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Safety Officer

Company:
Ivana Resources
Location:
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Posted:
September 28, 2019

Description:

We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations.

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

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

Proven experience as safety officer

In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) 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

Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus

Outstanding organizational skills

Diligent with great attention to detail

Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics

BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred

Certificate in occupational health and safety

INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND THEIR CVs TO or Call 08116501459