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safety Director – Hawaii Petroleum 


285 Sand Island Access Rd, Honolulu, HI 96819, USA Req #413

 Thursday, November 11, 2021

Position Summary Description:

The Safety Manager is responsible for understanding and interpreting OSHA, HIOSH, DOT and other governing body requirements relating to workplace safety and ensuring all components are addressed and observed within the organization.  The Safety Manager is also responsible for creating, administering and tracking all safety programs, including but not limited to; training, incentives, processes and policies.  The manager also oversees safety investigations and value-added programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

OSHA / HIOSH / DOT – 30% time allocation

  • Serves as subject matter expert in all areas relating to OSHA, HIOSH and DOT safety matters.
  • Acts as lead person for any OSHA, HIOSH, and FSRM safety related issues or investigations.
  • Regularly monitors safety requirements and legislation; works with key organizational stakeholders to ensure proper lead time and awareness occurs.
  • Stays ahead of regulatory requirements and proactively seeks out ways for organization to voluntarily increase safety within the workplace.
  • Partners with Warehouse and Transportation Managers to ensure employees receive and pass required annual training / certifications.

Management of Safety Training Programs – 30% time allocation

  • Utilizes knowledge of Food Warehouse and Distribution Industry Compliance, Federal and State DOT and Warehouse Operational requirements that affect organizational safety to author curriculum, retain proper recordkeeping and provide required oversight.
  • Creates and manages Safety Training Calendar to ensure all safety training programs are administered as required, while balancing the operational needs of the organization.
  • Works closely with key management stakeholders to identify safety issues that can be addressed through training.  Able to conduct needs analysis, design curriculum and impact organizational knowledge growth through customized safety training programs.
  • Serves as lead trainer for safety topics including but not limited to; Lifting Techniques, Forklift Safety, and Smith System Training.
  • Monitors organizational compliance with safety procedures and conducts training and drills as needed; including external training such as First Aid, CPR, AED, and BBP.
  • Utilizes learning tools that capitalize on the latest industry trends and techniques to maximize participant engagement and retention.
  • Manages and monitors all safety incentive programs.
  • Coordinates all safety training with the Director of Training and Organizational Performance.
  • Creates and updates departmental documents including forms, SPM, internal user guides, training policies and guidelines. 

Safety Management – 20%

  • Partners with Human Resources to meet with insurance carrier on a quarterly basis to review open or complex claims.
  • Partners with Human Resources to complete the annual FSRM self audit.
  • Serves as strategic business partner to Operations and other key departments to promote safety within the workplace
  • Conducts quarterly/annual safety audits and provides findings to Executive Management and Directors; recommends solutions and explains consequences of non-compliance.
  • Proactively looks to leverage safety knowledge to create additional-value for the organization in the way of news articles, safety tips and quick-bite learning.

Investigations and Data Management – 10% time allocation

  • Responsible for filing and follow up of all general liability claims and ensures the completion of the OSHA 300 log.
  • Updates Management Safety Policy annually and informs all affected parties of changes.
  • Conducts safety investigations in partnership with the HRBP, documents outcomes and identifies any process or policies changes that need to occur to address safety issues.
  • Manages all safety related data and provides monthly and quarterly reports of incidences, costs, and figures.  Generates ideas to mitigate loss exposure to the organization and implements preventative measures to avoid recurrence. 

Safety Meetings and Safety Committee – 10% time allocation

  • Conducts regular safety meetings with applicable staff and management to ensure adherence to safety policies and requirements.
  • Serves as Safety Committee Chairperson and encourages committee participation in safety activities.
  • Works with the Safety Committee to establish annual goals and objectives.  Ensures goal attainment is achieved.  Provides regular progress updates to the Director of Training and Organizational Performance.


Education/Training and Experience:

  • College degree preferred in Industrial Engineering, Occupational and Environmental Safety Management or equivalent experience.
  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) and/or Board Certified Safety Professional (BCSP) certification preferred. 
  • Two years of relevant safety experience in OSHA or DOT regulated field.  Must be able to display working knowledge of current laws and regulations.
  • Two years of safety training experience preferred.  Must demonstrate ability to speak in front of large / small audiences and have basic knowledge of adult learning techniques. 


  • Must possess or be able to obtain Smith System Certification.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain First Aid, CPR, AED, and Blood borne Pathogens Certification.
  • Able to be mobile and serve all locations (including neighbor islands).
  • Valid driver’s license, good driving record and use of own vehicle.

