Occupational Health and Safety Officer Trainee

  • Base Titanium
  • Kwale, Kwale County, Kenya
  • Oct 16, 2017 - Oct 19, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Overall Responsibility:   As part of the Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) Team, you will assist in providing a safe and healthy work environment.   The main duties will include but are not limited to assisting in:
  • Developing OHS and Emergency Response systems and risk management strategies for all Base activities.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely OHS Monitoring is carried out.
  • Auditing of OHS physical and system controls.
  • Maintaining and improving the safety management for the ongoing operations at Kwale and ensure the safety culture matches.
  • Maintaining and improving the Occupational Health and Hygiene plan for the Kwale site and Port Facility.
  • Supervising the operation and function of the mine site clinic and its staff.
  • Maintaining and managing the INX system.
  • Preparing OHS weekly and monthly reports
To succeed you will have:
  • A Bachelor of Science preferably in Occupational Health and Safety or Environmental Science
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in mining operations and preferably mineral sands
  • Demonstrable skills in radio and telephone procedures
  • Good knowledge of safety and an ability to follow instructions
  • Demonstrable teaming skills
  • Good communication skills & a good working knowledge of English and Kiswahili
  • A proven ability to write reports in English
  • Good computer skills in MS Office—particularly Word and Excel
  • Knowledge or familiarity with PRONTO CMMS (desirable)
  • A ‘’Can do’’ attitude