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Posted: April 16, 2014
Safety Specialist
Hooper Construction, Madison


  • Assists in planning, implementing and supervising all field project related safety programs and policies. Conducts accident and safety related field investigations, field training including comprehensive new-hire orientations relating to safe work practices and communicates with Claims Administration on any workers compensation injuries.
  •  Assists in controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities by monitoring the implementation of the safety program with all project managers and supervisory personnel.
  • Coordinates field personnel in approved emergency rescue procedures and first-aid techniques. (e.g. CPR)
  • Trains field personnel in OSHA/Company procedures and regulations.
  • Participates in developing safety orientation and training programs for field employees.
  • Participates with project management in pre-planning job site safety activities.
  • Conducts and documents work area inspections to ensure compliance with safety and health programs and to detect any unsafe working conditions by employees or subcontractors. Initiates corrective action as required. Distributes all documented information promptly to a “need to know” list or operations, safety and management personnel.
  • Collects facts and documents as directed, for the management of all worker compensation, property and auto claims. Reports these facts and provides documentation to the Claims Administrator who monitors and manages all claims to conclusion. Files all appropriate reports and communicates with management as needed.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the latest developments in construction industry safety field.
  • As required, acts as OSHA liaison. As required, accompanies all safety, health and insurance inspectors on site tours. As required, coordinates the preparation of written appeals for safety violation citations.
  • Investigates incidents and near misses and root causes of accidents. Compiles information for review, corrective action, and information dispersal to the field.
  • Performs additional assignments as directed by the Safety Services Manager.


  • BS Degree in occupational safety/health
  • One to five years construction or industrial safety experience with strong interest in safety field.
  • Working knowledge and ability to enforce all federal, state, local and Company safety regulations.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implement corrective measures as necessary.
  • Strong interpersonal and group presentation skills.
  • Scope Data (budget accountability, operating revenues, organizational unit responsibility, number of employees supervised, other pertinent numeric data): • 500+ employees in Hooper and GHAC.

candidates email resume and cover letter to DDailey@hoopercorp.com

Posted: April 8, 2014
Safety Coordinator
Green Bay Packaging Inc., Wausau

Green Bay Packaging Inc. is a privately owned, diversified paper and packaging manufacturer. Founded in 1933, this Green Bay, WI based company has 3,000 employees and 29 manufacturing locations. The Green Bay Packaging Wausau Division is an industry-leading manufacturer of corrugated containers for food, paper, hardware, housewares and furniture packing industries.


  • Maintains OSHA compliance with all applicable OSHA and corporate specified safety programs and procedures
  • Stays current with upcoming rules with may affect the facility and advises top management on implementation strategy.
  • Demonstrates a solid working relationship with personnel at all levels of the organization especially with production management and union plant membership
  • Is innovative and seeks new ways to engage the workplace to think and act safely.
  • Superior communication skills in meeting presentation format or teaching a new procedure to plant floor personnel.
  • Engages with workforce on the floor 3-4 hours per day and makes safety presence visible and approachable while conducting inspections, auditing processes and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Individual must possess impeccable follow-through skills by utilizing proven techniques to ensure success.
  • Schedules and conducts monthly training events and ensures all required training meets the requirements of the standard and the needs of the company.
  • Understands and can demonstrate how to conduct thorough accident and near miss investigations to identify root cause and implement corrective action.


  • BS degree in Industrial Safety or related technical field
  • 3+ year’s of experience in an unionized manufacturing setting.
  • CSP preferred but not required
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA regulations, with an ability to interpret and explain in a manner which is easily understood and applicable for operations personnel.
  • Solid leadership, management, motivational, supervisory and administrative skills.
  • Analytical ability to determine and develop solutions to moderately complex problems.
  • Demonstrated root-cause analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated effective training techniques and skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Computer proficiency in software applications required for analyzing, monitoring, reporting and presentations.

