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Safety Officer

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
October 17, 2020

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Onkarabetse Maroane

BB **** Chaneng



Dear Sir/Madam

RE: Safety officer

I would like to apply for the above mentioned position as I am confident that my qualifications, knowledge, and

capabilities are enough to give you the best candidate to work with.

I have more than 3 years experience as a safety health and environmental specialist in 3 different sectors being

FMCG (Fast moving consumer goods), mining as well as heavy steel construction. My responsibilities were but not

limited to developing, implementing and improving the health and safety standards on mining,Underground

construction management, Enzyme safety, process safety and machinery safety. My ability, knowledge and

experience in implementing the health and safety standards as well as risk assessments and procedures is one of

my well-honed assets.

I am confident that the pool of my natural people’s skills along with my ability to resolve issues combined with my in-

depth knowledge of process both in construction mining as well as manufacturing excellence will make me a good

asset to your company.

Attached is my CV for your perusal, I welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have and your

consideration is much appreciated. You can contact me on: 063-***-****/ 079-***-**** or email me at

Yours faithfully

Onkarabetse Maroane

Contact details : Cell: 063-***-**** / 079-***-****, Email:

Personal Information

ID number: 940**********

Gender: Female

Languages: Setswana, English, Sesotho & Isizulu

Driver's license: Code 10 [C1]


A safety specialist with more than 3 years of expertise in internal and external deep compliance audits in process

safety, contractor management,environmental and hygiene compliance, machinery safety, enzyme safety

,operability and efficiency maintenance.

Implementing occupational health, safety and environmental indicators tracking report for root cause analysis as well

as improvement and preventative measures of occurrences (near miss, incidents and accidents).

Identifying key improvement or deterioration trends and deviations that necessitate priority action plans as per risk


Enforcing legal compliance in the workplace through world class manufacturing excellence and ensuring that the

manufacturing processes are executed as per the set operating standards and appointed by competent employees

both the sites and contractors.

Core Competencies

Knowledge Developed Skills Attributes

SHE Management System Presentation & facilitation skills Analytical.

Mine Health & Safety Act Relationship management. Innovative.

Sense of responsibility

Behaviour Based Safety. Critical evaluation.

and accountability.

OHSAS 18001 & 19001.

Communication skills.

Competent A skills

Contractor management (SHEQ

(Declaration of a workplace safe)

compliance Audit)

Process safety management. Professional.

Computer literate in MS office,

Enzyme safety.

skype networks as well as teams.

First aid level 2.

On the job trainings and revisions.

Emergency preparedness.

Professional Experience

Conveyors for Africa

Safety Officer: 20 April 2017 – 27 July 2019

Conducting base line risk assessment for commissioning of Conveyor belts, tips,bulkheads underground.

PPE issuing and register compliance audits and scheduling.

Monthly legal tool and appliance compliance audit including lifting equipment testing schedules.

Implementation of basic SHE pack for construction and maintenance.

Formulation and implementation of safety campaigns.

Advising the manager in matters regarding health and safety policies and wellbeing of employees.

Assisting with implementing the company’s OHS plans and strategies.

Ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Ensuring the development and adherence to Health and Safety policy and procedures.

Assisting with the rehabilitation of employees after accidents or injuries and make sure they experience a

satisfactory return to work.

Responding to employees’ safety concerns and institute proper investigations.

Raise management and staff awareness of safety accountabilities and responsibilities.

Onkarabetse Maroane, BB1108 Chaneng, Rustenburg, 0300. Cell: 079-******* / 079-***-****

Identifying and test work areas for potential accident and health hazards.

Recording and reporting hazards, accidents, injuries and health issues within the workplace.

Facilitating the investigation of accidents and unsafe work conditions, study possible causes and

recommended remedial action.

Compiling and continuously update the Health and Safety and visitor registers.

Planning and coordinating emergency procedures such as evacuation drills and first aid crews.

Compiling and submitting Safety, Health and Environmental statistical reports to the Manager.

Unilever Boksburg powders Plant SHE Intern July 2019-August 2020

Contractor management

Ensuring that all contractors on site comply with the relevant SHEQ ( safety health environment and

quality standards on site.

Conducting baseline risk assessment for construction ( Working at heights, machinery safety as well as

process safety activities performed on site).

Inspection and approval of SHE files on site.

Managing non conformance and incident reporting on site by contactors.


World class manufacturing excellence people’s development pillar member.

Site safety, process safety and enzyme board pillar member.

Conducting monthly audits on the plant on machinery safety and analyzing the risk connected to the

job that is being performed by employees.

Conducting Root cause analysis methodology (RJEA)

Conducting on the job training and evaluations by means of planned task observations as well as the

way to teach people (TWTTP).

Compiling SHE statistics monthly and bi-weekly reports for the site including contractor incident

reporting and recording.

Facilitating safety based observation reports and peer to peer coaching and performance on the plant

for all the divisions of the plant (Engineering, process, manufacturing as well as the packing plant).

Manage site safety and security drives on the plant (CCTV security observations of unsafe acts and

conditions around the plant including alcohol policy adherence).

Manage/ track unsafe condition observation closure.

Facilitate site cross safety health and environmental audits and world class manufacturing audits.


• Implement Covid-19 tiers and standard requirements.

• Implement Audit checklist and action tracker for the site.

• Covid-19 emergency procedure and response facilitation.

• Manage behavioural and cultural practices on the plant in relation to the pandemic.

• Compiling data reports on the statistics of the site.

• Manage screening and testing of employees as well as quarantine/ incubation regulations.

Onkarabetse Maroane, BB1108 Chaneng, Rustenburg, 0300. Cell: 079-******* / 079-***-****

Academic Qualifications

2019 National Diploma: Safety Management – Vaal University of Technology

2013: Introduction to humanities: Intro Certificate – Vaal University of Technology

2012 Grade 12: Senior Certificate - President Mangope Technical and Commercial High School

List of References

Mr. Chris Mwale: Chief Safety Officer, Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine.

Tel: 060-***-****

Mr. Jaco Pieterse: Construction Manager, Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine.

Tel: 079-***-****

Mr. George Mnguni: Safety health and environment Manager Unilever Boksburg

Tel: 082-***-****

Mrs. Mamosetsana Nchabeleng : Assistant Learning Manager Unilever Boksburg

Tel : 076-***-****

Onkarabetse Maroane, BB1108 Chaneng, Rustenburg, 0300. Cell: 079-******* / 079-***-****

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