OHS Practitioner for our OHS team in Durban

OHS Practitioner

We are seeking to employ an experienced and well-organized OHS Practitioner to join our vibrant OHS team in Durban.  

The ideal candidate should be a team player as well as an individual performer that is willing to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

Minimum requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Safety Management, Risk Management or Engineering
  • Knowledgeable on the South African health and safety legislation and other applicable legislation would be an advantage.
  • Must have 3-5 years’ relevant OHS experience.
  • Candidates registered with the SACPCMP as Construction Health and Safety Officers (CHSO) will receive preference.
  • Qualification in International Standards will be an advantage.
  • Be computer-literate on the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong administrative and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in Afrikaans and English.
  • Must have own reliable transport.

Your duties as an OHS Practitioner will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Advice relating to South African health and safety legislation and other relevant legislation;
  • Explanation of minimum compliance requirements and consequences of non-compliance;
  • Trainings on legislation and amendments;
  • Drafting of safety files and specialised industry documents;
  • Reviewing legal documents and policies for compliance with current health and safety legislation;
  • Advice on disputes stemming from incidents at the workplace and non-conformance with legal requirements;
  • Guidance on health and safety matters relating to the implementation of practical solutions for safety in the workplace;
  • Conducting inspections and audits of the client’s implemented OHS system to determine compliance with legislation;
  • Enforcement of legislation and guidance on dealing with enforcement forums;
  • Assistance and guidance with enquiries relating to incidents at the workplace and occupational diseases;
  • Assistance and guidance with COVID-19 and other applicable legislation;
  • Collaborate with team members to find improve industry knowledge, skills and
  • And any other task necessary for the conduct of the employer’s business, as the employer may from time to time direct, and to assist clients with all health and safety related matters to ensure compliance with legislation and to avoid or limit risk.
  • Market related salary, depending on experience and qualifications.

Should you qualify and meet the above requirements, kindly submit your CV to:

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Job applications close on Friday 17 June 2022. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.

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