The position exists to identify and deliver innovative solutions that provide value for the customer, planning multi-disciplinary projects within agreed timescales and budgets for the company.
This position will also oversee the safety, health environment, and quality assurance side of the project,. The individual will also provide support on all matters related to the groups SHEQ strategies, objectives, policies and procedures.
Support the development of OHS policies and programs
Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
Conduct risk assessment
Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
Support on 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
Minimum of 3 years working experience as safety officer
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
Certificate in occupational health and safety