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Safety Health

Durban, KZN, South Africa
R20000 to R25000
January 15, 2018

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NAME : Isheanesu Chisenga

ADDRESS : ****, ********* ******* ******, *******, Johannesburg

CONTACT NUMBER : +276********


DATE OF BIRTH : 14 July 1991

SEX : Male

NATIONALITY : Zimbabwean

IDENTITY NUMBER : BN704634 (valid workers permit)



A highly trained and experienced Environmental Safety and Health practitioner in both construction and FMGC who has been a part of a Safety and health practice for the past 5 years. Skilled in ISO 14001 environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 safety and health management systems and ISO 9001 for quality management while having the ability to handle complex assignments effectively and possessing the confidence to work as part of a team or independently to deliver the expected results.


QUALIFICATION : Ordinary Level

INSTITUTION : Ruya High School, Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

YEAR ATTAINED : 2004 to 2007

PASSES : 8 Subjects passed including (Mathematics, Science, and English)

QUALIFICATION : Advanced Level

INSTITUTION : Ruya High School, Mt Darwin, Zimbabwe

YEAR ATTAINED : 2008 to 2009

PASSES : 3 Subjects passed including (Geography and Management of Business)

QUALIFICATION : Bachelor of Science in Safety Health and Environmental Management.

INSTITUTION : Bindura University of Science Education, Bindura, Zimbabwe

YEAR ATTAINED : 2011 to 2015

PASSES : Second Upper Class (2.1)

QUALIFICATION : Lifesaver International First Aid Certificate

INSTITUTION : St John Ambulance Association


PASSES : Certificate

QUALIFICATION : Industrial Fire Fighting

INSTITUTION : Municipality of Harare Fire Brigade


PASSES : Certificate


NEBOSH International General Certificate 2016



YEAR : May 2011 to August 2011

EMPLOYER : Cotton Company of Zimbabwe

Job Title : Accounts clerk


Handling transporters payments

Invoicing of receipts and filing

Handling transporters’ queries and

YEAR : July 2013 to February 2015

EMPLOYER : Alliance One International - Mashonaland Tobacco Company (3000 people)

Job Title : Safety and Health Officer


Co-ordinate daily HSE matters for the company

Communicate with the ministry of Labour on safety related issues

Preparing monthly and annual reports of safety performance for the company.

Implementation of ISO 14001’s environmental management systems elements and conducting internal audits.

Implementation of BSI OHSAS 18001’s Safety and Health management systems elements and conducting internal audits.

Implementation of ISO 9001’s Quality management systems elements and conducting internal audits.

Facilitating monthly environmental safety and health meetings with all departments and mapping action plans.

Annual review of Safety policy and practical implementation of the policy across all departments and activities.

Preparation of induction and training programmes and conducting induction training for more than 2000 employees.

Plan training programmes according to needs in Safety and Health across all departments.

Conducting investigations of near misses, accidents and any HSE related incidents that occur.

Preparation of Emergency Preparedness plans and annual review of its effectiveness to the organization.

Fire incident protection and preparation,

Implementation of Emergency preparedness and response plan.

Finance-Annual budget preparation for the department.

Proposition of department’s commodities procurement.

Ensuring registration of company activities with all legally stipulated entities for operating licenses.

Handling occupational related compensation cases with NSSA;

Waste management and environmental rehabilitation programmes.

Conducting periodic hazard identification, risk assessments and job safety analysis sessions across all departments.

Action weekly and monthly deviation reports within stipulated periods.

Checks on the management systems components progress

Conducting weekly HSE inspections for the factory, vehicles, electricity, canteen, warehouse and office inspections;

Legal compliance audits to Environmental, Health and safety laws and ensuring the organization complies with them.

Conducting industrial hygiene monitoring (dust, noise, ergonomics, light) measurements according to legal requirements.

Use of SAP to do purchase requisitions and creating maintenance orders.

Coordinating interdepartmental team building initiatives.

Achievements: Reduced 2013 and 2014 lost time injury rate from 2.6 to 0.7

Initiated a waste segregation programme that reduced waste levels by 40%

Was part of the team that drove MTC to win the 2013 Safety and Health at Work

(SHAW) awards for the most improved company in its sector as far as Safety and Health is concerned.

