HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER-SILVER TELECOM COMPANY LIMITED

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Department: ADMINISTRATION 
Location: MAKHOLDINGS - DAR ES SALAAM
Job title:  HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER
Reports to: HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER

Title: HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER

Type of position:
o Full-time
o Part-time
o Contractor
o Intern
Hours__45__/week

o Exempt
o Nonexempt
General: The primary functions of a health and safety officer are to develop, monitor and implement the organization's health and safety policy; to ensure the organization is compliant with health and safety legislation; and to reduce or prevent hazards, dangers and accidents. This role not only ensures the health and safety of the workers but also of the workplace, environment and general public

Job description and responsibility

·         carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced;
·          Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards;
·         Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
·         Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;
·         Preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy;
·          Leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks;
·         Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements;
·         Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers;
·         Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all health and safety executive (hse) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry;
·         Ensuring the safe installation of equipment;
·         Supervise site safety talks
·         Conduct PPE inspection before commencement of project.

·         Managing and organizing the safe disposal of hazardous substances.
·         Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
·         Any Other Duties as may be assigned by immediate Supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A bachelor's degree in environmental health or related field is typically required for this position or equivalent to related field of study

EXPERIENCE:
  • At least five years’ experience in areas such as fire prevention, environmental health, industrial hygiene or safety.
  • Continuing education, such as safety training classes, is often required

KEY COMPETENCIES:
  • Supervision Skills
  • Fluent in English and Swahili.
  • Good working command and be creative.
  • Ready to work under pressure
  • Computer literate (Advantage)
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Good communication skills
  • Reporting skills

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Kunduchi Rd, Salasala, Plot 2045
Box 642, Dar Es Salaam
Email: info@makholdings.co.tz
TELL: +255 (22) 2650657
FAX: +255 (22) 2650658
MOBILE: +255 754 884577


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