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Site Safety Manager

The Site Safety Manager works with the Project Manager, Superintendent(s), and Asst. Superintendent(s) in adhering to established company safety, health, and environmental policies. This position oversees, leads, directs, and enforces safety and work on construction projects to identify, eliminate, and control hazardous conditions that may lead to injury and/or property damage using job specific safety standards and best management practices.



Location City
Various Locations
United States
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Oversees and makes decisions related to project safety, health, and environmental policies such as:
  • Makes decisions as to work stoppages when circumstances are related to an immediate danger to life, health, or property on a project.
  • Recommend and implement corrective action based on policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Investigate and resolve issues on behalf of BLHI. Communicate with project staff and subcontractors in connection with resolving field safety issues.
  • Enforce safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all State, Federal, Local regulations and owner/contractual requirements.
  • Educate and advise project staff on safety guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Administer the drug screening program for the project.
  Takes measures and implements the overall site safety program as required and ensures subcontractor compliance with BLHI standards and all applicable safety codes and regulations. Responsibilities include:
  • Conduct orientation, training and safety meetings.
  • Investigate all incidents and generate proper reports.
  • Conduct regular walk-through inspections of construction areas.
  • Establish and maintain all required job safety records.
  Perform additional responsibilities as directed by Corporate Safety Director.
  • Completion of 30 hour OSHA safety class or equivalent within the last 5 years.
  • Have an average of 24 hours of formal safety training each year with training for competent person status for at the following areas of competency, excavation, scaffolding, fall protection, hazardous energy, confined space, health hazard recognition, evaluation and control of chemical, physical and biological agents, PPE and clothing to include selection, use and maintenance.
  • Advanced knowledge and ability to enforce all applicable and/or required federal, state, local and company safety regulations.
  • Ability to recognize potential hazardous situations/exposures and implement required corrective measures.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) required for coordination with and support of:
    • Executive, senior and project management
    • Site-level management
    • Corporate safety director in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of domestic safety programs
  • In addition, coordination with the following in performance of duties/responsibilities:
    • Occupational medicine clinics, physicians, staff
    • Insurance carriers, brokers, adjustors, risk engineers
    • BL. Harbert International is an EOE/Vets/Disabilities
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