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Industrial Hygienist

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SUMMARY: The Industrial Hygienist job family is responsible for developing, implementing and administering
industrial hygiene program. Serves as a resource for line management to develop and administer a proactive industrial
hygiene program that minimizes risk to the employees and the environment.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide specific support, management and/or coordination of ES&H programs as assigned to include the following:
• Provide leadership and support for implementing the Implements and provides oversight and technical support in
the practical application of regulatory procedures/requirements and standards applicable to the industrial hygiene discipline.
• Monitor work practices in the assigned area.
• Conduct hazard analyses consistent with the Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS) process to anticipate and control health hazards.
• Review operations, procedures, and work control documents that involve hazardous materials or agents.
• Coordinate with project managers, supervisors and subcontract coordinators on industrial hygiene/health implications.
• Conduct initial or baseline surveys of work areas or operations to identify and evaluate potential worker health risks.
• Perform hazard assessments for chemical, physical, and biological agents and ergonomic stressors using recognized assessment methodologies and use of accredited industrial hygiene laboratories.
• Recommend appropriate engineering, administrative, work practice, and/or personal protective control methods to limit concentrations to acceptable levels.
• Perform or oversee initial or baseline industrial hygiene surveys of work areas or operations to identify, evaluate, and control potential worker health risks.
• Conduct periodic IH surveys and/or sampling based on regulatory requirements and ensure that supervisors and sampled workers are informed of the results.
• Prepare Industrial Hygiene Air Sampling (IHAS) reports as required.
• Attend meetings to communicate IH program issues within area of expertise.
• Document and maintain IH survey records, notifications of personal monitoring results, and equipment calibration
logs.
• Recommend appropriate engineering, administrative, work practice, and/or PPE including respiratory protection to control methods to limit potential contact with hazardous chemicals, physical, and/or biological agents to acceptable levels.
JOB KNOWLEDGE:
• Technical and field knowledge of assigned industrial hygiene area.
• Knowledge and understanding of the elements and attributes of the Environmental Management System (EMS)
and of the Integrated Safety Management System (ISMS), as defined in the UCOR PPD-EH-1400, Integrated Safety Management System Description.
• Working knowledge and practical application of industrial hygiene procedures, and governmental regulations, and practices.
• Experience in industrial hygiene oversight/compliance activities.
• Knowledge and understanding of governmental industrial hygiene standards, procedures, rules, and regulations.
• Skills in verbal and written communication

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in ES&H discipline or related
science/engineering area in an associated area applicable to the
program to be supported or demonstrated equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience:
Minimum of 7 yrs. of experience. Relevant
professional certification preferred
Level Specific Responsibilities: Under limited supervision
• Responsible for moderately complex industrial
hygiene technical work to achieve compliance with
ES&H standards along with federal and state
regulatory requirements.
• Maintains current industrial hygiene knowledge of
specific government agency requirements.
• Exhibits knowledge and applies the fundamental
concepts, practices and procedures of industrial
hygiene.
• Independently determines and develops industrial
hygiene approaches to solutions.
• Developes, implements and maintains industrial
hygiene systems and procedures.
• Monitors and prevents hazards and diseases in the
work area.
• Investigates accidents, injuries, and complaints
concerning industrial hygiene hazards in the workplace.
• Recommends improvements in processes, design,
procedures and operating equipment to minimize
industrial hygiene hazards.
• Develops and conducts employee industrial hygiene
training
• Represents industrial hygiene discipline in emergency
preparedness drills and activities.
• Provides industrial hygiene technical advice and
interpretation and provides industrial hygiene
interface with governmental regulators.
• May act as a lead role for a team of industrial
hygienists and/or support personnel.


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