Location: Apapa, Lagos
Deadline: 16 February, 2020

The HSE Officer will be responsible for performing hazard evaluations and enforcing full terminal health and safety compliance.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Health and safety education: giving lectures on health safety precautions within the Workplace periodically.
• Ensure distribution of P.P.E’s to staff within the terminal as well as visitors and Clients.
• Ensure all health and safety signs are well placed in the right position; e.g. no smoking signs fire/emergency procedures etc.
• Ensure that all safety precautions are well in place, e.g. fire extinguishers in case of fire outbreak, muster points, safety drills etc.
• Ensure maintenance of safety equipment e.g. fire extinguishers, smoke alarms. Etc
• Ensure compliance by all personnel on rules and regulations concerning safety/Health and Environment
• Assist the HSE Manager to enforce full terminal health and safety regulatory compliance.
• Assist the HSE Manager in collating information for preparation of monthly and annual HSE reports.
• Perform hazard evaluations on terminal including offices.
• Ensuring compliance with all personal protection equipment (PPE).
• Monitoring operations in the terminal, trucks standard for loading.
• Accident and incident investigation and preventive measures.
• Ensure compliance by staff on personal protective equipment within the terminal.

Skills and Qualifications

• Proven experience (3-5) years’ experience as safety officer
• B.Sc/BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred
• Certificate in occupational health and safety
• 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
• 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
• Membership of a Health and Safety institute is mandatory
• Good knowledge of work place safety measures.

Desired Personal Characteristics
• Demonstrate genuine concern for people and build strong communication
• Maintain a proactive approach to health and safety concerns
• Can react effectively in an emergency situation.

To apply:

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All interested candidates will be contacted and scheduled for assessment and interviews. Time and venue will be advised.

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