Safety Manager

US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
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Position Objective

Company Overview:


Harvard Maintenance is one of the largest and fastest growing privately owned providers of high quality managed services in the United States. Our success over the last fifty years stems from Harvard's Core Values®, which puts our employees first so they in-turn deliver Service Excellence to our clients. While the majority of our industry cleans for appearance alone, we Clean for Wellness, focusing on health and safety, sustainability, and asset preservation of our client's facilities.



Responsible for the local implementation, management and adherence to the company’s corporate safety and loss control programs, policies, and procedures. This position will be responsible for standards and functions to reduce and prevent employee injuries, accidents, occupational illnesses and exposure to long-term health hazards, as well as reducing the environmental aspects and impacts associated with the company’s operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that Company safety procedures are followed and that environmental health and safety standards are met by conducting frequent audits and ensuring all personnel are trained.
  • Performs duties in a safe manner; acts as a role model for all employees
  • Serve as the primary local contact with regulatory agencies on all local EH&S matters
  • Oversees case management of Workers Compensation cases.  Works closely with insurance providers and adjustors to ensure timely and safe return to work for injured employees.
  • Participate in monthly safety committees
  • Coordinate safety and health exposure assessments, hazard evaluations, and environmental aspects analysis of operations
  • Complete routine job analysis, observations, inspections, and audits on all EH&S related matters
  • Maintain EHS records of incidents and best practices
  • Conducts incident investigations including “root cause analysis" for corrective action.
  • Performs worksite and incident trend analysis to sustain a comprehensive system for hazard prevention and control.
  • Conducts EHS program training for all employees.  Develops and conducts new training programs as needed.  Participates in new hire orientation process by conducting appropriate training
  • Facilitate EH&S training for managers, supervisors, and other field staff

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • 4-year College degree in Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), or related.
  • 4+ years of directly related experience in the EH&S field, EHS Program Management, EHS Regulatory Compliance, and Loss Control.
  • Must be a self-starter who can effectively evaluate situations and take independent action to expedite the resolution of open issues
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Janitorial Industry experience preferred 
  • This position requires up to 35% of travel per year
  • Bilingual Preferred





Harvard is offering a competitive salary structure including benefit package with medical, dental, life, and long-term disability (LTD) insurance along with 401K Savings Plan.
 Equal Opportunity Employer


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