Health & Safety Officer

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Website Company Name: Yalelo Limited

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Job Description:

Health & Safety Officer (Siavonga)
Yalelo Ltd seeks to hire an experienced and qualified Health & Safety Officer who will be responsible for implementing the Yalelo Ltd Health and Safety Management Systems and ensure that there is a safe working environment in the workplace for employees and other interested parties. This is a key position at our Production site and the right -fit candidate will work within the Health and Safety team to promote a safe work culture as we continue to be Zambia’s N0#1 Fish- Placing affordable protein at the center of every home!!
The Right Fit candidate will perform among others, the following functions:
Maintains & Monitors the OHS Management System.

Conducts and documents Hazard Identification, Risk Analysis, and management on site.
Ensures Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Legal register is in place and timely updated by maintaining and documenting compliance to all safety regulations on site.
Implements the OHS system in the organisation and conducts daily inspections to monitor compliance.
Inducts contractor/Visitor as well as safety monitoring and management on site.
Implements and maintains health and safety standards according to establish SOP’s.
Monitors, & evaluates OHS goals, targets, and statistics.
Compiles and maintains relevant SHE registers on updated database.
Logs all Health & Safety (H&S) related complaints and makes updates in respective database.

Champions OHS Best Practices

Implements the change management register.
Performs weekly departmental checks on Fire Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) adherence, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contractor checks, permits check etc.
Promotes safety initiatives through toolbox talks, H&S awareness emails and posters.
Tracks closure of near misses and safety observations.
Implements lessons learnt from all incidents and accidents and shares with all staff, visitors & contracts on site.
Delivers Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) training programs and monitors training matrix.
Implements safe working techniques.
Conducts all the required H&S Drills e.g., Fire and Chemical
Monitors Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) replenishment, management and use on site.

The Hatchery Manager Must Have:

The people excellent communication skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Very sound understanding of Health and Safety Management Systems
Strong understanding of laws and regulations governing safety of employees in workplaces

Qualifications Requirements for the Health & Safety Officer are:

Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management, Risk Management, Safety Management, or related discipline
Two (2) minimum relevant work experience preferably from construction and mining industries
Valid competency certificates

If this, is YOU, we would like to hear from you today!!! Send us your CV and qualifications at [email protected]

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