Senior Health and Safety Officer at TakaTaka Solutions – March 2024

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Senior Health and Safety Officer

  1. Ensure compliance with all national/industry specific legislation on SHE, including preparation and submission of SHE reports to the stipulated external bodies
  2. Ensure the implementation of environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures by the company to attain operational safety at the workplace and sustainable natural resource use.
  3. Advise supervisors, managers, HODs, and employee representatives on all SHE matters.
  4. Provide periodic reports on the state of workplace SHE in line with company policies.
  5. Undertake continuous hazard identification activities, review safety and health risk assessments for all processes, and articulate commensurate risk controls that should be implemented and maintained in accordance with an acceptable hierarchy of controls.
  6. Proactively analyze, advise, and report on all processes, activities, and procedures related to the maintenance and services of work equipment and machinery, including; fire and plant equipment, construction/contractors on site, handling & use of hazardous substances, including COSHH assessments, fire emergencies, and operations involving noise, electricity, vibrations, and work at height.
  7. Establish and implement suitable methods for health surveillance of employees (legal and best practice) and coordinate first aid activities and occupational medical examinations.
  8. Undertake and review environmental risk assessments for all activities on each site and articulate commensurate mitigation measures.
  9. Continuously review and update the SHE SOPs as necessary.
  10. Establish and coordinate the facilitation of internal audits based on various codes of practice.
  11. Co-ordinate operations and attend SHE Committee meetings, inspections, celebrations, and awareness creation days.
  12. Investigate the root and secondary causes of accidents/ill health/incidents in the workplace associated with company operations and advise management on findings and recommendations.
  13. Participate in the design of processes, task equipment, products, and services that form an input into the company’s business processes.
  14. Undertake SHE training programs in liaison with the Human Resources

Requirements

  1. Bachelor . of Science in Environmental Health Science or a related field.
  2.  Three (3) years and above of experience in  an industrial Health & Safety and Management position.
  3. Proficiency with NEMA, Public Health and OSH regulations is a Must
  4. A strong understanding of hazard and risk identification and mitigation techniques,
  5. Experience in conducting safety training and audits.
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Google Sheets.
  7. Training in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
  8. Good communication and interpersonal Skills.
  9. Sound knowledge of safety, health, and environmental legislation.
  10. Result oriented

Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: jobs@takatakasolutions.com using the position as subject of email.