If you are interested in pursuing this exceptional career opportunity with a solid, stable company, please send your resume and salary history to:
Green Bay Packaging Inc.
Attn: Lauri Gaedtke
e-mail: lgaedtke@gbp.com
Or apply online at: www.gbp.com; direct link to online posting: http://gbp.com/careers/open-positions/application?job_id=3688

Posted: April 2, 2014
Corporate Safety Consultant - Plant
Integrys, Wausau, WI


  • Administer safety initiatives across the Integrys Organization through the delivery of standardized, results-driven safety and industrial hygiene programs and processes that safeguard the well-being of employees in the work environment and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with the Manager Corporate Safety in implementing the Integrys safety strategy and building a corporate safety culture throughout the organization based on a shared vision, standardized programs, processes and measures.


  • Associate Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Health, Human Resources or related field.
  • 5+ years - Safety related regulatory compliance.
  • 3+ years - Delivering a wide range of safety and/or industrial hygiene related initiatives, programs and metrics
  • 3+ years - Basic knowledge of computer programs, i.e. Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, etc.
  • 3+ years - Experience developing and delivering safety training programs.
  • 1+ years - Coordinating safety with workers compensation, health and wellness and other corporate initiatives
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license
  • Preferred Power plant/utility environment experience.


Interested candidates must apply online no later than April 9, 2014 at www.integrysgroup.com/career

Posted: April 2, 2014
Safety Specialist
Hooper Corporation, Minnesota/South Dakota


  • Assists in controlling hazardous working conditions and unsafe employee activities by monitoring the implementation of the safety program related to the electric power transmission projects in the Minnesota area. (First project is a few miles south of the Twin Cities)
  • Participates in developing and conducting new hire safety orientations
  • Conducts electric power safety training related to electrical exposures and mitigation methods such as equipotential grounding, barricading, hotstick and gloving techniques etc.
  • Conducts and documents work area inspections to ensure compliance with safety programs and regulations and to detect any unsafe working conditions by employees or subcontractors. Initiates corrective action as required.
  • Investigates any incidents and near misses; Compiles information for review, corrective action and dispersal to field personnel.
  • Works primarily on field electric transmission “right-of-way” construction strip site.
  • Ability to walk and climb in rough construction terrain.
  • Travel with overnight stays required


  • B.S. degree in occupational safety/health with a construction emphasis and 1-2 years’ work experience in the construction field.
  • Ability to recognize unsafe or hazardous working conditions and implement corrective measures as necessary
  • Working knowledge and ability to enforce federal, state, local and company safety regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and strong computer aptitude.

Send resume and cover letter to DDailey@hoopercorp.com OR apply on our website: www.hoopercorp.com

Posted: April 1, 2014
Facility Safety Manager
Nestle, Eau Claire, WI

This position is responsible for developing, promoting, implementing, and managing all policies and programs necessary to fully comply with the Nestle Safety Health Environmental (SHE) strategy and program objectives, along with compliance with regulations. Leads and directs factory safety and environmental certifications. Ensures a safe working environment. This position supervises two Safety Specialists, an Environmental Specialist and an Administrative Assistant. The facilities in Eau Claire, WI manufacture infant and health care nutrition products.

Provides leadership, development and support to team member under the guidance of the Nestle Management and Leadership Principles.

Safety and Environmental Compliance:
• Manages plant safety and environmental processes, providing guidance and leadership to ensure compliance to Federal OSHA, State OHSAS and local standards and internal Nestlé standards.
• Develops and updates all required written standards, policies and procedures.
• Ensures implementation and training of above to insure compliance in all applicable standards.
• Coordinates all on-site industrial hygiene and other safety surveys including, but not limited to noise, and air monitoring, ergonomic surveys and other audits/assessments.
• Coordinates safety program audits to assess the effectiveness of safety programs and their implementation throughout the facility.
• Leads facility safety auditing preparative response for Nestlé Continuous Excellence, TPM, and other key Nestle initiatives.

Safety Training:
• Develops and coordinates all safety training for Nestlé Eau Claire and Gateway facilities and contractors to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, local regulations and internal Nestlé standards. Ensures that safety training materials and programs are available to all departments to be utilized in completing their specific departmental safety training.

Resource for all safety issues for Management and Union:
• Coordinates safety investigations with department team members to include hazard assessments, recommendations for improvements and communication of resolution to all affected employees.
• Resources for new equipment/line layout and design.
• Assist other Nutrition Division locations upon request.

