Urgent opening for safety officer in Abudhabi | Dubai


Job brief

We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations. 

The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and farsighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.

The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

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(IOSH, NEBOSH)





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