The Safety Coordinator is responsible for implementation and compliance with the safety and health policy of a business and is accountable for results as measured by criteria, such as incident rates.
Safety Coordinator Responsibilities include:
1.) Resolve questions, approve and/or recommend necessary expenditures to correct unsafe conditions.
2.) Make regular shop, warehouse, office and grounds job site tours and safety inspections to determine if safe work practices are being observed; and to ensure that unsafe conditions do not exist.
3.) Actively participate and follow the company’s safety and health programs.
4.) Plan, coordinate, perform or delegate all safety training and testing given to supervisors and employees. Review results to be sure they are satisfactory. Maintain appropriate training and testing records.
5.) Review disciplinary actions with employees.
6.) Perform select safety inspections, and review safety inspection reports and unsafe conditions reported by supervisors, employees or others. Make or obtain corrections as required to maintain a safe workplace and ensure compliance.
7.) Conduct regular safety meetings with employees to promote safety awareness and compliance with the safety and health policies.
8.) Ensure safety awareness among workers through regular meetings.
9.) Ensure compliance with safe work practices and company safety rules. Take appropriate disciplinary action to ensure compliance. This includes safe working procedures in flange and fitting machine shop operations; saw shop operations; the warehouse; yard and office operations.
10.) Investigate accidents and assist with completion of accident report forms when required.
11.) Review reports of first aid incidents and reportable injuries to determine possible preventative actions. Take immediate corrective actions as required.
12.) Ensure that specific programs, such as hazard communication, protection from bloodborne pathogens, hearing conservation, forklift safety/operator certification, are implemented and complied with consistently.