Jun 11, 2021

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

  • Child Welfare Durban and District
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description


Child Welfare Durban and District is the largest Child Protection organisation in the southern hemisphere offering child protective services to the greater part of Durban.

The organisation has a vacancy for an Occupational Health and Safety Officer

We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations.

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations and OHS Act. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies and after hours.

The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

Occupational Health and Safety Officer Responsibilities Include:

Supporting the development of OHS policies and programs
Advising and instructing on various safety-related topics
Conducting risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures
Minimum Requirements for this position may include, but are not limited to the following:

Minimum 3 Years’ Experience as a safety officer
In depth knowledge of the OHS Act, legislation 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
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
Minimum qualification- Diploma/Certificate in occupational health and safety management
Driver’s License/PDP license would be an advantage.
Interested applicants are requested to apply in writing enclosing a detailed copy of their CV with subject OHS

The package is dependent upon qualification and experience (CTCPA R96 000 - R120 000)

Should you not hear from CWDD Recruitment within two [2] weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

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