Safety Manager – Hawaiian Cement

Job Summary: This position is responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and financial losses at an operational region, area or company level. May require supervision of safety personnel.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. BA/BS degree in safety, construction, engineering, human resources or other appropriate discipline or equivalent combination of experience.
2. Minimum 5 years of experience in management of health and safety programs for industry, a regulatory government agency or similar organization or significant industry experience with strong safety focus/record.
3. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
Preferred Qualifications

1. Strong working knowledge of health and safety regulations related to construction materials industry
2. General knowledge of insurance and financial matters related to health and safety programs.
3. Working knowledge of computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheet or presentation software.
4. Working knowledge of construction materials equipment and operations.
5. Certified trainer or significant training experience.
6. Fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Additional Information

1. *Plans, implements, and coordinates programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries, illnesses, and financial losses.
2. *Identifies and evaluates conditions which could lead to accidents and financial losses and recommends corrective action(s).
3. *Conducts or directs research to identify hazards and evaluate loss producing potential of a given system, operation or process.
4. *Compiles, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares reports.
5. * In coordination with Risk Management and Human Resource (where applicable) department, manage and monitor work comp, other general and auto liability insurance claims. Analyze loss runs and design safety initiatives to address areas of concern.
6. *Ensures compliance with company safety policies, corporate safety initiatives, state, local and federal regulations.
7. *Be proactive in creating a stronger safety culture by undertaking initiatives to improve company safety.
8. *Develops and implements accident-prevention loss control systems and programs.
9. *Coordinates safety activities with management to ensure implementation throughout the organization.
10. *Devises methods to evaluate safety program and audits safety compliance.
11. *Strive to reduce accidents and injuries by providing communication, training and enforcement.
12. *Notify and train employees on company safety policies.
13. *Troubleshoot and problem solve safety related situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss safety related production problems with team-members and managers/supervisors.
14. *Maintain liaison with outside organizations to assure information exchange and mutual assistance.
15. *Evaluates technical and scientific publications concerned with safety management and participates in activities of related organizations to update knowledge of safety program development.
16. Stay informed of safety related regulations, rules or laws impacting the construction industry. Provide technical advice of the impact in the operational divisions.
17. Keep involved with governing agencies at ground level on new laws. Participate in providing feedback on the development of new regulations. Participate on available agency subcommittees as appropriate.
18. *Compare benchmarks; monitor inspections (OSHA and MSHA); address public safety complaints.
19. *Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT safety and environmental (where applicable) regulation compliance.
20. Ensure company safety goals are achieved and be a role model of company safety policies, procedures, and behaviors.
21. Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
22. Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Skills & Competencies

1. Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
2. Strong knowledge of construction practices.
3. Excellent research and analytical skills
4. Intermediate computer skills.
5. Strong knowledge of safety risk assessment.
6. Strong leadership skills and training.
7. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
8. MSHA/OSHA DOT audit
9. Strong training skills.
10. Occasional travel.

How To Apply Apply online at


U.S. Pacific Fleet
  • Open & closing dates: 10/19/2021 to 10/28/2021
  • Service: Competitive
  • Pay scale & grade: GS 11
  • Salary: $66,662 to $86,665 per year
  • Appointment type: Permanent
  • Work schedule: Full-time

Env and Health Safety Specialist (pos #78121) – University of Hawaii at Manoa

Closing date is Wednesday, 11/3/2021. Here is the direct link to the advertisement:

Assistant EH&S Manager (Safety Engineer) – Military Housing – Lendlease–Jr-Safety-Mgr—-Military-Housing_REQ-7048912-2

Occupational Health and Safety Manager
ResponsAble Staffing – United States
$90,000 – $95,000 a year Conducted site inspections, audits and facilitated regulatory visits. Handled Environmental compliance with regulators. Relocation to Ashley, Indiana required.
Safety Specialist
Hawaiian Telcom / CBTS – Honolulu, HI
Support the safety team and conduct worksite inspections, and other safety functions to ensure safe working practices and compliance with all applicable.
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Hawaiian Telcom / CBTS – Honolulu, HI
Administer the Company’s safety, health, and ergonomic programs and policies to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal occupational safety and health…   You may have matching qualifications
HSE Supervisor
PCL Construction  – Honolulu, HI
Monitoring and assisting with implementation of project HSE and regulatory requirements. Developing and evaluating an effective project emergency response plan.
Distribution Center Safety Manager
TARGET  – Mililani Town, HI
Acts as a subject matter expert resource to building teams on safety related regulatory compliance issues. Perform floor walks to interact with team, audit for.
EHS Family Advocate
Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP)  – Waipahu, HI 
Responsive employer Collaborate with comprehensive services staff to meet the health, mental health, nutrition and dental needs of children and families.
Senior Safety Manager
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa  – Kapolei, HI
The role captains technical guidance to management and leaders on all organization, local, state and federal regulatory safety and health guidelines.

