Safety Officer Jobs at SA Metal Group

  • 4 months ago

Job Description


If you are a seasoned Health and Safety professional looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity, we have an exciting position for you. Our client is currently seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Health and Safety Officer to join their dynamic team. In this article, we will delve into the key details of the job, including the responsibilities, qualifications, and attributes required for success in this role.

Job Overview

Job Title: Health and Safety Officer

Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: Negotiable

Job Published: 04 February 2024

Job Reference No.: 2904430387


Job Description

As a Health and Safety Officer, you will play a pivotal role in promoting and ensuring a safe working environment. Key responsibilities include:

  1. Compliance and Standards: Ensure adherence to company safety regulations, safety standards, and conduct safety induction and training programs.
  2. Policy and Procedure Adherence: Promote and ensure adherence to safety policies and procedures within the organization.
  3. Legislative Compliance: Keep management informed about legislative requirements regarding health and safety, ensuring the company stays compliant.
  4. Safety Procedures and Training: Develop safety procedures and training programs to enhance safe working conditions.
  5. Emergency Procedures: Review and update emergency procedures as necessary to ensure preparedness.
  6. Site Inspections and Audits: Conduct site inspections and audits, identifying and minimizing risks to the company and employees.
  7. Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments: Conduct workplace Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments, designing and implementing responses.
  8. Accident Investigation: Investigate accidents, near-miss incidents, dangerous occurrences, or occupational diseases, implementing responses to prevent recurrence.
  9. Reporting: Compile and submit health and safety-related reports to management and third parties.
  10. Regulatory Liaison: Liaise with the Department of Employment and Labour as required, particularly regarding Sec 24 incidents.
  11. Contractor Monitoring: Monitor contractors and vendors on-site to ensure Health & Safety practices are applied at all times.

Qualifying Experience:

To be considered for this role, candidates should possess the following:

  • Education: Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Diploma/Certificate: National Diploma or Certificate in Safety Management or equivalent.
  • Experience: 3-5 years in a production/mining/construction environment (advantageous).
  • Registration: SACPCMP registration as CHSO.
  • Computer Literacy: Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Practical Approach: Hands-on practical approach to the job.

Qualifying Attributes

Successful candidates will demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Pressure Handling: Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organizational Skills: Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Attention to Detail: Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy.
  • Motivation: Hard-working and self-motivated.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Time Management: Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Execution: High standards in task execution.
  • Adaptability: Ability to work under challenging conditions.


If you meet the criteria and are ready for a fulfilling career as a Health and Safety Officer, don’t miss this opportunity. Apply now to be part of a company that values safety and prioritizes the well-being of its employees. We regret that we cannot contact all unsuccessful applicants and advise those not contacted within fourteen days to consider their application unsuccessful.

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