Health and Safety Officer

Regular
Kathmandu
Posted 4 months ago

The Health and Safety Officer in our Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) company plays a crucial role in ensuring a safe and secure working environment for all employees. This position involves implementing and maintaining health and safety standards, policies, and procedures to mitigate workplace risks and ensure compliance with relevant regulations. The Health and Safety Officer will collaborate with various departments to promote a culture of safety and well-being.


Responsibilities:

  1. Risk Assessment and Mitigation:
    • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards.
    • Implement measures to mitigate risks and improve overall safety.
  2. Policy Development:
    • Develop, implement, and update health and safety policies in accordance with local regulations and industry best practices.
  3. Training and Education:
    • Organize and conduct safety training programs for employees.
    • Ensure all staff members are aware of and adhere to safety protocols.
  4. Incident Investigation:
    • Investigate accidents, incidents, and near misses.
    • Provide detailed reports and recommend preventive measures.
  5. Compliance Monitoring:
    • Stay abreast of health and safety regulations and ensure company compliance.
    • Liaise with relevant authorities and conduct internal audits.
  6. Emergency Preparedness:
    • Develop and maintain emergency response plans.
    • Conduct drills to ensure readiness in case of emergencies.
  7. Safety Inspections:
    • Regularly inspect work areas and equipment to identify and address safety concerns.
    • Collaborate with project teams to implement corrective actions.
  8. Communication:
    • Communicate safety updates, policies, and procedures to all levels of the organization.
    • Act as a point of contact for safety-related queries.
  9. Record Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, and training sessions.
    • Prepare and submit reports to management as needed.
  10. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for improving safety standards.
    • Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to implement continuous improvement initiatives.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., NEBOSH, OSHA) are desirable.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably in the EPC industry.
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations and standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct effective training sessions.
  • Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

The Health and Safety Officer will contribute significantly to the overall success of our projects by ensuring the well-being of our workforce and the compliance with safety standards.

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