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Safety Officer East Bay Region

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Safety Officer will be an integral part of the East Bay Region's Safety Department to promote the health and safety of the region employees and reduce the financial risks associated with occupational illnesses and injuries through the Safety Management initiatives. The Safety Officer will participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of the facility safety policies and procedures. Program responsibilities and oversight will include but not be limited to general safety management, injury/illness prevention, and the Emergency Management Programs.

In addition, the Safety Officer will assist and collaborate in other key program areas such as fire safety, hazardous materials and waste, infection prevention, medical equipment, security and utility safety and will assist with activities to help managers understand, support, and comply with the requirements of the Safety Management Program.

Education: High School Graduate or equivalent, College Degree preferred.

Experience: Experience in a loss control capacity is required. Experience in a healthcare setting is desirable. Experience with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Disability Management and Workers' Compensation preferred. Experience in employee safety programs is preferred.

Knowledge: Familiar with Microsoft Windows applications including Excel, Access and Outlook. Familiar with appropriate methods to assess and educate staff in patient, material and work station handling. Familiar with safety inspections, accident investigation, and knowledgeable about regulatory city, county, state and federal requirements and agencies.

License, certification, and/or registration: CHEM or CHSP preferred.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Castro Valley , Safety Officer East Bay Region, Other , Castro Valley, California

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