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Occupational Safety & Health Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Bloodworks Northwest


Employee safety & health is of paramount importance to Bloodworks in order to effectively complete our organizational mission. Accidents and injuries negatively affect employees and impact the organization; prevention programs are a critical factor in facilitating a culture of safety. Bloodworks Occupational Safety & Health Program works to prevent accidents and injuries as well as ensure employee occupational health requirements are met.

Volunteer Project Manager will assist the OSHS in a variety of tasks necessary to improve safety & health at Bloodworks. These tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Research, understanding, and application of regulatory requirements regarding health care & research settings
  • Assistance in creation of documents, training, and communication materials in support of the OSH program
  • Completion of job hazard analysis in blood collection and laboratory settings
  • Learning and applying ergonomics & human factors in blood collection and laboratory settings
  • Analysis of injury reports and safety statistics to create reports
Work environment includes office settings, blood collection facilities and laboratories.

  • Experience managing complex topics related to occupational health & safety
  • Ability to research specific subjects using the internet and other research resources. Knowledge gained will be used all or in part as business cases for organizational improvement projects
  • Ability to create documents, Smart Sheets and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Ability to analyze data and create reports on data
  • Ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to wear various types of PPE including gloves and a face mask

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About Bloodworks Northwest


921 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104, US

Mission Statement

Saving lives through research, innovation, education and excellence in blood, medical and laboratory services in partnership with our community.


Bloodworks Northwest: Because blood works miracles every day. As a unique, hybrid provider of health care services for the community, we collect, test and distribute essential, lifesaving blood to nearly 90 hospitals in the Pacific Northwest. We’re transfusion experts who consult with physicians. We’re also medical professionals who deliver clinical care to patients with blood disorders and disease. We’re scientists at specialized laboratories who support patients and surgeons at organ transplant and cancer treatment centers. And we’re a respected Research Institute studying everything related to blood. Here are some of the ways we’re saving lives every day:

Your Community Resource For Lifesaving Blood-With the help of a 250,000 registered donors in the region, Bloodworks NW collects about 900 units of blood each day. All blood receives immediate, comprehensive testing so that it can be available to 90 regional hospitals - usually in less than 24 hours after donation. We operate 11 donor centers and our mobile units travel to hundreds of blood drives every month at work sites, schools, churches, and other community locations throughout Western Washington.

Volunteerism-Bloodworks NW benefits from the dedicated work of more than 2,000 active volunteers. Our volunteers make a real difference and a vital contribution to help save lives, gain work experience, build skills, earn community service hours and feel justifiably proud about giving back to those in need.


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Multiple locations Portland, OR 97229



  • Administrative Support
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Internet Research
  • Microsoft Office Suite




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Weekdays (1-4 hour shift) 6 month commitment
  • Effective 10/17/21, full vaccination against COVID-19 (two weeks after receiving final vaccine dose), or approved medical or religious exemption to the vaccine, is a condition of this role if volunteering at Bloodworks NW location.

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