Safety Officer (SAMTRAC / Mining / EHS / OHS / Training / Audits / NEMWA) – Western Cape, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 4 weeks ago

Reference No. 455-1503LH

Reference Number: 455-1503LH


 


Job Description:


Our client is seeking an experienced Safety Officer to oversee all EHS requirements at their mines in the Western Cape, South Africa.


 


Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring employees have a clear understanding on working safely, following safety procedures and the importance thereof through on-going training and enforcement.
  • Coordinating incident and accident investigations, Environmental Health and Safety Systems and updating documents and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance to EHS legislation.
  • Implementing new group standard operating procedures and company operating procedures.
  • Managing contractor activities on site to ensure compliance to working instructions.
  • Ensure actions from risk assessments and profiles are implemented and risks are reduced and controlled.
  • Compiling monthly safety reports and quarterly risk control reports timeously.
  • Ensure that medical surveillance programs are implemented and that all necessary surveys are conducted and actions are followed through to completion.
  • Ensure that all required registers required by health and safety system are updated at the necessary intervals.
  • Assist in setting SHE standards and maintaining them to ensure Health and Safety Regulations are enforced .
  • Assist in conducting environmental, health and safety audits and SMAT/OSA audits and following through on necessary actions.
  • Co-ordinate and conduct training as required and ensure that training records are maintained and updated.
  • Scheduling and overseeing planned job observations at the required intervals specified and ensuring that recommendations made are implemented.
  • Co-ordinate health and safety committee meetings.


 


Requirements: Qualification and Skill


  • Tertiary qualification in EHS.
  • SAMTRAC for mines or similar OHS certification.
  • 5+ years’ experience in all EHS aspects of operational mines.
  • Training in the Mine Health and Safety Act, Risk Prevention, Incident Investigation and EHS.
  • Knowledgeable on NEMWA ACT, National Environmental Management Act 
  • Strong verbal and written English and Afrikaans communication skills.
  • Well-versed in all applicable national legislation.
  • Computer literate in MS Office and Safety Systems.
  • Good negotiation and management skills.
  • Valid driver’s license.


Benefits and Contractual information:


  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Permanent employment opportunity.
  • Relocation required.


 


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.


 


Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.


 


Leanne Laas


Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant


CA Mining


 


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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