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Safety Officer

Location:
Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
March 26, 2020

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About Me

An adaptable and responsible service oriented professional with 10 years of work experience in Fire Safety and Health,Safety and Environmental operations for Norwegian Cruise Lines (USA). Excellent skills with the ability to work well under pressure, take instructions from all levels and build up good working relationships with all colleagues. Proactive and well-organized team player with good communication, coordination, negotiation, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills.

Seeks a position as HSE Advisor/Officer with a company to utilize my education and experience for the optimum growth of the organization as well as personal career growth. To be an active participant, as well as a vital contributor in the development of the company.

Key Attributes

HABC (Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance) United Kingdom Approved Trainer to deliver HSE Trainings in UAE- HABC # 22602

Completed International Award in Delivering Training (IADT) from HABC

Strong exposure and understanding of business strategy planning and implementation of Health and Safety Standards in the Organisation.

Preparation and filling of Regulatory requirements and documentation.

Devise and implement policies pertaining to Environment, Health & Safety.

Manage and conduct training programs to all Employees and contractor staff pertaining to HSE standards.

Plan and implement Emergency Preparedness Plan and Risk Management procedures.

Device methodologies to give high visibility of HSE program to the Top management.

Leading and managing a team for effective implementation of the systems.

Have excellent communication skills in English and Hindi.

Highly motivated and adaptive with the ability to grasp things quickly and possesses excellent interpersonal, technical, communication skills and Presentation skills.

Technical and Acedamic Qualifications

Has successfully completed “International General Certification” in “Occupational Health and Safety” ( from National Examining Body in Occupational Safety and Health) NEBOSH – United Kingdom.

Simulation, Training Assessment and Research- United States Coast Guard approved – USA

Successfully completed “Advanced Fire Fighting” course with Dubai Civil Defence (UAE) in the year 2019.

Has successfully completed “Fire Fighting Training” course performed by “Drager Safety AG & Co. KGaA” in Eemshaven (Germany) in the year 2006.

Has successfully completed Fire Fighting Training" through “Survival Systems Training” in Halifax (Canada) in the year 2007.

Successfully Completed Training in “International Pest Management” from “Fulton Marine International”- Nassau, Bahamas.

Completed STCW 95 – From Sea Scan Maritime Institute- India (Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities).

Holding a Diploma in Hotel Management (Distinction) from “Falcon Institute of Hotel Management” - India.

Holding an Advanced Diploma in Ms Office & Applications from “Computer Software Systems” - Goa.

Completed International First Aid- Dubai Municipality Approved - Euro Link Safety - Dubai

Completed Crew Security and Safety Awareness Training- USA

Completed Crowd Management Awareness Training- Bahamas Maritime Authority

UAE Project Experience

Dubai Parks and Resorts for Globe link West star L.L.C

Mirdiff Uptown Villas for Zabeel Contracting L.L.C

JAFZA Logistics and Freights for Globe link West Star Shipping L.L.C

Majid Al Futtaim(Deira City Center)for Northcorp Interior Fit out L.L.C

Burj Khalifa Annexure Building for Worldwide Building Demolition L.L.C

Dubai World Trade Center & Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center for Top Gear Promotions L.L.C

Work Experience

Health and Safety Officer, Port and Customs Freezone Corporation

Dubai, Feb 2018- Present

Regularly conducting mandatory Evacuation drils for all personnel.

Conduct trainings related to HSE for entire workforce.

To train staff in all aspects towards Health and Safety.

To conduct Job Safety Analysis and make Risk Assessments for all activities.

To spread the golden Rule of Target Zero to all employees.

To Ensure that the entire Facility is in compliance with Trakees & Dubai Muncipality regulations.

To Assist in internal audits with senior management.

To educate the management towards maintaing high Health and Safety Standards in the organisation.

To ensure that all checklists are maintianed for a safe working environment.

To make reports and submit it to the management for corrective action and to follow up for its implementation.

Conducting weekly Tool Box talk and monthly safety meeting with entire workforce.

To Implement Health and Safety Plan,Emergency Safety Plan in the Organisation.

Conducting Inspections all around the facility.

Health and Safety Advisor, Dynatech Training and Safety Consultants

Dubai, Feb 2016- Nov 2017

Conduct trainings in Basic Fire Fighting, Emergency First Aid and all other HSE related Trainings

Develop environmental awareness among the people

Conduct Site inspections and audits for warehouses, constructional sites including JAFZA and other Districts

Educate all personnel to understand their HSE responsibilities.

Follow up of safety regulations & requirement at a workplace.

Taking extra safety measures during any process such as Hot Works

Monitoring & ensuring safe work activities at site

Capable of establishing, implementing and monitoring Fire Hazards, health & safety policies & site procedures

Advising concerned departments about the unsafe condition and unsafe acts.

Participate to Develop safety training courses and impart training courses to workforce.

Carry out regular checks and validate permits to work where applicable.

Assist in controlling the areas where critical tasks are being undertaken, e.g. Work at Height, Heavy lifts etc.

HSE Officer, Top Gear Promotions L.L.C

Dubai, UAE — 2014-2016

Advise on all HSE activities to operate HSE Management system with in the area of my jurisdiction

To control the provision of a safe and hygienic work environment for all company, contractors & employees

Assist the PMTs and consultants in investigating accidents & near misses in order to make it confirmed to prescribed procedures and useful recurrence.

