Safety Health and Environmental Officer Job in Mombasa Kenya

Vacancy: Safety Health and Environmental Officer

Job Summary: Health and safety officers use their knowledge and skills to promote a positive health and safety culture in the workplace.

Essential 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 Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry.
  • Attending Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and reading professional journals.
  • 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 and Experience
  • Minimum of a Diploma in relevant field from recognized institution
  • Five (5) years’ experience in electrical LV line erection
  • Good supervision skills
  • Must have a motor bike and a valid driving/riding license
Qualified candidates willing to work in Mombasa only should send their application letters and CV’s including names of three referees, a daytime telephone contact and current and expected salary to careersmombasa@gmail.com. 
Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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