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Safety Representative

Company: Harsco Environmental
Location: Muscatine
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Harsco Environmental

Harsco Environmental is the premier provider of material processing and environmental services to the global steel and metals industries. Our onsite mill services and resource recovery services offer sustainable solutions that maximize environmental benefit and return valuable raw material into production. We also have developed a range of by-products for specialized applications across industry, construction and agriculture, which utilize Harsco's expertise in mineral materials.

Job Description

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Leads a safe working environment and culture with improvement in key safety indicators. This includes focus on good systems, housekeeping, and behaviors. Supports organization safety program to ensure safe, healthy, and accident-free work environment.
  • Creates a culture of continuous improvement and Lean Sigma methodology. Supports Harsco Metals' initiatives.
  • Provides knowledge-based solutions and services to improve our customers' performance.
  • Implements and supports safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations.
  • Assists line and staff management to understand OSHA regulations and standards, including guidance on handling OSHA compliance, inspections, and citations.
  • Train managers and employees in work site safety practices, fire prevention, and correct handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials.
  • Inspects organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Provides information, signs, posters, barriers, and other materials to warn of potential and actual safety hazards and to prevent access to hazardous conditions.
  • Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Assist Workers' Compensation Claim Manager with administration of workers' compensation program, including leading the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Prepares and arranges safety exhibits and material for display, promotional work, industry conferences, and exhibitions.
  • Represents the organization in community or industry safety groups and programs.
  • Maintains safety files and records.
    Supervisory Responsibilities



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in safety engineering, mechanical engineering, occupational safety or health, or related field.
    • 3-5 years experience as safety professional in manufacturing organization, including exposure to OSHA regulations and requirements, investigating workplace safety, accidents, and worker's compensation claims.
    • Willingness and ability to travel to plant sites in the US, Canada, Mexico as required.
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Professional certification, such as Certified Safety Professional.
      • Excellent organizational, administrative, and time-management skills.
      • Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills.
      • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
        Additional Information

        "We offer competitive benefits, including health insurance, life insurance and disability plans, as well as a 401k with company matching.

        Harsco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


        This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position."

Keywords: Harsco Environmental, Davenport , Safety Representative, Other , Muscatine, Iowa

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