Safety Officer – Alghanim , Kuwait

Job Summary
The Safety Officer Will Report to the Senior Manager environmental, health & safety and be responsible for ensuring business operations’ compliance with our E.H&S policy.

Job Responsibilities
Carry out risk assessments and implement the controls identified within the assessment
Monitor contractor compliance with our internal E.H&S contractor management standards
Investigate accidents, incidents & Near misses and ensure that root cause is identified and that suitable controls are put in place to prevent a recurrence
Collate Accident, injury and near miss statistics and present them at the Monthly E.H&S team meeting
Attend scheduled site meeting with the KFD to ensure fire licencing applications are on track
Provide E.H&S advice to the business units on request
Plan to ensure that audit schedules are met
Liaise with sites to plan annual fire drills and ensure that the fire drills are recorded and any learnings from the drill are implemented.
Train staff in Fire awareness and first aid
Hold site monthly E.H&S meetings and ensure that records and an action log of the meetings maintained
Carry our safety audits and where deficiencies are identified work with the local management team to put in place corrective actions

Candidate Requirements
Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Safety or engineering discipline.
5-7 years working in H&S safety officer or Safety supervisory role
Must hold Recognised Safety qualification, NEBOSH, OSHA, IOSH
Experience in delivering training e.g. Fire safety & First aid training
Knowledge of MS Office solutions (Excel, Word, Power point)
Good communication skills in English – Verbal & Written (Arabic an advantage)
Knowledge in safety procedures and standards
A flexible team worker who models good E.H&S practices
Good Presentation Skills
Valid Kuwait Driving License

Education
Diploma
Bachelor’s Degree

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