Safety Superintendent

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Salary: -
  • December 1, 2020



To support the development of Safety policies and practices within Zambia as per key responsibilities.


  • To ensure the day to day management of safety issues are addressed with the Safety Manager
  • Will look beyond the immediate risks to identify potential latent failures that are in the company processes and set in place processes to mitigate against these risks.
  • Liaise with all Safety Officers and assist in implementation of Safety and Health Standards in line with Corporate strategy and annual business plans.
  • Safety Sup will be a direct resource and provide daily guidance to deal with safety issues that arise.
  • Audit Kansanshi operational areas against the FQM Health and Safety Management System standards and assist with improving compliance levels.
  • Audit Kansanshi operational areas against policy, risk and impact identification and assist with the development of action plans.
  • Review, design and implement summarized site operational health and safety topics and procedures.
  • Review and assist in the standardization of site contractor controls and procedures.
  • Provide strategic direction and input towards a more systematic approach to overall health and safety management at sites ensuring a continual improvement approach in line with OHSAS 18001 (2007)
  • Audit Emergency response preparedness, procedures and training and assist in the continual improvement planning for emergency resources. (includes community awareness).
  • Monitor and review accidents and incidents and review recurrent events and assist in development and implementation of remedial actions.
  • Participate in high potential incident investigations and identify areas for improvement, and ensure relevant alerts are sent to Safety Manager for group circulation.
  • Assist in compiling monthly reports from all operations on site.
  • Support management & supervisor development training programs and establish high standards of safety performance for management.
  • Support the organizational culture of FQM (Bolder, Driven, Smarter) and actively promote it’s translation in terms of safety related activity
  • Keep abreast of new developments and best practices in the field of H&S and make recommendations for improvements
  • Provide support and participate to the implementation of the Visible Field Leadership program on site.
  • Conduct monthly Safety Contractors meeting when required.
  • Chair and conduct monthly SHE representative meeting on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure monitoring of sub-contractors’ safety performance and conduct quarterly audits to ensure compliance to the “Health & Safety requirements for contractors “procedure
  • Report all statutory documentation to the relevant regulatory organizations. (MSD, Workmen’s compensation)
  • Implement weekly accident / Incident review meetings with each relevant Department
  • Conduct monthly Safety review meetings with Superintendents / Senior Supervisors in each section
  • Ensure all accidents are completed on SharePoint
  • Ensure all Hazards are identified and actioned on SharePoint and close out.
  • Ensure all Legal appointments are in place per section
  • Conduct random inspections and ensure full compliance to lifting equipment registers and inspections.
  • Ensure all MSDS are up to date in each relevant section.
  • Review baseline risk assessments in your section and ensure all recommendations are put in place.
  • Randomly conduct Planned Task Observations in conjunction with the training centre.
  • Compile a workplace inspection matrix and ensure all work places are visited on a monthly basis in your section.
  • Must oversee general safety behavioral surveys when required (Think, Toolbox talks etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Degree in OSHE or Equivalent.
  • Able to understand Company Procedures, Guide to Mining Regulation and other Zambian laws.
  • Member of relevant professional body
  • Holder of a valid driver’s license


  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 5 years’ in the mining industry at senior management level

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