Safety Officer Duties and Responsibilities

The Safety Officer is duties and responsibilities for the promotion of an exceptionally safe work environment for the team. He or she assists in the resolution of safety issues and the performance of field safety assessments. 

A Safety Officer promotes enhanced performance and provides safety training by offering coaching, mentoring, and training to all the employees. There is sole responsibility is to provide safe working conditions for all the employees and comply with the safety, health, and environmental requirements/standards.

Job Responsibilities of Safety Officer

Qualifications: Graduate / or similar qualification.


Follow the systems and procedures outlined in the company manuals and adhere to the SHE rules and regulations.

Communicate effectively with the Plant Head/Employees informing and updating them regularly about the SHE policies, changes (if any) in the regulations, etc.

Accompany staff from the Department of Environmental Health and Safety, Joint Health and Safety Committee, and external agencies during workplace inspections  

From time to time suggest and implement best practices in safety, health, and environmental aspects to the management.

To develop, implement, monitor, and review Health & Safety strategies, policies and procedures, risk assessments, and safe working practices throughout the organization.

To ensure the provision of clear consistent, relevant, and timely health, safety, and welfare advice, guidance, and operational support.

To undertake audits and workplace inspections of operations to proactively identify where health & safety management practices can be improved and to provide written guidance, where necessary, to assist the Plant / Factory Manager in implementing solutions to enhance its health & safety performance.

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Prepare health & safety reports and statistical/performance data and present reports at Management, Audit, and other Committees, Panels, and forums as required.

To carry out investigations and report on accidents/incidences and dangerous occurrences as necessary.

To collate and analyze accident statistics and recommend intervention strategies: to Eliminate/reduce the risk of future occurrences and incidents of ill health and lost working days.

To develop and deliver/facilitate training/toolbox talks, on health safety and welfare, matters including, but not limited to, risk assessments, induction, manual handling, abrasive wheels, working at heights, stress, fire, etc. Ensuring that appropriate training records are maintained.

To advise on the suitability of safety appliances, PPE, and the safe use of plant and Equipment including liaising with suppliers.

To assist with the development and delivery of employee well-being and working for health schemes and initiatives.

To oversee first aid provision ensuring that adequate numbers of qualified First Aiders are maintained in each shift.

Ensure that adequate numbers of qualified firefighters are maintained in each shift.

Identifying skill levels of various employees and accordingly training them as firefighters or first aiders.

Ensuring the training & effective output of the same.

Provide a positive, motivating example for employees.

Maintains good relationships with regulatory and statutory bodies like pollution control boards etc.

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