Occupational, Healthy and Safety Officer job at Kojo Construction Limited

Website Kojo Construction Limited

Vacancy title:
Occupational, Healthy and Safety Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Construction , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Kojo Construction Limited

Deadline of this Job:
29 April 2022

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South – Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Occupational, Healthy and Safety Officer

To create, enact, and update job safety programmes that encompass government health and safety regulations as well as company standards so as to ensure safety in the workplace.
Main Duties
• Conducts production audits and risk assessments of all aspects of operations in order to lookout for any possible safety hazards, unsafe behaviour or breaks in regulations.
• Investigates causes of accidents and other unsafe conditions on the job site and creates analytical reports of safety data and orders repairs for unsafe and/or damaged equipment.
• Inspects production equipment and processes to make sure they are safe.
• Focuses on accident prevention by presenting safety principles to employees in meetings or lecture-type training sessions and participating in continuing education in order to update knowledge of health and safety protocols and techniques.
• Creates safety plans that include suggested improvements to existing infrastructure and production/business processes in order to meet company health and safety goals.
• Shares safety information, suggestions, and observations with Management team/Supervisors in order to create consistency in safety standards throughout the production team and the entire company.
• Reviews and reports on the employees’ compliance with health and safety rules in order to recommend the best way to prevent future accidents.

Education and Work Experience
• Diploma in SHEQ or its equivalent in a related discipline
• 2 years of relevant work experiene
• Skills and Competencies
• Good understanding of safety trends, challenges, accident prevention, GRZ regulations and legislations relating to the mining industry
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Observation skill (attention to detail)
• Physical ability to do the work
• Good knowledge of safety best practices, and other applicable safety standards
• Good data gathering, analysis and problem solving skills
• Basic proficiency in the use of MS Office tools

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Job application procedure
To apply please send in your curriculum vitae to zibagiven@yahoo.com your qualifications are not needed at this time.