Labcorp EHS Regional Manager in Overland Park, Kansas
In this role, the Environment, Health, and Safety Manager will lead, plan, and manage programs for Labcorp to assure safe, compliant, and reliable operations. The EHS Leader plays a key role and works directly with each location's leadership teams. This manager must have a strong ability to influence employees, set direction and vision, and provide support to all levels within the organization.
- Duties and Responsibilities :
Oversees EHS operations for 1 or more Labcorp locations that may include Laboratories, Patient Service Centers, In-Office Phlebotomists, Branches, or Stat labs within a business unit within a given region.
Depending on location EHS Manager may manage employees, consultants, and contractors.
Manage and administer environmental, health, and safety programs to meet regulatory requirements, corporate initiatives, and company objectives.
Implement strategies to effectively assess and prevent applicable EHS related risks (waste management, fire protection, infectious disease, etc.).
Acts as the technical lead for all aspects of industrial hygiene, biosafety, laboratory safety, occupational health, chemical management, waste management.
Partner with site management to ensure applicable EHS related goals (accident rates, training participation, etc.) and regulatory requirements (assessments, plans, training, etc.) are achieved.
May lead EHS Committee and Team activities, such as department safety teams, emergency response teams, etc.
Manage and report EHS-related (injuries/illnesses, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EHS action items) information into the Company's EHS management system.
Ensure medical care is provided to work-related injuries and illnesses and manage worker's compensation cases, where applicable.
Respond to site EHS related emergency situations, including fires, explosions, chemical release, medical, etc.
Leads incident investigations.
Develop, implement, maintain, and deliver (as necessary) an effective and compliant EHS training program.
Monitor EHS related regulatory developments and determine applicability to the site.
Initiate, establish and cultivate mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external clients by communicating and influencing effectively at multiple levels of the organization to achieve results.
Act as the liaison between Labcorp and regulatory authorities during site inspections.
Partner with Facilities, and other groups to ensure site construction/renovation activities incorporate EHS related considerations.
Work with contracted insurance agencies to continually improve EHS programs via hosting inspections and implementing recommendations.
Conduct routine site audits and reviews to identify systemic EHS management gaps, develop corrective measures and implement solutions to sustain compliance with regulatory and LabCorp requirements. Ensure the timely correction of findings.
Participate in corporate lead EHS projects.
May function as a member or leader of Corporate EHS audit team.
Assist in Client, and regulatory inspections as requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, engineering, or occupational safety & health.
3-5 years of relevant EHS experience; in a laboratory setting or demonstrated expertise in industrial hygiene, biosafety, chemical, and waste management.
Experience in providing EHS leadership to multiple locations within the USA.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.