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    Sophie Watson
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    Taylor Gilbert
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Section News

Safety Advisor (Indianapolis)

Safety Management Group is seeking a local Safety Advisor in Indianapolis, IN.

The key function of a Safety Advisor is to put Safety at the forefront of their job, make the client’s needs a priority, works well in a team setting, is self-managed, and is flexible when it comes to change.

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

• Site safety observations, including documentation of findings

• Facilitate corrective measures where warranted

• Representing the contractor or Owner in progress meetings

• Verify compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law and the Owner

Requirements

• 5+ years’ Safety experience

• High Voltage/T&D experience a plus

• TWIC Card

• Degree in Safety or related fields

• OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course

• First-Aid/CPR certification

For more information visit Safety Advisor.

Central Indiana Scholarship Applications

Thanks to donors and golfers at the 9th annual golf outing we raised over $30,000 for scholarships!

Central Indiana ASSP Student Members are eligible for these scholarship opportunities. Scholarship applications are due December 1, 2021.  Click here for the application.

Over the past 8 years, the Chapter has provided more than 25 scholarships to students pursuing a career in Occupational Safety and Health in Indiana.

SHE Engineer (Huntington, IN)

Job Description

Schneider Electric has an exciting opportunity for a Safety, Health, and Environmental Engineer in our Huntington, Indiana location.  This position will ensure the manufacturing location complies with all applicable Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) requirements (e.g. State, Federal, and Schneider-Electric).

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

The SH&E Engineer will provide EHS support to operations including engineering, manufacturing, and non-manufacturing. You will be an integral part of the Huntington manufacturing operations and the Safety and Environment function and will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to establish the necessary programs to ensure excellent overall results in the environment, health, safety, and sustainability.

It is envisioned that you will promote the importance of a strong environment, health and safety culture by providing training and establishing/directing EHS programs. You must display good communication, planning, and management skills. 

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Ensure employees and operations maintain compliance with all environment, health and safety regulations; and keep abreast of any changes to laws and regulations that impact the organization.
  • Assist in maintain appropriate metrics, evaluate data trending, and provide data input to management reviews, with a view to continuous improvement and enhancement of EHS performance.
  • Assist with the implementation of EHS policies, practices, guidelines, and procedures. Identify location-specific requirements for each area and participate in the development of related programs and policies.
  • Assist in developing training programs and conduct training to comply with regulatory corporate EHS initiatives.
  • Supervise the incident/accident investigation process including root cause analysis and ensure corrective actions are completed.
  • Conduct environment, health and safety audits and risk assessments. Participate in external EHS compliance audits and loss prevention audits.
  • Coordinate the completion of all corrective actions with site personnel resulting from risk assessments, compliance audits or loss prevention audits.
  • Liaise with facilities maintenance and property management personnel to ensure appropriate fire and life safety controls are in place and maintained.
  • Oversee required permitting submissions for air, water, and land jurisdictional requirements. 
  • Serve as a site contact point for government inquiries relating to EHS.
  • Lead the site safety committee.
  • Participate in the site’s Continuous Improvement/Lean/5S activities.   

Qualifications

We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.

This job might be for you if:

  • B.S. or M.S. Degree in Environment, Health and Safety Management or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 to 5 years of experience in an environment, health and safety position, preferably with experience in manufacturing environment. 
  • Must demonstrate the ability and willingness to successfully work independently and communicate with senior management.
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of environment, health and safety guidelines and regulations; a good working knowledge of health and safety engineering, and a highly-refined understanding of the issues related to manufacturing and delivery/service environments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards.
  • Ability to understand and apply Federal, State and local regulations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Must have ability to communicate through all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in electrical safety, machine guarding, training and ergonomics a plus. 

For more information visit Safety, Health, Environmental Engineer.

Loss Control Representative (Indiana)

Overview

Acuity seeks an experienced Loss Control Representative to conduct surveys and prepare survey reports for the Commercial Underwriting Department. This individual will provide loss control assistance and advice to policyholders and agents. In addition, the Loss Control Representative will make recommendations to reduce the severity and frequency of loss exposures at insured accounts. They also assist in creating and implementing custom safety and training programs for service accounts.

Experience surveying heavy fleet and trucking accounts is a plus.

