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Safety Specialist

Company: All American Waste
Location: Milford
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description All American Waste is at the forefront of waste hauling and processing - innovating every step of the way as we work to find the best solutions for safe and efficient residential and commercial services. From building the largest state-of-the-art recycling facility in the country, powering our buildings with solar energy, and fueling our trucks with all-American natural gas, we are committed to you, our communities, and the planet. It started with a single truck in 1974. Founder Guy Antonacci led the way calling his new business Somers Sanitation, named after our hometown of Somers, Connecticut. Since then we have grown our fleet, facilities, and services, expanding our footprint throughout New England. As we have evolved, one thing remains the same: a commitment to the communities we serve is at the heart of everything we do. In fact, that promise is in our DNA. Today, three generations of the Antonacci family are leading the company and its affiliates into the future, grounded in the guiding principles we've held since the beginning: to provide outstanding customer care and innovation delivered by highly trained, knowledgeable professionals. As leaders and innovators in waste management, we're always looking for team members who take pride in their work and their communities. USA employees enjoy a safe, friendly working environment, supported by a management team that represents decades of managerial experience. Become part of a thriving, local company Join the All American team and you become part of our family-where your success is our success. Employees are the heart of all of our operations, so we offer outstanding benefits, programs, and advancement opportunities. Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Life Insurance Short Term Disability Long Term Disability Flexible Spending Account 401(k) Plan/Profit-Sharing Plan Paid Time Off Competitive Compensation Birthday Bonus Recreation Benefits Six Paid Holidays Holiday Bonus Position Summary: This position is responsible for assistance in monitoring and coordinating Company safety program, including DOT/OSHA compliance, safety audits, and trainings. Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities: Function/Responsibility: Monitor and communicate compliance with Company wide safety programs such as driving logs, lockout/tagout, confined space, fall protection, and other safety compliance programs. Advises Safety Manager on procedures to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies, including OSHA and DOT. Monitor, track and communicate safety incidents across the company. Analyzes accident and incident reports for trends; makes recommendations for correcting unsafe conditions and actions. Leads and/or guides safety mentors and student interns. Responsible for all driver file compliance. Responsible for the compliance and administration of the drug and alcohol testing program. Assists with the investigation of incidents and injuries from initial report to closure. Worker's Compensation liaison with managers, employees, broker, insurance carrier, safety and human resources. Take an active role in the improvement of safety and health in the workplace Other duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities: -- None Competencies: Problem Solving/Analysis Communication Proficiency Ethical Conduct Expertise in OSHA/DOT compliance Ability to react calmly and effectively in critical situations Attention to detail Technical Capacity Hiring Requirements/Preferences: -- Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience -- Valid Driver's License and vehicle insurance -- Ability to travel -- Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Keywords: All American Waste, Milford , Safety Specialist, Other , Milford, Connecticut

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