Senior Laboratory Safety Specialist(Chemical) - Environmental Health & SafetyThe University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Knoxville, TN
Senior Laboratory Safety Specialist(Chemical) - Environmental Health & Safety','23000000I6','!*!Senior Laboratory Safety Specialist(Chemical) - Environmental Health & Safety
Regular Full-time, MR09, Salary DOE&Q
Description: Under the direction of the Laboratory Safety Supervisor/Chemical Hygiene Officer, the Sr. Laboratory Safety Specialist reviews, evaluates and analyzes laboratory work environments and designs programs and procedures to control, eliminate and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical and biological agents. The incumbent will oversee implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive laboratory safety program in support of UTK-area laboratories, workshops/maker spaces, and laboratory animal facilities.
','!*!Responsibilities include the following:
Develop and maintain a laboratory audit program including the performance of annual inspections of research labs of several academic departments.
Conduct incident/accident investigations and ensure conformity with laws and regulations.
Develop and maintain the content of chemical or laboratory safety/compliance training modules for faculty, staff, and students. Classroom training may be required at the discretion and request of the Lab Safety Program Leader.
Assist with hazardous materials management (including hazardous waste)
Develop written policies, procedures, and guidance documents at the discretion of the supervisor.
Provide shipping and consultative services to researchers who need to ship hazardous materials/dangerous goods as regulated by the Department of Transportation and the International Air and Transportation Association.
Provide CPR/AED/BFA training through the EHS ASHI certified training center as assigned.
Mentors lab safety specialists, technicians and student employees.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree. Six years of experience working within the field of life science research, laboratory safety, industrial hygiene or closely related field required. The position requires knowledge of: applicable regulations, guidance documents, and institutional policies, particularly those associated with OSHA, NIH, CDC, and USDA APHIS; biosafety principles and practices; key concepts of cell biology, microbiology, and molecular biology, including current research techniques. One year experience instructing or training adults.
Preferred: Master’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience supervising or working within a research laboratory, preferably with academic research faculty, staff, and students. Credentials in a related safety field (e.g., ASP, CSP, etc.).
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