Eastern Cape, East London
Negotiable Cost To Company (Market related, Negotiable)
SHEQ Officer opportunity available!! Our well known client in the Logistics sector is looking to employ a SHEQ Officer to join their dynamic team in East London.
- The SHEQ Officer is responsible for reviewing, evaluating, and analysing work environments and designing programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors.
- The SHEQ Officer must conduct inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing the health and safety of individuals.
- Identify hazards
- Assess risk pertaining to hazards
- Implement relevant Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) system
- Do system/ documentation updates
- Inspect or evaluate workplace environments, equipment, or practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations
- Investigate health-related complaints and inspect facilities to ensure that they comply with public health legislation and regulations
- Recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods, processes, or materials
- Collaborate with external service providers to institute control or remedial measures for hazardous or potentially hazardous conditions or equipment
- Conduct pre-audit activities
- Inspect the site
- Audit filing system
- Verify compliance
- Conduct close-out meeting
- Write report on results of audit
- Conduct safety training and education programmes
- Liaising with external providers and related legislative and government institutions
- Demonstrate the use of safety equipment
- Investigate accidents to identify causes or to determine how such accidents might be prevented in the future
- Order suspension of activities that pose threats to workers' health or safety
- Report to management on the findings of the investigation
- Give feedback during SHE Committee meeting
- Report Section 24 incidents, where applicable
- Schedule meetings according to company policy
- Conduct meetings, when applicable
Knowledge and skills:
- Tertiary qualification (degree, diploma or national certificate) in Health and Safety Management
- (Diploma of 1 to 3 years / NQF level 6)
- Up to 3 years’ relevant experience
- Technical, specialist or analytical skills acquired through tertiary education or the equivalent experience
- English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Law and Government — Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and other relevant acts.
- Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modelling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.