Safety Officer East Bay Region
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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
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
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent, College Degree
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
Keywords: Sutter Health, Castro Valley , Safety Officer East Bay Region, Other , Castro Valley, California
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