Emory University Environmental Health Safety Professional II in atlanta, Georgia

Description

Under general supervision, monitors, controls, inspects, contains or removes hazardous material (biological, chemical, radioactive or other). Provides support to ensure compliance with applicable standards, laws and regulations. Performs surveys and routine safety inspections in the areas of biosafety, chemical safety, radiation safety or industrial hygiene. May participate in project management to facilitate laboratory moves and abatement projects, including coordination with vendors, contractors and internal clients. Maintains storage areas, equipment, and personal protective equipment related to EHS programs. Participates in training for program areas. Responds to internal clients regarding chemical, biosafety, radiation safety and industrial hygiene concerns. Maintains records and prepares reports. Responds to emergency situations involving hazardous materials. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors plus 3 years experience in environmental engineering, public health, occupational health and safety or other appropriate science-related field of study (i.e. chemistry) is required .

  • Professional Board Certification desired : (Examples include: CHMM (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager), PE (Professional Engineer), CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist), Certified Health Physicist (CHP) or CSP (Certified Safety Professional), BSP (Biosafety Professional).

  • Equivalent combination of experience, education and training is accepted.

CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 01/16/08 AMM

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Job Number 22580

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Research Administration

Department Environ Health & Safety Office

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp., Working with radioactive materials or devices.

Job Category Research & Research Administration

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled