The HSE Officer will be responsible for performing hazard evaluations and enforcing full terminal health and safety compliance.
Responsibilities and Duties
Health and safety education
Ensure distribution of P.P.E’s to staff within the terminal as well as visitors and Clients.
Ensure all health and safety signs are well placed in the right position
Ensure that all safety precautions are well in place, e.g. fire extinguishers in case of fire outbreak, muster points, safety drills etc.
Ensure maintenance of safety equipment e.g. fire extinguishers, smoke alarms. etc
Ensure compliance by all personnel on rules and regulations concerning safety / health and environment
Assist the HSE Manager to enforce full terminal health and safety regulatory compliance.
Assist the HSE Manager in collating information for preparation of monthly and annual HSE reports.
Perform hazard evaluations on the terminal
Monitoring operations in the terminal, trucks standard for loading.
Accident and incident investigation and preventive measures.
Skills and Qualifications
3-5) years proven experience as safety officer
B.Sc / BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred
Certificate in occupational health and safety
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
Membership of a Health and Safety institute is mandatory
Good knowledge of work place safety measures.
Desired Personal Characteristics :
Demonstrate genuine concern for people and build strong communication
Maintain a proactive approach to health and safety concerns
Can react effectively in an emergency situation.null