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Safety Coordinator Job Description

Safety Coordinator Job Description

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Safety Coordinator Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Safety Coordinator to help us minimize the risk of job-related accidents. You will monitor operations to eliminate hazardous activities. You will also develop policies to promote occupational health and safety (OSH) awareness.

Safety coordinators should be well-versed in all OSH dictations. Your work will be focused on prevention so you need to be diligent and analytical. You will possess a keen eye for detail and a sensitivity for potential dangers.

The goal is to support the creation of a healthy and safe workplace.

Safety Coordinator Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement OHS policies and programs

  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics

  • Prepare educational seminars and webinars on a regular basis

  • Review existing policies and procedures

  • Adhere to all the rules and regulations

  • Work with HR to set up a new employee on-boarding process for safety

  • Conduct risk assessment

  • Enforce preventative measures

  • Identify process bottlenecks and offer timely solutions

  • Check if all the employees are acting in adherence with rules and regulations

  • Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes

  • Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees' safety


Safety Coordinator Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in health and safety or a related field may be preferred

  • Registration as a Certified Safety Professional or similar form of licensure as a safety officer

  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel and auditor safety software

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking and presentation

  • Understanding of federal, state and city safety requirements, including OSHA

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities at the same time while meeting deadlines

  • Interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish effective professional relationships with employees and project managers

  • Understanding of how to read blueprints and other construction plans preferred in some fields

  • Leadership skills, such as the ability to motivate a team and provide feedback