A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
The Safety Manager - the individual who is managing and providing oversight of the safety program - is the bureau's point of contact for the bureaus safety program, and performs the following functions:
Provides appropriate safety and health, accident prevention, and investigation training for managers and supervisors.
Assists management in the annual inspection of workplaces to assure safe and healthful conditions for workers. Prepares appropriate notices for management to issue for abatement of any identified hazards.
Provides promotional materials and develops and administers recognition systems to promote safe and healthful work performance.
Assists management and supervisors in investigating accidents and developing measures to prevent recurrences.