Safety Officer

Safety Officer
Phalaborwa, Limpopo


Posted 27 July 2021 – Closing Date 03 August 2021

Job Details

Job Description


This position will be based at a site in Phalaborwa.


The purpose of the position is to maintain and monitor adherence to SHEQ policies and procedures to ensure compliance to site, client specific and legislative requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the Minopex safety Risk Management System on site
  • Accept a legal appointment as a Safety Officer
  • Ensure that the site complies with the requirements of the Minopex safety risk management system
  • Enforce compliance to legal requirements, i.e. right to stop dangerous work etc.
  • Ensure all legal appointments are valid according to legislative requirements
  • Conduct plant and equipment inspections, report the finding to management and follow up on reports as required by legislation
  • Manage all Safety, Health and Environmental Representatives activities on site
  • Ensure compliance to contractor packs and manage sub-contractors to ensure compliance when required
  • Maintain all SHEQ related information on the safety management system to ensure effective and up to date information
  • Manage all injuries and ill health incidents on site, i.e. reporting, investigation and ensuring all documentation are completed
  • Compile and submit reports according to internal and external client requirements
  • Facilitate and participate in the site audit processes
  • Manage nonconformance and incident reporting and investigation processes
  • Manage access control where applicable

Qualification Requirements

  • SAMTRAC/COMSOC Certification
  • SHEQ Auditors certificate
  • Valid driver’s licence code B, EB or C1

Experience and Skills Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an operational environment
  • Computer Literate in MS Office
  • Presentation and report writing skills
  • Legal Liability Training
  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Training will be an Advantage
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Training will be an Advantage
  • ISO 45001 Training will be an Advantage