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Safety and Workers Comp Specialist

Company: Johnson Thermal Systems
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION: Safety and Workers Comp Specialist-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --STATUS: Full-Time, Exempt--ABOUT US: Founded in 2006, Johnson Thermal Systems (JTS) is the largest and leading provider of Power Packaging, Power Distribution Centers, and Industrial Refrigeration Units.--We are proud to be American made as all equipment is designed and manufactured by our team located in Caldwell, Idaho. As a company, we value quality service and dedication to ensure every job is done right. We believe great work comes from a strong set of values; you can expect to be a part of a workforce committed to generating a difference.----JOB SUMMARY:This position is responsible for managing the workers' compensation claims process for the company.-- This role will work as part of a team developing, implementing, and evaluating safety policies and programs across the organization. WHAT JTS OFFERS:--A competitive wage---with bonus potential.--Generous PTO - UnlimitedWeekly payDirect DepositComprehensive Health/Dental/Vision Insurance that is affordable.Wellness Benefit including discount membership at Crunch Fitness 9 paid holidays.--401k with an annual--employer match of 3%Training and education supportEmployee Assistance ProgramAnnual boot/safety clothing allowance A fun, fast-paced culture with company events and professional growth opportunities.--JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:--Work with Safety Managers in developing and implementation of safety programs, policies, and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.Collaborate with Safety Managers and JTS Management staff and service providers including insurance company and broker representatives on loss control issues.Drive continuous safety improvement through best management practices using leading and trailing indicators.Facilitates the workers' compensation claims process including initial entering of claim; assisting in the investigation; communicating with employees, adjusters, and investigators; and processing documents pertaining to the incident and claim. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all regulations and laws for reporting workers' compensation.Coordinates with insurance representative on safety progress and insurance rating.Assists in the completion of OSHA required reports as well as company KPI tracking and reporting. Assists in conducting safety audits and inspections. Conducts weekly walk-arounds and observations to help maintain an effective safety culture.Assists in investigating incidents, accidents, near misses and identifying corrective action recommendations.Documents phone conversations, witness statements, medical reports, and accident investigation results, and files all documents consistently in company electronic system.Manages safety records, including incident reports and safety training records, in company LMS and SMS systems.Participates in and may facilitate onboarding of new employees.REQUIREMENTS:--Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, safety and health, OR any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the job duties.--3 years' experience as a safety professional preferredExperience with disciplines, approaches, and methodologies associated with industrial safety regulations, programs, and procedures.--Experience with handling Worker's Comp claims.Effective adult training methods and practical approaches and methodologies required to educate experienced as well new workers on routine or complex and/or emerging occupational health and safety issues.Understanding of generally applied techniques and strategies to design, develop, and implement comprehensive solutions.--Applicable regulatory requirements and when each applies (OSHA General Industry and Construction standards. Analyze data relating to compliance with current regulations and make appropriate recommendations.--Respond to emergencies and assist the Safety Manager/Officer under the incident command system.SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Being a flexible team member in a team-oriented environment to support day-to-day safety and risk management functions.Expressing ideas clearly in written and oral communicationFormatting and producing correspondence and documents using current word processing applications.Maintaining, input, and retrieving data for training records, metrics, and injury & illness records--Strong organizational skills.Promoting safety as a guiding principle and a regular practice in accomplishing work focusing on safety improvements and complies with safety and health policies and procedures.--Show the utmost respect for others and be a team player.Ability to access all work areas, including climbing narrow, steep stairs; donning fall protection gear to access heights as needed; entering confined spaces such containers and voids as needed.Ability to pass a background and drug screening.--Powered by JazzHRPIb2ccec1651ca-25660-34365679

Keywords: Johnson Thermal Systems, Caldwell , Safety and Workers Comp Specialist, Other , Caldwell, Idaho

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