Health & Safety Specialist - Sumterville, FL



Job ID:  223720


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Job Summary


In coordination with corporate health and safety personnel, administers the plant safety program intended to reduce or eliminate industrial injuries or illnesses or losses from equipment or property damage, and promotes plant operation in accordance with federal and state safety laws and regulations.  Promotes a positive safety and health image of the plant and corporation in the community.  Uses independent judgment in performing job responsibilities.  Works with company and plant policies and objectives.  Refers to plant Safety Manager or Corporate Director of Health and Safety when clarification or interpretation of organization policy is needed.


Essential Functions


  • Monitor facility and processes (at least once daily) for adherence to MSHA guidelines and the elimination of industrial accidents.  Oversee, evaluate and continuously improve the facility's safety program to achieve and maintain zero harm goal. Randomly observe department audits and walks to assure they are conducted with rigor and intensity. Works with supervisors to develop plant safety procedures for their work area and assists in ensuring that they are consistently followed.
  • Ensure all new hire, annual refresher and periodic safety training is completed and documented in the database.  Maintain plant's incident database abd ensure monthly audits are completed. Ensure all safety binders are kept up to date and maintain all plant-related safety records in accordance with all company procedures and requirements.
  • Conducts or coordinates all employee safety orientations, certifications, industrial hygiene testing. classroom training and practical hands-on plant training.
  • Works toward compliance with federal, state, and local safety laws and regualtions.  Accompanies inspectors during inspections and maintains all required records redgading safety activities.  Serves as the liaison between the plant and safety regulatory agencies in coordination with corporate safety personnel.
  • Chairs the Health and Safety Committee and oversees plant safety project work teams.





  • Bachelor's Degree  in Industrial Hygiene, Safety Management or related field required


Work Experience


  • 3 or more years experience in Mining or Industrial environment
  • 3 or more years experience in Safety-related field


Skills & Abilities


  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Maintains composure under pressure
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations
  • Must be capable of using and maintaining databases used to store MSHA citation records as well as industrial hygiene data, injury and accident investigation data, and behavioral safety observations.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Must promote the use of The Health Bridge (nurse management firm) and the company's early return-to-work program, including the use of bridge assignments.
  • Must maintain personal proficiency level by attending appropriate professional development courses. 


Physical Demands


  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, walking on uneven, rough or slippery surfaces
  • Frequent use of computer and telephone
  • Occassional work at high elevations, pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 lbs
  • occassional use of power tools and calculator



About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Sumterville, FL 33585, US