The Valcol Group is looking for a Safety Officer

Safety Officer

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Safety Officer

  • Post Date:June 27, 2023
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Mining
Job Description

Our client in the Construction Sector – is urgently looking to fill the position of Safety Officer.

Purpose:

To Manage the Health, Safety, and Environmental Management systems, strategies, policies and procedures, engagement, and communication with management on adherence to SHE structures, frameworks, and legal requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Remain up to date with macro and micro-economic conditions, legislation, competition, market sentiment, and the industry in general, to anticipate and plan for circumstances that may influence the development of the functional strategic plan.
  • Collate integrated scorecards for work areas, operations, and business groups (e.g.: Business Safety Indexes).
  • Create reports.
  • Perform trend analysis and internal audits.
  • Ensure that processes, systems, and frameworks are in place in support of achieving the Health, Safety, and Environmental objectives.
  • Ensure a master list and central repository are maintained for all legal and operationalized controlled documents (ISO 9001). Manage Achiever database.
  • Ensure that a plan exists and is adhered to for SHE and Risk Departmental Activities: SHE inspections, Risk inspections, Safety training, Training, and Awareness Campaigns.
  • Ensure legal appointments are in place, updated, and current.
  • Compile a schedule for statutory licenses and permits.
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation drills.
  • Conduct and facilitate accident and incident investigations.
  • Conduct and facilitate scheduled and unscheduled SHE inspections and audits.
  • Conduct Environmental Monitoring: Dust, Noise, Light, and Water sampling.
  • Conduct and facilitate Risk assessments of Standard and Situational risk, training of relevant personnel and do amendment to the relevant documentation as required.
  • Conduct and facilitate Fire risk assessments and inspections, yearly servicing of equipment, and training of fire team.
  • Conduct SHE training and induction training with contractors, service providers, and new employees.
  • Control access through authorizing biometric identification for contractors, service providers, and new employees.
  • Ensure alcohol testing is conducted on all individuals entering the premises.
  • Conduct training and administration of SHE representatives.
  • Ensure scheduled SHE meetings are conducted in all relevant departments.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with respect to Occupational Health and Hygiene regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with the recommendations arising from audits, inspections, investigations, and the resultant Non-Conformances by following up with relevant personnel or HODs.
  • Coordinate PPE-related issues (recommend, inspect, authorize and issue)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant Degree in Safety Management
  • Safety, Health, and Environmental management systems in a construction/ heavy industry or mining environment.
  • Knowledge of legislation applicable to the working environment
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, DEKRA 5, OHSAS
  • Auditing, investigation, and risk assessment skills

Please send your CV in Word format. Also, provide your current salary and benefits details!

Email CVs to Mirriam Dzapasi: [email protected]