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Safety Coordinator

1001 East 33rd Street, Lubbock, TX, USA

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About the Role

The Human Resources Safety Coordinator is responsible in the areas of safety and training related activities in a manner that will incorporate loss prevention programs and techniques, aimed at reducing losses from machinery/equipment, workers’ compensation and general liability accidents, to support the projects of safety and training of the Company.


  • Work with employees and management in a positive and constructive manner to maintain an effective safety awareness culture.

  • Acts as the Safety Coordinator for the Company Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) and ensures that all provisions of the IIPP are implemented and adhered to at all times.

  • Prepares written safety and health programs and policies, evaluating such programs and policies annually to ensure compliance.

  • Supports corporate and distribution center locations to implement engineering controls to minimize safety and occupational hazards in the workplace

  • Serves as the Chair member of the safety committee, including its organization, minutes, inspections and action plan to reduce hazards identified during inspection walks.

  • Advises management and corporate staff personnel of regulatory changes with which the company must comply.

  • Ensure compliance with OSHA and Cal/OSHA requirements and informational postings. Maintain current information on local, state, and federal safety and health regulations. Notifies Human Resources Manager and Management immediately, if Cal/OSHA arrives to conduct a site visit.

  • Conducts biweekly facility inspections with staffing agency. Compiles hazard analysis reports for corrective measures to ensure engineering or administrative controls are in place to either eliminate or reduce the hazard.

  • Develop, implement, and administer an internal hazard/risk assessment and compliance auditing process designed to validate adherence to OSHA standards and practices

  • Maintain injury and illness records (OSHA Log). Monitor the OSHA statistics (incident rate) monthly and report to Human Resources.

  • Review and/or establish accident reporting and investigation procedures to evaluate the root cause of injury/accident, and identify measures needed to prevent recurrence.

  • Work with management team to develop job safety analysis for all employee categories to identify physical job task requirements and establish safe operating procedures to prevent injury or damage.

  • Responds to all workplace accident emergencies, while monitoring open workers compensation claims by communicating with employees, claims adjuster and occupational physician, as necessary to monitor and develop claim closure.

  • Maintain relationships with occupational health clinic(s), provide them with the company’s return to work policy and job requirements on an ongoing basis.

  • Follow-up with employee upon return to work to formally document employee understands his/her work restrictions. Monitor progress on a weekly basis.

  • Conduct quarterly on-site health and safety inspection visits to distribution centers, providing to training to employees when needed.

  • Coordinate monthly/annual fire extinguisher inspections for facility and distribution centers.

  • Ensure HAZCOM/SDS compliance with corporate facility and distribution centers

  • Ensure corporate facilities and distribution centers are fully stocked with first aid supplies/bloodborne pathogens kits.

  • Attend seminars and other workshops.

  • Maintains, develops and implements all hourly employee personnel records and information compilation and retrieval of personnel data, with appropriate confidentiality and timeliness.

  • Assists with employee activities and compliance.

  • Other duties, as needed; special projects as assigned.


  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in Safety; Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS), HR, or a related field.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Safety

  • Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook proficiency

  • Detailed oriented, accurate, dependable, ability to understand and meet deadlines

  • Must be able to organize work to meet challenges of a fast paced environment

  • Able to work independently while maintaining strong communication skills

  • Able to handle employee information professionally and confidentially.

  • Bilingual Spanish is a plus.

Education and/or Experience:

Associates degree from a two-year college or university in a related field of study with 3-5 years’ experience as a Human Resources / Safety Coordinator; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About the Company

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