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Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Lead

Company: LGC
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

LGC Lexington is an analytical chemistry testing facility that provides testing to support the INFORMED suite of quality assurance certifications. More can be learned at www.wetestyoutrust.com . The SHE Lead is responsible for providing management of the site Safety, Health & Environment program.


  • Plans, designs, and implements SHE systems and reviews for compliance with appropriate guidelines and legislation
  • Plans and conducts SHE functions as required in accordance with appropriate state and federal regulatory standards (e.g., OSHA, EPA) including random and scheduled inspections
  • Provides direct communication of SHE system related issues with Management
  • Conduct and/or oversee SHE facility, regulatory, external client and system audits
  • Serves as member of local Business Continuity Disaster Recovery team
  • Suggest, plan, implement and track SHE improvement projects
  • Preserves and/or extends SHE compliance required by the business
  • Responds to incidents and manages the incident investigation
  • Provide training for all staff in SHE systems
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of appropriate legislation and developments
  • Complies fully with all company policies and safety procedures
  • Understand and support the Quality Management System
  • Perform internal quality audits as directed
  • Provide support to Quality Lead and deputize for Quality related activities when necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications
    • Minimum of a B.S. degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related discipline and at least 2-3 years of experience in a Health & Safety role
    • Must have leadership skills and awareness of Quality System impact on business
    • Must have appreciation of the basic principles of analytical practices used
    • Prior experience in an analytical, environmental or pharmaceutical laboratory preferred, but not required
    • Must be able to act as a reference point for all matters relating to Health & Safety, and the Environment
    • CPR certification preferred but not required
    • Must be a good communicator, able to convey written and spoken information clearly and concisely
    • Must be computer proficient, especially with Microsoft Office products
    • Work habits which demonstrate a strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy of reporting
    • Ability to successfully work as part of a team
    • Ability to read, comprehend, and speak English


      Ability to sit for long periods of time; ability to maneuver around the laboratory; good dexterity and ability to rotate wrists, arms and shoulders. Must have good eyesight, hearing, and speaking voice; ability to lift and/or move approximately 10 lbs.

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


      Work is generally performed in a normal office setting as well as normal laboratory setting with exposure to non-infectious pathological waste and caustic or toxic chemicals. Individual may work varying hours. A Duties may require some travel (not more than 5%).

Keywords: LGC, Lexington , Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Lead, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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