Health and Safety Officer

Role Summary:

A construction company is looking for an experienced person to fill the role of Health and Safety Officer who will be responsible for coordinating and implementing the safety, health and environment policies and systems. Provide guidance on safety, health and environmental issues on various projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all safety policies are in place and adhered to by workers
  • Promote a positive health and safety culture throughout the company and promote best practices.
  • Conducting training lessons for employees on how to maintain safety whiles on site
  • Working with others to reduce the risk of accidents in the workplace
  • Inspecting all machines and other equipment to confirm they are in good shape before construction begins
  • Seeing to it that all workers and visitors receive safety induction training prior to entering the site and are in safety gears whiles on site
  • Visiting construction site to assess working conditions on a regular basis
  • Record findings, highlighting any areas for improvement as well as any required modification.
  • Agree on remedial action with site management on any non-conformance and carry out follow-up review to ensure the appropriate implementation has taken place.
  • Ensure full implementation of the company’s accident reporting procedure
  • Continually develop knowledge of health and safety to enhance the business


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health or any discipline
  • Proven experience in safety and hazards works
  • Key competencies
  • Should have knowledge of all safety policies
  • Should possess good communication and listening skills
  • Must be goal-oriented and possess quality leadership skills
  • Should be able to give training lessons out to all workers
  • Should possess knowledge of renovating and organizing to fit a given project
  • Microsoft office suite
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
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