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Safety Coordinator

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George G. Sharp, Inc.
5041 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: 7574994125

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5041 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
The Safety Coordinator oversees the safety and precautionary measures in shipboard maritime and warehouse environments. The Safety Coordinator is assigned authority to ensure that organizations and businesses adhere to safety standards set by the federal and state laws. The Safety Coordinators plays a vital role in the workplace and is responsible for planning and implementing measures to ensure that work hazards are reduced. The Safety Coordinator must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with groups of people to advocate best safety practices, and conduct regular inspections and safety audits. The Safety Coordinator also must plan and organize meetings with supervisors and other staff to apprise them of the safety norms to be followed. The Safety Coordinator is responsible for implementing compliance policies in accordance to federal agencies like Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and undertakes training programs that cultivate safe work procedures. The Safety Coordinator will also conduct regular inspection of personal safety equipment as well as work area safety systems to ensure proper functioning, and is responsible for ensuring compliance with GGS Company, OSHA, State, and local area safety guidelines and regulatory procedures. The Safety Coordinator represents the company in all accident and safety incident reporting venues and processes. The Safety Coordinator plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates company Safety program activities, and performs the full range of supervisory duties. Conducts surveys and studies of activities and functions to resolve safety problems or improve work environment and efficiency of operations. The Safety Coordinator shall have: a) High School degree or a technical vocational high school degree, b) Possess a minimum of six (6) years of technical experience in the position, c) A working knowledge of safety regulations that are mandated by local, state, and federal agencies including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that are applicable to the shipyard industry. d) Successfully completed training that includes the George G. Sharp, Inc. Safety Manual, OSHA 29CFR1915 and NAVSEA Standard Items, and e) Be able to lift and move 50 pounds and be physically agile to perform tasks in naval ships. Desired Certifications/Qualifications: Degree in Occupational Safety and Health CSP OSHA 5400 Trainer CPR Instructor