Safety Coordinator

  • location: Fullerton, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $60,000 per year
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Safety Coordinator

The safety coordinator is responsible for overseeing and enforcing all safety measures in the warehouse, production floor and offices thus reducing the risk of accidents that can injure employees and damage property. The job description of a safety coordinator involves detailed knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) guidelines and the ability to detect and eradicate any health and safety hazards accordingly.

Responsibilities:
The safety coordinator inspects work areas and employee work habits to ensure that everything is in compliance with company policies and procedures and OHSA rules and environmental safety guidelines and makes changes to improve the safety of the workplace when necessary.
- Designs and implements safety programs for designated company or workspace.
- Stays up to date on state and federal workplace safety regulations.
- Runs Safety Committee and informational meetings for employees regarding proper health and safety habits and procedures at work.
- Identifies health and safety hazards.
- Recommends ways to improve health and safety in the workplace.
- Writes up reports detailing health and safety issues.
- Writes and updates Job Safety Training documents (JST??s)
- Presents reports and suggestions for improvement to Office Manager and Safety Committee.
- Fields inquiries from employees about proper safety procedures.
- Responds to on-site emergencies and accidents.
- Investigates on-the-job accidents and writes up reports.
- Identifies hazards or faults that caused the accident and devises strategic plan to remedy those problems.
- Monitors reporting and investigating ??Near Miss?? situations.
- Monitors work place on a daily basis to ensure all activity meets safety compliance.
- Conducts official audits of the warehouse, production floor and offices.
- Trains new safety officials to assist in safety compliance of each area.
- Maintains all OSHA logs with proper annual posting.
- Maintains required safety and health documents/files.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
- Communicates details of safety procedures clearly to employees.
- Pays close attention to detail.
- Demonstrates detailed knowledge of OHSA and EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) guidelines.
- Demonstrates strong leadership skills.
- Exhibits ability to think practically and creatively to implement the best safety practices.
- Responds quickly and efficiently to emergency situations.
- Remains calm in a crisis.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the specific tools, machinery, or equipment used in the specific place of work.
- Exercises caution and alertness at all times.
- Possesses strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

Qualifications:
- The work environment will vary from the production floor to a warehouse and office setting, depending on the situation.
- Normal temperature 70 to 90 degrees.
- May be required to enter cooler or freezer for short periods of time -10 to 40 degrees.
- Hazardous materials may be present in the work place, so Safety Coordinator will need to exercise caution at all times.
- Shifts may vary from night to day depending on the needs of the company.
- May need to respond immediately in off-hours to emergencies.
- Walking/standing 40%, Sitting 20%. Ability to reach above should and below knees, stoop, squat and lift to 50 lbs.

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