Chief Safety Officer

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Job Description


Manage Health and Safety at Palesa Coal
Carry a 2.17.4 legal appointment as per the MHSA (Chief Safety Officer)
Formulate and implement Health and Safety strategy at the Mine  Establish and enforce an effective health and safety culture in the organisation
Formulate and manage Health and Safety Budget
Ensure effective stakeholder engagement process is in place
Investigate and address all health and safety complaints, incidents and accidents.
Ensure continuous improvement on the health and safety management Systems.
Conduct, facilitate and review risk assessments (Baseline, Issue-based and Mini-HIRAs)
Develop and implement safety policies, procedures, and initiatives to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
Oversee safety training programs and ensure employees are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills.
Conduct regular safety audits and inspections to identify and rectify potential hazards.
Investigate incidents and accidents and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
Monitor and analyze safety performance indicators and report on trends and areas for improvement.
Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and implement continuous improvement strategies.


BTech / National Diploma in Safety Management
COMSOC 1 and 2
Knowledge of Health and Safety systems – Implementation and maintain.
Drivers License
Must have Coal industry experience 7 years in Opencast and process plant
Strong knowledge of relevant safety regulations and standards.
Excellent leadership and communication skills.
Proven ability to develop and implement safety policies and programs.
Experience in incident investigation and corrective action implementation.
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
Willingness to travel to various mining sites as required.

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Salary: negotiable.