Visa Status : Tourist /single-short visa
Dedicated Occupational Health & Safety professional with hands on experience of global/national EHS practices, an expert of inspecting and evaluating workplaces for HSE risks and recommending and implementing safe work procedures while developing cost effective HSE plans. An outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and training skills with proven ability to interact effectively with contractors and management at all levels. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
NEBOSH-International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (UK)
Advanced Fire Fighting training (city of Harare Fire Brigade),
Scaffolding Inspector Training and Emergency First training from St John Ambulance Training Institute in Zimbabwe.
Certified ISO 14001,ISO 9001 AND OSHAS 18001
BSc in Geography and Environmental Science (Midlands state university.
NEBOSH International General Certificate(IGC) Lionize
Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management Course (oshemac1 and 11)
Diploma in Physical Education (Mutare teachers college)
Certificate in Family health and life studies(Mutare teachers college)
Masters of Commerce in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance (MSMCG) with Midlands State University (current studies)
1- ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIOANAL / MASHONALAND TOBACCO COMPANY Jan 2011 to Present Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Manager/Officer RESPONSIBILITIES
I have managed to formulate and implement health and safety policies within the organization which enable the organization to be certified for ISO 9001 and OSHAS 18001.
In the eight years with the organization I have managed to comply with current health and safety legislation ensuring all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the safety and health of staff and visitors.
Due to the safety trainings that I organized and carried out safety awareness, handling and maintenance of both hand and machine tools helped to increase health and safety awareness at all levels within the organization.
Ensure safety and avoid fire hazards by organizing and providing fire drills and fire awareness lessons to all staff and clients in the department.
Carrying out periodic inspections on adherence of health and safety procedures within factory, warehouses and all external buying centers to meet requirements of the standards.
Through my capabilities to investigate all incidents and accidents occurring on sites and report according to organizational structure it helped to reduce lost time days and down time which in turn increased production to the organization.
I have managed to master and use the following safe to work systems below which enhanced and reduced accidents/incidents on site.
COSHH materials handling and disposal
(PTW) permit to work systems
Work at height
Conducted thorough safety compliance inspections, identifying and resolving discrepancies as needed.
Improved jobsite safety performance - reached over 12+ million man hours without a lost time.
Developed and implemented programs related to industrial hygiene and laboratory safety.
Spearheaded the "Home Safe" safety initiative in which the object was to bring all employees home in the same manner they left.
Conducted job hazard studies for each field position including ergonomic, PPE, and on the job hazards.
Implemented Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) program by developing the Stop Work Authority safety program to prevent and correct unsafe environmental working conditions by stressing the importance of being a "good neighbor."
Performed inspections of fire and safety equipment, machinery throughout the plant, then identified and corrected potential hazards to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Coordinated all emergency response activities including annual drills, spill prevention and training employees on emergency response and evacuation procedures
Increased employees awareness and knowledge of EH&S regulations and policies through continuous training. Implemented Accident / Incident investigation program.
Partnered with other groups within the organization to ensure adherence to established regulations.
Stayed current with changes and potential impacts as updates were made through governing regulatory institutions.
Prepared and documented health and safety incident reports for management review PERSONAL SKILLS
Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment
Innovative and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Ability to accept any challenges
Good team player with positive attitude
Organizational administration skills
Data collection, capturing and analysis.
Geographical Information Systems Skill.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word / Excel / Power Point, adobe Photoshop and Internet
Knowledge of Computer installation and handling windows related problems REFERENCES
References will be issued upon request.