Current Openings

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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist – Howard University

Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.

BASIC FUNCTION

Investigates, recognizes, and evaluates air-related hazards and recommends controls, including include air contaminants, and chemical, biological, physical, and ergonomic hazards.       

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY

Involves no responsibility or authority for the direction of others.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Key external contacts include federal regulatory agencies such as DOEE, EPA, and OSHA. Internal contacts include Facility Management and the Operations and Maintenance team, Chemical Hygiene Officers, Building Safety Managers, Heads of Academic Departments, faculty, staff, students, and administrators. 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Recognize engineering, work practice, and administrative controls that are the primary means of eliminating and reducing air emission exposure through reducing or removing the hazard at the source. 
  • Oversees that all aspects of services provided by the University that aid in determining the correct engineering controls including eliminating toxic chemicals and replacing harmful toxic material and installing general and local ventilation systems.
  • Advise and collaborate with management to resolve occupational health issues, creating and executing studies to monitor and assess employee’s exposure to health risks, and measure the effectiveness of occupational health programs, policies, and procedures. 
  • Assess and analyze air emission data, summarizing statistics and compiling reports.
  • Proposing and leading the implementation of programs to prevent air emissions through engineering controls, and protect employee health, and implementing ergonomics.
  • Conducting regular audits of programs, ensure employee awareness of occupational health and safety concerns, and conduct training for air emissions and indoor air quality.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field. Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certification or ability to obtain a CIH. Three plus years of work experience in a similar role. Proficient knowledge of relevant laws, policies, and procedures in the District. 
  • Proficient computer skills, Proficient organizational skills, Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and fire and building codes.
  • Ability to speak concisely and in a professional manner to a diverse population.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations and standards.              
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious relationships with staff, students, faculty, University Officials, and the general public.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree required and 1-3 years of related experience. 8 years of related work experience may be substituted in lieu of educational qualifications.

https://careers.howard.edu/psc/careers/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=34119&PostingSeq=1

Safety Policy Program Manager

The Mom Project 

Washington, DC

Our Customer’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through their family of apps and services, they are building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 

We are seeking a Safety Policy Program Manager on a contract basis to plan, coordinate and support programmatic initiatives in the areas of online safety, well being, and digital literacy

 What You’ll Do:

  • Coordinate projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and facilitating the integration of programmatic initiatives.
  • Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to management.
  • Organize and coordinate relevant online/external events such as safety hackathons, roundtables, and Lives.
  • Develop safety posts for and maintain Safety Page.
  • Support cross-team programmatic initiatives as needed to include content development, managing the content review process, and translations.
  • Work with management to support the creation, launch, and continued maintenance of global programs, initiatives, and campaigns across key online safety areas.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners and key internal teams such as Comms, Product, Legal, and Policy to facilitate safety programs.

Must Haves:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage one’s time in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.
  • Prefer some experience with technology, policy issues, politics, and government.
  • Ability to think, plan, and execute resourcefully and creatively.
  • Ability to understand online safety policy challenges.
  • Strong knowledge of computer software, such as MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, etc

Education: 

Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, and project management, or a related field.

Hours & Location: 

M-F, 40 hours/week. This role will be remote while Covid restrictions are in place. The expectation is to be onsite at the Washington, DC location once it is deemed safe to do so.

Now for the Perks!

Perks are available through our 3rd Party Employer of Record

Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, FSA, Commuter Benefit Program.

https://themomproject.com/projects/safety-policy-program-manager-21b41b4c30?utm_campaign=safety-policy-program-manager-21b41b4c30&utm_medium=posting&utm_source=Indeed

NCC Year-End Audit Complete

The National Capital Chapter Auditing Committee of 2020-2021 has completed the annual audit. The Auditing Committee consist of the following members:

·      Ashelyn McConnell, President-Elect 

·      Marcus Odorizzi, Director 

·      Michael McCullion, Active Member 

The committee has examined the financial statements of the National Capital Chapter for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021. The examination included a review of the reports, files, bank statements, checking and saving accounts deposits, Treasurer’s and checks. The Auditing Committee has concluded, the National Capital Chapter’s records are in good order as of March 31, 2021. 

Life Jackets Worn…Nobody Mourns Campaign

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the nation’s leading provider of outdoor recreation with over 400 lake and river projects in 43 states and more than 250 million visits per year.

Please be careful in and around the water because even strong swimmers drown. Check out this website to find valuable tips and resources that could save your life or the life of someone you care about. 

https://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Recreation/National-Water-Safety_Program/

