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Job Description: Health and safety officers is to develop, maintain and protect health and safety standards within the organisation/company in acc...

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Graduate trainee
  • Experience Length: More than 20 years

Job Description

Job Description:

Health and safety officers is to develop, maintain and protect health and safety standards within the organisation/company in accordance with current health and safety legislation. To provide advice on HSE legislation and HSE compliance.  Also carrying out risk assessments and audits, health and safety policy.

 

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Identifying potential hazards and determining ways of reducing risks.
  • Organising/attending health and safety meetings.
  • Investigating/recording incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health among the staff.
  • Advise, assist and control the procurement and issue of security and protective equipment.
  • Conduct regular site/company assessments and advise on mitigation measures
  • Assist in the management of security incidents and crises, provide timely and accurate incident reports and analysis, and support organizational lessons learned.
  • Making presentations to groups of employees/managers.
  • Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely.
  • Planning safe working practices and making necessary changes.
  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation.
  • Monitoring and supervision (as required) of security guards, watchmen and SPUs.
  • Prepare and submit security reports and trend analyses as required.

 

Skills and Qualification:            

To become a health and safety officer, the candidate must possess any of the following qualifications:

  • National Diploma in occupational health and safety.
  • Diploma in occupational health and safety practice.
  • Certificate/Diploma in Applied health and safety.
  • Degree in general health and safety.

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