EHS Coord
at Lasko Products

Date Posted: 8/6/2020

Job Description

Safety (EHS) Coordinator is responsible for performing and initiating all activities in support of environmental health and safety initiatives and New Employee Orientation; ensuring effective and efficient compliance with local, state and federal regulations and agencies, managing facility safety processes to protect employees, company, the environment, and provide a safe and healthy work place.

 

Essential Functions

  • Continually improve, evaluate, implement and maintain health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to protect employees and comply with company, state, federal and local regulations.
  • Plan, schedule, coordinate and conduct safety and orientation training.
  • Identify, further develop and deliver training programs in a manner that raises employee’s awareness and enables employees and supervisors to work safely.
  • Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation.
  • Develop and administer plant safety and environmental initiatives and lead continuous improvement efforts in those areas, utilizing effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ensures daily, weekly, monthly and annual inspections and audits are completed as necessary to comply with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Enforce compliance of regulatory requirements (OSHA, EPA, etc.) including company EHS policies and procedures.
  • Oversee hazardous waste storage area, waste reduction monitoring and ensure regulatory agency compliance, labeling, containments, proper disposal and documentation.
  • Require all new materials and supply orders to include Safety Data Sheets (SDS) to evaluate new raw material for facility use considering safety and regulatory factors.
  • Conduct regular unannounced walk through of work areas and talk to the personnel to identify their concerns.
  • Communicate safety and health issues to the workers in a manner to help them understand why they are important and addressing them is for their benefit.
  • Assist in emergency response and provide first aid guidance.
  • Manage facility workplace incident investigations to include responding to and reporting all incidents, incident investigations, determine root cause, establishing recurrence prevention plans, and follow through.
  • Recognize and reward input from employees that improve safety and health in the work place.
  • Develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA).
  • Perform technical writing, SOP creation and document control.
  • Keep updated of safety and environmental regulation changes that affect the organization.
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Competencies and Abilities

 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Provide solutions to safety and health issues in a wide variety of areas.
  • Demonstrate successful leadership and guidance of health, safety management and interaction with all levels of management.
  • Comprehensive understanding of environmental, health and safety management practices, principles and procedures. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree – B.S. in EH&S Discipline
  • Min. 3yrs to 5 yrs. experience  
  • We offer a competitive starting wage plus a comprehensive benefit package including:
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  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • Dental & vision plans
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Telemedicine program
  • Voluntary additional life
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Snapshot

About Us

Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Over the years, the product line was adapted to capture changing consumer needs. As America moved to the suburbs in the mid-20 th century, Lasko expanded into small appliances, fans and household portable heaters. From there, company growth continued and American manufacturing locations expanded to Tennessee and Texas where production continues today.

For more than 100 years, Lasko Products, Inc. has continued its growth and leadership in home comfort and convenience products, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere generally associated with a small company. Through innovation, flexibility, and this entrepreneurial attitude, Lasko responds to the continually changing needs of today’s consumers.

If you are a hands-on team player and would like to join a company where each individual makes a significant contribution to, and shares in the success of, the team’s efforts, please contact us. Human capital is one of our most valued resources.

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