Occupational Safety and Health Specialist

https://protectionsi.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=265

Washington, DC

Purpose:Providing a safe and healthy work environment is the responsibility of all EOUSA and USAO staff and managers. Implementing the program throughout the USAOs is the primary concern of the EOUSA Occupational Safety and Health Official (OSHO). The program coordinates and oversees the training, duties, and guidance needed by District Occupational Safety and Health Coordinators (DOSHCs). Essential Job Functions: • Conduct safety and health surveys and inspections of EOUSA and USAO facilities to determine if the designated areas meet accepted standards for the safeguarding of life and health of employees. • Draft results of surveys and inspections to include detailed evaluations and recommendations for review and revision in accordance with the DOJ’s component officer’s comments. • Assist the Department in developing agency-wide policy standards and addressing the safeguarding of life and health within the Department’s facilities. Drafteddocumentation shall be presented to the EOUSA Safety Officer (Assistant Director, SEMS) for comment and revised in accordance with his guidance. Material developed must be in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety Program standards as promulgated by the Department of Labor Occupational Health and Safety Administration. • Participate in inquiries on job-related injuries or accidents or reports of unsafe working conditions, and serve as the Office of Record Keeping for all work-related injuries and illness for both EOUSA and the USAOs. Approximately 1,200 phone, 600 email inquiries, and 95 reportable injuries are received and processed per year. • Conduct briefings, training classes and presentations on Safety and Health. Coordinate periodic Occupational Safety and Health Conferences at DOJ training facilities. • Take part in special projects and studies affecting the overall safety and health of personnel in and on the Department’s facilities and property. PositionRequirements: • All contractor personnel must possess a fully adjudicated Top Secret (Tier 5) Background investigation, have an interim Top Secret clearance granted by the DoD Consolidated Adjudication Facility or be currently enrolled in Continuous Evaluation at the Tier 5 Level. • BS/BA in related field (risk management, engineering, safety management, etc.) • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience developing and implementing safety and health programs for a diverse and geographically dispersed workforce • Experienced in OSHA and other United States Government safety regulations, analysis documentation, facility inspections, hazardous condition identification and proper corrective methods. Position Preferences: • Certification from recognized occupational health and safety body is also necessary for the position EEO/Drug Free Workplace Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Our company takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Our company maintains a drug-free workplace. All offers of employment will be contingent on applicant passing a pre-employment drug screen

Safety Specialist – Infrastructure

Safety Specialist – Infrastructure – Full-time – Washington, D.C.Washington, DC 
Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively observe and provide feedback around the crew’s work to eliminate at-risk behavior, identify safety issues and help ensure corrective actions are taken.
  • Perform injury management including minor first aid, incident root cause investigation and reporting, return to work as needed.
  • Conduct daily inspections of job sites actively observing and providing feedback around the crew’s work, tools, and equipment to eliminate hazards and identify at-risk behavior; advise on and help ensure corrective actions are taken.
  • Take an active role in the planning of upcoming work on the site to help the team identify potential safety issues and solutions.
  • Assist with developing, conducting, and documenting the job site safety orientations for all new team members, subcontractors, and other appropriate vendors, visitors, etc.
  • Establish emergency planning with project management, including identifying and arranging local emergency and healthcare services, identifying warning signals, evacuation assembly points, and escape routes.
  • Develop and set up systems to ensure proper handling of all Hazardous Material Including proper use, storage, shipment, spill control and cleanup, and disposal.
  • Ensure compliance with all Safety or Environmental requirements per state and federal regulations.
  • Perform periodic industrial hygiene and environmental sampling.
  • Participate in the corporate safety audit (X-ray) process and the follow-up required.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree. (Safety field preferred)
  • Four or more years of experience in workplace safety in the construction industry is preferred.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification required.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills are essential.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • CHST, OHST, STS, CSP, EMT certifications a plus.
  • A background in physical therapy is a plus.
  • Travel is required

Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

2021-2022 National Capitol Chapter Confirmed Executive Committee

 

I am pleased to announce the results of the National Capitol Chapter election for the 2021-2022 chapter year.

President: Ashelyn McConnell, ASP, MEng

President-Elect: Christopher Hughes, CHST, STS

Secretary: Mary Ciesluk, CSP

Treasurer: Alex Norwood, GSP, CHST

Delegate to the House of Delegates: April Dorsey, ASP, CHST 

                                                              Thomas Trauger, CSP, ARM 

Directors: Marcus Odorrizi, CSP

                  Wyatt Bradbury, MEng, CSP, CHST, CIT

Many congratulations to our newly elected leadership team!

On behalf of the Nominations & Elections Committee, many thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s election process.

Sincerely,

Jerry Rivera, MEng

Nominations & Elections Chair

The Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Conference (MACSC)

The Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Conference (MACSC) is returning this spring in a big way!  The OSHA Directorate of Construction is one of the presentation that will be at this year’s conference. The Director or Deputy are schedule to provide an update.

Other topics* include:

·      Updates on COVID regulations (nationally and regionally) and practical responses

·      Use of Tele-Medicine

·      Substance abuse

·      Cannabis in the workplace

·      Benefits of Dash Cams

·      ANSI standards and Construction

·      Silica monitoring

·      Fall protection

This year’s (2021) conference (May 11th and 12th) will take place over two days, with 5 educational sessions each day. It will begin at 7am EDT both days and run through early afternoon.   Click here for tentative* agenda.

This is a great way for continuing education and here some amazing technical presentations, 2-days for only $99.

Attendees Click Here to register

Sponsors Click Here to register

Seed Organizations 

ABC Virginia

http://www.abcva.org/

American Subcontractors Association of Metro Washington

https://asamw.org/

ASSP National Capital Chapter

ASSP NOVA Chapter

Chesapeake Region Safety Council

Washington Metropolitan Area Construction Safety Association

http://www.wmacsa.com/