Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 11:08:14 -0400
Reply-To: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**UVM.EDU>
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From: Ralph Stuart <rstuart**At_Symbol_Here**UVM.EDU>
Subject: UVM Laboratory Safety Coordinator Opening
Comments: To: SAFETY ,
LABSAFETY-L LABSAFETY-L , cshema-l**At_Symbol_Here**

We have a position opening in our progressive environmental safety  
program at the University of Vermont. Burlington is routinely rated as  
one of the top cities to live in in national surveys, and I've learned  
to love the winters here after 24 years here without skiing... ;)
You can find more information and apply on line at
Let me know if you have any questions about this.

- Ralph

Laboratory Safety Coordinator - 020009

Job Overview
Assist in the development of laboratory safety program with a focus on  
OSHA and EPA regulations, in support of specific assigned departments.

Typical Functions
Conduct laboratory audits according to University protocol.

Manage the development of the laboratory safety program, including  
development of protocols appropriate to specific UVM labs and provide  
training and consulting support to departments.

Help develop a laboratory safety program which meets the expectations  
of laboratory occupants.

Consult with laboratory supervisors and department chairs to assist  
departments in achieving regulatory compliance.

Participate in Environmental Safety Facility (ESF) Teamwork  
Development activities, including staff meetings and policy  
development and provide feedback to ESF managers about workplace  
climate issues.

Participate in Risk Management strategic planning activities,  
including RM staff meetings, ongoing RM mission development and goal  

May operate University vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications or equivalent combination of education &  
Bachelor's degree in related science and three years experience in a  
scientific laboratory or medical research setting or related  
experience required. Effective communication skills required. Valid  
Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check  
required. Ability to provide HAZMAT emergency response services and  
move frequently around campus required.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion required.

Desirable Qualifications
Significant expertise and experience with OSHA and EPA regulations and  
their application in laboratory settings highly desirable.

Ralph Stuart, CIH
Environmental Safety Manager
University of Vermont
Environmental Safety Facility
667 Spear St. Burlington, VT  05405

fax: (802)656-8682

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