Emergency Response Team:
• Develops, trains, and coordinates activities of the Emergency Response Team

Worker’s Compensation:
• Responsible for the administration of workers’ compensation program, to minimize claims cost, reduce lost time and direct return to work program.
• Coordinates all treatment with physicians and insurance carrier.
• Researches and administers all cases regarding modified duty, ADA, FMLA, and litigation.
• Coordinates investigations of injuries, near misses and property damage incidents. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and proper records/documentation are maintained.

Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Risk Management or a related field.
Past experience in manufacturing industry with responsibility for safety, environmental and/or loss control, risk management.
• 5+ years’ experience in Safety, Environmental, Risk Management or Occupational Health field.
• Working knowledge in OSHA regulations and Worker’s Compensation Law
• Experience supervising others

• 8+ years’ experience Safety, Environmental, Risk Management, or Occupational Health
• Experience leading an Emergency Response Team
• ISO 14000 / 18000 knowledge
• Experience working with regulatory/government agencies
• Familiar with EPA/DNR standards (environmental)
• Past success with waste reduction

• Ability to work flexible hours
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Organizational strategy skills
• Reading and comprehension skills for legal interpretation
• Above average communication skills (written and oral)
• Service- oriented attitude
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
• Skills in developing and delivering training programs

External candidates can view details and apply on our website www.nestlejobs.com

Posted: March 31, 2014
Regulatory Affairs/Product Stewardship Specialist
Appvion, Appleton, WI


  • Develop, implement & sustain proactive regulatory information tracking programs to ensure Appvion’s finished products meet applicable domestic and international product safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide guidance and direction to product development and manufacturing functions as it relates to regulatory, product safety and product stewardship requirements.
  • Fulfill external customer product stewardship inquiries related to regulatory, product safety or environmental aspects of finished products.
  • Monitor domestic and international regulatory developments, communicate potential impacts and support development of action plans with value streams to address future requirements.
  • Direct and coordinate the administration of all product related federal, state and local regulations, including review, interpretation and implementation of standards.
  • Provide insight, innovative strategies and plans to product development teams in order to achieve regulatory compliance based upon product use.
  • Maintain relationships with materials vendors in order to quickly gather regulatory information to ensure that both vendor raw materials and subsequent Appvion finished products are within applicable domestic and international regulations.
  • Develop and maintain raw material vendor product stewardship database in order to efficiently complete due diligence activities when required.
  • Measure, audit, and evaluate the effectiveness of Appvion regulatory, product safety and product stewardship programs.
  • Actively follow proposed regulatory changes related to Appvion products and assess impacts of these changes to current and future products or processes.
  • Develop and sustain internal regulatory/product stewardship stage gate review criteria for new or changing finished products.
  • Develop and conduct employee regulatory or product safety/stewardship training to product development and manufacturing teams when applicable
  • Manage the SDS authoring process for Appvion finished products.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or closely related technical science field.
  • Preferred minimum of 1-3 years professional experience related to regulatory affairs, product safety or product stewardship.
  • Preferred experience with TSCA, REACH Registration, REACH SVHC, FIFRA, FDA Food Packaging, CPSC, PROP65, RoHS, DSL, NDSL, DOT, CONEG, EUTR, LACEY or other global regulatory and product safety regulations.
  • Experienced in product development, scale up and manufacturing processes; ability relate these processes to regulatory, product safety or product stewardship principles
  • High level of computer literacy, including data manipulation and database development.
  • Evidence of leadership skills with the ability to influence and obtain results.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

Please apply online at: https://resext-appvion.icims.com/jobs/1294/regulatory-affairs-product-stewardship-specialist/job

Posted: March 25, 2014
Safety Manager
Faith Technologies, Appleton, WI

This position formulates, develops, and coordinates the safety and loss control functions for the organization.


