Safety and Health Officer

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To assist the Management Representative in preparation, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of the QESH management system.
  2. To implement all policies, activities, procedures, instructions as relevant and required by the QESH management system
  3. To take overall responsibility for prevention of work-related injury and ill health as well as providing safe and healthy workplaces and activities at project sites.
  4. To comply with client and applicable legal and other requirements.
  5. To implement plan actions from risks and opportunities assessment.
  6. To promote safety and health awareness and conduct induction.
  7. To implement and monitor safety and health program at work sites.
  8. To monitor and control subcontractor’s safety and health practices.
  9. To enforce the use of personal protective equipment, and continuously improve safety and health practices at workplace.
  10. To enforce the provision of fire fighting equipment and first aid kits at workplace.
  11. To attend to, investigate and report any safety and health emergency, accidents, near miss accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrence, occupational poisoning or diseases at the workplace.
  12. To conduct safety and health inspection and internal audits.
  13. To collect, analyze and maintain statistics on accidents, dangerous occurrence, occupational poisoning or diseases at the workplace.
  14. To assist the department heads, Project Managers, personnel and workers on day-to-day implementation of the QESH management system.
  15. To undertake any and all other duties and responsibilities as so instructed by the superior.
  16. Accountable for the quality, environmental, safety and health performance at his workplace.

 

Requirements:

  1. Degree / Diploma in Civil Engineering, Building, Science or other related discipline.
  2. A registered safety & health officer with DOSH.
  3. Minimum 2 years working experience in construction environment with at least 1 year in a similar capacity.
  4. Knowledge in legal requirements, safety and health practices.
  5. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and familiar with MS Office.

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