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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Georgetown, KY, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Inc., in Georgetown, KY, specializing in producing a variety of adjustable bed sleep systems is seeking an Environmental Health & Safety Manager. This position is responsible for providing direction for the facility in the areas of safety, environmental compliance, and continuous improvement.  You will work closely with the Branch Management Team (BMT), Corporate Risk and Environmental Departments, as well as governmental agencies.  Prioritizing safety projects across all buildings, including coordinating maintenance functions with regards to safety related projects, is an important part of your contribution.




Essential responsibilities and duties:


  • Lead plant safety and environmental inspections to identify any hazard or concerns and follow through on corrective actions.
  • Administer EH&S training and communication (HAZCOM, HAZMAT, Confined Space, PPE, SDS, Job Hazard Analysis, etc.) 
  • Facilitate contractor safety orientation program, track all training programs.
  • Plan and conduct employee safety and environmental training.
  • Act as the primary contact for accident reporting, investigation and hazard elimination.   Track all activity related to lost work time, return to work and restricted duty provisions.
  • Maintain the Plant Emergency Organization (PEO).
  • Oversee audiometric testing.
  • Administer the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) program.
  • Maintain all first aid supplies.
  • Oversee the Employee Safety Committee.
  • Develop and administer safety incentive programs.
  • Liaison with Corporate to insure areas of Risk Management, Loss Prevention and Environmental compliance are met.
  • Maintain and update facility keys.
  • Work with purchasing department to assure necessary safety equipment and supplies are kept in stock to meet facility needs.
  • Champion the facility Safety Committee.
  • All other duties as assigned by the General Manager.
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Safety, or 3 to 5 years in Industrial Safety in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Training in 30 hours OSHA class on General Industry Safety preferred.
  • Ability to conduct an effective meeting by developing and following an agenda.
  • Excellent communications and people skills.
    We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 
    Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit
    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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