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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
March 23, 2020

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Resumé for Rudi Kruger • • Pretoria, South Africa

• +27 (0-72-636*-***

Health and Safety- Advisor I Officer


SACPCMP Registered Health and Safety Manager (CHSM/743/2018) with over 11 years of Health and Safety experience. Employed in multicultural and multilingual emerging nations in South Africa, Sudan and the Middle East (Iraq and Afghanistan) working with local nationals. The projects’ safety managed varies in Security (PSD and HSE), Oil and Gas (Site HSE) and Construction (mass- bulk earthworks and machinery)

(SHEQ) from platforms, civil services and roads construction to various structures and bridge-construction. I would like to apply for a Health and Safety Advisor (Officer) position in a company where there is an opportunity to grow, and to be part of a constructive influence in building on the foundations of a safe and healthy working environment for all employees, a company which encourage and value – diversity, integrity, trust and openness.


-Leadership and Employee Management -Client Relations and Presentations

-Effective Oral and Written Communication -Problem Solving and Persuasive

-Focused, Consistent, Precise and Creative -Planning, Proactive and Knowledgeable

-Time Management, Adaptable and Flexible -Co-ordinating, Reporting and Adaptable COMPETENCIES

-Regulatory Compliance -Contractual/ Project Management for Safety

-Budget Control for Safety -Training Need Analyses, Coach/ Mentor

-Regulation and Technical knowledge -Incident- Management and Investigation

-Management System, Emergency Response -Microsoft Office, Auditing and QHSE INTERACTION

-Deliver safety management within a large diverse organisation

-Knowledge of applying risk management tools and techniques

-Able to work both as a lone individual, and as part of a team

-Safety presentations to professional audiences

-Influence and facilitate at all levels within an organisation

-React punctually to client needs with regard to Safety or training topics LATEST ACHIEVEMENTS

-Maintained a “0” Zero-LTI rate of 100% in 2019 on multiple sites

-Achieved “0” Zero-Injuries on each site during 2019

-Raised client audit results with up to 25% per sites in 2019

-Saved on budget expenses/ Procurement for PPE and safety equipment up to 50% p/site

-Increased Employee Safety- Training and Awareness up to 30%, and successfully trained new Safety Representatives on multiple sites in 2019


Construction Health and Safety Advisor (South Africa) Jodan Construction January 2012 - March 2014 and January 2017 - Present Responsible for advising on implementing, leading and managing the health and safety performances and compliance of Jodan in accordance with the OHSAct and MHSAct and their applicable Regulations, the Client Specifications and Jodan’s own Safety Specifications. Maintaining a safe and healthy working environment on multiple Construction sites where Jodan is undertaking work in achieving a zero-harm rate.

•Established beneficial relationships with internal/ external divisions, organisations and professional bodies and obtained legal consents, licenses and exemptions thus reduced lost time in production.

•Developed and executed Health and Safety Management Plans and Systems for specific needs per project and conducted training on the Plans and Systems with all personnel.

•Contributed to a culture of safety to increase the cooperation between safety - and production teams and aligned the workload of safety teams to prioritise them according to risk and importance.

•Oversaw and regulated the work of 3rd-party contractors to retain their Certification for the projects.

• Stewardship of existing health and safety programs in safety- and production teams in creating a safe and risk-averse setting for all employees, increasing safety awareness in all departments.

•Identified and managed risks and trends, and proposed appropriate action to eliminate or mitigate those risks to decrease the injury rate each quarter per year.

•Lead weekly site inspections to ensure the on-going adherence to all applicable standards and regulations of the company and maintained emergency response equipment.

•Prepared and presented reports, proposals, and other documents in meetings required by Engineers, Managers, and Regulators.

Group Health and Safety Manager – Construction, Oil and Gas and Security (Iraq) Falcon Group May 2014 - December 2016

Managed the health and safety on multiple sites in and around Erbil and achieved a 100% LTI free rate. Advised Falcon Group’s Directors as well as Divisional Managers on all matters affecting the health and safety of construction works related issues and on physical security issues on site. Ensured Falcon Group complied with the International Labour Organisation and Kurdistan’s HSE legislation as well as the Client’s HSE requirements.

•Displayed stewardship and positively influenced rig-teams in building and maintaining a constructive Safety- culture and awareness on rig sites.

•Ensured a safe, working environment without harm to persons or the environment and reached a “0” % LTI rate for the duration of my employment each year.

•Addressed all HSE issues at the time of their identification, resulting in stable production time.

•Ensured compliance with company HSE regulations by all personnel and actively supported time out for safety, increasing safety awareness under the Local Nationals and Management on the rig site.

•Assisted and guided Supervisors with the permit to work system and other HSE Management tools.

•Initiated, promoted and supported safety inductions, discussions, safety drills and site inspections. Construction Health and Safety Advisor and Site Security Medic (Afghanistan) Global Strategies Group for the US Army Cor. Of Engineers June 2009 - August 2011 Assisted Global Strategies Group in construction and security operations with the US Army Cor. Of Engineers. Participated in- and advised on matters associated with the health and safety of construction works, including complying to the US Safety Regulations (Occupational Safety and Health Administration – OSHA), DoD regulations and Afghanistan’s HSE legislation as well as physical security issues on the sites. EDUCATION

May 2019 - Hazard Identification; Risk Assessment; First Aid Level 1; Supervisory Certificate; Legal Liability MHSAct

June 2017 - Working at Heights

July 2016 - Legal Liability OHSAct

Feb 2016 - NOSA Auditors Certificate

Oct 2015 - Safety Management Training Course (SAMTRAC) Mining Jul 2015 - NEBOSH International Construction Certificate (ICC – 1;2;3) - Managing and controlling hazards in international construction activities

Mar 2015 - Incident Investigation L3 Certificate

Feb 2012 - NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC – 1;2;3) - Health and Safety Management Aug 2011 - Safety Management Training Course (SAMTRAC) Certificate

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