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Safety Officer (Mining / Health and Safety / SHE / ISO 18001 / SAMTRAC / Nebosch) – Limpopo, South Africa

Limpopo, Limpopo
Reference Number: 412 1408 MHU
Job Description:
Our client is a leading earthmoving equipment company who have a vacancy for a Safety Officer to be based at a mine site in Limpopo.
  • To lead, assist and advice Safety, Health, Quality and Environmental (SHEQ) functions in a manner that protects the company, employees, customer and assets against losses, injuries, and accidents by the development and enforcement of safe work practices / programs.
  • Evaluate and maintain MRS compliance with Company, Mining Legal and Regulatory plus Customer requirements in all areas relevant to SHEQ.
  • Perform regular TMM inspections, as required by the customer and all other Inspections
  • To carry out a legal appointment on the customer site, as per MHSA/Minerals Act regulation, as applicable (2.17.1) Implement and maintain hazard / aspect and risk / impact awareness program / campaign.
  • Implement, assist and control internal and external audit processes for areas of responsibility, and report the performance of these audits to Contract Site Manager and/or Regional SHEQ Coordinator on a monthly basis.
  • Implement, assist and control SHEQ risk assessments and make recommendations for improvements as required to the Mine and/or MRS site Manager.
  • Ensure all SHEQ requirements are adhered to, including the issue and effective use of PPE, with the objective of achieving the Mine and/or MRS target of zero accidents, incidents and property damages.
  • Coordinate, report and control accurate record keeping relating to SHEQ statistics and participate on incident investigations as and when required.
  • Advise, guide and support applicable management to ensure that SHEQ procedures and policies are implemented, operating effectively and that all personnel are fully engaged and trained in the processes.
  • Participate in daily / weekly / monthly SHEQ or other meetings and report any SHEQ statistics as required to Site Management and Head Office and Mine/Customer.
  • Assist with COID Act (Compensation, Occupation, Injuries and Diseases Act) implementation, reporting and compliance.
  • Primary responsible for all customer required legal compliance and related documentation updates on customer software, ie Passport 360 and Enablon, and all related functions.
  • Ensure that SHEQ Objectives and targets for South Africa are rolled out and effectively implemented at areas of responsibilities (i.e. Mine including Customer O&T’s).
  • Implement initiatives and processes to prevent injuries, ill-health and environmental pollution (i.e. Focusing on pro-active rather than re-active) to enhance a culture of SHEQ awareness and good practices (i.e. total well-being of employees).
  • Audit and verify (e.g. GAP analysis) that MRS Mine site comply with MHSA Legal and Group requirements including the Customer’s.
  • Assist with the collection and correct reporting of all SHEQ statistics / information required from the Mine site for the quarterly Sustainability Reporting in GPS.
  • Assist and advise with necessary SHEQ Training Needs for the Mine site to ensure compliance with all statutory and other requirements (i.e. Legal appointments, Driven machinery, Lifting equipment, etc.).
  • Be the primary responsible for all Safe Work Procedures rollout for All Capital Machines and all TMM (PV351 , PV235,SMartROC D65 ,DML ,Peckers ,Autonomous Drilling machines, as applicable etc.)
  • Perform and always adhere to the legal duties assigned by the Mine in terms of the Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations as per the 2.17.1 MHSA appointment  
  • Any other additional/ad-hoc tasks and/or responsibilities at the discretion of the MRS Site Manager and/or Regional SHEQ Coordinator, after consultation as agreed upon.
  • Will carry out any other function or duty as may be required in terms of Company and Group requirements, as it may be required
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Matric
  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma / Certificates (e.g. NOSA / IRCA /Nebosch) in SHEQ
  • COMSOC 1 and II and/or SAMTRAC
  • At least 3 years relevant Mining/Engineering in a mining environment.
  • Technical aptitude or trade qualification background an advantage.
  • Code B drivers licence
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 45001/OHSAS 18001 Implementation and internal auditing experience.
  • Auditors courses for Safety and Risk Control Management
  • Risk Assessment Techniques (SWIFT, HAZOP and FMECA, WRAC and HIRA, etc.).
  • Good understanding of the MHS Act and Operational Application of Legislation.
  • Legal Compliance Auditing experience will be advantageous.
  • ITIS/Train the Trainer
  • MS Office, Knowledge and Applications
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Permanent role
Please apply directly by clicking on the ‘apply now button’ and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Mining jobs.
Mark Huber
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining 
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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