Safety Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct daily environmental and safety audits

  • Inspect and examine all health and safety related complaints, workplace accidents, outbreaks of diseases, the spill of hazardous toxins or poison

  • Search for physical, biological, and chemical workplace hazards

  • Investigate the construction site to ascertain equipment, production, and material processes do not pose a safety or health hazard to employees, work guests, and the general public

  • Create, evaluate, and implement health and safety programs and strategies

  • Work closely with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

  • Write daily safety and health reports or injury logs and ensure they are completed and submitted to relevant government agencies

  • Train and advice employers and all relevant stakeholders on issues of workplace safety and environmental protection

  • Creating different frameworks that will reduce accidents and improve workplace safety

  • Verify the adequacy and safety of all work proposed tools and equipment

  • Review and approve all subcontractors’ safety plans

  • Train and run drills and exercise with workers on how to manage an emergency situation.

  • Responsible for completing and maintaining the OSHA 300 forms

Requirements

  • Ability to communicate excellently in both oral and written format

  • Strong listening skills to be able to get valuable information from employees

  • Profound knowledge of industry standards and regulations (OSHA)

  • Good organizational and record-keeping abilities – the ability to maintain good record of all safety-related activities

  • Profound knowledge of company project work. This will assist the construction safety officer to design and implement effective safety solutions

  • Good team player, Self-confident, motivated, and independent individual

  • OSHA 10 and 30-hour certification and OSHA OTI Certification

Miami, FL