Senior Personnel Practitioner: Occupational Health & Safety

OFFICE OF THE PREMIER
SALARY : R281 418.00 (Salary level 08)
CENTRE : Mafikeng
CLOSING DATE : 24 November 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Bachelors Degree/ National Diploma in Environmental Health/Public Health/ Occupational Safety and/ or equivalent qualification (NQF level and Credits).
2 – 4 years relevant working experience in Employee Health and Wellness field of which 1 year should be at a supervisory level.
Knowledge and understanding of the Strategic Framework on Employee Health and Wellness.
, interpersonal relations and report-writing skills.

DUTIES :
To implement the relevant provisions of the Occuaptional heath and safety Act and the COID Act in the workplace.
Conduct training and awareness to employees within the department on health and safety practices and legislation.
To carry out risk assessments and ensure that risk reduction measures are implemented.
Investigate workplace incidents, Keeping records of incidents and compile statistics for management.
conduct regular workplace inspections at all departmental facilities and ensure implementation of remedial actions made.
Communicate frequently with management to report on status of the occupational health and safety programme.
Promote liaison with internal and extrenal stakeholders Facilitate the development, approval and implementation of the contingency plan for respective departmental oofice.
Keep up to date with new legislation and any other development that may affect the workplace.
Advice on a range of specialist areas, egfire regulation noise, installation and safeguarding of machinery, occupation diseases and handling of hazardous substances.
Development of polices, procedures and conduct training on health and safety issues.
Carry out regular inspection and audit of all work areas to endure that the safety, health and environmental policies and procedures are being implemented and strictly adhered to.
Ensure that statutory appointments are in place Coordinate the establishment of health and safety structures and their effective functioning

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