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Safety technician/specialist role


Post Publication Date-27-02-2024

Location– Boston, Massachusetts.

Job role- Safety technician/specialist role.

Industry-Pharmaceutical & Lab

Company- BSI

About BSI company.

BSI America Professional Services Inc. (BSI) is hiring a Health, Safety, and Environmental Technician/Specialist to support the EHS department at a client site in the Boston, MA area—a full-time position with benefits located at a biopharmaceutical laboratory and research facility.

Responsibilities for the safety technician/specialist role

  • Assisted with laboratory inspections; observed, documented, and investigated unsafe work conditions. Work with laboratory personnel to develop JHAs and determine project-specific hazards and risks.
  • Identify and manage occupational hazards and environmental risks, lead incident investigations, conduct risk assessments and create/document corrective and preventative actions to ensure a safe workplace. 
  • Provide oversight for chemical management, review new chemical approvals, develop chemical storage and segregation schemes, flammability limits, etc. In addition, conduct periodic reviews of hazardous chemical inventories for permit compliance.
  • Occasionally conduct lab safety training for newly hired employees and scientists needing yearly recertification (new employee orientation, bloodborne pathogen, Safe Start, etc.).
  • Assist with Large Quantity Generator requirements and a contingency plan if site waste limits continue to grow or exceed the SQG threshold.
  • Assistance/consulting on spill response and clean up, and local reporting to outside agencies (if necessary).
  • Implementing biosafety/hazard communication/chemical safety programs
  • Developing or maintaining management systems
  • Assist with site compliance and monitor ongoing mitigation strategies for worker safety during the COVID-19 pandemic (monitor population density, social distancing, face mask use, cleaning, and sanitizing practices, etc.


Education/Qualifications for the Safety technician/specialist role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific or EHS-related field
  • Prior consulting or EHS experience. Preferred 1-3 years experience with lab safety, biosafety, hazardous materials/waste management
  • Prior experience with risk assessment and accident investigations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Professional certifications (such as CIH, ASP, CSP, or CHMM) are desired but not required.
  • Understanding health and safety regulatory requirements and conducting regulatory compliance audits 

If you are interested in the role, apply using the link below.

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