Safety Manager job description

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Job brief

We are seeking to hire a full-time Safety Manager whose role will be to implement and enforce safety and compliance policies within our company.


  • Coordinate and supervise workplace inspections.
  • Implement policies and procedures that ensure consistent service delivery that is safe and efficient.
  • Develop and train personnel; provide coaching, mentoring, and training through engagement and inclusion.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to set organizational health & safety goals for the company.
  • Liaise with team members in order to create need assessments and gap analyses to identify opportunities for various types of safety-related programs.
  • Prepare regular safety reports using data from monitoring key performance indicators.
  • Conduct investigations of workplace accidents, injuries, and job safety concerns and make recommendations to correct any issues and apply preventative measures to correct existing conditions.
  • Ensure that federal and localized safety laws, regulations, codes, and rules are observed and that appropriate record keeping is maintained.
  • Maintain awareness of developments and advancements in the health & safety field.
  • Provide expertise and training to all employees on issues related to safety.


  • University Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or formal education in occupational health & safety combined with a minimum of five years' work history and experience in program development
  • Five years of directly related management experience
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable health and safety rules and regulations
  • Working knowledge of the maintenance of regulatory systems
  • Knowledge in the use of computers and software packages for data analyses, report and presentation preparation, including experience with Microsoft Office, and Outlook; ability to learn new systems
  • Direct experience in evaluating information in relation to compliance standards
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision in the office and on-field assignments
  • Ability to work in a team, demonstrating leadership and organizational capabilities
  • Effectively communicate both verbal and written

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