Environmental Health Safety Officer Job in Kenya

Kwale International Sugar Company Limited is one of the largest and fastest growing sugar factories in Kenya.

The company wishes to fill the following position with a qualified and competent individual to report to the EHS Manager and to be deployed in the EHS Department:

Environmental Health Safety ( EHS) Officer 

The Environment Health and Safety Officer will discharge the following responsibilities:

  • Ensuring company activities comply with health and safety regulations and best practices in the industry.
  • Working in close relation with the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) and the senior management team to set safety standards in the workplaces.
  • Carrying out risk assessments and identifying hazards.
  • Carrying out safety inspections, internal audits and reporting to the management for corrective actions.
  • Ensuring preventive measures, hazard control and personal protective equipment are provided, implemented and used.
  • Assisting in the establishment of health and safety policies.
  • Assisting in the development of occupational health & safety systems, policies, procedures, manuals and arrangements for exercises and training.
  • Assisting in prevention of accidents and fire incidents and keeping records of all safety related events.
  • Investigating and reporting of occupational accidents and near misses.
  • Following up on post-injury procedures and First Aid services.

The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of the following:

  • Occupational Safety and Health and other safety standards.
  • Environmental safety standards
  • Occupational and emergency safety procedures
  • Construction safety standards
  • Labour and environmental laws
  • Work injury related laws
  • Other safety related issues

In addition to working knowledge, the successful candidate must have five years relevant work experience and a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Occupational Safety and Health or Environmental studies.

A Certificate course in Occupational Safety and Health will be mandatory for candidates without background in Occupational Safety and Health.

How to Apply

Qualified individuals are invited to send their application along with detailed CV to hr.pbsourcing@gmail.com indicating the Position as the Subject of the email.

To be considered, your application must be received on/before the 23rd January 2020.

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Kwale, Kenya

Kwale County

Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering and Technical
Updated: January 11, 2020 — 6:54 am