Location: Saudi Arabia
We are looking for a responsible Safety Officer to facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. You will provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. You will also be on a constant lookout for violations.
Support the development of OHS policies and programs.
Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics (noise levels, use of machinery etc.)
Conduct risk assessment and enforce preventative measures.
Review existing policies and measures and update according to legislation.
Initiate and organize OHS 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.
Proven experience as safety officer
In depth knowledge of legislation (e.g. OSHA) and procedures.
Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices.
Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety.
Proficient in MS Office; Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
BSc/BA in safety management, engineering or relevant field is preferred.
Certificate in occupational health and safety.
Due to Visa limitations, apply only if you a resident in Saudi Arabia with transferable Visa/Residence Permit (Iqama)