Safety Coordinator

Lyons Magnus

(Fresno, California)
Full Time
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About Lyons Magnus
At Lyons, we believe who we are as a company is as important as what we do. We feel a great responsibility to the people and communities that make our success possible. We are passionate about our customers, have an uncompromising focus on quality and proudly possess over 150 years of experience in the food and beverage manufacturing industry.
The Safety Coordinator is responsible in the areas of safety and training related activities in a manner that will incorporate loss prevention programs and techniques, aimed at reducing losses from machinery/equipment, workers’ compensation and general liability accidents, to support the projects of safety and training of the Company.
* Work with employees of Lyons Magnus in a positive and constructive manner to maintain a professional relationship. Demonstrates courtesy, discretion, friendliness and diplomacy. * Acts as the Safety Coordinator for the Company Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and ensure that all provisions of the IIPP are implemented and adhered to at all times. * Maintain a safety committee with representation from each department work groups, including Management and coordinate monthly quarterly meetings. * Confer with management to identify safety needs and priorities. * Participate in review of departmental operating policies and procedures. Identify discrepancies in company policies and procedures. Make appropriate recommendations to improve safety to management and safety committee. * Ensure compliance with OSHA and Cal/OSHA requirements. Maintain current information on local, state, and federal safety and health regulations. And notify the VP of Human Resources immediately, if Cal/OSHA arrives to conduct a site visit. * Conduct periodic safety compliance inspections and training. * Maintain injury and illness records (OSHA Log). Monitor the OSHA statistics (incident rate) monthly and report to VP of Human Resources. * Review and/or establish accident reporting and investigation procedures to evaluate the root cause of injury/accident, and identify measures needed to prevent recurrence. * Prepare technical reports and presentations for VP of Human Resources regarding analysis of system safety including any corrective action recommendations. * Formalize employee safety meetings/briefings (“tailgate meetings”) and monitor compliance that each department conducts them on a monthly basis. Develop “Train the trainer” modules as needed. * Order and distribute Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and training materials to all employees * Develop and maintain a budget for PPE. * Develop Job Safety Analysis for all employee categories to identify physical job task requirements and establish safe operating procedures to prevent injury or damage. * Review, establish and monitor a formal Early-Return-to-Work policy. * Utilize the resources of third party loss control representatives through quarterly visits and additional resources as needed. * Monitors open workers compensation claims. * Maintain relationships with Occupational Health Clinic(s), provide them with the company’s return to work policy and job requirements on an on going basis. * Communicate with employees, claims adjuster and physician, as necessary to monitor and develop claim to closure. * Follow-up with employee upon return to work to formally document employee understands his/her work restrictions. Monitor progress on a weekly basis. * Establish goal for reducing claim frequency and severity. * On call to respond to all Workplace Accident Emergencies. * Manage Lyons Hazardous Materials Business Plan and Emergency Evacuation. * Responsible for the Environmental, Health, & Safety training of Fresno Plant employees (Bi-Lingual). * Employee uniform management and administration. * Schedule and provide GMP training for all departments day and night shifts * Coordinate yearly fire extinguisher inspections for all departments. * Provide forklift training and certification for all operators. * Coordinate annual forklift rodeo. * Keep first aid cabinets stocked with first aid supplies. * Address any workers compensation questions with the physicians, claims adjusters, and attorneys. * Attend seminars and other workshops.
Ideal Candidate
* Working knowledge and working application in OSHA and Cal/OSHA regulations, Safety and Training. * Familiarity with food manufacturing processes and food safety a plus. * Experience with food manufacturing equipment is highly desirable. * Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and an aptitude for detail and strong organizational abilities a must. * Strong presentation and interpersonal skills. **Education:** * A minimum of a Bachelors degree from an accredited university, preferably in Safety; Enviromental, Health, & Safety (EHS), HR, or a related field.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more.


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