Safety manager works to ensure that company employees can complete their work safely. The safety manager sets safety standards for the workplace based on legal and procedural requirements and train employees to help them understand these rules. Safety managers also monitor working conditions and resolve any safety issues that may arise at the construction site.
Create and implement safety plans while ensuring that they are being followed daily
Conduct safety observation reports on a regular basis, depending on the length of the project
Attend safety walks and inspections before or during each project to analyze safety risks
Educate employees on safety standards and expectations as well as safe machinery operation
Provide recommendations for improving safety in the workplace
Investigate accidents that occur onsite and identify possible causes of the accident
Participate in the creation of report detailing the results of investigations
Maintain documentation of the company's safety procedures, accidents, and related events
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
Leadership skills, such as the ability to motivate a team and provide feedback
Technical degree in health and safety or a related field may be preferred, or equivalent experience in Safety Management
Bi-lingual a plus (English & Spanish)
Standing- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
Walking- Is an essential job function/physical requirement.
Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping- These physical requirements are essential job functions.
Reaching, forward and reaching overhead- These are essential job functions /physical requirements.
Climbing- Is an essential job function /physical requirement.
Balancing, fingering, feeling, talking hearing, and seeing- These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed/required to work in this industrial environment is a safe and efficient manner.
Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Must be able to pass background check to company policy.