Safety Specialist II – City and County of Honolulu


Type: Full-Time Permanent

Location: Oahu,

Position Info:

Plans and executes industrial safety educational and informational programs; and performs other related duties as required.

The current vacancy is with the Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM). This position is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and executing a comprehensive industrial safety program for the department.

Apply HERE

Safety Management Professionals – Lawson & Associates, Inc.

They are looking for 1-3 Safety Management Professionals

  • Location:
    Honolulu, Island Of Oahu, United States
  • Position Title: Safety Management Professional
  • Company Name: Lawson & Associates, Inc.
  • Job Function: Consulting
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Associates Degree
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $70,000.00 – $90,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Safety and Occupational Health Specialist

Permanent/ Full-time



Location: This position is being advertised at the Missouri Basin Region, McCook, Nebraska.

Announcement Opens:  8/18/2021 – 8/30/2021, The position should be posted on USAJOBS with a closing date or 8/30/21.

BOR-21-MP-11201693 – Current Federal employees serving under career/career-conditional appointment in the competitive service; former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility; CTAP/ICTAP eligibles; Veterans Employment Opportunities Act; Veterans Recruitment Appointment; 30% or More Disabled Veterans; Military Spouses under Executive Order 13832; Individuals with Disabilities; eligible Peace Corps or AmeriCorps volunteers; Public Land Corps eligibles & Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act eligibles.

BOR-21-DE-11201692 – All U.S. Citizens and Nationals and current Federal employees serving under an excepted service appointment.

Lawson & Associates Film Team has immediate openings for four COVID Observers for two Oahu productions.

Applicants should be able and willing to walk or stand 10 hours a day for 40- 50 hours a week, have good written and verbal communication skills, be friendly and professional.

COVID Observers (CO) provide support for COVID compliance observation services at select film productions in Hawaii. CO’s will work as part of a team and have access to a Subject Matter Expert and COVID Compliance Officers for support. CO’s observe workers onsite and verify the compliance with wearing face coverings, observe social distancing (six feet), frequently washing hands or use of hand sanitizer, and watching for symptoms of COVID 19. Competitive full-time position salary, paid health benefits, paid time off, paid training. Contact Mhyra Carmona-Sabog at for more information.

Health Specialist Enivronmental Specialist  – Bayer USA, Kunia, HI


The primary responsibilities of this role, Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Specialist, are to: 

  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for safety and environmental programs such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), DOH, EPA, etc., and guide, mentor, train and coach Program Owners and site personnel (~600EE) to ensure overall compliance of specific safety programs;
  • Ensure the freedom of operation of the sites in the region by compliance with legislation and the corporate requirements related to the environment, safety and occupational medicine;
  • Participate in facility HSE compliance audits, inspections, and risk assessments, including participation during corporate audits;
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with multi-disciplinary groups, such as Site Leaders, Regional HSE, Site HSE and technical personnel to establish cost effective and appropriate measures to reduce risks, comply with safety and health regulations, and to realize established objectives;
  • Work across Hawaii locations to oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of site procedures to assure personnel, contractor and facility compliance to regulatory and company requirements;
  • Champion actively the collection, dissemination, and execution of best practice sharing within the region;
  • Act as a change agent to effectively identify, communicate, and further evolve continuous improvement efforts with the intent to increase efficiency and reduce risks throughout the region;
  • Ensure completion of incident investigations, root cause analysis, and trend analysis for incidents, including the identification of corrective actions, tracking actions to completion, and verification of the effectiveness of actions taken;
  • Support preparation of HSE permits and reports to ensure regulatory compliance with the operation and construction of air permits, waste management, worker protection, and Tier II requirements;
  • Provide technical and functional support to capital projects, new equipment purchases, expansions, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, and expense spending related to site improvement plans;
  • Influence key partners in a cross-functional environment to drive results, innovation, and collaboration at multi-functional sites;
  • Collaborate with HSE Coordinators, Specialists and Technicians across the state to ensure compliance, consistency and use of best practices across Hawaii;
  • Lead and develop team members across the sites (mentors and coaches) and maintain a healthy working environment.

