Health & Safety Officer at Millard Fuller Foundation

Millard Fuller Foundation - A housing organisation with international affiliation, based in Masaka (near Abuja), is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Health & Safety OfficerLocation: AbujaJob BriefWe are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OSH) guidelines.You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations on all our construction sites and throughout the office environment. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations.The ideal candidate will be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations. Your work will be largely focused on prevention so you need to be conscientious and far-sighted. The ideal candidate will also be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies.The goal is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety.ResponsibilitiesSupport the development of OHS policies and programsAdvise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measuresReview existing policies and measures and update according to legislationInitiate and organize OHS training of employees and executivesInspect premises and the work of personnel to identify issues or non-conformity (e.g. not using protective equipment)Oversee construction sites, maintenance, disposal of substances etc.Stop any unsafe acts or processes that seem dangerous or unhealthyRecord and investigate incidents to determine causesPrepare reports on occurrences and provide statistical information to upper management 

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