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LABORATORY SAFETY SPECIALIST

Employer
Central Michigan University
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Aug 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Under the direction of the Director of the Office of Laboratory and Field Safety, the Laboratory Safety Specialist administers health and safety programs to Central Michigan University's academic laboratories, shops, studios, and field work. The primary function of this position is to oversee safety compliance, including inspecting spaces, providing follow up assistance, and documenting findings.Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, environmental health & safety, health physics, chemistry, biology or a related field.
40 hours OSHA HAZWOPER Technician training or the ability to complete the training within the first year of employment.
Three years' experience in an environmental health and safety role or in a research laboratory.
Report writing experience.
Knowledge of use and operation of health & safety monitoring/testing equipment including but not limited to gas monitors, air sampling equipment and personal protective equipment.
Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, including experience with group presentations.
Demonstrated computer experience with business software applications, including MS Word, Excel and/or Access.
Ability to work varied hours depending on campus activities, training schedules, etc.
Ability to pass a HAZMAT medical examination and be medically qualified to wear respiratory protection devices.
Ability to lift safety equipment weighing up to fifty pounds.
Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to drive University vehicles and respond to after-hours emergencies.
Demonstrated ability to build rapport, communicate effectively, and project a positive attitude.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

"CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."

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