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Safety Officer

Calgary, AB, Canada
October 15, 2019

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Ola Obasa

NW Calgary, AB Cell: 403-***-****

Professional Summary

Experienced Health and Safety Professional with expertise in both oil and gas and logistics industries. Respected for maintaining the all standards, honesty and being a collaborative team player. Works to ensure that all employees return home safely at the end of day, while reducing costs and profitability for the employer. Industry experience includes oil and gas, logistics (transportation), construction and food. Core strength is using highly developed communication skills to influence people and organizations to be safe.

Summary of Qualifications and Skills

•Knowledge of operations of construction industry and protocols set by HSE laws

•Sound knowledge of environment-friendly operations, systems, and tools

•Excellent documentation and problem-solving skills

•Proficient in establishing articulate communication and drafting reports

•Preparation of documents for shutdown as well as updating report of man hours.

Professional Experience

Sulzer Chemtech Canada Inc 2019

Safety Advisor

Schlumberger, E & P Wireline UCC-PDP 2017 - 2018

Senior Wireline Operator/HSE SPECIALIST

Ability to identify work site hazards and applied appropriate control on the field during wireline operations

Used well developed interpersonal skills to build relationships with my employer, workers and co-workers to promote health and safety management principles to achieved zero injury and incident both in the field and office.

Developed and always desired to learn and develop new skills while sharing my knowledge and expertise with others in the area of Safety.

Always responding effectively to changing priorities and demands of the workplace regarding Health and Safety.

Sulzer Chemtech Canada Inc 2015 - 2017

Health Safety and Environment Coordinator (2016 – 2017)

Field Tower Safety Coordinator (2015 – 2015)

Developed short and long-term strategies and objectives for the Safety Management Program by managing the site-specific safety plan. Conducted site Tool box meetings, Pre-job meetings, site inspection, hazard assessment and incident investigation. Worked 100% on CNRL Natural Air Liquefied gas project.

Safety Audits:

•Utilized comprehensive working knowledge of OH&S Act and Regulations and Codes, WCB legislation, Environment Act and Regulation, Traffic Act to ensure all employees and sites in compliance.

•Monitored workers to ensure safety standards and best practice are adhere to always.

•Completed hazard assessments, evaluation and control and interfaced with internal and external customers on issues related to safety.

•Ensured that field level hazard and risk assessments were conducted daily such as gas monitoring test before entering confined space. Supervised quality check on equipment and apparatus. Function testing the SCBA and SABA before entering a confine space.

Emergency Response:

•Developed emergency response plans, safe work practices and identified potential hazards.

•Coordinated Emergency Response Plan, programs and fire wardens. Supported management in implementing, monitoring and improving safety programs both on site and in the office.

•Provide AED maintenance, safety item fit testing and fire evaluation plan/testing.

Beatus Ventures Limited, Nigeria 2010 - 2014

Health Safety Coordinator

Beatus Ventures Limited provided industrial transportation in oil and gas, warehousing and construction. Ensured Beatus Ventures Limited workplace conformed to organizational procedures and safety standards by equipping the facilities with appropriate safety equipment and training employees to use them correctly to deliver the right outcome.

Inspected working equipment, such as scaffolding, excavators, loaders, trenchers, bulldozers etc. to ensure they were calibrated and met safety regulations, to identify hazards, and risks associated with them.

Ensured Personal Protective Equipment (such as ear plugs, dust masks, safety glasses, safety boots and safety helmets) were being used in workplaces per safety regulations.

Supported and participated in HSE assurance activities including inspections, audits and related interactions with Owners, Vendors and Regulators.

Ensured all incidents were reported promptly and investigations carried out to determine actual and root cause without blame game being played.

ATLANTIC SHRIMPERS LTD, Nigeria 2003 - 2010

Safety Officer

Inspected work areas daily to detect unsafe conditions and work practices. Documented and reported all unsafe acts to management for proper action.

Conduct monthly health and safety meetings and inspections. Ensured that unsafe or harmful conditions found during inspections or incident investigations were remedied without delay.

Carried out daily toolbox meeting.

Conducted safety orientations for new staffs, visitors and clients, middle management and junior staff.


Health Safety and Environment Certificate at University of Calgary (2018)

National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO) from Alberta Construction Safety Association

International General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health from National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) United Kingdom

Diploma in Supply Chain Management and Logistics from London Academy Business School United Kingdom

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM)

H2S Alive, CSTS, Fall Protection, Fall Protection End User, Confined Space Entry

Standard First Aid with CPR Level C

Basic Safety Orientation (OSSA)

Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09)

Basic, Advanced and Executive Leadership Certificate from Daystar Leadership Academy

Quality Management System Training as System Auditor ISO 9001 (QMS)

Project Management Professional Course (PMP) at Jeman Consulting

Post Graduate Diploma in Fisheries Management and Aquaculture from Usman Dan Fodiyo University

Higher National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology Specialization in Zoology and Fisheries, University of Ibadan (B.Sc.)

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