etc. 
  • Continue to create and make progress towards safety culture through training, increased awareness, risk assessments, and behavior modification programs.  Consider new approaches such as Lean Based safety, websites, safety fairs, training, assessments, poster programs, incentives, etc.  
  • Develop employee wellness programs, increase health education, and utilize physical exercise such as stretching exercises on the dock prior to the start of a shift.
  • Ensure the long-term sustainability of safety compliance and the culture of start-up operations.
  • Build and manage a budget for the Health and Safety Program.
  • Maintain OSHA recordkeeping and various safety documentation, files and records.
  • Share best practice information among all PT facilities.
  • Act as an onsite liaison to all applicable governmental agencies, regulators, insurance companies, medical clinics, temporary agency labor providers and vendors (including but not limited to OSHA, EPA, facility improvement contractors, etc).    Host meetings as necessary. 
  • Prepare, analyze, and distribute safety metric reports. 
  • Continuously improve job skills and technical knowledge through ongoing professional development opportunities such as seminars, conferences, online subscriptions, literature and regulatory publications.
  • Benchmark our safety program and practices against other companies and industry leaders, and always strive to continuously improve.
  • Develop, coordinate, implement and monitor safety policies, procedures, guidelines and training programs to ensure compliance with regulations to reduce accident and associated costs.
  • Assist in establishing and communicating company safety values, goals and initiatives, and methods for measuring the effectiveness of safety programs. 
  • Verify forklift inspections are being done
  • Ensure PUSH observations are completed
  • Identify & corect unsafe conditions and behaviors
  • Hold Safety Committee meetings- 15th & 30th every month
  • Ensure R & M & inspection sheets for MHE are being filed by unit.
  • Fire extinguishers inspected and signed off
  • Conduct self auditinspection
  • Conduct employee training
  • Update the Safety ManualSafety Board
  • Injury/incident Root Cause investigation reporting
  • Position is full-time and on-site.

 
Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local OSHA regulations
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and a team player
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive data
  • Experience and knowledge in tracking incidents and injuries
  • MS Word/Excel and Powerpoint Proficiency
  • Spanish speaking a PLUS
  • 3 plus years working in safety or WC environment.

 

Education and/or Experience:                                                    

Bachelor’s degree required or high school graduate with three years experience and/or training in Safety or Workers Comp. role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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