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Safety/Enviro Specialist II

Location US-VA-Newport News
Company Canon Virginia, Inc.
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We are seeking candidates for the position of Safety & Environmental Specialist II !!!

The Safety & Environmental Specialist II utilizes comprehensive knowledge of company safety and/or environmental policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance.


- Reviews and interprets test/investigation results and makes recommendations for modifications as necessary.
- Prepares, reviews, and updates safety/environmental investigation reports and recommends countermeasures to prevent future issues.
- Collaborates with environmental scientists, planners, engineers, hazardous waste specialists and program brokers, and other ex-perts in law and business to address safety/environmental problems.
- Obtains, updates, and maintains plans, permits, and standard operating procedures in relation to safety and environmental im-pacts.
- Monitors progress of safety and/or environmental improvement programs.
- Inspects industrial and municipal facilities to evaluate operational effectiveness and ensure compliance with safety and environ-mental regulations.
- Prepares hazardous waste manifests and land disposal restriction notifications.
- Maintains and revises safety/environmental documentation and procedures.
- Conducts safety and/or environmental testing to monitor workplace safety, occupational health, and environmental hazards. Reviews and interprets test/investigation results. Informs management of any issues or potential problems.
- Investigates accidents, production processes working conditions and ergonomic concerns to determine compliance with applica-ble regulatory requirements. Collects data and prepares reports. Coordinates with engineering staff to institute control and reme-dial measures for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions and equipment. Gathers safety and/or environmental data to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies such as OSHA/VOSH, EPA/VDEQ, DOT/PHMSA, NFPA, HRSD, and local recy-cle commission.


- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Occupational Safety and Health or related field and 2-5 years’ experience in safety, occupational health, or environmental compliance.
- Through knowledge of Federal/State/Local regulations with regard to safety and environmental issues (e.g., OSHA, NFPA, EPA, DEQ).
- Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills required.
Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, HAZWOPER 24hr. or 40hr., and DOT Hazmat Employee required.
- Certification in OHSA 10 or 30 hour General Industry Standard’s course preferred.
- Experience in Microsoft Office.
- Must be 18 years of age to apply!

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.



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