17 Aug 2023

Health & Safety Officer at Reputable Company

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Job Description

JOB TITLE : Health & Safety Officer
CLOSING DATE : 24 August 2023

JOB PURPOSE : This professional overarching mandate is to ensure that the company is in compliance and adheres to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) guidelines. This expert also ensures the reduction and prevention of accidents, injuries, and health hazards by implementing and overseeing safety protocols and guidelines.

REPORTS TO : Project Manager at Site


• Conduct regular safety inspections of the workplace, equipment, tools, and machinery to ensure they are in good working condition and meet safety standards
• Provide training sessions, workshops, and safety orientations to employees and contractors to ensure they are aware of proper safety protocols and emergency procedures.
• Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential hazards and risks in the workplace.
• Develop, implement, and communicate safety policies, procedures, and guidelines to all employees
• Identify and evaluate potential hazards, and implement appropriate control measures to minimize or eliminate risks.
• Ensure that appropriate personal protective equipment is available and utilized correctly by employees where required.
• Perform periodic safety audits to assess the effectiveness of safety programs and ensure compliance with regulations.
• Investigate accidents, near misses, and safety incidents to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions
• Maintain accurate and detailed records related to safety activities, incidents, training sessions, and safety-related communications
• Work closely with management, supervisors, and employees to build a culture of safety and ensure that safety practices are integrated into daily operations.
• Perform periodic safety audits to assess the effectiveness of safety programs and ensure compliance with regulations


• Education: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, or a related field (or equivalent experience)

• Professional certification such as certified safety professional (CSP) or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST), NEBOSH is a plus

• Strong knowledge of safety regulations, guidelines, and best practices

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Safety Officer in general construction or civil engineering.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, R software and other relevant software
• Problem-solving abilities and attention to detail
• Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Communication and interpersonal skills
• Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Method of Application

Interested applicants may submit application and curriculum vitae to the under listed email address on or before 24th August, 2023 to: [email protected]

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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