YEAR : March 2015 to March 2016

EMPLOYER : Shota Engineering

Job Title : Safety and Health Representative


Conducting risk assessment

Safety and health talks

Prepare and implement safety and health Plan

Accident prevention and investigation

Writing reports

Advising the engineering team

Communicate with the Inspectorate

Hazard identification and risk assessment

Legal compliance inspection and enforcement

Training programmes planning

PPE use enforcement

Daily SHE Inspections on site

Conducting and chairing monthly safety meetings

YEAR : May 2016 to February 2017

EMPLOYER : Metallux Pty Ltd

Job Title : Safety and Health Officer (Fibre optic cables laying West Pretoria, Lodium & Soshanguve)


Conducting risk assessment for excavation work

Safety and health talks

Prepare and implement safety and health Plan according to laid project budget

Accident prevention and investigation

Communicate with the Inspectorate

Hazard identification and risk management

Legal compliance inspection and enforcement (OSHA, Construction regulations, COIDA)

Training programmes planning

PPE use enforcement

Daily SHE Inspections on site. Plant, equipment and site inspections.

Conducting and chairing monthly safety meetings

Development of safety files

Writing reports to management and client

Inspecting work site

Advising both management and employees on matters related to OHS and Legal compliance

Planning OHS continual improvement projects

Identification and establishment of an assembly point; this was done during SHE induction to all new employees as well as contractors working for the organization.

Preparation of the SHE and Environmental file.

Conducting daily toolbox talks about safety and environment.

Designing a disaster contingency plan.

Increasing visual safety communication through use of safety signs, this was done by ensuring that safety signs were posted in all hazardous areas as well in areas where new hazards have been identified.

Ensuring of the employer to provide adequate Personal protective clothing and equipment as well as the duties of employees to use the provided personal protective clothing.

Maintenance of management systems: OHSAS 18001:1999; ISO 140001:2004; ISO 9001:2000.Ensuring that the organization conforms to all management systems and this is done by conducting several internal audits and ensuring that all non-conforming areas are rectified.

Conducting safety health and environmental audits

Identify Management systems training needs, designing appropriate training programs and carrying out training.

Safety, health & Environment data and trend analysis.

YEAR : September 2017 to date

EMPLOYER : Toolslane engineering Pty Ltd

Job Title : Safety and Health Officer (Manyavu water pipe laying project)


Assist with the preparation of a construction health and safety plan

Confirm necessary documentation was submitted to the relevant authorities

Attend project planning meetings

Assessments and approval of contractor(s) health and safety plans

Attend the contractors site handover

Attend regular site, technical and progress meetings

Facilitate site health and safety meetings

Identification of the hazards and risks relevant to the construction project through regular coordinated site inspections

Establish and maintain health and safety communication structures and systems, distribution of health and safety specific documents to sub-contractors

Compiling project specific emergency response and preparedness plans

Testing the effectiveness of the emergency response plans

Conduct site safety inductions

Evaluate the levels of compliance of subcontractors to the project specific health and safety plan and client specifications through inspections and audits

Oversee the reporting and investigation of project related incidents

Oversee the maintenance of all records

Participation in management reviews of the health and safety systems

Use of trends analysis to identify system deficiencies and incident trends, outline relevant improvements

Incorporation of changes into a health and safety management system

Review and update the health and safety plan

Development of technical reports in relation to health and safety issues and communicate through presentations to diverse groups of decision makers


MANAGEMENT SKILLS: Supervisory, financial regulation, Decision making, Managing budgets, Effective delegation, Conflict regulation skills.

PERSONAL SKILLS: Attention to detail, Communication, Good IT knowledge, Presentation skills, Problem solving, Analytic mind, High levels of integrity, negotiating skills.

COMPUTER SKILLS: good command of all Microsoft Office™ tools (word, excel, PowerPoint presentation) and Good command of IBM SPSS Data analysis tools. Using some components of SAP


Watching current affairs, tourism and travelling as well as Chess.


Mr. R . Mutseriwa (Operations officer)


Lubbe Construction

23 Webber Road

Delville, Gemiston

Erick Khumalo (Construction manager)

Falcon projects

199 John Street Muckleneuk


K . Sabumba

Safety and health director

Alliance One International


Harare Zimbabwe

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