Safety Officer – North Mara at CVPeople Tanzania

by Udahiliportaldaily

Safety Officer – North Mara


CVPeople Tanzania | Full time

Mara, Tanzania | Posted on 05/06/2022

Job Description



  • Ensure that the site complies with the applicable National Occupation Health and Safety and Environmental Acts and local Bi-Laws.
  • Ensure statutory compliance with respect to key plant equipment.
  • Ensure work practices are safe and comply with legislation.
  • Ensure all legal appointments are in place, reflect the requirements of our clients and any other legal requirement. Update should changes occur.
  • Ensure that the COID Act is complied with.
  • The Letter of good standing valid and available to all interested parties.
  • Ensure that medicals are conducted on all staff to ensure they are fit to perform work.
  • Ensure that personnel are trained to perform their tasks and are inducted on site Safety requirements.
  • Ensure that there are no breaches of the OHS Act.
  • Ensure that the site environmental and Safety Plans are applied and abided by.
  • Health, Safety and Environmental system Maintenance of the Health,Safety and Environmental system.
  • Completion of all relevant documents accurately and timeously.
  • Ensure all Company and Client policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.


Baseline Risk Assessment


  • Development and regularly review of the site baseline risk assessment


Issue based Risk Assessment


  • Identify issue base risks for the site and perform team-based risk assessments thereof.
  • Communication & Development Perform SHE related awareness sessions, Toolbox talks.
  • Risk Management Carry out risk assessments and evaluate how risks could be reduced.
  • Over-inspections on site staff risk assessments to ensure quality thereof and close any identified gaps.
  • Involvement in all high-risk work activities to ensure compliance.
  • Client management Keep abreast of all Client requirements.
  • Respond timeously to Client request
  • Safe working procedures
  • Drafting and review of Safe Operating Procedures, making sure they are developed from an up-front risk assessment


Site Inspections


  • Regular site inspections are conducted to see those policies, procedures and the SHE systems are being properly implemented.
  • Regular site inspections to identify any unsafe conditions or behavior.
  • Have inspection target for all site staff and hold them to account.


Administrative functions


  • Statistics and SHE reports are accurately captured and reported weekly to the site and to SHE Manager.
  • Liaison with client on site reference documentation standards.
  • Ensure that a filing system is kept as per our minimum standards.
  • Ensure that reporting to the client on site is accurate and correct.
  • Ensure that all equipment and tool registers are kept up to date and checked.



Keeping records of inspection findings and action solutions.

Maintain an event register of incidents and accidents.

Incident Investigation                  


  • Lead and direct all incident investigations, driving actions and outcomes through to final completion and closure.
  • Perform ICAM and Root Cause Analysis.
  • Correct reporting channels are followed on site as well as to Head Office Support functions.
  • Investigations and associated reports are timeously completed.
  • Follow up on corrective actions to be implemented.
  • Liaise closely with clients throughout the accident investigations.


Emergency Preparedness


  • Ensure there is an emergency preparedness procedure for the site.
  • Conduct regular risk-based emergency preparedness drills, documenting findings and implementing improvements.


Site safety Audits


  • Establish an internal and external audit plan.
  • Conduct audits in line with procedures.


Occupational Hygiene


  • Ensure site policies and procedures are being adhered to.
  • Identify needs for hygiene assessment and monitoring programmes.
  • Develop, implement strategies to reduce exposure to communicable diseases and Hazardous biological agents



Qualifications Minimum


  • Matric, Grade 12
  • Relevant Samtrack / Nebosh Certificate
  • +-3 years experience in SHE field.




  • Diploma in SHEQ Management / International Nebosh diploma.
  • ISO 9001.
  • Risk Management.
  • Train the trainer ( Facilitation ).
  • Legal liability training.
  • COIDA Management.
  • Health and Safety legislation in the work place Trainin
  •  Incident / Accident investigation and emergency planning training.
  • Applying SHE principles and procedures training.


Experience Minimum


  • 3 years SHE experience in the construction / Operation and maintenance.




  • Site supervision.
  • Contractors Management Training.


Knowledge and Skills SHEQ Identification


  • Identifying a Risk and Hazard and knowing potential controls.


SHEQ Management / Skills


  • Review and comprehend legislation.
  • Recognise potential hazards and quickly determine how to best solve observed problems.
  • Monitor the work Environment.
  • Administer all legal files and documents.
  • Good judgement and make timely decisions.
  • Accurately analyse quality and adherence of the SHEQ system.
  • Expertise in maintaining all safety measures and norms effectively.
  • Use effective strategies to minimize risks.
  • Communication Skills to all levels of the work force.
  • Contractor management.



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