Safety Officer

  • WG Wearne Ltd
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Mar 15, 2017
Permanent Construction Mining

Job Description

1) Coordinate monthly SHE Forums at by programming the forums and drawing up minutes.

2) Coordinate the weekly ‘Talk Topic’ programme.

3) Record and coordinate the issue of Personal Protective Equipment and maintain all recording relating to the supply of Personal protective equipment to all employees on the operation.

4) Progress issues arising from the SHE Forums by liaising with the Plant Managers.

5) Maintain SHE records by collecting data, managing documentation related to the SHE Management Programme and updating documentation related to the SHE Management Programme.

6) Maintain monthly SHE statistics by collecting data from the operation and forwarding such data to A. Rienekel for inclusion in Group statistics.

7) Carry out accident and incident investigations by visiting the site of the incident and interviewing all interested and affected parties and complete accident investigation documentation.

8) Process all COID documentation to consultants and ensure the loop is closed on all incidents.

9) Carry out weekly SHE audits of the operation to maintain the standards required by SARMA, ASPASA and Legislation.

10) Coordinate the companies Wellness Programme to ensure all employees are on site fit for duty and continue to remain fit for duty by booking and programming entry, exit and periodical medical screening and completing all relevant documentation.

11) Draw up legal documentation as required by the Mine Health and Safety Act, Environmental Acts and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

12) Assist Manager and employees to draw up Codes of Practice (COPS) and review all COPS at least annually.

13) Give Advice to Plant Managers on SHE issues as required.

15) Assist Managers and employees to carry out Issue Based Risk Assessments, (at least a minimum of two Risk Assessments to be carried out daily.

16) Attend ASPASA and SARMA forums to ensure that the company is represented at all levels within the industry bodies.

17) Attend other operations when the various industries bodies SHE audits are taking place and assist the managers with the audits.

18) Assist Plant Mangers to ensure all vehicle pre use inspections are carried out according to routine procedures.

Job Level


Salary Range

R15 000 - R20 000 per month