Manufacturing Company Health and Safety Officer Job in Kenya

Manufacturing Company

Job Vacancy: Health and Safety Officer

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe work place environment without risk to health
  • Ensure that all Health, Safety and environmental policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented
  • Assist with the development of H & S policies, safe systems of work and procedures
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the business
  • Support and assist the EHS Manager and the development of policies and programs of the manufacturing company
  • Advice and instruct on various safety related topics within the manufacturing industry
  • Conduct regular risk assessment and enforce preventive measures on a regular basis
  • Organize EHS training of employees and executive.
  • Inspect premises and the work places of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity to set standards
  • Oversee the recording and investigation accidents/ near misses to determine cause and assist in handling worker’s compensation claims with HR
  • Assist in the preparation of reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to Upper Management and Senior Executives
  • Assist and advice the Managing Director or delegate in all matters pertaining the health, the safety and security of personnel, the safeguarding of equipment and the preservation of environment
  • Prepares and maintains Health and Safety documents as per the company requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health or in a related field
  • At least 3-5 years’ proven experience as Safety Officer within Kenya
  • In-depth knowledge on DOSH, NEMA, NITA and procedures
  • Experience in writing reports and assist in policies review for health and safety documentation
  • Proficient in MS Office; working knowledge on safety management information system is a plus
  • Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Taking initiative and working with minimum supervision
  • Organization and planning
  • HSE Training is desirable
  • Ability to work independently
  • Result oriented individual and a team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively and deal with team members
  • Recognizes and solves problems quickly and efficiently

If you qualify for the above, kindly send your cv to on or before 23th October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Health and Medical, Occupational Health and Safety
Updated: October 13, 2018 — 8:31 am