What are my responsibilities?
The EHS Officer isdirectly responsible for maintenance of the company offices and the installedsystems and equipment.
Putting forward recommendations, notifications and advices to project / site manager, to enable them to fulfill their legal obligations.
Ensure that the corporate EHS Policy is introduced for all employees andsuppliers’ employees within his / her sphere of activity.
Ensure that EHS is regarded as a fundamental responsibility and is giventhe same priority as all the corporate other business activities.
Ensure that employees and suppliers undertake their activities inaccordance with the requirements of the EHS Manual, in his / her area ofresponsibility.
Record and document risk assessments that are appropriate to theactivities undertaken in his / her area of responsibility.
Implement control measures which are defined in the risk assessments andare appropriate for the activities undertaken in his / her area ofresponsibility.
Develop and implement safe work methods for the activities undertaken inhis / her area of responsibility.
Providing sufficient information and reporting to EHS division officerto measure the overall performance versus the targets set.
Ensure that all employees in his / her area of responsibility aremedically fit to perform the tasks assigned to them. Usable records shall bekept.
If necessary, issue EHS instructions to employees and suppliers’employees and keep usable records.
Provide induction training for employees and suppliers’ employeesworking in his / her area of responsibility.
Ensure that all employees and employees of external companies in his / herarea of responsibility are given adequate and continuous supervision,particularly where young, inexperienced employees are concerned.
Ensure that all accidents and near misses are reported and thatreporting is in accordance with the requirements of the company’s accident andincident procedures.
Respond promptly to reports of defects in equipment, protection orsafety systems which pose a potential health and safety risk to employees orsuppliers’ employees and ensure that unsafe equipment is withdrawn from use orits use prevented in some other way, until it can be restored to a safecondition or replaced.
Maintain good standards of order and cleanliness in his / her area ofresponsibility.
Ensure that proper social facilities are available for use by allemployees and suppliers’ employees.
Any accounts / statements relating to EHS matters made by employees orsuppliers’ employees are taken seriously.
On being notified that an employee or a supplier’s employee has locateda substance of which he / she has no prior knowledge or training, the necessarysteps are immediately taken to ensure safe use / disposal by approved, licensedorganizations.
Conduct regular safety inspections in his / her area of responsibility andtake the necessary action to solve problems that are identified and to preventa recurrence.
Duties and responsibility for emergencies such as :
Ensure that a building fire risk assessment is undertaken and regularlyreviewed.
Ensure that sufficient numbers of emergency wardens are present at alltimes
Ensure that the emergency wardens give all personnel an emergencytraining briefing.
Maintain and publish a list of telephone numbers of organizations andindividuals
Ensure that building emergency procedures are regularly reviewed andupdated, if necessary, e.g. names of emergency wardens and names offirst-
aider’s are listed, escape routes are marked
Ensure that an evacuation package has been prepared, is available atreception and contains all Info needed for evacuation cases
Evaluate and arrange regular training and refresher training for allemergency personnel.
Check that all emergency equipment is regularly inspected and / or testedby competent persons.
Request and retain inspection and test reports for all emergencyequipment.
Know the identity and special needs of individuals with, for example : avisual or hearing impairment or who wheelchair users are.
Together with therelevant safety representative, produce a written chart to assist in the eventof evacuation and assign a person to help them
Conduct regular inspections of the company site.
Convene regular meetings with the safety representatives to discuss anyconcerns or problems arising. Keep a record of these meetings.
Conduct a weekly alarm test using a different assembly point each time.Record the results and arrange for any defective equipment to be repaired orreplaced.
Hold an emergency drill every 6 months. Decide in each case whether thesafety representative and key personnel are to be notified of the drill.
Prepare and publish a report including lessons learned and necessaryimprovement measures.
What do Ineed to qualify for this job?
Proper qualification preferred bachelor’s Degree from reputableUniversity / College
A minimum of 3-5 years ofexperience in similar Business Field
Good knowledge International EHS standards, codes and industry practices
Experience on Construction projects such as Building projects withSignaling and Power Supply Systems is highly preferred
Good leadership, communication, and decision making skills
Very good written and verbal communication skills in English
Excellent communication andinterpersonal skills
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications is must requirements
Willingness to travel to the project site locations as necessary, alsofor longer periods
What elsedo I need to know?
Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, andvaluing diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity ofthe communities within which we work.
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