To Conduct emergency mock drills as an observer and advise and guide the Crewmembers on its proper exercise.

Arrange HSE training for employees as per requirements

Develop environmental awareness among the peoples

Educate all personnel to understand their HSE responsibilities.

Follow up of safety regulations & requirement at a workplace.

Taking extra safety measures during any process such as Hot Work and checking their Permits and maintaining records.

Monitoring & ensuring safe work activities at site

Capable of establishing, implementing and monitoring Fire Hazards, health & safety policies & site procedures

Advising concerned departments about the unsafe condition and unsafe acts.

Responsible for conducting daily inspections to identify hazards, unsafe conditions and coordinating with supervisors for the compliance with safety objectives and procedures of the company.

Participate to Develop safety training courses and impart training courses to workforce.

Periodic Auditing/ Inspection of safety equipment’s/Tools /Electric machines etc. against validity /capacity / Proper Functionality

Act as emergency coordinator in case of emergency.

Assist to Conduct / Verify Risk assessment, Job safety analysis prior to the issue of Permit to work

Monitoring toolbox/safety talks on a regular basis and ensure that they are being conducted in a professional and capable manner

Carry out regular checks and validate permits to work where applicable.

Assist in controlling the areas where critical tasks are being undertaken, e.g. Work at Height, Heavy lifts etc.

Handled correspondence - action emails, mails and faxes from clients and customer.

Attend client level meetings.

Analyzed the process gaps for agents and get a solution accordingly.

Handling Supervisory/Escalation calls.

Monitors Calls for Quality Reports

Communicate successfully with team members to ensure work is done efficiently.

Fire and Safety Officer, Norwegian Cruise Lines

Miami, USA — 2004-2014

Advise on all HSE activities to operate HSE Management system with in the area of my jurisdiction

To control the provision of a safe and hygienic work environment for all company, contractors & employees

Assist the PMTs and consultants in investigating accidents & near misses in order to make it confirmed to prescribed procedures and useful recurrence.

Monitor emergency mock drills as an observer and advise and guide the Crewmembers on its proper exercise.

Arrange HSE training for employees as per requirements

Develop environmental awareness among the peoples

Educate all personnel to understand their HSE responsibilities.

Follow up of safety regulations & requirement at a workplace.

Taking extra safety measures during any process such as Hot Work and checking their Permits and maintaining records.

Show a good personal example at all time

Monitoring & ensuring safe work activities at site

Capable of establishing, implementing and monitoring Fire Hazards, health & safety policies & site procedures

Advising concerned departments about the unsafe condition and unsafe acts and measure the necessity for the effective control of Fire.

Conducting Safety Knowledge Tests with all New Sign on Crew Members and taking them on a personalised Tour around the Ship to familiarize them with the Emergency Escape Routes.

Checking the hygienic conditions at the work place, Inspection of Fire Extinguishers and record keeping, enforcing the system of reporting the incidents and accidents, Investigation of incidents and accidents along with the responsible team leader and recommending the preventive measure for avoiding the reoccurrence.

Accident, incident and near miss investigation and suggesting remedial measures to the management to prevent re occurrence, HSE induction as well as other safety training to the work-force,

Fire-fighting training to the workforce, Facilitate First-aid to the injured person, Co-ordination with the rescue team

Conducting Random Cabin Inspections.

Auditing of permits.

Ensuring safety of Crewmembers With regards to Fire Health and Safety at a work place

Hospitality work Experience

Sales Executive, Baskin Robbins

Goa,India – 2003-2004

Interacting with Customers Queries and needs.

Implementing continuous Improvement for the Firm.

Training new staff and implementing Food and Hygiene Standards.

Fine Dining Operations, The Bombay Tandoor Shanghai

Shanghai,China – 2002-2003

Ensuring Guest Satisfaction by serving Food & Beverages in Restaurants and Banquets.

Handling of more than 30 covers at one time.

Training stewards and Management Trainees of the Etiquettes’ of Fine Dining.

Practicing safe food and Beverage handling procedures.

Fine Dining Operations, Taj Holiday Village

Goa,India – 2001-2002

Ensuring Guest Satisfaction by serving Food & Beverages in Restaurants and Banquets.

Handling of more than 20 covers at one time.

Training stewards and Management Trainees of the Etiquettes’ of Fine Dining.

Practicing safe food and Beverage handling procedures.

Working in different Speciality Restaurants and Bartending

Industrial Management Executive, The Kenilworth Beach Resort

Goa,India – 2000-2001

Working in all the Departments of hotel and Exercising in Hotel Operations.

Working in the House Keeping, Food Production, Food & Beverage Service and Front Office Departments of the hotel and closely working with the Management of the Organisation.

Training stewards and Management Trainees of the Etiquettes’ of Fine Dining.

Practicing safe food and Beverage handling procedures.

Working in different Speciality Restaurants and Bartending.

EDUCATION

HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL – Goa University

Dnyanprassarrak Mandals College of Commerce and Science — 1999

HIGH SCHOOL – Goa University

St.Anthonys High School — 1997

PERSONAL DETAILS

Nationality - Indian

Date of Birth – 24th December 1981

Marital Status - Married

Visa Status – Employment Visa

Languages – English,Hindi,Urdu, Konkani and Mandarin

REFERENCES

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Skype ID - sherfernandes

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Email – adcf44@r.postjobfree.com

Driving License – UAE

Al Nahda, Dubai

Sherwin Fernandes



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