BIA Zambia
Posted Job
about 4 years ago

Health & Safety Supervisor

With subsidiaries in more than 21 African countries, BIA’s operations are in the Sales and After-sales services of equipment for mines, quarries, public works, recycling, handling and power generation in West and Central Africa. BIA is able to offer a wide range of equipment and accessories from well-known manufacturers such as Komatsu, Sandvik, Bomag, Cummins and Yale. BIA Zambia is currently looking for Health and Safety Supervisorswith vast experience in the mining industry for its operations to be based in (3)Kalumbila and (1) Kitwe.


1. General HSE responsibilities

  • Promote occupational health and safety within his organization and develop safer and healthier ways of working
  • Make sure that the organization is aware of, and complies with, all legislation in relation to the use of its plant, equipment, substances, as well as in all workplace activities
  • Stimulate continuous HSE risk identification, assessment and reduction in daily activities
  • Help supervise the investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial actions.
  • Cascade Learning from Incidents, best practices, drive consistency and standardize HSE practices in Development Teams according to BIA’s HSE standards.
  • Coordinate emergency procedures, mine rescues, firefighting and first aid crews
  • Frequently communicate with management to report on the status of the health and safety strategy and risk management strategy

2. Risk assessment

  • Maintain and update the hazards and risk assessments identification records
  • Ensure that the controls in place are coherent, necessary and sufficient
  • Continuous evaluation for any residual hazard

3. Operational control

Job Hazard Analysis

  • Promote the JHA for non-routine activities and unsure they are understood and applied.
  • Identify risks for each step of those non-routine activities
  • To each step, evaluate a risk attached to it
  • Ensure that the control measures are implemented to eliminate or reduce risks

4. Standard Operation Procedure

  • Ensure SOP are done for routine activities and that they are created with the assistance of the technical team (routine activities = done more than five times)
  • Develop with site management staff SOPs for all risk activities
  • Participate to the periodical SOPs review
  • Train and sensitize all personnel on various SOPs
  • Create and implement identity cards and synthesis for tools / equipment and chemicals
  • Ensure risk control measures application including PPE management

5. HSE Performance

  • Ensure the execution of weekly inspections
  • Collect HSE performance
  • Make a weekly report on HSE indicators

6. Incidents, accidents, non-conformity

  • Report incidents / accidents and non-compliance
  • Participate in investigations following accidents, incidents
  • Propose corrective and preventive actions

7. Training HSE & Certification

  • Ensure our equipment are certified according to legislation and procedures
  • Monitor the HSE level training topics.
  • Develop and implement training sessions for managers, supervisors and workers on health and safety practices and legislation (in collaboration with the Training manager when applicable)


  • Two 2 years’ experience in the mining industry
  • Supervisory/Managerial experience on construction sites for at least 3 years
  • Knowledge of standards OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 (ISO 14001 is an advantage)
  • Proficient in lifting inspection, simple and complex slinging
  • Proficient in working at heights and mobile elevating work platform
  • Good knowledge of welding hazards and risks
  • RA and SOP skills


  • Flexible (can easily adapt)
  • Analytical Thinker
  • Good Communication skills
  • Accurate
  • Influential and persuasive

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