The Safety, Health, Environmental Officer will be responsible for directing, developing, reviewing and implementing policy directives and procedural guidelines to support the application of health, safety, environmental and risks activities including implementation of the health, safety, environmental and risks policies and procedures.
Summary of Key Responsibilities
Ensure a safe workplace that is free from health, safety and environmental hazards.
Engage in the same work as you supervise.
Develop, implement and maintain an effective occupational health, safety, environmental and risks management system and programs as required of the business.
Manage and identify unsafe acts, conditions and hazards. Ensure to devise, develop and monitor effective risk management strategies and further make recommendations on the implementation of such strategies as provided in the Company’s health and safety policy.
Ensure compliance of all the Company’s statutory health, safety, environmental and risks requirements.
Monitor food safety systems and control of critical points including checking and controlling plant facilities and staff personal hygiene.
Implement plant safety checking procedures including training of staff in various health and safety policies including monitoring of pest control activities.
Investigate and report all accidents and incidents as per the Company’s and Statutory requirements. Ensure to compile and analyze all accidents statistics for the Company.
Ensure that appropriate training materials are available to all employees, contractors and visitors to enable them have a complete understanding of the procedures they must follow in order to safeguard them and environment during their working activities, visits and presence on the Company’s premises.
Develop and complement cost reduction health and safety programmes in conjunction with other department including sensitization of newly recruited staff and casuals on the appropriate health, safety and hygiene procedures.
Develop effective working relationships with various regulatory bodies i.e the local authorities, external agencies, occupational health and safety inspectors.
Provide and update staff with the required safety, health, risks and environmental information for internal communications.
Ensure to undertake safety inspections on a regular basis, including fire drills and fire alarms, risks assessments, managing lone working procedures and that employees are aware of their responsibilities.
Ensure the Company’s facilities such as the canteens and ablution blocks are maintained clean and neat at all times.
Maintain high standards of health, safety, hygiene and security of all the assigned work area
Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
An Advance Diploma/Degree in Occupational Health and Safety.
5 years previous experience in such a similar role with demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills.
Must have worked in a mining or manufacturing environment
Must be a member of a relevant professional body
How to apply
If you meet the hiring requirements for this position, apply online or email your CV and application letter in MS Word direct to: