Safety Officer, Cape Town – Ref: 1202658-5

  • Certificate
  • Cape Town,
  • Posted 4 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1202658-5

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines.

The ideal candidate will ensure compliance with the health and safety legislation within the company. 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.

Location (country, city): Cape Town

Job Qualification & Experience:


  • Strong computer skills: MS word, Xcel & Outlook
  • 5 years on site experience
  • Must be willing to work under pressure
  • Must be a team player with respect for their fellow employees.
  • Sober habits
  • Must pass an annual medical and drug test
  • Must pass police clearance and therefore have no criminal record of any sort
  • Must be able to work on his/her own with little supervision
  • Must be willing to work away from home for extended periods and outside of SA if so required
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of petrochemical refineries and the cement industry will count in your favour.
  • Have the following training and certification
    • Working at Heights
    • Fall Protection Planner
    • Basic Fall Arrest Technician
    • Risk Assessor (HIRA & RAMS)
    • Incident/Accident Investigation
    • Legal Liability
    • OHS Representative
    • SHEQ Management
    • Introduction to SAMTRAC
    • Health and Safety Representative
    • SACPCMP – Registered or proof of registration
    • Proven experience as safety officer
  • Sound knowledge of HSE legislation and procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant health and safety legislation
  • Experience in compiling safety documents
  • Proficient in MS Office; Excel and Outlook


  • Support the development of OHS policies and programs
  • Developing, implementing, and improving the health and safety programmes and procedures in the workplace
  • Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation
  • Site inspections to identify issues or non-conformity
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management
  • Knowledge of HSE legislation and procedures
  • Compiling of safety files for various sites
  • Conducting of toolbox talks

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Safety Officer, Cape Town – Ref: 1202658-5

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