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Construction Safety Professional
Personnel assigned as Safety Professionals shall be fully trained prior to their work assignment. Training of all assigned personnel shall include the completion of at least the 30 hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety & Health outreach course, as appropriate for the scope of work they will be assigned to. All Safety Professionals shall be currently certified to provide first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Personnel working as Safety Professionals should have a working knowledge of OSHA standards and be able to research and find information concerning safety issues within the construction and general industry framework.
A familiarization with established fire prevention and control methods is required including the general principles and hands-on application us of fire extinguishers.
It should be understood that worksites have requirements peculiar to themselves and that additional training and knowledge may be required.
May at times be responsible for initiating and completing workplace inspections, recommending corrective actions, and implementing changes.
A working knowledge of various permits is required including a thorough familiarization with those of permit-required confined spaces as defined in 29 CFR 1910.146. Additionally, some Safety Professionals may be required to have HAZWOPER training to meet the intent of 29 CFR 1910.120.
Personnel are required to have a working knowledge of atmospheric monitoring equipment in as far as to its purpose and the general working procedures.
In addition to the skill requirements, personnel can be expected to receive work assignments that would expose them to long hours outside in all types of adverse weather conditions, potentially hazardous environments, and at great heights.
All Safety Professionals shall be certified as Safety Trained Supervisors-Construction (STS) in accordance with the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists(CCHEST)requirements.
All Safety Professionals shall be certified as Construction Health and Safety Technicians (CHST) in accordance with the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists(CCHEST)requirements.
A valid driver's license is required to operate a company vehicle.