Purdue Section

  • PRESIDENT
    Kenneth Burnell
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  • VICE PRESIDENT
    Li Liao
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  • SECRETARY / TREASURER
    Abbi Williams
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  • FACULTY ADVISOR
    Mark Wilson
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Section News

EHS Director (Logansport, IN)

Experience and Education:

  • BS in EHS or related field of scientific study
  • 10+ years of EHS program management in a production environment
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, managing direct reports and influencing for results
  • Strong decision-making capabilities, success managing multiple priorities
  • Prior success managing projects and cross-functional collaboration
  • Ability to travel, some overnight

Preferred:

  • Current CSP or CIH certifications
  • MBA 

Scope of responsibilities:

  • Overall strategic vision for all EHS aspects for multi plant global manufacturing and warehouse operations
  • Provide hands-on leadership to plants and serve as subject matter expert to site leadership
  • Develop, implement and maintain EHS programs, policies and initiatives
  • Maintain current knowledge of all Federal, State and local EHS regulations
  • Provide critical oversight and technical advice and assistance to operating areas with respect to compliance activities, equipment selection and operations

Relocation is available!

For more information contact Colleen Doerr-Fisher at cdoerr@professionaloutlook.com.

Central Indiana Student Section Collaboration Meeting

Zoom meeting with the Chapter President Greg Anderson, Student Section Liaison Dave Risner, Student Section Advisors, and Section Presidents from ISU, IU and Purdue University

October 6, 2021
2:00-3:00PM

Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Discussion from each section – Elevator pitch
  • Current and Future Activities
  • Meeting structure
  • Recruitment
  • What can you do to help each other
  • Challenges
  • Mentoring

EHS Engineer (Bloomington, IN)

Overview

The Environmental Health & Safety Engineer at Cook Inc. recommends, maintains, plans, and monitors compliance and training with OSHA, NFPA, IDEM, EPA and industry best practices.

Responsibilities

• Maintain accurate and timely reports and records
• Create, implement evaluate all phases of safety procedures and policies 
• Train, support, guide and evaluate personnel on all assigned safety and emergency procedures, while providing leadership to the First Aid Team, while conducting monthly meetings
• Assist as needed with investigation of work related injuries and concerns
• Maintain and update all Departmental EHS Regulations and Guidelines 
• Establish, maintain and monitor Plant Evacuation Maps and Emergency Procedures
• Conduct New Hire Safety Orientation, ensure all employees are sufficiently trained in Hazard Communications including use and comprehension of SDS and GHS labels
• Ensure proper hazardous waste control and disposal activities per DOT and IDEM
• Develop, conduct and evaluate Job Safety Analysis and ergonomic assessments
• Keep current on Environmental Health and Safety issues and concerns

• Establish, conduct and evaluate annual fire drills as required
• Establish, maintain, and train lock-out tag-out procedures
• Maintain SDS data base, and Chemical Inventory
• Train and maintain records for Bloodborne Pathogen and Hepatitis immunizations
• Maintain documentation of all EHS programs, results and reports

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field
• OSHA 30-hour General Industry training
• Experience training in safety programs

• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access
• Experience in improving environmental health and safety processes
• Knowledge of OSHA/EPA/ISO standards

For more information visit EHS Engineer.

Safety and Occupational Health Administrator (Indianapolis)

Intrepid Inc. is seeking safety professional to support the US Army’s Financial Management Command (USAFMCOM) in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is a full-time on-sight position. The candidate will be expected to identify and track safety issues through to correction or completion and coordinate with Garrison and USAFMCOM staffs.  The candidate will serve as special staff member to the command and advise USAFMCOM leadership on all safety program related issues.

Minimal Requirements:

  • An active SECRET Clearance or the ability to obtain/maintain a clearance.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree; significant relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 10-years of relevant experience.
  • OSHA 10-hour Safety Certification.
  • Army or other service staff experience; the ability to plan, coordinate, and implement policy.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of software applications to include Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Day-to-Day Requirements:

  • Coordinate with USAFMCOM offices across the Army to identify safety issues and coordinate with Garrison HQs to ensure safety issues are documented and properly corrected.
  • Monitoring current safety process and protocols; ensuring personnel compliance.
  • Assist FMCOM leadership in tracking and understanding all applicable safety mandates.
  • Review Army strategic guidance and policy related to environmental health and safety; prepare and provide staff-wide updates as directed.
  • Participating in Chief of Staff or regular staff meetings to provide updates and awareness related to all health and safety issues.
  • As required, provide environmental health and safety training to personnel (quarterly/annual).
  • Serve as the principal planner and coordinator for all health and safety inspection related requirements within the command.

You will be highly desirable if you have:

  •  Army experience, especially in safety programs, maintenance, or engineering
  • HQ or Garrison staff experience
  • Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures.

Intrepid is a military friendly and family-oriented company who provides our employees with a challenging and supportive work environment, paired with a competitive salary and an industry-leading 401k contribution.

For more information visit Job Postings | Intrepid, Inc. (intrepidinc.com).

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.

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