Safety Director
Also referred to as: Safety Programs Compliance Director, Workplace Safety Director
Requirements and Responsibilities
Directs, develops, and oversees the general health and safety policies and procedures of the organization. Ensures the workplace is in compliance with OSHA and other state, local, or industry specific regulations and that periodic safety audits are conducted. Provides programs that ensure a safe workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment. Develops a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate required reporting. Implements initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience.
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Level of Education:  Safety Director Salaries with an Associate's Degree, Safety Director Salaries with a Bachelor's Degree, Safety Director Salaries with a Master's Degree or MBA, Safety Director Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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