Safety Officer-White Soul Motors Limited
White Soul Motors Limited
Calabar
19h ago
source : BetaJob

Job Details

Location : Calabar, Cross River

Employment Type : Full-time

Job Description

We are a highly reputable haulage company looking to engage the services of a Health and Safety Officer in its Calabar operation to assist the facilitation of compliance with health and safety guidelines and providing advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations.

Key Functions of the Role

  • Assist the Safety officer in charge in the development of safety policies and programs
  • Monitor and ensure compliance to all safety policies
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management
  • Assist in carrying out regular site inspections to check that policies and procedures are being properly implemented
  • Assist in carrying in-house training about health and safety issues and risks
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
  • Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers
  • Any other duties as may be assigned
  • Educational Requirements

  • B.Sc / BA in Safety Management or relevant field is preferred
  • Certificate in health and safety
  • Experience :

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Health and Safety officer
  • Experience in the transport / logistics industry is a must
  • Required Skills :

  • Proven experience as safety officer and working with drivers
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA / EPA) and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
  • Must be agile.
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