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Safety Specialist

Safety Specialist

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Ashland LLC has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Safety Specialist at our facility located in Columbus, OH.  





This position works with the Health, Safety and Security Team utilizing natural sciences, mathematics, technology, and engineering to help identify and control biological, chemical, human factors and physical effects that may arise in the workplace and affect the health or standard of living of workers and or the community. Additionally, this position is responsible for implementation of and continued compliance with PSM and other Health and Safety regulations.  This requires frequent communication, coordination, and contact with all departments in the Plant to insure compliance and documentation of compliance.  Will also track and follow-up on investigations, audits, audit action items, and other compliance issues.



  • Assist in the development and presentation of safety training programs, including new hire orientation and monthly regulatory required safety training programs. 
  • Track and maintain documentation of safety training programs. 
  • Responsible for maintaining employee health and wellness programs including annual physicals and evaluations, respirator qualification and training, first aid and blood borne pathogens and drug testing. 
  • Assist in tracking worker’s compensation costs, payments and light duty program. 
  • Assist in development and maintenance of the RCMS 14001 programs. 
  • Maintain the Material Safety Data Sheet and Contractor Qualification programs.


  • BA/BS – Field of Degree: Safety/Hygiene or the general sciences required
  • 1-3 year’s industry experience in a Safety related position with appropriate education background Required
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills required along with good interaction and communication skills
  • Ability to execute, embrace and follow through with delegated duties.
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6520 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.




Ashland. always solving.


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.

Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way



Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.




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