Health and safety coordinator sample resume

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Oscar Henley-Smith

4/11 Cotilliard Court
Garcon Greens WA 6123
T: 0400 111 111
E: [email protected]

Career Objective

Energetic and versatile problem-solver with a genuine interest in implementing and maintaining best practice health and safety standards for businesses. Keen to work for a reputable employer in a stimulating role where I can apply my excellent organisational and communication skills, professionalism and enthusiasm.


Bachelor of Social Science
University of New England
Graduated: 2005


Higher School Certificate
Garcon Greens, WA
Garcon Greens Secondary School
Graduated: 2002

Other Qualifications

Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety
SEEK Learning, 2006

Perform CPR
St Joe Ambulance Australia, 2006

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
St Joe Ambulance Australia, 2006

Apply First Aid
St Joe Ambulance Australia, 2005

Key Skills and Abilities

Preparation of risk assessments and safe work method statements
Highly proficient at creating site-specific reports pertaining to OH&S. Proven ability to undertake field work, data recording and data analysis, and capable of tailoring methods to the technical requirements of the client.

Creation and review of site Standard Operating Procedures
Extensive experience in creating and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures, and maintaining these documents according to industry best practice and OH&S guidelines.

Staff training and development
Experience mentoring new staff and conducting training and development in OH&S requirements, inductions and site works.

Organisational skills
Proven ability to manage numerous contracts and government permit requirements to ensure that site works are completed in a safe, efficient manner.

Employment History

July 2009 – Present
OH&S Officer, Risky Business
Pantone, WA


  • Prepare Risk Assessments, Safe Work Method Statements and compliance reports
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures
  • Train and develop new staff in OH&S practices
  • Manage site set-up and organisation of equipment and employees


  • Created site-wide, company-compliant recycling program
  • Implemented more efficient manual handling techniques
  • Was designated as the company’s Safety Ambassador
February 2006 – May 2009
Safety Officer, Lucky Laboratories
Colorado ,WA


  • Set up laboratories according to OH&S principles and industry standards
  • Prepared Risk Assessments and Safe Work Method Statements
  • Conducted induction training to update staff on OH&S policies and procedures
  • Investigated and documented any lapses in safety standards and compliance


  • Helped to ensure the organisation achieved its monthly OH&S targets through the creation and implementation of best practice processes and procedures
  • Provided advice to management and staff regarding day-to-day safety issues


Microsoft Office – Advanced
Risky Business SOS – Advanced


Available upon request.

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