Our client is looking for an individual who has health and safety experience in the food industry and is passionate about safety in the work environment.
Individual who has a good knowledge of the food industry
Knowledge of R638 & SANS apply below (Food Safety)
Global Standards and HACCP is advantageous
Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology/Dairy Technology/Biotechnology/ Microbiology highly advantageous
A very good understanding of the OSH in South Africa is required.
As a Safety Officer, you will be responsible for facilitating compliance with occupational health and safety (OSH) guidelines. Your main goal will be to always ensure safe working environment and prevent any injuries and accidents.
Plan and implement OHS policies and programs
Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics
Prepare educational seminars and webinars on a regular basis
Review existing policies and procedures
Adhere to all the rules and regulations
Work with HR to set up a new employee on-boarding process for safety
Conduct risk assessment
Enforce preventative measures
Identify process bottlenecks and offer timely solutions
Check if all the employees are acting in adherence with rules and regulations
Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes
Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees’ safety.
Safety officer requirements and qualifications
2-5 years of experience as a Safety Officer or similar role with food experience
BSc/BA in safety management or similar field
Certificate in occupational health and safety
Excellent knowledge of legislation and procedures particularly the OHS
Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
2-5 years of experience in producing reports
Experience with writing policies and procedures for health and safety
Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
Proficient in MS Office
Working knowledge of safety management information system
Outstanding organizational skills
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
Good time-management skills
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