Careers at Amazon – WHS Specialist

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Job Description:

One focus area of the Amazon Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) mission is to provide tools, resources, and environments that support safe, efficient, healthy behaviors and encourage employees to proactively manage their health and wellbeing. To support this focus area, Amazon is seeking a full-time WHS Specialist (WHSS) to serve as a designated representative for their assigned building coordinating and implementing all areas of the Amazon Global Program as directed by the leadership. The WHSS promotes a positive culture while complying with Amazon standards and maintaining a safe work environment. This includes conducting trainings and coaching associates on observed work habits.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct risk assessments related to jobs performed (Job Hazard Analysis) and new equipment introductions
  • Maintain accurate daily, weekly, and monthly metrics to report to onsite management teams and corporate based reporting systems
  • Support management efforts to ensure compliance with all corporate program expectations and applicable federal and state laws
  • Responsible for recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures to management, including ergonomics
  • Available to work flexible shifts including days, nights and/or weekends

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in emergency response and currently holds First Aid and CPR certificates
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a safety related field
  • Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment, and customer focus skills
  • Experience leading and managing a team ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations specifically 29 CFR 1910
  • Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel in a professional capacity
  • Experience maintaining confidentiality in matter involving security and/or personnel issues in the workplace
  • Experience in workers compensation case management

Qualification & Experience:

  • High school or equivalent diploma
  • Minimum of 1 years in an environmental Health & Safety (EHS) related field or bachelor’s degree in related field

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Columbus, OH, US

Application Deadline: N/A


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