Regional Safety, Health & Environmental Manager (Remote, Mid-West) in , MN at Sunbelt Rentals

Date Posted: 6/19/2022

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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.

We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.

As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!


This is a remote position responsible for covering the Western half US

Regional Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Manager

Regional Safety, Health and Environmental Manager 2 is responsible for overseeing all aspects of occupational safety management at assigned profit centers, implementation and adherence of safety policies and programs, and communicating safety issues to the Specialty Safety Director.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Preparing reports and recommending procedures to improve organizational performance
  • Overseeing the overall integrity and quality of all Sunbelt Rentals safety protocols at individual profit centers within their assigned geographical area
  • Conducts PC safety compliance inspections and audits in accordance with scheduled program utilizing dedicated audit criteria including employee training, facility regulatory compliance, vehicle fleet / DOT compliance, shop and equipment rental fleet compliance.
  • Works with Profit Center Managers (PCM) to assign the correct Safety Coordinator to the location.
  • Provides training and guidance to Safety Coordinators in each Profit Center to ensure a consistent approach is taken regarding policies and procedures.
  • Identifies deficiencies found during inspections; provides written evaluation of inspection with corrective action requirements; assists Profit Center Manager & Service Manager in mandating time period for completion of corrective actions.
  • Responsible for delivering safety training modules to employees on an ongoing basis.
  • Assists PC Safety Coordinator as necessary with completion of required training, safety meeting coordination and completion, and maintenance of Safety Training & Documentation Manual.
  • Responsible for tracking and trending PCs in their respected areas to identify which locations are adhering to the Sunbelt Rentals Leading Indicator Program and which areas need attention due an increase in lagging data.
  • Responsible for working with Regional Vice President (RVP) to develop an annual strategic SH&E Business Plan addressing prior year performance of the Region as well as annual targets for the Calendar and Fiscal Year.
  • Each RSM shall distribute a weekly report to their RVP and District Managers describing the 1) Number of Recordable and First Aid Injuries, 2) Number of VIRs 3) Number of Near Misses, 4) Trends in the Region.
  • Leads monthly Safety Coordinator Phone Call for all Coordinators in the region.
  • Develops agenda for and leads the annual Safety Coordinator Boot Camp in the Region
  • Train and monitor staff on Sunbelt Rentals Behavior Based Safety Tools.
  • Supports PCM and Safety Coordinator in the investigation of all incidents and appropriate near-misses while assisting the PCM in completion of reporting requirements and follows up as necessary to support the claims managers.
  • Active participation in PC monthly safety meetings, as well as providing assistance to PCM/Service Manager in conducting Safety Stand Down meetings.
  • Travel is required up to 75% of the time


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or a related field or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of 5 years working with Safety, Health and Environmental Management Systems and implementation of safety programs
  • Preferred Safety Certification - OHST, CHST, SMS, GSP
  • Good written and verbal skills when addressing either individuals or groups
  • Ability to present information in classroom or conference call settings
  • Ability to develop and execute a strategic plan that includes measurable goals based on leading and lagging indicator performance. 
  • An observable positive attitude
  • Ability to track and trend performance of multiple locations based on incident data obtained through internal tracking mechanisms.
  • Dependable, motivated, and self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task and be highly organized
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Ability and willingness to travel; overnight travel required
  • A general overview of OSHA construction and general industry regulation knowledge
  • Working knowledge of DOT regulations and transportation safety
  • An ability to foster credibility with PC Supervisors, Safety Coordinators, and PCMs
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Safety is key to our culture:

The physical demands of this role require bending, squatting, crouching, reaching, lifting 25 pounds or more, and working indoors/outdoors when required by the job. The above description is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to comply with applicable laws.

We value an inclusive and diverse workplace: Environmental Health and Safety Director (EHS Director); Health and Safety Professional; Health and Safety Specialist; Industrial Hygienist; Industrial Safety Engineer; Safety and Health Consultant; Safety Engineer; Safety Manager; Safety Team Leader; Safety, Health, and Environment Vice President

Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer — Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and any other protected class.

Columbia, SC Notification: This position is subject to a background check for any convictions directly related to its duties and responsibilities.  Only job-related convictions will be considered and will not automatically disqualify the candidate.

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