Berry Global Environmental, Health,  Safety Intern in EVANSVILLE, Indiana

Environmental, Health, Safety Intern

  • Job ID: 4915

  • Functional Area: EHS

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Location: EVANSVILLE, IN (CORP)

  • Education Required: Some College Coursework Completed

  • Experience Required: Not Indicated

Berry Global (NYSE: BERY) is a $7.1B global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Headquartered in Evansville Indiana, Berry operates over 129 global manufacturing facilities and employs over 23,000 individuals. At Berry Global, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. With our proven expertise in packaging and protection solutions, and our dedicated insights team that follows trends across a wide range of industries, we are uniquely positioned to serve a broad range of markets and customer needs. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. Here at Berry we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth and safety. We encourage you to be a part of Berry Global, the company that is always advancing to protect what’s important!

Internship Summary:

To coordinate activities with EH&S managers relating to all regulatory agencies (OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc.) security, workers compensation and property/casualty insurance matters.


  • Assist with developing, implementing, updating and managing safety programs, policies and procedures.

  • Prepare monthly accident summary reports.

  • Identify hazardous conditions/actions within the plant and recommend corrective measures.

  • Investigate all accidents and property losses.

  • Provide Supervisors/Group leaders with safety training information for monthly safety meetings.

  • Organize and oversee all required safety training, i.e. fork truck, lockout, etc.

  • Provide safety orientation to new employees.

  • File and maintain MSDS sheets when appropriate.

  • Maintain EH&S Metric database.

  • Develop and distribute National Safety Month information to each plant.

  • Assist in purchasing appropriate personal protective equipment.

  • Assist inspection personnel from insurance carriers, OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc.

  • Perform any other duties established by the Environmental, Health, and Safety Directors.

  • Manage workers compensation claims for closed facilities


  • Currently enrolled in a university to attain a Bachelor or Master Degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Basic knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and other government regulations.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.