University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 237009

Position Summary:
Identifies and develops plans to address safety issues, provides consultation, and tracks and manages cases in a specific area of specialty so all work, recreation, and research can be performed safely and in compliance will all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and standards. Makes recommendations for the control of identified hazards and assesses hazards using relevant regulatory methodologies.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Principal duties:
1. Secures resources and schedules logistics for a safety program 25%
2. Identifies operational and safety issues and develops improvement plans and standard operating 5%
procedures
3. Provides knowledge and guidance to internal and external stakeholders including leadership, in a 10%
specialized area of safety such biosafety, chemical, hazardous materials, agriculture, lake, radiation, and Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
4. Directs logistical activities, allocates resources and investigates components of specific health 25%
and safety cases
5. Communicates findings to necessary stakeholders 10%
6. Reviews industry updates and may assist in developing safety communication materials based on 5%
industry changes
7. Conduct activities related to DPH-enrolled LSHP properties: conduct lead risk assessments, provide contractor oversight and conduct clearances on DPH-enrolled properties. 5%
8. Monitor regulated lead activities in assigned region to determine compliance with Wis. Stats., s.254.11-254.30, and Wisconsin Administrative Codes chs. DHS 163. 5%
9. Provide oversight of LSHP-grantee activities to ensure compliance with all program policies and procedures and to support local agency partners in successfully administering the program. 5%
10. Prepare compliance inspection reports and develop enforcement cases and actions based on inspection and investigation findings. Provide consultation on technical and regulatory issues regarding regulated lead activities to other state and local government agencies, professional organizations, regulated persons, property owners, tenants, parents, contractors and the general public. 5%

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