Officer: Occupational Hygiene

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

a month ago


Assess and execute occupational hygiene activities through the implementation of the Occupational Health (OH) programmes and management plan to ensure compliance to legal requirements and other relevant standards.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Execute Occupational Health Risk Assessment.
  • Ensure that the Hierarchy of control is followed and adhered to.
  • Conduct inspections and identify non-compliance with Company Occupational Health standards and recommend corrective action.
  • Record and update Occupational Health monitoring results on relevant database and spreadsheets.
  • Ensure that all procedures are current and filed accordingly.
  • Compile and maintain an instrument register to ensure calibration and service schedules are adhered to and redundant instruments are removed.
  • Ensure all hygiene monitoring equipment and instruments are in a good operating condition by checking and calibrating before and after use.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • Bachelors Degree in Occupational Health/Hygiene/Environmental Health.
  • 3 years experience in Occupational Health/Hygiene/Environmental Health.
  • Experience in conducting baseline risk assessments.
  • Experience in application of occupational hygiene principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of workplace health and safety practices.
  • Code B or BE Drivers License.
  • Registration with Southern African Institute for Occupational Hygiene (SAIOH) or the Health Professions Council of Namibia (HPCNA) will be an added advantage.

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