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    Summary

    The Health and Safety Branch (HSB) provides expertise and support to the NIEHS and the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the areas of biological, chemical, physical and radiation safety, engineering and maintenance, industrial hygiene and toxicology, personal protective equipment, workman's compensation, environmental protection, fire protection, emergency response and hazardous waste management.

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    Responsibilities

    • Prepare and update guides, standards, instructions, operating procedures, and/or policies, reports, and other substantive documentation for high risk activities.
    • Respond to accidents, exposures, and other emergencies. Provide emergency support, advice on remedial action, and strategies for preventing and/or intervening in emergency situations.
    • Perform site visits and/or inspect off-site facilities to ensure compliance. Prepare report of findings and recommendations.
    • Serve as a senior specialist and plan, develop, coordinate, promote, and implement a comprehensive health and safety program for high risk activities.
    • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations and guidelines.
    • Research, assess, investigate, analyze, and evaluate health and safety literature, records, activities, and strategies to ensure compliance and to provide guidance, consultation, and recommendations on prevention and intervention.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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