Safety Officer Job

kraatz marine pty ltd - walvis bay, namibia

a year ago

Grade : C1
Department : Industrial & Workshops
Line Manager : Juliane Margaretha Altmann

Purpose of Position:

To identify hazards, assess risks to health and safety, put appropriate safety controls in place and provide advice about incident/accident prevention in order to meet Company goals in terms of responsibility towards its employees, customers, the environment as well as complying with legislative requirements.

Qualifications/Key Requirements:

  • Grade 12, with SAMTRAC
  • 3 years experience in similar position.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitor elements on the safety system and follow up on non-conformance with line management.
  • Monitor action plans for improvements and issue monthly reports.
  • Implement processes and procedures as per policy.
  • Update, revise, improve and expand existing safe working procedures.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to standards and advise supervisors in this regard.
  • Raise, record deviations to project responsible person and escalate when necessary.
  • Full responsibility of all elements in safety file. (Update, maintain, implement)
  • Audit and make sure responsible persons comply with safety system.
  • Liaise with external service providers.
  • Ensure that all operations conduct risks assessments.
  • Identify, record deviations and ensure that corrective actions are taken.
  • Conduct full investigations of incidents and accidents and advise on corrective action to be taken.
  • Report and communicate incidents and accidents within 48 hours and ensure proper record keeping.
  • Verify completeness of incident report and investigations
  • Identify and report work when performed in an unsafe area or in unsafe conditions to supervisor and escalate in good judgement.
  • Coordinate and drive safety meetings on a monthly basis.
  • Keep safety notice board updated at all times.
  • Organize, plan and coordinate the internal and external auditing and inspection process
  • Schedule audits and inspection plans in cooperation with line management.
  • Register findings and consolidate reports accordingly.
  • Monitor audit reports and drive corrective actions.
  • Develop plans for improvement with line management.
  • Monitor training needs as required by the client such as working-at-heights, permits to work, confined space, site specific driving licenses, safety inductions, monitoring medical certificates, basic rigging and slinging, first aid, fork lift licenses, overhead crane licenses, hi-up licenses on periodic basis.
  • Ensure training plans are executed in liaison with the HR Department
  • Measure and evaluate training outcomes.
  • Maintain proper training records on site.
  • Follow procedures as per policies.
  • Liaise with management / emergency services during emergencies
  • Report and follow up on emergencies
  • Apply and encourage good housekeeping practices.
  • Adhere to company/client and legislative Health, Safety and Environmental standards and cultivate a safety culture in your area of responsibility .


Personal credibility / Ethics

Pro-active thinking

Learning ability/continuous learning

Stress tolerance/resilience


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