Job Type Permanent / Full Time Working Experience 1 - 3 Years Education Level First Degree Industry Manufacturing Jobs Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in risk management, engineering, safety management, or in a related discipline.
Certification from recognized occupational health and safety body is also necessary for the positionProblem-solving Skill : Health and safety officers are well versed in developing safe operational strategies and solution to minimize work place incidenceOrganizational Skills : They are skilled in coordinating general workplace operations to ensure compliance safety standardsCommunication Skill : They are able to provide company staff with useful safety information by means of clear language. Description
A multinational Biscuit manufacturing company with operations in Ghana are currently looking for a Health and Safety officer.
Duties, and responsibilities of the role :
onitor work processes and procedures to identify unsafe practices or breach of safety regulations
Conduct equipment inspection to ensure they are correctly installed and operational
Facilitate and schedule repairs of unsafe or damaged equipment
Organize safety training to educate company staff on necessary safety principles
Liaise with the quality control department of a company to determine if a finished product is safe for customers
Develop and implement safety, procedures, and policies for production operations
Carry out investigations to identify the root cause of an incident or other unsafe conditions on a work site
Oversee the placement and setup of safety signs to warn of potential hazard
Prepare and present to company management periodic report of safety operations
Collaborate with law enforcement agents and investigators to address cases of workplace accident
Proffer recommendations on safety topics such as proper waste disposal, fire regulations, and noise