Health & Safety Co-ordinators plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of human resources and personnel departments, and develop and implement policies, programs and procedures regarding human resource planning, recruitment, collective bargaining, training and development, occupation classification and pay and benefit administration. They represent management and participate actively on various joint committees to maintain ongoing relations between management and employees. Health & Safety Co-ordinators are employed throughout the private and public sectors.
Some employers may require Health & Safety Co-ordinators to hold a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation. Several years of experience as a personnel officer or human resource specialist are required. A bachelor’s degree in a field related to personnel management, such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is required.