Position title
Safety & Security officer to Medical Lab

Performance expectations
• Performs safety-related functions in accordance with the standards and safety requirements
of the facility
• Takes direction from the laboratory director or designee
• Develops policies and procedures for the establishment of a safe and comfortable
laboratory environment
• Works with other members of the laboratory management team
• Brings ideas, thoughts, and concerns to the laboratory management team
• Works independently and as a team member
• Looks for ways to improve laboratory safety processes and eliminate waste of resources
• Assumes responsibility of risk and safety issues associated with the position

Prepares reports and other documentation that are required by regulatory agencies and are
utilized to support the safety program
• Provides input into operational and capital equipment budget as it relates to safety


Assist in the yearly maintenance of the area’s Chemical Hygiene Plan or Safety Plan.
 Assist in the writing and yearly maintenance of specific standard operating procedures
 Maintain records for your area regarding safety training, area specific training
procedures and safety equipment (for instance, eyewash) testing.
 Know the proper steps for reporting incidents.
 Be familiar with emergency procedure information (what to do, where to go, etc.).
 Be able to identify safety showers, eye washes, first aid, fire extinguishers, etc. in
each area and ensure every new member learns where these are located.
 Ensure the maintenance of group safety equipment such as spill control kits, first aid kits,
and eyewash facilities.
 Be familiar with hazardous waste requirements and storage. Assist in ensuring that area
waste is being collected and tagged properly.
 SOs are expected to be a role model for safety. This includes adhering to all PPE
and other safety requirements and setting a good example for their peers. SOs
are encouraged to seek assistance from their PI if a researcher ignores these
 Ensure that the Monthly Quick Checks are being done in the area.
 Mentor next SO for 2 months before leaving position.


Bachelor’s degree in chemical physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science
• Experience in clinical laboratory experience
• SLS(ASCP) certification preferred (Specialist in Laboratory Safety, American Society
for Clinical Pathology)


3-6 years relevant

Job Benefits


Employment Type
Full time
Beginning of employment
Job Location
IDA Cherlapally, Hyderabad, Telangana
Base Salary
Date posted
May 12, 2020
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