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Health & Safety Officer

South Africa, Cape Town
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R 10000 - R 17000 per month
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Job Title: Health & Safety Officer
Location: Maitland, Cape Town
Salary: R10 000 - R17 000 pm
Contract/ Perm: Perm
Discipline: Construction

Health & Safety Officer
• The primary responsibility of the Health & Safety Officer is to ensure that all workers on the construction site are working in a safe environment and are following all correct health & safety procedures. The post-holder will work closely with the Contract Managers, Site Agents, Health & Safety Consultant and will report directly to the Operations Manager.

The major tasks, duties, and responsibilities are listed below:
• Assist the appointed H&S Consultant with the preparation of construction projects health and safety files / plan
• Assist the appointed Risk Assessor, Fall Protection Planner developing documents
• Confirm necessary documentation was submitted to the relevant authorities
• Attend project planning meetings
• Assessments and approval of subcontractor(s) health and safety files
• Attend regular site, technical and progress meetings
• Facilitate site health and safety meetings
• Identification of the hazards and risks relevant to the construction project through regular coordinated site inspections
• Establish and maintain health and safety communication structures and systems, distribution of health and safety specific documents to sub-contractors
• Compiling project specific emergency response and preparedness plans
• Testing the effectiveness of the emergency response plans
• Conduct site Health & safety inductions
• Evaluate the levels of compliance of subcontractors to the project specific health and safety file / plan and client specifications through inspections and audits
• Assist appointed Accident / Incident investigator / Oversee the reporting and investigation of project related incidents / accidents
• Assist Contract manager's / Site agents with developing method statements site specific
• Oversee the maintenance of all record
• Conduct toolbox meetings
• Promotes safe practices on site
• Enforces health & safety guidelines
• Establishes Health & safety standards and policies as needed
• Responds to employees' health & safety concerns

Key skills for Health & Safety Officer
• Computer literate
• Good communication skills
• Problem solving skills
• Decision-making ability
• Ability to motivate others
• Teamworking skills
• Good knowledge of building methods and regulations
• Comply with CR 8 (5) (6)

Minimum requirements
• At least 3 years' experience in construction work
• Valid driver's license
• Mobile phone
• Introduction to SAMTRAC
• SAMTRAC - at least
• Registration with the SACPCMP
• Valid competency certificates for Scaffolding Inspector, Supervisor & Scaffolding Erector, 1ST Aider, Firefighting and Asbestos work would be advantages
• Medically fit

""You must be able to attend a local interview to be considered for this role""

TRS Staffing does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant South African legislation. As per legislation, due consideration is given to previously disadvantaged individuals.

South Africa
Cobus Steyn
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