Safety Officer for a Construction Project in Northern Ghana
BusinessGhana
Region Upper East, ghana
1d ago

Job Type Temporary / Contract / Project Working Experience 3 - 5 Years Education Level First Degree Industry Construction Qualifications Degree requiredCertificate in occupational health and safety (NEBOSH) Description

A reputable international firm is looking to recruit Safety Officers. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations.

You will also be on a constant lookout for violations. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the development & implementation of policies and programs
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
  • Initiate and organize training of employees and executives
  • 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
  • Qualifications :
  • Degree required
  • Degree required
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety (NEBOSH)
  • Proven experience as safety officer
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
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