Specialist, Safety (Industrial Hygienist)

Location: West Point, GA
Job Code: 1086
# of openings: 1


General Summary:

To assist KMMG in recognizing, evaluating and controlling chemical, noise, and other work environment hazards that may cause serious injury/illness to team members during the course of their work-related activities.  This position will provide a technical resource in meeting the requirements of OSHA regulatory affairs and acting as a liaison with said regulatory agency and assisting with legal and workman’s compensation claims.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include but are not limited to below:

  • Implement and maintain Global Harmonization System (GHS) compliance.
  • Review and approve, as appropriate, all chemical requisition, utilization, and process controls to minimize team members’ exposure levels of concern.
  • Health and Safety Program development, implementation, and maintenance of OSHA required programs to include but not limited to; respiratory protection, confined space, hearing conservation, hazard communication, laser safety, air quality monitoring and personal protective equipment specification.
  • Act as a technical resource for legal representation during workers’ compensation claims.
  • Act as a liaison for the company during interaction with OSHA regulatory affairs.
  • Develop and conduct training activities for team members in OSHA required Health and Safety topics.
  • Assist Medical with identifying occupational illnesses/injuries that may arise from chemical exposure.
  • Maintain documentation as required by OSHA in regard to:Hazard Communication material data safety information (30 year minimum)
  • Air sampling results of area and team member exposure to chemical and physical agents  (30 year minimum)
  • Ventilation measurements of HVAC systems as required assuring OSHA compliance
  • Calibration records of air monitoring equipment.
  • Must be able to perform, with all required personal protective equipment, in various roles on emergency response teams including first responder, technician, safety officer, and incident commander.
  • Must be able to work any shift in all shops.

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to a team member in this classification.

QUALIFICATIONS and JOB REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Competencies):

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene or Safety, along with two (2) to five (5) years of Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in both exercising company decisions and carrying out essential job duties that affect efficient business operations and its objectives, policies, practices, and conditions.


  • Industrial Hygiene certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the ability to become certified
  • Emergency response and Incident Commander training

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