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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Company: Akorn, Inc
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Provide support for environmental, health and safety matters for the Akorn, Decatur Illinois Facilities including developing, implementing, and coordinating safety, health and environmental programs, processes, and policies to prevent injuries, protect the health and well-being of all employees, minimize the impact of our manufacturing operations on the environment, and maintain compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws, regulations, guidelines and directives.

  • A demonstrated knowledge of OSHA, EPA, DEA, Federal, State and local regulations to assure compliance with program requirements
  • Maintain logs, documentation manage records and assist in regulatory audits and inspections.
  • Mentor and work with staff on EHS related training and skills.
  • Lead and active participation in the safety committee and provide daily guidance and direction with EHS programs to re-enforce safety policies, guidelines and procedures established by the Company.
  • Assist and develop 1st Responder and Spill Response teams.
  • Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analyses, accident, near miss, investigations and corrective actions.
  • Participate and assist in the development, management and training of all EHS required programs.
  • Ensure all hazardous materials, universal, non-hazardous and medical waste are handled, labeled and/or shipped in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Arrange for the purchase and distribution of personal protective equipment, including safety shoes and prescriptive eyewear.
  • Manage the fire and sprinkler inspection, fire extinguisher, safety shower and eyewash inspections and records.
  • Manage Safety Data Sheet record keeping and updating the log.
  • Assist/lead to ensure the cleanup and response to all emergencies are handled in accordance with the state and federal regulations.

Keywords: Akorn, Inc, Decatur , Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois

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