Safety Director

US-FL-St. Augustine
1 week ago
Job ID
17-4327
# of Openings
1
Category
Management

Company Overview

In 1962, Ring Power Corporation became a full-line Caterpillar dealer in North Florida, and later expanded its authorized territory to include Central Florida.

 

Today, Ring Power Corporate headquarters in St. Augustine oversees the operations of 18 branch locations throughout the state of Florida, including large regional facilities in Tampa and Orlando and crane and forklift sales and service facilities in Pompano and Miami. Ring Power also has eight facilities outside of Florida - Rhode Island, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and California - to serve the needs of other specialized industries and customers.

 

Ring Power Corporation has become one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the Southeastern United States through dedication to the mission of customer service. In order to preserve the "Customers First" reputation that Ring Power was built on, we continually train our employees and work closely with our customers to assure complete satisfaction, especially after the sale.

 

Currently, more than 1,700 employees at 26 locations throughout Florida and the United States work hard to provide the highest quality construction equipment, backed by responsive, professional service and support at every level.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Develops, implements, and manages safety programs, policies, and procedures for Ring Power Corporation.

 

Develop and maintain a corporate safety program.

Manage full time safety support resources Field Safety Coordinators, Safe Driving Instructors) 

Establish and maintain Corporate and Branch safety committees to oversee safety.

Oversee periodic inspections of all RPC facilities for safety compliance.

Report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics.

Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to the law.

Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.

Oversee completion of all reports required for compliance with all regulatory agencies.

Coordinate input with 3rd party qualifiers (ISNet, Browz, Avetta) to ensure compliance.

Oversee investigation of all safety incidents to discover root causes and implement solutions.

Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures.

Keep senior leadership informed of all safety related issues.

Periodically review and update all safety policies and procedures.

Report status of safety activities to the Training and HR VPs as requested.

Maintain training and compliance status of our workforce with MSHA and OSHA.

Keep records of safety training needs for forklift operations in all RPC facilities.

Qualifications

Proven experience as safety manager

Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability

Deep understanding of legal health and safety guidelines

Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities

Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies

Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment

Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language

 

Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university or related equivalent experience.

BS/BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred.

Valid qualification in occupational health and safety

 

 

Physical Demands of the Position:

 

Place the corresponding letter next to each category. “C” Constantly-(6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently-(3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally-(up to 3 hrs/day), or “NA” if not applicable. Indicate the appropriate weight where applicable. (ie: Up to 25 lbs., 26-50 lbs. or Over 50 lbs.)

 

O

Climbing

O

  Balancing

O

  Stooping

O

Kneeling

O

  Crouching

O

  Crawling

O

Reaching

C

  Standing

F

  Sitting

C

Walking

O

  Feeling

O

  Fingering

O

Grasping

O

  Repetitive Motion

C

  Talking

C

Hearing

 

 

 

 

 

F

O

O

Pushing

Up to 25 lbs. 

26-50 lbs.

Over 50 lbs.  

 

F

O

O

Pulling

  Up to 25 lbs. 

  26-50 lbs.      

  Over 50 lbs.  

 

F

O

O

Lifting

  Up to 25 lbs. 

  26-50 lbs.      

  Over 50 lbs.  

 

Environmental Conditions of the Position:

 

Place the corresponding letter next to each category. “C” Constantly-(6-8 hrs/day), “F” Frequently-(3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally-(up to 3 hrs/day), or “NA” if not applicable.

 

    C

 The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.

    O

The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.

F

 The worker is subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside.

 

O

 The worker is subject to extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

O

 The worker is subject to extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.

O

 The worker is subject to noise: There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level

O

 The worker is subject to vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.

O

 The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to heat and exposure to chemicals.

 

O

 The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

 

 

O

 The worker is subject to oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

 

O

 The worker is required to wear respirator.

 

     C

 The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

 

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