OSH Promotions Officer x 1

  • Full Time
  • Bulawayo

NSSA

OSH Promotions Officer x 1

OSH Promotions Officer –
Reporting to the Principal OSH Promotions Officer, the successful candidate will assist organizations adopt and implement OSH sound management systems and practices in order to reduce or eliminate occupational accidents and diseases at the workplace.

Key Outputs
 Conduct safety and health surveys in workplaces in order to identify OSH gaps and come up with preventive and corrective measures to prevent occupational accidents and diseases.
 Conduct safety training programmes for workers in order to increase knowledge about accident prevention and OSH legislation.
 Assist and advise industry to develop and adopt sound OSH Management systems and best practices in line with national and International requirements.
 Assess organisations for OSH performance to encourage OSH excellence.
 Provide information on OSH through posters, magazines and pamphlets to maintain the flow of up to date information on safety and health to industry.  Carry out campaigns for safety seminars, workshops and conferences.
 Advise employers and employees and their organisations on current information and legislation on OSH.
 Work in partnership with other stakeholders with similar OSH objectives.
 Compile monthly reports to evaluate progress made towards set objectives.

Qualifying Requirements

 Degree in Environmental Health and Science,OSH or equivalent
 1-3 years relevant experience in occupational safety and health promotion work.
Key Competencies and Characteristics
• Understanding of Factories and Works Act and its Allied regulations
• Good presentation skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills
• Sound knowledge of health surveillance approaches
Those interested in pursuing these opportunities should submit their applications and CV’s to recruit@nssa.org.zw by close of business on Monday 12th November 2018.