1+ months

Safety and Risk Consultant

Cox Communications Inc
San Diego, CA 92101
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*Primary Location: *5159 Federal Blvd, San Diego, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101034
*Role Summary:*


The Safety Consultant is responsible for assuring the reduction and severity of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) claims through educating employees and leadership on proper incident reporting, serving as a liaison with insurance carriers and medical personnel, and communicating claim trends, frequency and costs to leadership. In addition, he/she participates in EHS activities such as inspections, audits and training, as well as provides support for special projects or issues that have the potential to affect employee health and safety.





*Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:*




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Ensures injured employees receive proper medical attention and maintains close liaison with preferred medical providers and Third Party Administrator (TPA).



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Ensures that the company makes every effort to reasonably accommodate those employees with special physical challenges and authorizes the Modified Duty program as applicable.



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Educates employees who have been injured on the job or involved in an auto accident and works closely with HR/Employee Relations with regard to developing employees to prevent re-occurrence, if warranted.



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Compiles and accurate analyzes monthly auto accident and injury reports, identifying trends and areas of concern.



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Ensures all reported claims are investigated and reported to TPA in a timely manner. Provides additional information as warranted in the event litigation occurs.



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Conducts ergonomic assessments, studies complaints, makes recommendations for new workstations/work environments and conducts ergonomic training sessions.



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Coordinates and conducts on-going EHS initiatives including on-going or new safety training programs.



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Researches various safety issues in response to internal customer needs and requests and provides recommended solutions.



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Assists in maintaining current and accurate records, including OSHA, Workers Compensation and DOT/driver files. Participates in calls/meetings with Workers Compensation adjusters as they pertain to claim status and processing.



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Assists in communications/presentations for New Employee Orientation, Safety Committee, leadership and company communications to enhance the development of safety initiatives.



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Has access to confidential employee records including safety, risk, and employee information and maintains confidentiality, including HIPAA requirements.



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Works proactively to audit, assess and maintain safety and risk mitigation programs, oversight of contracted services, and expansion of enterprise risk management by serving on safety committees.



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Responsible for the successful creation and maintenance of new and existing injury reduction plans and interventions.



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Leads the design, development, and implementation of training programs, including train-the-trainer programs, for targeted workplace safety work groups.



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Oversees and completes projects that vary in scope and scale while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and financial allocations.



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Actively contributes to and participates in Business Continuity Plan (BCP) proceedings, as necessary.



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Prepares and disseminates injury rate data, risk analysis, mitigation strategies, and related information to workplace safety work groups and management.



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Uses a variety of software applications to research, compose reports, analyze data, and present information using written and multimedia strategies.



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Maintains the accident and fire prevention programs for an assigned geographic territory.



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Identifies unsafe conditions. Determines accident cause factors and facilitates appropriate remedial actions.



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Responsible for developing a quality program that supports continuous improvement in processes, procedures, and work standards.



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Manages a risk identification process for the organizations operations, departments, and services. Educates and assists other managers in assessing their areas of responsibility for exposures to loss and unsafe processes and conditions.



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Maintains a risk management information system. Collects, evaluates, and reports on events, incidents, and claims. Performs statistical analysis and trending of events and claims to pinpoint high risk areas for management attention.



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Reviews and analyzes incident reports, rates by severity, and conducts all follow-up as identified from review. Completes trending analysis to identify top priority areas for improvement.



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Investigates all significant events as deemed necessary. Assists with communication and documentation of errors or serious events in accordance with legal requirements and/or accreditation standards.



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Coordinates risk and safety management orientation and continuing education programs for providers, management, and staff to enhance awareness of their role in employee safety, risk reduction, and event reporting.



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Acts as liaison to outside agencies such as local, state, federal, or voluntary accrediting agencies.



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Interfaces with local, state and federal regulatory agencies on complex permitting, reporting and related issues. Works with internal teams to provide technical expertise to health and safety procedures.




Qualifications: *Minimum*




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3-5 years Safety/Risk related experience.



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High School Diploma or GED required



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Successful project management experience



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Ability to effectively partner and consult with field leaders.



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Skilled in identifying trends and strategically identifying and implementing resolutions under the direction of the Manager, Safety and Risk.



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Able to represent the company with regulatory agencies such as OSHA, DOT, etc.



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Experience conducting ergonomic assessments and providing recommendations for remediation



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Experience conducting accident investigations, preferably within a communication company or related field



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Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to balance quickly changing priorities



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Experience conducting ergonomic and automotive investigations



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Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint programs



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Valid local state Drivers License with driving record that meets Cox standards



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Able to regularly travel between locations within region as well as other Cox locations across the country; includes overnight travel








*Preferred *




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BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (i.e., Marketing, Business, etc.)



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Experience in telecommunications industry desired



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Certification or accreditation from a Risk or Safety Management Association or a governing body desired



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Knowledge of accident prevention and loss control



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1-2 years experience managing Workers Compensation and/or auto claims





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Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-19 Expires: 2021-07-19
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