Safety Officer

Job description

A safety officer is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing day-to-day activities that affect the EHS programs. Duties include developing and implementing a safe work environment and performing safety audits in order to prevent injury to workers and reduce liability claims to the employer.

·        Supporting the development of OHS policies and programs
·        Advising and instructing on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
·        Conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures

Duties & Responsibilities

e are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with Occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. 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 be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention, so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.
The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.
·        Support the development of OHS policies and programs
·        Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
·        Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
·        Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
·        Initiate and organize OHS 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
·        Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Qualifications & Experience

12th Pass can be considered.  
•	Proven experience as safety officer
•	Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
•	Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
•	Outstanding organizational skills
•	Diligent with great attention to detail

Preferred skills & Knowledge

•	In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
•	Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
•	Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety

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