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Consulting Engineer Safety Officer

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
July 26, 2021

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Humphrey Edison CV


P.O Box 70-00518 Nairobi 070*******/ 073******* Q U A L I T Y, H E A L T H, S A F E T Y & E N V I R O N M E N T P R O F E S S I O N A L

Certified Professional in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) offering over 8 years career distinguished by commended performance and proven results both locally and internationally.

Extensive background in QHSE generalist affairs, including experience in QHSE policies and procedure formulation, training, emergency preparedness, risk assessment, incident investigation, internal and external audits, management review and legal compliance.

Demonstrated success in, designing procedures, staff training, policies formulation and implementation, hazard analysis, key performance indicators, auditing and management reports.


Occupational Health

Risk Assessment

Hazard Analysis

QHSE Policies &


Industrial Safety

Lean Management

Social Management

Safety Management Systems

QHSE Auditing

Environmental Management


Workplace and Construction


Quality Management System

Document Control

Site Inspection

Fire Safety

First Aid

Training & Supervision.

Project Management

Incident Investigation

Risk Management


China Gezhouba Group Company Limited-Kenya

Contracted to construct the northern collector tunnel phase 1 EHS MANAGER, April 2018-Present

Contracted to formulate policies, review procedures in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures. Ensuring implementation of BS6164:2011 for tunneling operation, OSHA ACT 2007, IFC Sustainability Performance Standards, World Bank EHS Guidelines, Fire reduction Rules 2007, First Aid Rules 2007, Conducting Internal Audits a, Risk Assessments for underground and surface works, Creating an integrated management system encompassing OHSAS 18001; 2015.EMS 14001; 2015,QMS


Duties and Responsibilities

Formulating procedures namely operating standards for Gas, Lux and Dust monitoring; Incident and Accident Investigation Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures for Clinics and Ambulances, Chemical Handling and Disposal Mechanism; Integrated Waste Management Procedures; Effluent monitoring procedure. Procedures for Emergency Evacuation.

Reviewed the following Environmental and Social Management Plan, Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan, Safety Management Plan, Pollution Control Plan

Perform and contribute to the EHS Training Plans by conducting employee orientations; emergency response training; and coordination of modular training programs for the Operation.

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Responsible for coordinating integration of tunneling Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety requirements with Consulting Engineer (SMEC) and Contractors personnel in line with Contractual Obligations as stated in Technical Specifications, BS 6164;2011,OSHA Act 2007 as well as other applicable laws and regulations.

Instituted Occupational Health and Safety Committee across all the sites and ensured all the committee members are competent as per regulations.

Maintains contact with key agencies like NEMA, WARMA, DOSH agencies to exchange information on project regulatory compliance efforts.

Formulated Quality Policy, Environmental Policy, Occupational Health and Safety Policy and Fire Safety Policy.

Conducted Risk Assessment both for Underground and Surface works

Responsible for the Incident management & corrective action implementation.

Conducting internal audits and liaising with external agencies in conducting external audit.

Responsible for drafting Project Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP)

Conducting site inspection, HSE Survey, Sampling for hazard identification and control.

Implemented internal monthly training at each site and standard daily toolbox talks across all the project sites. Trained approximately 817 staff so far.

Implementing Code of Conduct for the project to mitigate Gender Based Violence and Violence against Children in line with World Bank Social Safeguards in the project. Mission Hope Centers — Kenya

Providing medical and Vocational training in various parts of the Country. CRJE EAST Africa — Kenya

Construction Company constructing apartments in various parts in the Country QHSE Advisor, 2018 January to April 2018.

Contracted to help in establishing, Health, Safety and Environment department guiding the startup and management of a full spectrum of QHSE operations, systems and programs. Worked with senior management to create QHSE policies and procedures; manuals; created group QHSE databases; training staff on workplace safety systems. Manage documents control programs; administer QHSE budget; and handle legal compliance issues.

Key Results:

Played a pivotal role in ensuring the successful establishment of HSE department. Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment.

Designed a training plan and procedure for employees across the organizations unit. Personally managed to train 15 employees as safety champions so as to train others.

Introduced ISO forms, standards, operating procedures and industry best practices.

Successfully conducted stage one and two audit on all entity in areas of Occupational Health and Safety Management, Environmental management System and Quality Management Systems.

My commitment resulted in the successful initiation of qualitative management approach in projects management in all the centers.

Wrote QHSE manual covering issues including procedures, code of conduct, legal compliance Method Statements, Safe Systems of Work and Permits to Work System.

Planned, organized, and conducted operations analysis activities of the company structure in order to maximize efficiency and quality output reflected on client’s satisfaction survey.


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QATAR BUSINESS GROUP QBS (INTERNATIONAL) — Doha City, Qatar Worked in the following Project Underground tunnel construction (Qatar Rail Tube) Stadium Construction (Ras Abu Aboud Stadium), Total Exploration & Production –Qatar

(Maydan Mahzan & Bul Hanine Offshore project) and Mesaieed Port Terminal expansion Project, Facility Management (FFM), and Consultancy services. QHSE Team Leader, 2014 to 2017

Recruited to fulfill a broad range of QHSE functions including: policies review an implementation; management review; employee training; management of contractors and Sub-Contractors, conducting internal audits, control of documents and records. Responsible for improving QHSE standards as well as devising project strategies geared towards improving productivity. Coordinating QHSE functions across the group entity and reporting to Country QHSE Director.

Key Results:

Implemented Systems such as Environmental Management System, Occupational Health And Safety Management, Quality Management System, SSOW, Permit To Work System, Job Safety Analysis, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point, Control Off Substances Hazardous Health. Hazard Operability Studies.

Responsible for implementing the IMS for the company as well as the clients sites, planning, coordinate, and implement effective QHSE policies, procedures, guidelines and practices, in support of the Company’s onshore and offshore activities.

Established and implemented Carbon Footprint monitoring system leading reduction in emission by 2% across all entities of the group.

Developed incident prevention, reporting tracking system that led to reduction in incident rate by 75% thereby saving thousands of dollars on Workers Compensation and Insurance cost for the company.

Trained over 5000 staff on Safety precaution, First Aid, Fire Fighting, Hazard Identification and mitigation measures that resulted to improve productivity and lowering risk at workplace.

Instituted standards in operations and management by introducing ISO standards in company systems leading to acquiring ISO Certification which enhanced the group brand image at the new subsidiary FFM L.L. Company in 2016.

Established employees Engagement Tool kit resulting into improvement in management/employees’ relations and satisfaction, booting morale and improving productivity.

Ensured implementation of standard, convention and systems at TEPQ offshore project and Mesaieed Port Terminal Expansion Project such as Quality Safety Management System requirements for onboard vessel fleets flag and port security protocols, implementation of Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL), Standard of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW) documentations. Dealing with vessels Flag and Port State authorities on Security issues,

Ensured implementation of tunneling regulations and standards in Qatar Rail tube project 16.6km twin bored tunnel, achieved zero fatality and 2 Lost Time Incidents.

Oversaw implementation of Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety at 40,000-seater Ras Abu Aboud Stadium in line with FIFA OHS regulations and International Labour Organization (ILO) Conventions Codes of Practices & Recommendations.

Co-ordinating activities of the 47 HSE Officers, receiving daily, weekly and monthly report, solving complains arising from their respective sites, consolidating the reports from site and forwarding to QHSE Director.


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Environmental and Public Health Company located in Nairobi. QHSE Officer-2012 to 2014

QHSE Assistant 2010 to 2012

Promoted to inject creativity and improvement in Quality, Health, and Safety and Environment operations system in the company mainly in: HSE policies implementation; incident investigation; staff training; waste management; food treatment; chemical handlings; management review; internal auditing; and ensuring legal compliance in all projects. Amongst client we serviced were Tata Group, Kenya Breweries, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Services buildings.

Key Results:

Managed to introduce a standardized key performance monitoring system that resulted in reduction of wasteful production by 50% averagely per annum.

With help of colleagues establish a method statement for chemical handling and waste management hence reducing ill heath complains among employees significantly.

Achieved a reduction in the incident and ill health rate by 80% within two years period.

Trained 45 staff on Workplace Safety in chemical handling, PPE, First Aid and Behavioral Safety.

Designing and implementing analytical and operational control tools resulting in identification of wasteful/abusive business practices and operation procedures.

Managed projects support related to QHSE modulus and recommended optimization measures.

Managed to reduce the cost of Environmental production per unit operation by 5% in 2013.



A Construction Company involved in road, bridges, waterworks and housing construction Health and Safety Assistant: 2007-2010

Distributing PPE to workforce and monitoring their use.

Directing traffic of vehicles in and out of construction site.

Ensuring that all site safety procedures are adhered to.

Recording and reporting any incident or near miss to site Health and Safety officer.

Carrying out safety inspections on construction site and recording findings.

Carrying out induction to visitors and supervisors.

Implementing method statement and risk assessments done by Senior HSE Officers.

Monitoring signing in and out of site by employees, visitors and stakeholders.

Liaising with Licensed waste handler to ensure all wastes are collected. QHSE Designations:

EHS Manager April 2018-Present.

QHSE Advisor January 2018-April 2018.

QHSE Team Leader 2014-2017.

QHSE Officer 2012-2014.

QHSE Assistant 2010-2012.

HSE Assistant 2007-2010.

Humphrey Edison CV



Bachelor of Science Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2012 Activities: Worked concurrently during college as Health and Safety Assistant for Gogni Rajope Construction Company then at InpestKill Hygiene Services Company as QHSE Assistant PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

Professional Development:

Complete ongoing training in Quality Health Safety and Environment leading to certification in the following:

Masters of Science in Occupation Health and Safety-Kenyatta University (Ongoing)

NEBOSH International General Certificate IGC 1, 2 & 3.

International Occupational Safety and Health Managing Safely UK Certified

Diploma in Quality Management Systems.

IRCA Certified Lead Auditor in Environmental Management System (EMS) ISO 14001:2015.

IRCA Certified Lead Auditor in Occupational Health and Safety Management System

(OHSA)ISO 18001:2015.

IRCA Certified Lead Auditor in Quality Management System (QMS) ISO 9001:2015.

Environmental Impact Assessment & Environmental Audit.

Project Management Certified.

OSHA 192 Hours-Construction Safety Manager.

Lean Management.

Fire Warden (Marshal) Certified.

First Aid Certified.


Standards, Regulations Laws and Codes of practices competency

ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2015

STCW, SOLAS, MARPOL, Social Accountability 8000 and ILO-OSH 2001.

British Standards Institution namely BS6164; 2011, BS 5607-1998,BS 5228:2014.

World Bank EHS Guidelines and IFC Environmental and Social Performance Standards.

Occupational Safety and Health Act 2007, The Factories (First Aid) Rules 1977; Fire Risk Reduction Rules 2007; Work Injury Benefit (WIBA) Act 2007; Employment Act of 2006, Explosives Act CAP 115 and Public Health Act Cap 242, Environmental Management and Coordination Act (cap 8 1999) and The Water Resources Management Rule, 2007. Affiliations:

Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Associate Member –National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA)

Full Member-National Quality Institute of Kenya (KEBS) Computer Skills:

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher SSP.

Computerized Management System (Maximo Software) REFEREES

Mrs. Esther Njagi Wanjue

Principal Occupational Health

& Safety Officer

Muranga County DOSHS


Eng. Samuel Gitoho

Chief Resident Engineer

Northern Collector Tunnel

Cell: +254*********

Mrs. Eunice Jemutai

Senior Environmental Officer

Athi Water Works Development


Cell : +254*********

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