Worksite Safety Coordinator Job Description
Governor, Mayor, City Manager, Safety Director, or Risk Manager [Depends on the size and structure of the public entity]
It is the responsibility of the Workplace Safety Coordinator to ensure that all work performed at [public entity name] and in its name is done in a safe manner.
- Directs entity’s safety programs to protect employees against harm, and maintain safe working conditions.
- Formulates and suggests work safety standards, and enforces procedures. Risk prevention areas include hazardous materials exposure, accidents, fires, or other unsafe conditions. Meets compliance and reporting requirements of federal or state regulations.
- Directs activities of safety committee and may provide safety training.
- Advises management on problem correction.
Could supervise safety support staff.
Usually requires a 4-year degree plus 2-4 years of relevant experience, or equivalent.