Health & Safety Manager

  • Location:KZN

Our in the Logistics Industry, based in Durban, is looking for a Health And Safety Manager.
 
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Developing and executing health and safety plans in the
  workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of
  health and safety
  • Evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess
  risk and adherence to the law
  • Monitoring health and safety risks and hazards in the
  workplace
  • Advising employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid
  risks and hazards in the workplace
  • Ensuring the business is legally compliant with all health
  and safety legislation
  • Working with and training all employees to manage,
  monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the  
  workplace
  • Be responsible for all safety inspections in the workplace
  (for example, monitoring noise levels in a warehouse)
  • Assisting with the creation and management of health and
  safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace
  • Managing emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills)
  and organising emergency teams such as fire marshals  
  and first aiders
  • Offering general health and safety advice to all employees
  • Evaluate practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk
  and adherence to the law
  • Conduct training and presentations for health and safety
  matters and accident prevention
  • Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting
  employees and operations
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible
  unsafe conditions
  • Investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and
   handle worker's compensation claims
  • Recommend solutions to issues, improvement
  opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Report on health and safety awareness, issues and
  statistics
 
  • Excellent attention to detail to identify potential hazards
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improving conditions and
  execute various safety programs.
  • Ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary
  workforce is essential.
  • The goal is to ensure the workplace meets all legal
  expectations and actively supports occupational health and
  safety standards
 
Requirements:
    • 3-5 years in a similar role, preferably within a logistics
        environment
    • In-depth understanding of legal health and safety
        guidelines
    • Ability to produce reports and develop relevant policies
    • Above average knowledge of data analysis and risk
        assessment
    • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
    • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
    • Health & Safety Association certification
    • Fire fighting and First Aid Certification
 
If your skills and experience are in line with the above requirements please click on the apply button.
 
If we have not made contact with you within a week of your submission please consider your application uncessesful for this role.
 
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