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We are seeking a responsible Safety Officer to ensure compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. Your primary role will be advising on measures to minimize hazards and maintain a safe working environment. Vigilance in identifying violations is crucial. The ideal candidate is a dedicated individual who strictly adheres to OSH regulations. Your focus will be on preventive measures, requiring attentiveness and proactive thinking. Detail orientation is essential, especially during emergencies. Your objective is to establish a workplace that meets legal safety standards and cultivates a culture of prioritizing health and safety. If you are a conscientious professional with a strong commitment to safety, we invite you to apply. Join our team and contribute to creating a secure working environment for our employees.

Responsibilities
• Support the development of OHS policies and programs
• Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of... machinery etc.)
• Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
• Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
• Initiate and organize OHS training of employees and executives
• Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
• Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc
• Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
• Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker's compensation claims
• Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management

Requirements
• Proven experience as safety officer
• 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
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
• BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred
• Certificate in occupational health and safety
Nigeria

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