Safety Officer

Website Adroit Engineering Construction Limited

General Construction and Civil Engineering Works


Job Purpose

Responsible for supporting the development of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policies and programs, advising, and instructing on various safety-related topics, conducting risk assessments, and enforcing preventative measures. Review existing policies and measures, organize OHS training, inspect premises and work activities, investigate incidents, prepare reports on occurrences identifying hazards, ensure compliance with legislation, and promote a culture of health and safety in the workplace.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the development of OHS policies and programs.
  • Advising and instructing on various safety-related topics.
  • Conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures.
  • Review existing policies and measures and update them according to legislation.
  • Initiate and organize OHS training of employees.
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances, etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy.
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims.

Requirements and skills

  • Degree or better in Environmental Health
  • Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Diploma or Certificate in occupational health and safety.
  • Proven experience as a safety officer.
  • Additional qualification in Information Technology is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA, ISO, and procedures.
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus.

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