Health And Safety Officer
Employment Accelerators
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
6d ago
source : JobJet

Job Description

We are looking for a reliable Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards and unhealthy situations.

You will also be on a constant lookout for violations.

Responsibilities

Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics, noise levels, use of machinery The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

Support the development of OHS policies and programs

Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures

Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives

Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation

Inspect personnel to identify issues or non-conformity such as. not using protective equipment

Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy

Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.

Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims

Requirement and Skills

Proven experience as safety officer is not relevant. Training will be provided

In depth knowledge of legislation and procedures

Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials and practices

Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety

Proficient in MS Office packages; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is

Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

Certificate in occupational health and safety

Grade 11-12 hand on experience 1-4 years. Diploma and degree forward updated CV now while offer is still open

Skills Required

  • occupational health officer
  • health and safety officer
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