  • Conducts accident investigations and recommends corrective action (if warranted) based upon incidents and/or trends. Determines the cause and identifies the means of prevention.
  • Conducts various drug testing processes across the organization: pre-employment, random, reasonable/for cause, and post-accident.
  • Trains employees and customers in Company and OSHA safety practices.
  • Provides guidance to field employees, project supervisors, and management on matters concerning employee health & safety, public safety, and environmental safety.
  • Maintain compliance with government regulatory agencies such as OSHA, MSHA, DNR, etc.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements new safety policies and/or strategic objectives.
  • Maintain liaisons with outside organizations such as fire departments, mutual aid societies, and rescue teams in the event that emergency response needs to be facilitated.
  • Prepares various forms of written communication including, but not limited to: company newsletter articles, toolbox talks, policy development, site-specific safety plans, procedures, and correspondence.
  • Assists with the development of company programs to reduce accidents, occupational illnesses and exposure to long-term health hazards through various mediums, including, but not limited to: safety and skill training of company employees, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, planned inspections and job observations, job analysis/procedures, new employee indoctrination, physical protection, and protective equipment.
  • Visits various job sites to support and encourage safe and productive behavior, while providing feedback to employees on safety and productivity practices.
  • Interfaces with customers and general and specialty contractors, as well as trade associations to facilitate best safety practices and compliance and provide an appropriately consistent approach to health, safety, and environmental issues.
  • Actively participates in monthly safety meetings, internal cross functional teams/committees, and organizations such as ABC, AGC, etc.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety or Construction and three to five (3-5) years of Safety experience, or
  • Five years’ experience in the Electrical trade, or
  • Any appropriate combination of education and experience as determined by management.
  • Must be proficient in the use of a PC and Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
  • CHST or CSP certification preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of federal safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of the electrical construction trade is preferred.
  • Ability to operate various types of construction equipment.
  • Must have valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Please visit our website to apply online.
If you have any questions about the position, feel free to email Erin Lettau
Deadline to apply: April 25, 2014

 Posted: March 11, 2014
Safety Professional
Stoughton Trailers, Stoughton, WI

Manage safety programs and policies for Stoughton Trailers, LLC; provide a safe and healthy work environment for all Stoughton facilities; and establish a safety process that reduces occupational injuries/illnesses, which result in lower worker’s compensation costs and increases plant productivity.


  • Develop accident prevention and loss control methods, procedures and programs:
  • Develop policies, safety standards and procedures that become part of the manufacturing operational procedures.
  • Implementation and maintenance of OSHA VPP program.
  • Implementation and maintenance of workplace violence protection program.
  • Establish methods to demonstrate the relationship of safety performance to the primary function of Stoughton Trailers, LLC.
  • Act as a safety professional to assist management with jobs engaged in planning, design, development, and installation of various aspects of the manufacturing process. Advise and consult on necessary modifications to ensure consideration of potential hazards. Incorporate essential safety and health requirements in purchasing of safety equipment.
  • Coordinate the results of job safety evaluation and job hazard analysis. Evaluate and give recommendations of personal protective equipment and proper procedures.
  • Review technological development and equipment to assist in making sure designs of equipment and work practices help to eliminate or minimize hazards.
  • Review and keep updated on federal, city, state regulations to ensure compliance on all work practices and manufacturing practices.
  • Develop and maintain loss prevention programs.
  • Develop methods for hazard identification. Evaluate potential hazards of the operation, work practice, or process.
  • Implementation and maintenance of ergonomics program.
  • Review each manufacturing process to determine any potential hazards, and evaluate the effectiveness to the safety process.
  • Review company injury reports, near miss accidents. Compile accident data.
  • Provide advice and counsel on compliance with laws, codes, regulations and standards.
  • Evaluate and determine the needs for evaluation for industrial hygiene, fire protection and safety products.
  • Development/implementation of specialized education and training materials:
  • Develop or obtain procedures and programs to address unsafe behaviors and conditions.
  • Develop training programs to provide compliance with regulations and understand needed actions to reduce injuries and loss time exposures.
  • Review new training materials to maintain effective level of content and keep most up-to-date compliance regulations in training formats.
  • Maintain an effective safety committee to ensure compliance of work practices and enforce a team concept for safety.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a safe, efficient, timely, and accurate and highly productive manner according to company policy.
  • Contribute to the team effort to produce a quality product
  • Attend scheduled work hours on a regular and timely basis. Maintain good attendance.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures.


