Safety Officer

Full Time Closes: January 31, 2023

Trade Zone Limited is currently looking to hire an experienced Safety Officer to be based at the factory in Lusaka
Duties & Responsibilities

Support the development of OHS policies and programs
Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Requirements and skills

Full Grade 12 Certificate
Minimum Diploma in occupational health, safety, and environment,
Proven experience as safety officer
In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA) and procedures
Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
Outstanding organizational skills
Diligent with great attention to details
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics

Interested candidates should send their application letters, curriculum vitae and certificates to [email protected] and CC [email protected], closing date is 31st January, 2023
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