- As a Safety Manager you will takes of mentoring on more duties with a higher level of responsibility and authority for your actions and decisions. As well as the duties of mentoring safety officers. In addition to understanding the fundamentals of occupational health and safety, a Safety Manager needs the following skills, in order to excel in the safety profession.
- Leading, Managing and Following It is critical that a safety manager understands the difference between leading and managing. And, how to use the various styles of leadership to for different situations.
- Critical Thinking Making sound decisions will gain the safety manager respect from members of management and the workforce. This can be accomplished by utilizing decision making models and problem solving techniques.
- Assertive Communication
- Time Management
- Stress Management
- Handling Conflicts
- Substance Abuse Awareness
- Evaluating Staff Performance
- The Registered Safety Professional® certification examination consist of 210 multiple-choice questions, passing score is 80%
- RSO or equivalent and three years health and safety experience.