Security officers evaluate safety concerns in workplaces, monitor workers for adherence to proper safety procedures, make reports regarding safety to present to management and research safety issues to create create safety policies. They also develop safety standards to meet the needs of the business or industry they serve while meeting regulations. Once the standards are created, the officer trains others in the workplace on the standards. Safety officers monitor workers and ensure that they are behaving in a safe manner, and they coach others when needed to ensure optimum safety and compliance to the standard.
Safety Officer Tasks
Conduct walkthroughs and formal audits to evaluate safety needs and policies.
Monitor equipment moves and maintenance, and make changes to procedures.
Develop, train others, enforce, and audit safety standards and regulations.
Document safety policies, training, regulations, compliance, and adverse events.