Health & Safety Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Health & Safety Officer

Company Name: Vaghjiyani Enterprises Limited

Experience: Minimum 3+ years

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree

Responsibilities of the Health & Safety Officer Job :

Policies and Practices:

  • Develop, monitor and continuously improve a Safety Policy and Procedures document for the company.
  • Develop, monitor and continuously improve an Environmental Policy and Procedures for the company.
  • Ensure company and customer safety and environmental procedures and safe working practices are strictly followed, with the aim of reducing lost time incidents to less than the industry standard.
  • Strive towards completion of comprehensive Safe Work/Operating Procedures for all company operations.
  • Instigate, lead and complete all accident investigations within 24hrs of incident.
  • Analysis of accidents maintain incident/accident register and make statutory reports returns to the director of occupation health and safety services in collaboration with HR Office.

Safety Awareness:

  • Ensure health and safety is considered as first priority within the company.
  • Instigate consistent toolbox talks at the start of each trip, ensuring content of the meetings are relevant.
  • Act as safety committee secretary, lead all safety meetings and briefings, ensuring content is relevant and the correct message is delivered.
  • Ensure awareness of safety and environmental issues is prevalent through visual posters and aids, continuous monitoring, discussions, briefings, training, simulations and workshops.
  • Ensure all EH&S Training are carried out e.g. Health & safety committee training’s, fire marshals training, first aid training etc.
  • Training of employees as required by HR Department – on issues of Health, Safety and Environment.
  • Ensure First Aid compliance among the workforce covers all areas of the company workforce
  • Where the need arises carry out tasks assigned by the Managing Director to meet the needs of the business.
  • Coordinate servicing of fire-fighting equipment.
  • Ensure all fire-fighting equipment and first aid boxes are regularly serviced and contents are in order.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Clear understanding of Kenyan health and safety legislation.
  • H&S awareness
  • Articulate and able to communicate well in both written and oral.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Independent thinker.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent mutually beneficial working relationships with staff and other departments to ensure smooth running of the section.
  • Degree in health & safety will be preferred

How to Apply

Please send your CV quoting the job title on the email subject (Road Surveyor) to and

N.B: Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

Engineering and Technical, Occupational Health and Safety
Updated: July 25, 2018 — 9:52 am