Eastern Tropical Fruits Ltd
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Safety and Health Officer

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Job Description

Eastern Tropical Fruits Ltd (“ETF” or the “Company”) is a greenfield project that that is owned by Zambia Fruit Company, a subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (“IDC”), and VitaPlus Foods Limited. The Company is located in Katete District of the Eastern Province and

seeks to establish bulk agricultural infrastructure that facilitates national food production while adding value for local and export markets. As part of its growth strategy, ETF is hereby seeking to employ suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following positions:

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for all safety and health functions at the factory including developing, monitoring, maintaining, and implementing statutory safety requirements.
  • Evaluate work environment, identify potential hazards, and implement new work procedures to eliminate hazards.
  • Design, implement, enforce, and review a risk management plan, ensuring that all risks and their mitigation identified proactively and recorded.
  • Develop and conduct programs, training plans, and workshops to promote occupational safety and HIV/AIDs issues with local stakeholders.
  • Issue of safe clothes, shoes, masks, hand gloves etc. to workers and ensure that all staff have safety clothes, shoes, and other important aspects of safety.
  • Ensure the safety of the plant and project place.
  • Implement and maintain health and safety standards while ensuring compliance with all safety regulations.
  • Identify hazardous waste and disposing of it correctly.
  • Promote safety initiatives.
  • Regularly inspect equipment.
  • Perform other duties assigned from time to time.

Key Responsibilities:

As above:

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Certificate in Social Work, OSHE Management or other relevant fields.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience.
  • A member of a professional body.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and application on company website: