From: Harry Elston <helston**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] JOB OPENING - Fauske and Associates
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 13:22:07 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 004601d45f33$d69b9bc0$83d2d340$**At_Symbol_Here**



I am writing on behalf of a client, Fauske and Associates, located in Burr Ridge, IL.  More on what they do is here: .  They are seeking an EHS Coordinator.  I have cut/pasted the qualifications below.   They would prefer someone “local” to the Chicago area.


If you have any questions (other than salary), please contact me via email as I am away from a phone more than I’m near one recently.  







The responsibilities of the Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator include, but are not limited to, the following:

     Prepare comprehensive environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures for an environment consisting of office, laboratory and mixed-use space for a facility with > 60 employees.

    Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules

    Serve as the Chemical Hygiene  Officer (CHO) for the facility

    Develop and maintain the site chemical safety plan, industrial safety plan, and environmental safety plan

    Perform periodic walk-down of the facility and prepare reports, enter deficiencies in the corrective action program, and follow up on actions to assure compliance

    Ensure that record-keeping and reporting requirements are met for all local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

    Periodically monitor site activities where accidents could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to personnel or equipment

    Assist on all environmental issues including permitting, regulatory compliance, hazardous materials training, hazardous waste disposal and associated documentation

    Respond to employee concerns regarding safety and environmental issues, and provide recommendations for corrective action as necessary

    Conduct air quality tests when necessary

    Assist on the workers' compensation claims program; ensure timely processing of claims; evaluate accident reports to determine accuracy and completeness and to ensure adequate investigation; ensure that the organization complies with applicable laws and regulations, and develop accident prevention programs

    Support incident investigations; prepare reports, and brief leadership on investigation results. Advise leadership of trends and changes that may result in reduction of injuries

    Develop, schedule, deliver, and monitor EHS training for employees, including new employee orientation

    Review contractor safety policies prior to allowing contractors to work on site Develop criteria to be used in evaluating contractors on an ongoing basis

    Monitor the adequacy of ventilation, exhaust equipment, lighting, and other conditions that could affect employee health, comfort, or performance, and provide recommendations to leadership



    Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Environment, Health & Safety or equivalent

    10 years’ experience in a commercial or industrial environment of a similar, or greater size operation



    Working knowledge of environmental, health and  safety environment including specific knowledge and experience in state, federal laws and OSHA regulations pertaining to laboratory safety (required)

    Experience managing ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001 compliant programs (required)

    MS Office Suite and personal computer skills (required)



    Well organized, strong communicator with ability to effectively interface at multiple levels, strong work ethic and team player

    Strong Analytical experience

    Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills in a fast-paced environment





Harry J. Elston, Ph.D., CIH

Midwest Chemical Safety LLC


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