Rockefeller University Assistant Safety Officer in New York, New York
Job Title Assistant Safety Officer
Laboratory / Department 113930 Laboratory Safety and Environmental Health
Laboratory Safety and Environmental Health's role at The Rockefeller University is the development and management of the University's environmental health and safety programs. LS&EH works with the University's researchers, other departments on campus, and a wide range of outside regulatory and advisory agencies to ensure that the University is a safe and compliant place to work. In addition to providing support and services to the University, LS&EH conducts research in the health and safety fields. Aimed at minimizing waste, environmental impacts, and laboratory hazards, the staff's research spans the radioactive, biological and chemical aspects of laboratory safety and has resulted in the publication of two books and numerous journal articles.
The Assistant Safety Officer will assist in managing health and safety programs under the OSHA general industry standard. Responsibilities include providing staff assistance on occupational health and safety issues, conducting program assessments, assisting with radioactive isotope package intake and wiping testing equipment, fit-testing employees, certifying fume hoods, investigating indoor air quality complaints, conducting routine and emergency air monitoring for compliance with occupational exposure limits, and direct compliance with FDNY regulations as they pertain to the laboratory setting in NYC. #INDMISC21
Bachelor's degree in health science required or closely related field and knowledge of EHS regulations as they pertain to a higher education environment.
This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans