• Environmental Health and Safety Intern

    Location US-IL-Northbrook
    Job ID
    2018-11717
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Category
    Internship
  • Overview

    Contribute to a Safer, More Secure, and More Sustainable World!

     

    #ThisIsOurNormal

     

    At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose – to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.

    Responsibilities

    • Under direct supervision, assists in developing, documenting and maintaining environmental health and safety (EHS) programs (e.g. hazardous materials, emergency response plans) in compliance with Federal, State and Local legislation.
    • Assists in conducting inspections and reporting on tests and investigations to obtain data for use in determining sources of pollution and methods for controlling pollutants in air, soil and water.
    • Performs job safety assessments (JSA) and exposure monitoring.
    • Assists in creating programs and instructing employees in matters pertaining to occupational health, prevention of accidents, safe operation of equipment and proper handling/cleanup of chemicals and hazardous materials.
    • Assists in training employees in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe work practices.
    • Performs other duties as directed.

    Qualifications

    Currently enrolled in or recently completed a university degree program in a prefered field of Industrial Hygiene or Occupational Safety and Health. Other majors, such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology or Chemical, Environmental, Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline will also be considered.

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