Working with the Assistant Director responsible for safety programs, the Borough Safety Specialist will assist in executing change across a large organization, and the appropriate change management strategies to ensure that the organization is able to embrace and implement the Safety Strategy Plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 1. Work to improve safety performance by collaborating with locations to identify, evaluate, and control safety and health issues in multiple and varied service environments. 2. Investigate and evaluate new safety equipment for appropriateness. 3. Identify suitable best safety practices for deployment at NYCHA facilities, and benchmark industries with world class safety programs to identify best practices. 4. Perform data analysis and assess/recommend recurrence prevention programs and procedures. 5. Perform ergonomic and health hazard evaluations to identify and evaluate risk within the work environment. 6. Monitor all current information on regulations and requirements related to employee safety. 7. Oversee the implementation of industrial hygiene, occupational and general safety programs in assigned borough to ensure a safe work environment and compliance with safety standards. 8. Provide guidance to locations to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local legislation and codes governing environmental health and safety. 9. Implement and/or conduct accident investigations, identify causes and initiate preventative measures. 10. Conduct compliance and management system audits at NYCHA facilities and assist with resolving issues that are identified and improve overall status safety performance. 11. Assist with safety training for all levels of employees, the development of health and safety training materials, and training trainers at facilities as needed. 12. Interface with regulatory agencies, committee members and institutional staff to formulate corrective actions.
$47,251.00 - $63,506.00
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