The Loss Control Representative will cooperatively work with another experienced Loss Control Representative to operate within the Indiana territory.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Collects appropriate information on prospects and policyholders regarding the degree to which they conform to company underwriting standards. This process includes a thorough review of operations, analysis of loss history, analysis of hazards and controls, and recognition of key risk differential features.
  • Prepares objective written reports evaluating and grading accounts in comparison to other like businesses.
  • Meets productivity goals per company standards and completes survey reports within 5 working days of survey.
  • Conducts regular service calls to assist policyholders with their loss control efforts by helping them establish effective hazard controls.  Submits recommendations for account improvement conforming to company and applicable consensus standards.
  • Utilizes technical references such as NFPA, OSHA, DOT, and NIOSH.  
  • Studies safety magazines, publications, and company distributed directives.
  • Assists in safety meetings and/or supervisory training sessions at policyholder’s locations. 
  • Maintains contacts with agency personnel in their territory. 
  • Expand technical knowledge and stay current on industry topics through self-study and professional safety and loss control organizations
  • Maintains valid driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle record and be available to travel throughout the assigned territory as well as occasional travel to other territories as needed. 
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: 

A college degree from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Engineering, Science or other acceptable curriculum or equivalent. 

EXPERIENCE: 

Five years experience in loss control with a multi-line insurance company. 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work well with policyholders, prospects, agents, and company personnel.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must have functional PC skills. 

For more information visit the direct posting on Acuity’s website, or contact Tim Muldoon, Human Resources Specialist at tmuldoon@acuity.com

Central Indiana Chapter Achieves Platinum Status

The Central Indiana Chapter has achieved platinum level recognition for the 2020-2021 year. This recognition is based from the information our chapter submitted in the Chapter Operations Management Tool (COMT) of 6/30/2021. 

ASSP noted that this year provided new challenges and ASSP chapters adapted to continue to provide and outstanding value while protecting the health and well-being of their members and local communities. Our efforts benefited our chapter members and the safety profession as a whole. Our chapter’s achievement of this level of success is impressive and greatly appreciated by ASSP.   

BCSP Discount Codes on Applications

The BCSP is proud to partner with the Central Indiana Chapter. One of our Chapter member benefits is a promotion code for a $100 discount off a new application fee for any BCSP certification.

These single-use codes are provided upon request to Central Indiana ASSP members after monthly chapter meetings and other events, and are valid for three months.

The Chapter Executive Board sincerely appreciates the efforts the BCSP partnership has provided.

For more information please contact tiera.robinson@bcsp.org or david.west@bcsp.org to request a code.

2021 ASSP Foundation Scholarships

Congratulations to our multiple Student Section recipients awarded ASSP Foundation Scholarships.

The Central Indiana Jim Kriner Memorial Scholarship recipients were Molly Jochem (ISU) and Derek Mitchell (IU).

Molly Jochem also received the ASSP Foundation BCSP Scholarship.

David Kluender (ISU) received the ASSP Foundation Kyle B Dotson Leadership Scholarship.

https://foundation.assp.org/scholarship-and-grants-recipients/2021/?_ga=2.51435497.1157902174.1622688793-997958514.1622688793

2021 Everyday Safety Hero Award Recipients

The Central Indiana ASSP Chapter congratulates the 2021 Everyday Safety Hero Award recipients.

Patti Miskus – School Nurse with Saint Mary Catholic Community School

Katie Dodd – Certified Early Intervention Specialist with ATI Worksite Solutions

Claire Sayre – Certified Early intervention Specialist, also with ATI Worksite Solutions

Russ Dunton, Donald Mead, and Gene Fischer – No-Sag Products, a Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc.

For more information visit 2021 Everyday Safety Hero Awards.

2021 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award Recipients

The Central Indiana ASSP Chapter congratulates the 2021 Governor’s Workplace Safety Award recipients.

Education and Outreach for a Small-sized Company Category
Clean Fuels National – Keystone, IN

Education and Outreach for a Medium-sized Company Category
Edwards Electrical and Mechanical – Indianapolis, IN

Education and Outreach for a Medium-sized Company Category
Gribbins Insulation Company, Inc. – Evansville, IN

Partnerships for a Small-sized Company Category
Sustainable Sourcing, LLC – Clinton, IN

Partnerships for a Large-sized Company Category
Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)

Rising Star for a Small-sized Company Category
No-Sag Products Division of Leggett & Platt, Inc. – Kendallville, IN

Rising Star for a Medium-sized Company Category
Louis Dreyfuss Company – Claypool, IN

For more information visit Indiana GWSA.

Safety Advisor (Indianapolis)

Safety Management Group is seeking a Construction Safety Advisor in Indianapolis, IN.

Overview of Job Responsibilities:

• Site safety observations including documentation of findings

• Facilitate corrective measures where warranted

• Representing the contractor or Owner in progress meetings

• Verify compliance with safety policies and procedures as required by law and the Owner

Requirements

• 5+ years’ Safety experience

• TWIC card a plus

• Must possess a thorough knowledge of construction safety in an industrial setting

• Minimum of three years of direct safety management experience

• Degree in Safety or related fields

• OSHA 30-Hour Construction Course

• First-aid/CPR certification

For more information visit Safety Advisor.