Injury Prevention Specialist

Spectraforce

Garner, North Carolina


2 months ago

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Injury Prevention Specialist
Spectraforce
Garner, North Carolina

2 months ago

Job Description

Amazon is looking for health and safety professionals with a background in Athletic Training ATC to help support Amazons injury prevention program. In this position, you will be a part of the onsite Environmental Health Safety EHS Team and will perform both injury prevention and injury management first aid activities. This position will work in an Amazon Fulfillment Center and report directly to the Site Safety Manager.The Injury Prevention Specialist will be expected to proactively analyze tasks for potential ergonomic and safety issues, perform biomechanical and ergonomic assessments, provide first aid care to injured employees, and execute other Amazon injury prevention activities. The IPS will provide conservative care to injury Associates, but also observe Associates performing their job task and educate them on ways to perform their tasks effectively with less stress to the irritated body part. Onsite IPSs will proactively observe ergonomic practices and educate associates to improve technique prior to the onset of soreness or injury. Provide triage, first aid and or referral to outside medical provider, if indicated. Maintain records of first aid care provided to associates. Minimize the risk of injury of employees through awareness, education and intervention. Attend and participate at startup meetings to lead daily stretching routines. Understand and learn each department and communicate the proper techniques on how to prevent soft tissue injuries. Evaluate trends in soft tissue injuries and develop action items to address injury trends. Provide daily activity logs to the safety team and senior leadership team. Provide analysis of all onsite incidents on a monthly basis including recommendations on how to reduce the risk and severity of injuries within the warehouse. Provide accommodation recommendations related to job placement for all employees on restrictions given by a medical provider. Understand and learn each department and job function within the warehouse to fully understand the body mechanics involved in every task. Be actively involved with improvements to the standard work process. Frequent floor time to interact with both associates and managers, providing coaching on observed atrisk work habits. Attend and speak at daily startup meetings.REQUIRED SKILLSMust be a Certified Athletic Trainer, by either the National Athletic Trainers Association or equivalent State Certification Bachelors Degree Must have a valid card evidencing successful completion of a CPR course at the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider level American Heart Association or Professional Rescuer American Red Cross Associate will be required to maintain all medical credentials Proficiency in Microsoft OfficePREFERRED SKILLS Experience in an occupational setting. Certified to Teach First Aid, CPR, AED training. Experience with an industrial wellness program. Experience working with Workers Compensation. Experience leading managing a team.