  • 3-5 years experience in a large industrial plant setting.
  • Certified Safety Professional and/or BS in Occupational Safety or other related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Understand and interpret state and federal regulations regarding occupational safety.
  • Ability to understand manufacturing work practices.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others on all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to perform each essential function and responsibility of the job satisfactorily in accordance with company productivity and quality requirements.

Please send resumes to: janew@stoughtontrailers.com
**Include cover letter with salary expectations and salary history, along with resume.

Posted: March 7, 2014
Environmental & Safety Manager
Milwaukee Manufacturer

A well known Milwaukee manufacturer is looking for an Environment & Safety Manager that has experience with OSHA, and knows the federal, state, and local safety regulations.


  • Developing, enforcing and continuously refining the safety and environmental health programs and policies to comply with all local, state and federal regulations for three separate manufacturing facilities
  • Evaluating new manufacturing processes, equipment, tools and chemicals and recommending appropriate measures to mitigate hazards and promote a safe, healthy work environment
  • Developing and benchmarking a Safety Standards Program
  • Directing active hazard control and accident prevention programs
  • Preparing and reviewing reports to identify root causes and recommending corrective actions
  • Formulating general safety and environmental policies and procedures to comply with all local, state and federal (e.g. OSHA, EPA) rules and regulations
  • Developing, supervising and coordinating training programs, which encourage a safe and healthy work environment, and counseling all levels of management and employees on safety management programs and practices
  • Directing Worker Compensation Program – Return To Work Program; etc
  • Identifying, measuring and improving environmental health and safety processes;
  • Analyzing accident/injury trends, reviewing ergonomic job stressors;
  • Developing and implementing a 'Near Miss Program'
  • Coordinating various facility projects with outside contractors
  • Leading and directing Safety Committee activities
  • Overseeing Security System


  • Bachelor's degree in Safety, Industrial Safety, Science, Engineering preferred
  • Proven knowledge and experience with evaluating new manufacturing processes
  • At least 3 years of safety management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience supporting multiple manufacturing locations
  • Experience working with Safety Committee volunteer members and management
  • ISO 14001 System Implementation

Go to website: http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12705658?trk=jobs_share_fb

Posted: February 5, 2014
Risk Control Internship - Commercial Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance, Milwaukee

Gain valuable business experience at a Fortune 100 company! Liberty Mutual Insurance's internship programs give you the chance to work on a variety of critical business assignments, test your skills, use your academic knowledge and match your interests to a real job.

As an intern at Liberty Mutual Insurance, you will develop knowledge about the business through exposure to a functional area (such as claims, finance, sales/service, underwriting and/or IT). You will focus on developing the skills necessary for success by assisting professionals with day-to-day job assignments. You may be assigned to additional training or project work. The Company's internship program is intended to provide students from diverse backgrounds with the opportunity to practice business skills learned in school while gaining work experience.

Risk Control

Risk Control consultants embody Liberty Mutual's mission of "helping people live safer, more secure lives." In this proactive role, you'll spend much of your time with customers at their offices and operations, applying your skills in safety, engineering, math, science or business to help clients analyze and control their risk of insured losses. To help you do your job better, you'll also have access to the original research and analytic tools of Liberty Mutual's renowned Research Institute for Safety.


  • Satisfactory completion of Liberty's Risk Control Role Orientation training module
  • Assist with research and development of draft risk control support resources
  • Apply risk control problem solving by participating in: risk assessments, system analysis, recommending solutions, and performance measures related to customer service requests
  • Assist field consultants with preparation work prior to job shadow field visits
  • Participate on job shadow risk control visits to customer locations
  • Qualifications:
  • Working towards a bachelors degree in occupational safety, engineering or a related field
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to conduct extensive research, evaluation, and analysis
  • Ability to work independently on projects with limited supervision
  • Ability to work full-time for a minimum of 10-12 weeks (June-August)
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; additional requirements may apply

We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.

We believe that the Company's success is inextricably linked to our employees' satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success. We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives everyday.

If you would like to be considered, please apply directly at our website.


Please email job overview, in word format, to Barb Deans. If you have questions, please contact the Wisconsin Safety Council at 800.236.3400.

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