Safety Officer at Azicon Kenya Limited

On Friday, April 10th, 2015
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced;
  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards;
  • Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;
  • Preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy;
  • Leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks;

  • Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements;
  • Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers;
  • Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all health and safety legislation legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry;
  • Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins;
  • Ensuring the safe installation of equipment;
  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

Education

  • A Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Certificates on Organizational Safety and Health trainings
Work Experience
  • 1 year experience as a safety and health officer in manufacturing; construction; engineering; FMCG.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a wide range of people and to give presentations to groups;
  • Negotiating skills to convince managers of the need to implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or efficiency in the organization;
  • Patience and diplomacy because the profession requires a collaborative approach;
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex information and present it simply and accurately;
  • IT skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • A flexible approach to work;
  • An interest in the law and the ability to understand regulations.
All applications should be sent to [email protected]

Deadline: 15th April 2015

Only those who meet the minimum requirements should apply.

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