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Health & Safety Officer (Siavonga)

Yalelo Ltd seeks to hire an experienced and qualified Health & Safety Officer who will be responsible for implementing the Yalelo Ltd Health and Safety Management Systems and ensure that there is a safe working environment in the workplace for employees and other interested parties. This is a key position at our Production site and the right -fit candidate will work within the Health and Safety team to promote a safe work culture as we continue to be Zambia’s N0#1 Fish- Placing affordable protein at the center of every home!!

The Right Fit candidate will perform among others, the following functions

Maintains & Monitors the OHS Management System.

  • Conducts and documents Hazard Identification, Risk Analysis, and management on site.
  • Ensures Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Legal register is in place and timely updated by maintaining and documenting compliance to all safety regulations on site.
  • Implements the OHS system in the organisation and conducts daily inspections to monitor compliance.
  • Inducts contractor/Visitor as well as safety monitoring and management on site.
  • Implements and maintains health and safety standards according to establish SOP’s.
  • Monitors, & evaluates OHS goals, targets, and statistics.
  • Compiles and maintains relevant SHE registers on updated database.
  • Logs all Health & Safety (H&S) related complaints and makes updates in the respective database.

Champions OHS Best Practices

  • Implements the change management register.
  • Performs weekly departmental checks on Fire Equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) adherence, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Contractor checks, permits check etc.
  • Promotes safety initiatives through toolbox talks, H&S awareness emails and posters.
  • Tracks closure of near misses and safety observations.
  • Implements lessons learned from all incidents and accidents and shares with all staff, visitors & contracts on site.
  • Delivers Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSMS) training programs and monitors training matrix.
  • Implements safe working techniques.
  • Conducts all the required H&S Drills e.g., Fire and Chemical
  • Monitors Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) replenishment, management, and use on-site.

The Hatchery Manager Must Have:

  • The people have excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Very sound understanding of Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Strong understanding of laws and regulations governing safety of employees in workplaces

Qualifications Requirements for the Health & Safety Officer are:

  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management, Risk Management, Safety Management, or related discipline
  • Two (2) minimum relevant work experience preferably from the construction and mining industries
  • Valid competency certificates
Application deadline
22 Apr 15:00
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Yalelo is a pioneer of aquaculture in Zambia, bringing together local resources and world-leading practices. The company implements a scalable solution to ease the pressure on Zambia’s wild-capture fisheries sector. Founded in 2011, Yalelo is now a leading fisheries firm in Zambia and among the largest aquaculture firms in Africa. This company breeds and grows its tilapia on the shores of Lake Kariba and sells nation-wide. Yalelo’s pristine water locally produced non-GMO fish feed and a robust cold-chain result in product quality and affordability that are transforming customer experience.