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Walgreen Company

Corporate Occupational Safety Specialist

Walgreen Company - Deerfield, IL

Corporate Occupational Safety Specialist

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Illinois (IL)

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Job Summary

The safety specialist role will support the development and implementation of programs and strategy leading to a sustainable culture of safety and health across all Walgreens business units. This role in partnership with the corporate safety manager and business unit stakeholders will develop consistent, effective safety programs and practices, provide training tools and processes for measuring safety outcomes.

Job Responsibilities

Assists in the development and implementation of effective, sustainable safety programs per regulatory requirements of specific business units.

Implements and leads injury/illness prevention and safety awareness strategy.

Conducts, monitors and utilizes occupational health and safety compliance assessments to recommend and implement process/program improvements.

Communicates and educates team members on occupational safety and health standards and practices.

Identifies and communicates safety policies and process change requirements that address exposure to risk and compliance with regulatory standards.

Identifies opportunities to instill the culture of safety and health through innovation and optimization of programs and practices.

Provides proactive, effective and consistent safety program support to all business units.

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and at least 5 years of experience in the development and/or implementation of safety and health programs.

Knowledge of OSHA standards.

Experience conducting safety assessments.

Experience providing employee training.

Willing to travel up to 30% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Safety.

Experience in a retail environment.

3 days 17 hours ago

Walgreen Company


Corporate Occupational Safety Specialist Walgreen Company - Deerfield, IL, United States


Location: Deerfield, IL

Company Profile:
At Walgreens, we help people get, stay and live well. That’s our core purpose and the difference we make in people’s lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr. founded his first drugstore in 1901, and it still does today. Our team members make that purpose come to life in our over 7,800 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, in our call centers, distribution centers, on-site clinics, specialty pharmacies and corporate offices. In fact, those daily demonstrations of our purpose have helped Walgreens become an industry leader and a household name. Walgreens has something for everyone who wants to build a successful career. Here, you’ll find supportive co-workers, an innovative environment and the tools you need to grow your skills, help build healthy communities and advance your career.