SENIOR OCCUPATIONAL, HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER – 1 POST - 1 POST

Employer: Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA)
Date Published: 2019-04-06
Application Deadline: 2019-04-19

JOB SUMMARY:

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(i)Ensure all Safety and health activities at the ports and Headquarters are implemented according to requirement of the laws;

(ii)Provides proposals and recommendations on necessary improvements on workflow;

(iii)Make follow up to ensure that there is proper implementation of the safety and health issues in line with TPA strategic plan;

(iv)Assist to conduct rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems are in place;

(v)Study the existing safety and health policies, regulations and regulations and identify all non-compliances for improvement and enforcement;

(vi)Ensure the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (Competent Authority) conduct the workplaces inspections according to the laws;

(vii)Ensure the availability of warning and directional signs at different port’s locations and enforce compliance to the same;

(viii)Promote the compliance of the safety and health standards at the workplaces;

(ix)Assist in preparation of operations manuals and plans for safe working procedures and   avoiding accidents; and

(x)Performs any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in Engineering or Environment from any recognized higher learning Institution. Must be Computer Literate, fluent in English and Swahili languages. At least three (3) years of general experience in related activities of which one (1) year of working experience in Occupational, Health & Safety Management. Advanced Certificate in safety and health Management will be an added advantage. 

 

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TPGS 7

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