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Safety Coordinator

The Safety Coordinator works to ensure that other employees at their company can complete their work safely. He/She sets safety standards for their workplace based on legal requirements and trains employees to help them understand these rules. He/She also monitors working conditions and resolves any safety issues that may arise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creates and implements safety plans while ensuring that they are being followed daily
  • Collaborates with management to develop, prepare, and implement safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Prepares educational seminars and webinars on a regular basis
  • Conducts safety observation reports on a regular basis, depending on the length of the project
  • Trains employees in safety procedures.
  • Attends safety walks and inspections before or during each project to analyze safety risks
  • Advises and leads employees on various safety-related topics
  • Educates employees on safety standards and expectations as well as safe machinery operation
  • Oversees use of dangerous chemicals and machinery.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of safety and security programs.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in health and safety or a related field may be preferred
  • Previous work experience as a Safety Coordinator for more than 3 years
  • Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Understanding of federal, state and city safety requirements, including OSHA
  • Experience with writing policies and procedures for health and safety
  • Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices

Skills needed for this roles

The Safety Coordinator must demonstrate broad knowledge of state and federal safety guidelines for the workplace.He/She must exhibit knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols and possess knowledge of legal repercussions of workplace accidents. He/She must have extensive knowledge of company safety policies and applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.

Career Level

More than 5 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Facilities and Maintenance