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EHS Specialist

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  • Hertfordshire, England

Status Regular Job ID JR-011453 Recruiting Region Europe

Job Purpose

The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist will support the Senior Safety Manager by ensuring that site operations are executed in compliance with all safety, health, environmental, and regulatory requirements.

We are recruiting for 2 people to be based on a OneSource customer site in Stevenage


  • Ensure compliance with PerkinElmer and customer EHS training requirements
  • Implement all current site-based EHS aspects of the Lab Asset Management Program (LAMP) program
  • Implement new or updated internal safety and environmental policies as needed
  • Support safety and environmental site audit processes
  • Participate in the incident investigation process, including root cause analysis and identification of corrective action plans
  • Serve as contractor liaison for all company vendors associated with safety and environmental programs
  • Interact closely with vendors to facilitate completion of EHS plan (including Job Hazard Analyses) prior to site entry
  • Perform periodic audits of vendors to determine adherence to all required EHS procedures and requirements
  • Interface with the customer (end users, building managers, facilities etc.) as needed to ensure vendors have the appropriate and necessary contacts and resources for work to be performed
  • Assist in inventory of site instrument safety devices as requested by customer
  • Generate Job Hazard Assessments (JHAs) as required for relocations and high risk work
  • Generate required permits for any high risk work being performed
  • Work with Security to check badge access status as needed
  • Issue daily passes to vendors who need access to the site
  • Escort vendors to their work location, if applicable
  • Assist in implementing new worker safety rules and regulations to site personnel and management
  • Attend customer-based Site Safety Committee Meeting and disseminate pertinent information to field personnel

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, biomedical engineering, environmental health/science/studies, industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety management, public health, or relevant field
  • 3 years minimum experience in

    the implementation and management of EHS programs and management systems, preferably within research operations. 

  • Success working with subcontractors/vendors supporting mutual safety objectives. 

  • Proven track record of success executing high hazard prevention programs; specifically: LO/TO, electrical safety, machine guarding, etc. 

  • A proven track record managing regulatory compliance.


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