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Industrial Hygienist

Industrial Hygienist

  • Location United States - Indiana - Whiting
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category HSSE Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136210BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Industrial Hygienist (IH) has the primary responsibility to:

  • Assure the Business Unit has industrial hygiene procedures and processes in place to reduce health related incidents and to provide continually reduced compliance risk.
  • Assume the role of subject matter expert (SME) on selected industrial hygiene related procedures as represented in the Manual of Safety Procedures (MOSP) A-C procedures as well as providing subject expertise in selected occupational health related governmental rules and regulations.
  • Assist the Sr. Industrial Hygienist by coordinating IH equipment stocking/calibration management and day-to-day field sampling activities of Industrial Hygiene Technician (e.g. IH Technician contractor, summer intern and/or USW Safety Rep)
  • Ensure emergency response exposure assessment field readiness (e.g. SAFER System Operation in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)) and performs complex industrial hygiene field exposure assessment projects.

Credentials:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Sciences, industrial hygiene-specific degree preferred. 1- 3 years experience preferred along with Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) certification. On track to obtain CIH.
Routine Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Research IH BP and External requirements for SME assignments
  • Perform a Gap assessment on requirements versus current practice for SME assignments
  • Inform senior leadership on the any gaps in assigned SME areas and plan to address them
  • Create IH procedures and socialize the new requirements for assigned SME areas

Provide daily SME advice and influence users to comply with requirements for assigned industrial hygiene related procedures from the list below:

o Benzene Procedure
o Hearing Conservation
o Crystalline Silica
o Hazard Communication / SDS Management System
o Maintain Industrial Hygiene Exposure Database
o Indoor Air Quality Assessments
o Ergonomics Assessments
o Heat / Cold Stress Assessments
o Food Safety Guidelines
o Fetal / Reproductive Hazard Assessments
o Potable Water
o Process Waters (Legionella)
o Welding Fume Exposure Assessments
o Safety Shower / Eyewash Evaluations
o Nuclear Gauge Management (as Assistant to Radiation Safety Officer)
- Provide Lockout steps (radiation surveys) on nuclear gauges

Implement Sampling Plan:
  • Implement Complex Exposure Assessment Monitoring Projects
  • Participate on internal and external audits
  • Participate on health related investigations
Professional Development:
  • Maintenance Turnaround Support
  • Working with a team of Health & Safety Advisors, supporting team objectives, with cross functional learning opportunities.

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