SAFETY OFFICER [MANUFACTURING]

Location: Durban

Our manufacturing client based in Durban is looking for a Safety Officer to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • To ensure safety policies are understood by all staff of the organisation.
  • Conduct monthly safety audits and meetings.
  • Conduct mock emergency and safety drills.
  • Arrange fire fighting, first aid and health and safety training for staff.
  • Ensure all fire fighting equipment is in working order.
  • Identification of risks, hazzards and unsafe acts on site and provide preventative measures of such.
  • Ensure correct safety signage and location on site.
  • Ensure correct PPE is provided and used by staff.
  • Ensure 5S awareness and maintenance in the workplace.
  • Responsible for providing hot/cold permits for required jobs.
  • Monitor and report on fatalities, near misses and IODs.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Matric.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification in safety or engineering.
  • Internal local and international audit experience.
  • Plant safety management system experience is essential.
  • Experience and knowledge with ISO accreditations and implementations.
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety legislation.
  • 5S knowledge.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong planning and organisational skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving abilities.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for an interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.