Safety Technician - Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, La Jolla, CA
The Safety Technician provides safety support for various laboratories, the EH&S Department and the Shared Resources division. Duties include radiation duties (surveys, decontamination control of equipment and laboratories, processing isotopes packages), monitoring and ordering common gases, maintaining cryo freezer, performing monthly inspections of fire extinguishers, AEDs, eye wash stations and emergency showers, and assisting in hazardous waste, e-waste, and universal waste pick up. The Safety Technician is also member of the emergency response team.
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Assistant Biosafety Officer/Biosafety Specialist - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Salary: $130,000.00 - $140,000.00 Annually
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) seeks an Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO) to join the Biosafety & Biosecurity team which oversees all Stanford University work with biohazardous materials and/or recombinant DNA and synthetic nucleic acids. With limited supervision you will ensure the safe use of campus biological agents, recombinant DNA and biohazards in accordance with CalOSHA, NIH Guidelines and other applicable regulations. The ABSO will proactively ensure the minimization of risk related to non-compliance with regulations and policies governing the conduct of biomedical research. This position will provide support to other laboratory safety programs across the university to promote the safety of faculty, staff and students. You would review and analyze current and new State and Federal regulatory/guidance policies and provide impact projections for Stanford University along with programmatic responses. Depending on experience the ABSO will serve as the primary liaison for work with high-risk biological agents (BSL3) and for Clinical Gene Transfer trials or other clinical protocols using recombinant nucleic acids or infectious agents.
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Safety Specialist - Injury Prevention - University of California Los Angeles, CA
In this role you will serve as the Injury Prevention Specialist for the Westwood and Santa Monica Medical Centers and the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital (RNPH). Responsibilities include:
- Assisting in implementing and providing support for Injury and Illness Prevention Plans, Ergonomics Program, Safety Liaison Program and Occupational Safety Programs throughout the clinical and non-clinical locations.
- Conduct employee incident and injury investigation, ergonomic evaluations and other employee risk reduction functions.
- Assist in the development of measures to ensure a safe, healthy and secure environment for staff, patients and visitors and provide support to all UCLA Health EH&S Programs as necessary.
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Institutional Biosafety Committee Administrator/Assistant Biosafety Officer - University of California Riverside, CA
Under the direction of the Biosafety Officer/High Containment Lab Director (BSO/HCLD), the incumbent will serve as the campus Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Administrator/Assistant Biosafety Officer (ABSO). As the IBC Administrator/ABSO, this individual will collaborate with the BSO/HCLD, other Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) staff, campus faculty and staff in the efficient and integrated administration of the IBC and delivery of biosafety services on campus and at UCR Health clinic locations. The IBC Administrator/ABSO will oversee the administration of the IBC, perform routine and impromptu audits of research and teaching laboratories, provides training and applies technical knowledge in all campus-related and UCR Health clinics biological safety issues and ensures safe procedures are properly followed and follows up with BSO/HCLD and management as appropriate. In support of the Research Safety program, the incumbent will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory safety evaluations to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. The incumbent will also serve as an alternate for the BSO/HCLD and work with institutional committees including Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Institutional Research & Effectiveness (IRE), and High Containment Laboratory Oversight Group (HCLOG) to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research and teaching laboratories. The incumbent will support all biosafety issues related to Federal, State and local regulations and campus policies and procedures.
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Assistant Biosafety Officer - University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
The Assistant Biosafety Officer will assist in the development and implementation of UCI’s comprehensive Biosafety program. The individual will schedule and conduct independent general laboratory safety inspections to identify and evaluate a wide variety of potential hazards in the work place. They may also perform impromptu safety audits of laboratories to ensure safe procedures are properly followed and will follow-up with management as appropriate. The position will work with the Research Safety Division subject matter experts and EHS School Coordinators and will collaborate effectively with researchers in the efficient and integrated delivery of biosafety services. They will assist the Biosafety Officer on campus-related biological safety issues, Institutional Biosafety Committee compliance and administration, and ensure safe procedures are properly followed. The position may also work with other institutional committees including the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), Laboratory Safety Committee, High Containment Use Committee, Dual Use Research of Concern, and Radiation Safety Committee to ensure the safe use of biohazardous materials in research and proper review of hazardous materials in research both in vivo and in vitro. Applies professional knowledge and expertise in Biosafety. Provides regulatory interpretation and technical advice in this discipline, and. decision-making is based on established procedures; relevant laws; regulations and organizational policy; professional best practices; relevant science methodology; impact on other EH&S programs, and senior management approvals as required.
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EH&S Specialist - University of California Davis, Davis, CA
Under general supervision of the ESF Supervisor, pick up hazardous materials, radioactive, chemical and medical waste at campus and affiliate locations and transport it to the Environmental Services Facility. Perform sorting, processing and packaging of hazardous materials/waste at the Environmental Services Facility and other related duties including health and safety inspections, quality controls and record keeping associated with operations at the Environmental Services Facility. Resolves problems of moderate scope and complexity related to these program areas. Oversee radioactive waste inventory and shipments and coordinate the disposal of radioactive equipment. Coordinates the hazardous materials shipment program to pick-up, classify, package, and label hazardous materials shipments and deliver to Distribution Services for shipment off-campus via common carrier exercising judgment within defined guidelines and practices.
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Associate Director Environmental Health and Safety - Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, San Diego, CA
We are currently seeking an Associate Director of Environmental, Health & Safety who will be responsible and accountable for developing, implementing and leading EH&S programs for the company. The position is responsible for identifying and controlling hazards and risks and to maintain compliance will all regulations that deal with worker health and safety as well as environmental health and safety.
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Environmental Manager - Caltech, Pasadena, CA
This position will work within the Environment, Health, and Safety Office under general direction of the EHS Director. The Institute Environmental Manager will develop, implement, and maintain environmental initiatives for all Institute sites in support of hazardous materials/hazardous waste activities, electronic recycling, and ensure campus compliance with local, state and federal regulations including, but not limited to, RCRA, DOT, DTSC, AQMD/CARB, EPCRA, CAL/OSHA and local regulations.
Acts as subject matter expert and provides functional direction and training in application of hazardous waste management practices to the research community, operational units on campus and remote facilities, and sustainability efforts of the Institute.
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Biosafety Officer - San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
The purpose of this position is to ensure the safe use of campus biological agents, recombinant DNA and biohazards in accordance with CalOSHA, NIH Guidelines and other applicable regulations. This position will also be responsible for chairing the Institutional Biosafety Committee and will review and approve biological use authorizations (BUA) campus wide. This position provides support to other laboratory safety programs across multiple colleges to promote the safety of faculty, staff and students.
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Additional Out-of-State job opportunities may be found on ABSA website: http://www.absa.org/biojobs.html