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Responsible Safety Officer

Lagos
20/12/17 15:50
19 Applications
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
150,000
Start Date:
20/12/2017

Job brief

We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations. 

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

Responsibilities

·         Support the development of OHS policies and programs

·         Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)

·         Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures

·         Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation

·         Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives

·         Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)

·         Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.

·         Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy

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

·         Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Requirements

·         Proven experience as safety officer

·         In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures

·         Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices

·         Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety

·         Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics

·         Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus

·         Outstanding organizational skills

·         Diligent with great attention to detail

·         Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics

·         BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred

·         Certificate in occupational health and safety

 

MODE OF APPLICATION;

All interested and qualified applicant should forward their CV /RESUME to the following  E-mail address; hr.pamintservices@gmail.com

 




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