Kakira Sugar SHE Officer Jobs in Uganda

Kakira Sugar SHE Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Job.

  • The Agriculture SHE Officer is responsible for planning, implementing and overseeing the department’s employee safety and health at work and environmental protection and management. His/her main duty is to ensure that the company is in full
    compliance and adheres to Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental guidelines.

  • The person will be responsible for facilitating compliance with safety, occupational health and environmental guidelines. Their main goal will be to always ensure a safe working environment and prevent any injuries and accidents.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement SHE policies and programs
  • Advise and lead employees on various safety-related topics
  • Prepare educational and training sessions on a regular basis
  • Review existing policies and procedures
  • Work with HR to set up a new employee on-boarding process for safety, health and environment.
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Enforce preventative measures.
  • Check if all the employees are acting in adherence with rules and regulations
  • Prepare and present reports on accidents and violations and determine causes
  • Oversee workplace repair, installations and any other work that could harm employees' safety.
  • Coordinate the department’s emergency procedures and act as the department’s emergency on site coordinator.
  • Inspect workplaces and workplace equipment, such as Irrigation, Agrochemicals, fertilisers, fuels, tractors and implements, to ensure they meet storage & safety regulations (and to identify hazards and risks).
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (such as hearing protection, chemical / dust respirators, safety glasses, footwear and safety helmets), is being used in workplaces according to the regulations.
  • Ensure that all the department’s activities and operations do not cause environmental degradation and that preventative and conservation measures
    are always in place.
  • Ensure that the department has in place and complies with acceptable waste management and disposal procedures.
  • Ensure that the department has a chemical register for all products used on site and that there is full compliance with all international conventions on the use of pesticides.
  • Ensure proper disposal of expired chemicals and empty chemical containers after use.
  • Assist with the rehabilitation of workers after accidents or injuries

    Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience
  • BSc/BA in Agriculture or Safety/Environmental Management or similar field

    Experience, Skills and Competences
  • 5 years of experience as a SHE Officer, two or more of which must have been in an agricultural environment or similar.
  • Certificate or Diploma in occupational health and safety would be added advantage.

  • Excellent knowledge of legislations and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
  • Experience with writing policies and procedures for safety, health and environment
  • Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Working knowledge of safety management information system

    Interpersonal Skills:
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Team player
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kakira Sugar SHE Officer Jobs in Uganda

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