The position performs duties in support of the University's Environmental Health and Safety Programs. Under general direction, performs a full range of moderate to complex duties in support of the University's Chemical Hygiene Plan. The purpose of this role is to protect San José State University students, faculty and staff engaged in the laboratory use of hazardous materials. The role is responsible for monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and developing measures to assure the safety of faculty, staff, and students, with respect to chemical, mechanical, electrical, environmental and biological safety. The incumbent investigates and documents incidents, writes reports, develops solutions, and works with the colleges to update their overall college safety plans and policies to ensure compliance with legislation. Additionally, this position supports the campus Injury and Illness Prevention Program by developing and providing training programs, conducting hazard assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring and performing inspections to ensure worker health and safety. This position will also serve as the campus Laser Safety Officer (LSO) to provide oversight on the safe use of Class IIIb and Class IV lasers.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.
Internal Number: 24818
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