Safety Coordinator Job Description

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Safety Coordinator

Safety Coordinator duties and responsibilities

  • Advising on provisions to minimize safety risks
  • Developing and enforcing OSH policies
  • Directing accident investigation procedures

Safety Coordinator Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for an experienced Safety Coordinator to help us minimize the risk of job-related accidents. You will monitor operations to eliminate hazardous activities. You will also develop policies to promote occupational health and safety (OSH) awareness.

Safety coordinators should be well-versed in all OSH dictations. Your work will be focused on prevention so you need to be diligent and analytical. You will possess a keen eye for detail and a sensitivity for potential dangers.

The goal is to support the creation of a healthy and safe workplace.


  • Advise on provisions to minimize safety risks
  • Develop and enforce OSH policies (e.g. accident reporting process)
  • Direct accident investigation procedures
  • Keep records of safety-related incidents and propose corrective actions
  • Organize and conduct OSH training plans
  • Collaborate with managers to monitor compliance and identify safety issues
  • Intervene in unsafe activities or operations
  • Liaise with and report to official regulatory bodies on OSH matters


  • Proven experience as safety coordinator or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of OSH guidelines and practices
  • Experience in reporting and developing policies
  • Experience in implementing OSH training programs
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication and advisory skills
  • Diligent with an analytical mind
  • BSc/Ba in business administration, law or relevant field
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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