Safety Administrator – Job Opening with TD Food Group, Inc.

Summary of Responsibilities
Administers the company’s Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems program to ensure a safe
and healthy workplace.
Essential Functions
Manages the reporting of injuries, incidents, near misses and observations in the Vault system. Works with
parties involved to investigate causes and identify risks. Follows up to ensure that appropriate steps are
taken to correct unsafe situations and prevent further incidents.
Assists with the development and implementation of safety policies and procedures.
Ensures that safety training is regularly conducted for all employees.
Sends out safety alerts and communicates best practices to all stores.
Coordinates audits and inspections.
Compiles monthly health and safety data for the Safety Committee and Board of Directors.
Submits Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses to OSHA.
Keeps abreast of all applicable federal, state and local safety regulations.

Contact Alyssa Lawton at if you would like to apply



ASSP Hawaii Scholarship – Click Here



Deadline extended! New extended deadline: January 1, 2021!

Please note: ASSP Foundation Academic Scholarships and Professional Development Grants are only available to students and professionals located in the United States of America.

Due to taxation and other administrative issues, international requests cannot be accepted at this time. Note that US citizenship is not required.

Occupational Safety and Health Students: Academic Scholarships
ASSP Foundation Academic Scholarships Application: for OSH students in need of financial support for university and college courses. Review program frequently asked questions for additional information.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Professionals: Professional Development Grants
ASSP Foundation Professional Development Grants Application: for OSH professionals in need of financial support in order to attend professional development courses, non-OSH-related college coursework (MBA, Accounting, Leadership Studies, etc.), or for certification support (prep, exam, materials). Review program frequently asked questions for additional information.

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Virtual Safety Leadership Training

Announcing a new Transformational Leadership Academy from the University of Washington, which may be of interest to Hawaii Chapter ASSP Members. The University of Washington Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) Continuing Education Pogram’s new Transformational Leadership Academy will consist of 11 virtual sessions over a 6-month period, and will kick off on October 8, 2020.

The new 6-month Leadership Academy was designed by and for safety professionals, in partnership with the University of Washington Foster School of Business Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking (CLST). The Leadership Academy will draw on CLST curriculum based on over 20 years of research, and will offer participants valuable access to highly regarded faculty instructors from CLST at an affordable price.

Today’s environmental health and safety leaders are looking for new ways to go beyond technical ability, to motivate and inspire others in their organizations to act as “change agents” to reduce worker illnesses and injuries. The University of Washington DEOHS Continuing Education Programs and CLST are excited to be responding to the needs and demands of our safety community, especially during these uncertain times.

With support and guidance from leadership professionals from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, participants will:

· Design and execute a Leadership Development Action Plan personalized to their strengths, opportunities, and leadership goals.

· Actively engage with curriculum and practice positive behaviors by completing an Action Learning Project in their workplace.

· Transform their leadership skills, and receive support and feedback, during 11 small group virtual coaching sessions with instructors from the Foster School of Business

· Gain the confidence and skills to implement leadership concepts, models, frameworks, and tools necessary to address health and safety concerns, create positive change, and foster a strong safety culture in your workplace.

If you would be willing to share this information with the ASSP Hawaii Chapter members, that would be greatly appreciated!

More information, and registration can be found here:

Best Regards,


Becky Yost

Marketing Manager

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences – Continuing Education Programs

University of Washington | School of Public Health

Phone: 206-616-6569


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Chapter Operations Management Tool 2019-2020 Level Recognition

To:  Hawaii Chapter President/Past President

Congratulations on a great chapter year. The Hawaii Chapter has achieved Silver level recognition for the 2019-2020 year. This recognition is based from the information your chapter submitted in the Chapter Operations Management Tool (COMT) of 6/30/2020.

This year provided a new challenge and ASSP chapters adapted to the realities this situation created to protect the health and well-being of their members and local communities.  All your efforts benefited your chapter members and the safety profession as a whole.  The chapters achievement of this level of success is greatly appreciated by ASSP.

Again, congratulations on your accomplishment, and thank you for your work in providing opportunities for ASSP members to become better safety professionals.


Arielle Semmel

Sr. Manager Communities

cc: Vice President, Council on Region Affairs, Regional Vice President, Area Director