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Colleague Health and Safety Senior Specialist

Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Colleague Health & Safety Senior Specialist
Location: Hybrid/ Hoboken, NJ
Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.
About the Role:
This is an exciting opportunity to assist the Director of Colleague Health and Safety with the enhancement of the global colleague health and safety program within Wiley. This is a new role which will provide the candidate an opportunity to assist with the implementation of a best in class to drive a best-in-class colleague health and safety culture through the creation, implementation, coordination and communication of global CH&S policies, programs, training, assessments, colleague engagement and compliance requirements which align with Wiley's broader strategic objectives. Additionally, the Senior Specialist will also be an integral member of the overall Global Crisis and Business Resilience Management team.
Under the guidance of the Director, Colleague Health and Safety, he/she/they will support the alignment of the program with ISO 45001 health and safety workplace standards, industry best practices and ensuring compliance to legal requirements and local regional authorities.
How you will make an impact:

  • Conduct risk assessments of work environments and provide recommendations for safety hazard mitigation
  • Perform safety inspections and audits to ensure regulatory compliance and assess for hazardous conditions and recommend remediation
  • Track and analyse incident trends and communicate specific recommendations designed to address performance trends and foster continuous improvement
  • Support global pandemic/health emergency (i.e., COVID-19) health and safety programs through various activities such as local and global contact tracing and attestation review
  • Collaborate with the global physical security team for the maintenance and enhancement of the emergency preparedness operations procedures, AED management and life safety activities
  • Partner with the Director, CH&S to provide support during a local, regional, or global crisis, and collaborate with other Crisis Management Team (CMT) members. Represent CH&S as a member of the regional Crisis Management Teams
    What we look for:
    • 3+ years of occupational health and safety work experience
    • Basic knowledge of OSHA standards, and other global regulatory compliance mandates
    • Monitoring KPIs/metrics and dashboards
    • Assisting with implementation of COVID-19 protocols such as contact tracing and knowledge of COVID-19 prevention and response
    • Performing ergonomics & other safety assessments and providing recommendations for remediation
    • Knowledge of federal US and global CH&S government regulations and programs
    • Work flexibly and respond to after-hours incidents and crises when required. Must be reachable via phone, email, or SMS 24/365 during an emergency crisis.
      About Wiley:
      Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.
      We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society's advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.
      Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley's headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.
      Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance.

Keywords: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken , Colleague Health and Safety Senior Specialist, Healthcare , Hoboken, New Jersey

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