Health and safety Supervisor

Health and safety Supervisor

Job Overview

Job Role: Health and Safety Supervisor

Location: Calabar, Cross River
Job Type: Full time

Job Overview

White Soul Motors, a highly reputable transport company is looking to engage the services of a Health and Safety Supervisor to facilitate compliance with health and safety guidelines. The ideal candidate would be responsible for providing advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations, constantly on the lookout for violations and largely focused on prevention.
The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies and help achieve the organizational goals which includes establishing a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.
Key Functions of the Role

Support the development of safety policies and programs
Advise and train all other personnel on various safety-related topics i.e. PPE, etc
Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation and clients’ standards
Initiate and organize health and safety 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
Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
Carry out regular site inspections to check that policies and procedures are being properly implemented
Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy
Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers
Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the our client relationships
Ensure equipment is installed safely
Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
Any other duties as may be assigned
Educational Requirements

B.Sc./BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred
Certificate in occupational health and safety

Min of 7 years of experience working as a Health and Safety Supervisor
Experience in the transport/logistics industry is a must
Must be located in Calabar or willing to relocate
Required Skills:

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
Must be agile
Application Closing Date
1st July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: and copy using the role applied as the subject of the email.

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