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Group Safety Officer

Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Join our group operations team as a Safety Officer, where your responsibilities will include:

• Collect and analyse safety data.
• Stop work if unsafe and facilitate accident investigations.
• Carry out statutory inspections.
• Compile safety reports and verify compliance to safety systems.
• Be responsible for the discussion, recording & sign-off of findings.
• Collate and capturing of information & close out of previous findings.
• Conduct actual investigations (damages, MTCs, FAC’s & near misses)
• Finalising reports and getting signoff and copies of associated documents
• Follow up on corrective actions.
• Engage with and assist department managers with the completion, submission, and approval of safety files.
• Facilitate the Investigation and submission of High Potential Hazards
• Define and support actions on a Safety Improvement Plan (SIP)
• Active participation in Safety initiatives (e.g.: VFL & STEPS)
• Conduct Internal Audits in respective areas.
• Co-ordinate the Emergency drills


  • 3 years’ experience in the safety management -mining environment

  • Knowledge of Mine Health and Safety Act (Act 29 of 1996) and other related legislation

  • Computer Literacy: MS Office: (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Presentation / Facilitation/ Training.

  • Investigation and report writing experience


  • Relevant National diploma in Safety Management /Risk Management or relevant equivalent qualification

  • Valid driver’s license

  • You will be required to pass a medical fitness certificate to be considered for this position.

  • COMSOC I & II or equivalent, SAMTRAC & OSHAS 18 001 Certificates will be advantageous.

  • Prince2 and SixSigma Certificates will be advantageous.

  • Certificate of training in ISO14001 and 45001 Safety management Systems and integrated internal auditing will be advantageous.

  • Train the Trainer experience.

  • Auditor’s courses for Safety and Risk Control management.

  • Risk Assessment Techniques: (SWIFT, HAZOP and FMECA).

  • Accident investigation (ICAM/RCAT/SCAT).

  • Fire (Intermediate fire – FPA) and First Aid.

  • Computer literate (MS Office and Projects).

  • Cloud based safety management systems experience advantageous.

About the Company

Our extensive portfolio of directional and geophysical industry qualified measurements; including the most advanced hydrogeological and off-hole imaging technologies, coupled with innovative and proven deployment systems, are being applied to open and cased boreholes, well testing and geoscience services. We have created an extensive portfolio of drilling products and solutions that make borehole construction faster, safer, reduce non-productive time and enhance deliverability.

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