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The duties of a safety officer  

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Ulhas
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18/11/2018 12:23 pm  
  1. The Safety Officer is responsible for monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations.
  2. Developing measures to assure personnel safety.
  3. Correct unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority.
  4. May exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required.
  5. The Safety Officer maintains awareness of active and developing situations.
  6. Ensures there are safety messages in each Incident Action Plan.
  7. Participate in planning meetings to identify any health and safety concerns inherent in the operations daily work-plan.
  8. Review the Incident Action Plan for safety implications.Investigate accidents that have occurred within incident areas.
  9. Ensure preparation and implementation of Site Safety and Health Plan (SSHP).
  10. Inspects the site to ensure it is a hazard-free environment.Conducts toolbox meetings.
  11. A HSE Officer is part of the project safety council and leads all efforts to enhance safety.
  12. The safety officer reviews and approves all subcontractors safety plans.
  13. Verifies that injury logs and reports are completed and submitted to related government agencies.
  14. Verifies that all tools and equipment are adequate and safe for use.
  15. Promotes safe practices at the job site.
  16. Enforces safety guidelines.
  17. Trains and carries out drills and exercises on how to manage emergency situations.
  18. Conducts investigations of all accidents and near-misses.
  19. Reports to concerned authorities as requested or mandated by regulations.
  20. Conducts job hazard analysis.
  21. Establishes safety standards and policies as needed.
  22. Watches out for the safety of all workers and works to protect them from entering hazardous situations.
  23. Responds to employees’ safety concerns.
  24. Coordinates registration and removal of hazardous waste.
  25. Serves as the link between state and local agencies and contractors.
  26. Receives reports from and responds to orders issued by Factories Inspectorate.
  27. Arranges for Local Regulation mandated testing and/or evaluations of the workplace

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