Health and Safety Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Summit Recruitment

Job Description

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Policies and Practices:

Develop, monitor and continuously improve a Safety Policy and Procedures document for the company.
Develop, monitor and continuously improve an Environmental Policy and Procedures for the company.
Ensure company and customer safety and environmental procedures and safe working practices are strictly followed, with the aim of reducing lost time incidents to less than the industry standard.
Strive towards completion of comprehensive Safe Work/Operating Procedures for all company operations.
Instigate, lead and complete all accident investigations within 24hrs of incident.
Analysis of accidents, maintain incident/accident register and make statutory reports returns to the director of occupation health and safety services in collaboration with HR Office.

Safety Awareness:

Ensure health and safety is considered as first priority within the company.
Instigate consistent toolbox talks at the start of each trip, ensuring content of the meetings are relevant.
Act as safety committee secretary, lead all safety meetings and briefings, ensuring content is relevant and the correct message is delivered.
Ensure awareness of safety and environmental issues is prevalent through visual posters and aids, continuous monitoring, discussions, briefings, training, simulations and workshops.
Ensure all EH&S Trainings are carried out e.g. Health & safety committee trainings, fire marshals training, first aid trainings etc.
Training of employees as required by HR Department – on issues of Health, Safety and Environment.
Ensure First Aid compliance amongst the workforce covers all areas of the company workforce
Where the need arises carry out tasks assigned by the Managing Director to meet the needs of the business.
Coordinate servicing of fire-fighting equipment.
Ensure all fire-fighting equipment and first aid boxes are regularly serviced and contents are in order.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Clear understanding of Kenyan health and safety legislation.
H&S awareness
Articulate and able to communicate well in both written and oral.
High level of integrity.
Strong analytical skills.
Independent thinker.
High attention to detail.
Ability to establish and maintain excellent mutually beneficial working relationships with staff and other departments to ensure smooth running of the section.
Degree in health & safety will be preferred
Diploma in health & safety or environmental sciences
3 years post academic experience in Health, Safety and / or Environmental Management
Proficiency in Microsoft office application

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should send their CV and application letter quoting their expected salary.

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To apply for this job please visit www.brightermonday.co.ke.