What does a Safety Coordinator do?
Safety coordinators work to ensure that other employees at their company can complete their work safely. They set safety standards for their workplace based on legal requirements and train employees to help them understand these rules. Safety coordinators also monitor working conditions and resolve any safety issues that may arise. They typically work in industrial settings, including factories, construction sites and workshops.
To successfully work in this role, you should have an understanding of how the machinery and other equipment in your company operates. Some jobs may require that applicants be registered as Certified Safety Professionals (CSP). To receive this certification, you must have a bachelor's degree and four years of work experience as a safety officer before passing the CSP exam. Safety officers typically have good communication and critical thinking skills as well.
Safety Coordinator Salaries
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Safety Coordinator Career Path
Learn how to become a Safety Coordinator, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“The pay scale is average and honestly don’t have much else to say about cons.”
“While training and communication could be better it is no worse than many other jobs I have done.”
“Good way to make money if you live on campus and don't have a car.”
“Paid holidays and if you have to work that holiday you get double time and a half.”
“The benefits are superior to anything I have incountered before and it really gives an insensitive to become the best you can be.”
“I really liked how they allowed me to showcase my skills and grow as an individual.”
“nice people good job fun”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a safety coordinator
When working as a safety coordinator, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Microsoft Office Suite, Written Communication, Business Writing, English Language and Office Applications.
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The most common qualifications to become a safety coordinator is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.