Head of Safety Job at White Soul Motors Limited


White Soul Motors Limited incorporated in 1996, is a leading importer, distributor and marketer of various brands of brand new and very clean foreign used vehicles.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head of Safety
Job Location:
 Calabar, Cross River

Job Overview

  • White Soul, a highly reputable logistics company looking to engage the services of a Head of safety  to facilitate compliance with health and safety guidelines.
  • The ideal candidate would be responsible for providing advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations, constantly on the lookout for violations and largely focused on prevention.
  • The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies and help achieve the organizational goals which includes establishing a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.

Key Functions of the Role

  • Support the development of safety policies and programs
  • Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy
  • Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
  • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements
  • Advise and train all other personnel on various safety-related topics i.e. PPE, etc
  • Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures
  • Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation and clients’ standards
  • Initiate and organize health and safety training of employees and executives
  • Inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)
  • Oversee installations, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.
  • Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthy
  • Record and investigate incidents to determine causes and handle worker’s compensation claims
  • Prepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management
  • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
  • Carry out regular site inspections to check that policies and procedures are being properly implemented
  • Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the our client relationships
  • Ensure equipment is installed safely
  • Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Educational Requirements

  • B.Sc / BA in Safety Management, Engineering or relevant field is preferred
  • Certificate in occupational health and safety

Experience:

  • Min of 7 years of experience working as a Health and Safety Supervisor
  • Experience in the transport/logistics industry is a must
  • Must be located in Calabar or willing to relocate

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience as safety officer
  • In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA/EPA) and procedures
  • Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Diligent with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
  • Must be agile

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@whitesoulmotors.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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