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Shoreline Foundation Inc
Posted: November 15 2016
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Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO):
The main responsibility of the Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) is the overall safety of the project to ensure that there are no safety incidents with any individuals stepping foot on the project site and that all operations are performed in a safe manner. Prepare, review and maintain project specific safety documentation to include but not limited to Accident Hazard Analysis (AHAs), Site Specific Lift Plan and Site Specific Fall Protection Plans.
- Ensure and enforce overall safety of each project assigned.
- Inspect the work site for compliance with safety and contract requirements, reporting work not in compliance with the site safety plan or USACE EM 385‐1‐1 or the initial hazard assessment of the jobsite.
- Monitor and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and developing measures to ensure personnel safety.
- Maintain awareness of active and developing situations.
- Charged with communicating potential hazards to management prior to daily safety meetings.
- Correct unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority, but may exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required.
- Remove anyone who refuses to comply with the site safety standards.
- Maintain at all times a site safety activity/incident log
- Air monitoring and sampling as required per project.
- Ensure site safety plan was covered at jobsite safety meetings and is updated continuously to ensure all affected work and individuals are addressed accordingly.
- Provide Safety Orientation of all subcontractors and staff prior to them performing activities onsite.
- Develop Accident Hazardous Analysis (AHAs) for in‐house trade work
- Retrieve, review and approve all subcontractor AHAs when determined acceptable and in compliance with contract requirements. Provide assistance to subcontractors as required in order to develop acceptable AHAs
- Develop Site Specific Lift and Fall Protection Plans for in‐house trade work
- Retrieve, review and approve all subcontractor Site Specific Lift and Fall Protection Plans. Provide assistance to subcontractors as required in order to develop acceptable site specific plans.
- Supervise of safe practices for proper use of Personal Protective Equipment.
- Ensure strict compliance with all regulations, policies, and protocols in Company Construction’s Accident Prevention Plan, based on the requirements of USACE EM 385‐1‐1.
- Conduct daily safety and health inspections and maintain a written log which includes the area/operation inspected, date of inspection, identified hazards, recommended corrective actions, estimated and actual dates of corrections.
- Attend pre‐construction conference and pre‐work meetings, including preparatory inspection meetings and periodic progress meetings.
- Conduct daily tailgate safety meetings
- Document and report any safety violations, incidences or close calls and report to Project Manager and upload into company project management software, Basecamp.
- Provide safety plans and oversight for project specific activity such as critical lift, confined space, lockout/tagout, etc.
- Must be able to work at heights to oversee construction as required per project.
- Must have valid driver’s license and insurance
- Must qualify and hold required certifications required by contract requirements.
- Must be able to pick up and carry material and/or equipment as necessary to support project efforts and to ensure site remains clean and clear at all times.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Educational and experience requirements include: 5 years or equivalent of Site Safety and Health Officer (SSHO) education/training and 5 or more years of relative work experience. Advanced knowledge of all trade disciplines, building techniques, project safety requirements, plus ability to interpret plans and specifications, and reporting systems.
- Knowledge of government building contracts for State, Municipal, and Federal governments.
- Knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to Basecamp, Microsoft Office, USACE QCS Management System, etc. as required by the company and client.
- Thorough and clear written and oral communication skills between contractor and customer and within own company.
- Strong time management skills.
- Exceptional organizational skills.
- Minimum supervision and administrative support provided.
30 hour OSHA
EM 385‐1‐1 Knowledge
40 hour HAZWOPPER
Competent Person: Fall Protection, Lockout/Tagout, Scaffolding & Confined Space
Project Specific Requirements, as applicable