Health, Safety %26 Environmental Business Partner, Cummins Rocky Mountain
Salt Lake City , Utah
February 07, 2017
Anticipates, identifies and evaluates work conditions and environmental risks. Assists with the application of engineering and administrative controls via the Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSEMS) to reduce the environmental impacts and safety risks associated with site operations. Understands the regulations applicable at the site and is abreast of safety controls and management and response practices. Oversees operations associated with safety, health and environmental programs, HSE objectives/targets, personnel training, regulatory compliance, recordkeeping/reporting, and other associated HSE programs at the site(s). Represents the site(s) as the functional HSE Representative Ensures site regulatory compliance; completes permit applications and other documentation. Leads or supports the HSEMS and the efforts to control risk and ensure continual improvement beyond compliance. Resolves complex issues identified in audits and updates HSE management system documentation.


Incident Investigation - The method of reporting the occurrence of an occupational injury/illness, near hit, or property damage. Incident investigations determine how and why these failures occur. Employees should be able to perform a thorough, effective incident investigation including root cause analysis, 5-why analysis and development of effective corrective actions.

Health and Safety Management Systems - An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) management system provides a framework for managing OHS responsibilities so they become more efficient and more integrated into overall business operations. OHS management systems are based on standards that specify a process of achieving continuously improved OHS performance and compliance with legislation.

Health & Safety Professional Knowledge (Including Regulatory Compliance) - Health & Safety Professional Knowledge relates to having comprehensive knowledge of occupational safety and health compliance. Regulatory compliance deals with the regulatory requirements imposed on industry by local, state, provincial, national, and international organizations. Detailed understanding of how the provisions of the regulations, as applicable may be implemented in the workplace, rights and responsibilities under the various acts/ regulations/ rules, the appeals process, record keeping (OSHA), and Voluntary Protection Programs (OSHA). Understanding of general industry standards and the requirements of the more frequently referenced standards.
Control of Hazardous Substances - Control of Hazardous Substances requires knowledge of HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response) basics, Global Harmonization, SDS (Safety Data Sheets), chemical labeling requirements, spill reporting, control methods, spill prevention, and chemical exposure.
Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.

Manages Execution - Assigns responsibilities; delegates to and empowers others; removes obstacles; allows for and contributes needed resources; coordinates work efforts when necessary; monitors progress.

Environmental Systems Management - The development and implementation of an (ISO 14001) environmental management system (EMS) promoting the continual improvement of environmental performance. The EMS should support the deployment and implementation of internal policies and procedures, the achievement of environmental objectives (site, business unit and corporate), and the minimization of our environmental impacts. The EMS ensures that we meet customer requirements related to environmental management. The functional ability to operate within the Information Technology System is integral to an effective EMS. The EMS should be structured in a manner that will facilitate the integration of a safety management system.
Education, Licenses, Certifications
Bachelor's or industry specific degree/education preferred but not required.
Minimal level of relevant work experience required.
Extremely self-directed, responsible and personable. Very comfortable delivering feedback to all levels. Will provide improvement strategies and not be afraid to implement as well. Conduct individual and/or classroom training on a regular basis.
Very computer literate: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Wiki use, intranet/internet, navigation through multiple software programs, i.e. OSHA, MSHA, PowerPoint, in-house systems, etc. Industry knowledge and background preferred.
Ability to write regulations, and communicate them effectively.

• Create change in the company's safety culture to align with a performance resulting in .52 recordable rate and interdependency culture
• Ability to nurture behavior support based safety program
• Oversee the investigation of all incidents and injuries to identify causes and necessary corrective action to prevent recurrence. Ensure follow-up procedures are in place.
• Ability to digest predictive safety database to proactively react to learnings
• Work to implement changes in procedures, policies, training, etc... as necessary to prevent incidents and to comply with all elements of the ISO 14001 and OSHA 18001 management systems
• Provide employee training on safety programs
• Knowledge of DOT, MSHA and OSHA rules and regulations and ability to communicate requirements to employees
• Compile and report incident reports and safety statics on a regular basis and ensure all required reports on injuries are completed. Including OSHA logs and MSHA reporting
• Working with leadership and associates , perform safety analysis on positions to identify job demand requirements and safe work practices
• Work with branch safety committees and review safety committee minutes
• Conduct new employee safety orientation program
• Conduct facility audits and assessments to identify safety deficiencies and work with the branches to develop proactive solutions and alternatives to solving the identified issues
• Ensure that all branches are in compliance with OSHA, ANSI and all other regulations. With appropriate leadership and resources, implement changes to ensure compliance
• Travel up to 50% of the time and ability to travel within 24 hours for accident/incident follow up

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