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Safety Officer (REF: SFO 05)

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Kuilsrivier, Mpumalanga 24 June

AvenirHoldings

  • Description


  • Develop, Implement and Manage QHSE Policies and Procedures
    • Experience in translating safety and risk management principles into practical standards, processes and guidelines; and
    • Develop, implement and monitor HSE policies, procedures and reporting throughout the business.
    • Assist the organization to comply with all current health and safety legislation and/or regulations.
    • Identify new technologies and methodologies for improving health and safety within the organization and to promote a safety culture of "best practice".
    • Ensure that all reasonable and proper measures are taken by the business and its clients to protect the safety and health of staff, client, customers, contractors and visitors.
    • To review and verify HIRA (Hazard Identification Risk Assessments) and implement controls.
    • To review and establish safety parameters of work instructions.
    • Advise on appropriate and effective PPE to be issued to employees.
    • Draft Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Facilitate and give guidance during Incident Investigations
    • Internal audits (legal compliance)
    • On-the-job coaching/mentoring
    • Conduct Planned Job Observations
    • Inspections
    • Contractor Management (auditing)
    • Site Inspections and Audits
    • Conduct pre-operational risk assessments on new sites and design risk mitigation measures.
    • Conduct regular / scheduled onsite inspections and audits.
    • Verify risk assessments and confirm the implementation of controls.
    • Compile reports of all site visits and inspection, classifying and detailing non-conformances and suggesting corrective action (where appropriate).
    • Follow up on all major and critical non-conformances and the implementation of corrective action.
    • Play an active role in the mobilization of new high-risk sites and ensure their readiness.
    • Property Maintenance Inspections
    Training and Development
    • Actively contribute to the development of training material content.
    • Conducts on-site training of all employees
    • Identify suitable service providers in terms of HSE training.
    • Highlight areas where training/certification is required to meet legislative requirements, approved Codes of Practice, or industry standards.
    Incident Reporting and Management
    • Work closely with the Incident Management Controller on the reporting and classification of incidents.
    • Investigate and verify incident classifications.
    • Assess Root Cause Analysis (RCA), issue Corrective Action Requests (CAR) and follow up to ensure that corrective actions are implemented.
    • Follow up with the Regional and / or Area Managers to ensure that all required documentation and reports are received timeously.
    • Compile and distribute Lessons Learned and Safety Alerts.
    • Make policy recommendations to the business following on from Lessons Learned, near misses and Incidents.
    Legal & Regulatory
    • Keep up to date with changes in current legislation and inform the business accordingly.
    • Act as liaison with all related governmental bodies and regulating agencies.
    • Maintain updated electronic copies of the various Acts and regulations.
    • Liaise with the fire department regarding emergency procedures, communications and fire safety education programs where appropriate;
    • To liaise with the local Department of Labour, Health, inspectors and EHP's if required.
    Service Providers
    • Identify suitable service providers in terms of Occupational Health Practitioners, laboratories, testing facilities, training and Inspections.
    • To identify suitable service providers for PPE and other related equipment.
    General
    • Prepare written weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual HSE reports, statistics and presentations related to HSE performance.
    • Attend regular meetings where you will be required to present HSE statistics and provide feedback to the business in terms of HSE compliance and opportunities to improve.
    • Maintain a neat and well-organized working space.
    • Adhere to the company Business Code of Ethics and rules of confidentiality.
    • Be professional in all communication channels and keep your colleagues and units informed of any developments or changes relevant to their daily duties.
    • Notify the Health, Safety & Environmental line Manager, of any difficulties you are experiencing with incidents, operating units, suppliers, assigned tasks and projects or any work-related matters that may be relevant
    Minimum Requirements Include:
    • Degree or National Diploma in Safety/Environmental Management.
    • An Engineering/Technical Qualification
    • Must Be Registered with SACPCMP as Pr. CHSA or CHSO
    • Understanding of the Construction and Consulting Engineering Industry
    • Proficient in MS Office
    • 5-10 years' experience in a Safety Officer/Manager role within the construction industry
    • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993
    Should you be interested in applying, please send your detailed CV (word version preferable) with traceable references
    Please attach the following documents together with your application:
    1. ID Copy – clearly scanned copy
    2. Drivers Licence – clearly scanned copy
    3. Relevant Qualifications & Certificate(s) – clearly scanned copy
    4. Most Recent Payslip (optional but recommended)
    Note: Failure to provide ALL requested documents will render your application null and void, i.e. it will NOT be considered. The Company reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason. Due to receipt of a large number of applications, you will not receive an acknowledgement email for your application however, correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. Should you not receive any feedback within three (3) months from the date of this advert, please consider your application as unsuccessful.


  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 8
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Safety Officer (REF: SFO 05)

  • Recruiter

    AvenirHoldings

  • Province

    Kuilsrivier, Mpumalanga

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Other type of contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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