Safety Manager / Safety Coordinator Job in United States


Safety Manager / Safety Coordinator Job in United States

Company: Kwan Wo Ironworks Inc.

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Location: United States

Job Details 

We are a steel contractor offering high quality construction service to owners and builders in the Bay Area. Currently we are looking for a Safety Manager to join our successful team.

Job Description 

• Coordinating and managing all the activities involved in maintaining the safety of the company.

• Develop, maintain, and implement environmental, health, and safety policies and programs to include: IIPP, Accident Reporting and Investigation, Workers’ Compensation Claim Management, Emergency Action/Response Plan, Fire Prevention, Forklift Operation, Hazardous Communication, Hearing Conservation, Lockout/Tagout, Machine Safety and Equipment Usage, Personal Protective Equipment, Safety Committee meetings, Safety Training, Record Keeping and Posting

Responsibilities & Duties:

• Industrial Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Maintain and implement the various elements of the company’s IIPP.

• Accident/Exposure Reporting and Investigation. Manage and implement the Accident/Exposure Reporting and Investigation program. Ensure the program prescribes methods and practices for reporting and investigating accidents/exposures.

• Workers’ Compensation Claim Management. Review, monitor, and manage the claims process. Manage the early return to work and modified duty program, monitor and analyze accident and injury trends, identify areas for increased training and emphasis of accident prevention.

• Emergency Response Plan. In conjunction with Facilities, ensure company’s Emergency Response Plan is current and implemented. Ensure appropriate individuals are trained in the processes and procedures should the plan be activated.

• Fire Prevention. In conjunction with Facilities and Engineering, review, revise, and implement the fire prevention program including building evacuation procedures and training.

• Forklift Operation. Ensure the company forklift operation program is compliant. Oversee forklift training, track and monitor forklift certification training records and licenses, ensure daily forklift inspections are being conducted and documented, ensure employees are wearing the appropriate PPE.

• Hazardous Communication. In conjunction with Facilities and Engineering, review, revise, and implement the Hazardous Communication program. Ensure the program and company practices comply with CalOSHA standards.

• Hearing Conservation. Develop, implement, and maintain the Hearing Conservation Program.

• Lockout/Tagout. In conjunction with Facilities and Engineering review, revise, and maintain the Lockout/Tagout program.

• Machine Safety and Equipment Usage. Ensure the company has a current and functioning Machine Safety and Equipment Usage program. Ensure the program is communicated to employees and provide training as required.

• Personal Protective Equipment. Assess the need for PPE by job, identify appropriate PPE that are compliant with applicable regulations, ensure employees are trained on the use and purpose of PPE, ensure employees are consistently and correctly wearing the appropriate PPE for the job being performed.

• Tail gate meetings – ensure notes are kept of meetings, maintain meeting records, train appropriate individuals in the purpose and role of a safety leader

• Safety Training. Develop and implement an annual safety training program to include classroom training, tailgates, and written materials. Safety Training is to support the overall safety program and the IIPP.

• Record Keeping and Posting Requirements. Ensure documentation concerning the safety function is current and maintained per mandated record retention regulations. Generate the OSHA 300 and 300A log and post annually per OSHA regulations.

• Facility and job site Inspections.

• Handle other safety related issues as needed.


Education, Experience, & Certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in safety management, occupational environmental health and safety, or a related field and five years previous experience as the lead Safety professional in construction.

• Two years college level coursework and eight years directly related work experience as the lead Safety professional in construction will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

• Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) is preferred.

• OHSA 500.

• Aerial Operator Trainer / ASME Rigging Trainer.

• CPR/ First Aid Instructor.


• Knowledge of local, Cal OHSA regulations.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal/human relations skills.

• Strong organizational and planning skills.

• Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and control a safety program.

• Ability to conduct safety inspections in the field and fabrication facility.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and influence management to set the culture of a safe working environment.

How to Apply 

If you are interested, please e-mail your resume and/or cover letter, subject: Safety Manager. Please indicate your expected salary in your resume.


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