Occupational Health and Safety Analyst - Onsite

Viva USA, Inc.
Waterloo, Iowa
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 04, 2024
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Full Time
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Academic, Corporation / LLC
Title: Occupational Health and Safety Analyst


Entry level position into the safety profession.

Understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge of those principles to comply with regulatory agency and company standards for injury and illness reporting requirements necessary to document incidents.


Works with employees and assists supervisors and others on injury prevention by identifying and correcting potential safety and health hazards as well as identifying unsafe actions in order to eliminate on the job injuries and illnesses. Assists in developing recommendations for safety processes/programs to attain and sustain a hazard free workplace. This includes design and evaluation of components to monitor effectiveness.

Conducts audits to verify compliance to required regulations and company policies and then assures management is aware of items identified for proper and corrective actions.

Develops, directs and may conduct safety presentations and training. Analyzes appropriate Environmental Health Safety (EHS) functional reporting metrics to identify opportunities for improvement.

Reviews new products, equipment, processes and facilities for potential hazards and compliance with regulatory requirements and company standards; making recommendations if necessary prior to introduction.

Communicates and works with safety equipment suppliers.

Your Responsibilities

As a Safety Analyst, you will assist the Safety Lead in planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating health and safety management programs and processes to promote a safe work environment and ensure compliance with all appropriate laws, regulations, and standards at a complex Foundry facility.

In addition, you will:

Analyze appropriate health and safety metrics to identify trends and opportunities for continuous improvement

Conduct periodic inspections, risk assessment, incident investigations, and ergonomic evaluations

Assist in corrective action development and ensure follow-up

Develop and deliver safety education and training tracking 90% for employees

Cority Data Input (Corrective Actions, 300, 300A, BLS Survey)

Powered Industrial Trucks Audits (Daily Inspections Checks)

Near Miss Database Management

Generation of weekly, monthly and annual statistical graphs

PPE Program Management floor audits, Eye Injury reduction program eyeglasses/ goggles usage

SEAMS Scheduling and Facilitation (Graphs, Past Due Reports)

Weekly notifications to supervisor to meet safety scorecard KPI's

LOTO, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Electrical JSA floor verification of usage

Silica and Heat Monitoring -Test results 15-day employee verification of employee signatures

Strong skill set in creating spreadsheets, pivot tables, and slide presentations.

What Skills You Need

3 or more years of experience as an Occupational Health and Safety professional in a manufacturing or industrial environment

1 or more years of experience conducting investigations to determine root cause and trends analysis

1 or more years of experience applying governmental/agency regulatory requirements or legislation, occupational health principles, occupational safety programs, and ergonomic principles in the workplace

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with both salary and wage personnel while managing conflict resolution

1 or more years of experience implementing occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene, and ergonomic principles for an organization or business unit

What Makes You Stand Out

Experience working in manufacturing, or factory environment

Experience working with collective bargaining units


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering, or related discipline

This position is open to recent grad candidates. Must have MS Office experience, especially Excel. Must have great communication skills.


1st shift position (start times may vary between 5:30 am and 7:30 am depending on shift needs). No overtime is expected.

This position will work onsite immediately. Business casual dress code, metatarsal safety shoes, safety glasses, and hard hat will be required. This position may drive to other Waterloo facilities for meetings. May also drive a client owned Gator on shop floor after completing training.