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

Qualifications

  • 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 recruit@hrmconnection.com on or before 23th October 2018.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi County

Kenya

Health and Medical, Occupational Health and Safety

Updated: October 13, 2018 — 8:31 am
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