Successful Baltimore County, Maryland based, contractor is seeking a unique individual who can direct a hands-on, well rounded safety approach to the company while leading all aspects of risk management as it specifically relates to general liability and workers compensation claims.
Working independently and under general supervision, the qualified candidate will work closely with both executive leadership and the employee population to ensure regulatory compliance, accident prevention and after injury management.
Educate and train all levels of employees as to the Company’s safety & risk management program and their respective responsibilities in carrying out the program to minimize hazardous conditions and accidents.
administration with insurance carriers and brokers.
Conduct investigations for construction accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures. Manage risk components after the fact.
Inspect jobsites, facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
Champion Company’s proactive employee safety program and continually provide guidance and direction based on changes in federal, state and local legislation.
Act as point of contact with sub contractors to ensure their adherence to applicable safety regulations and requirements.
Review plans and specifications for construction of new machinery or equipment in order to determine that all safety requirements have been met.
Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
Interpret safety regulations for others interested in construction safety, such as estimators, project managers, and insurance safety inspectors.
Develop and implement new fleet and safety programs.
Degree and/or formal education in Safety Management and/or related field.
10+ years progressive experience in Safety for street & road construction, with 5+ years in a management role.
Experience in supervising, mentoring and developing Safety personnel.
The ability to collaborate and effectively communicate internally with employees, co-workers, and leadership and externally with the management of vendors and resources.
The ability to multi-task, set priorities and work independently.
Safety training certifications and previous construction industry work experience strongly desired.