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Occupational Safety and Environmental Compliance

Published on: 12/19/2012 5:24 PM
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OSEC is responsible for the development and implementation of Countywide employee safety programs and for ensuring environmental compliance of internal County activities. OSEC works with 7 full-time Environmental Health and Safety Professionals and more than 70 Safety Coordinators, who devote part of their time to safety programs. Together, they support 46 County departments and 8 County agencies with over 15,000 employees. Among the services being offered by OSEC are:
 
  • Occupational safety and environmental compliance support;
  • Facility inspection and auditing; environmental permitting assistance;
  • Establishment of Countywide occupational safety and hazardous materials management program;
  • Field investigations of accidents and hazardous materials incidents;
  • Safety and hazardous materials assessments of County facilities;
  • Annual newsletter; sponsor an annual safety seminar;
  • Training of Safety Coordinators;
  • Tending library;
  • Active member of Joint Union-Management Countywide Safety Committee
 
OSEC further tracks and interprets new federal, state and local legislation relating to environmental compliance and occupational safety, and modifies County policies and procedures as necessary.