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Duties of the Church Emergency Preparedness/Safety Officer

  • Coordinating members of the Safety Team
  • Help write rules for safety
  • Create a safety awareness culture
  • Conduct quarterly safety inspections, and identify unsafe areas
  • Make recommendations for corrective measures
  • Oversight for the Fire Protection, Security, Emergency Action Plans, and Accident Investigations of the church
  • Coordinate training for the church, such as: CPR/AED, First Aid, Security, Disaster Preparedness

The primary objective for the Church Emergency Preparedness/Safety Officer is the prevention of accidents. The Safety Officer, with the assistance of the Safety Team, can help the church achieve a position of taking corrective action consistently after each accident, thereby, reducing the causes of major financial loss and injury at the church.