Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Occupational Health & Safety Officer Jobs in Kenya

Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Occupational Health & Safety Officer Jobs in Kenya

Qualifications and Requirements:

(Nursing Officer I - Fifteen (15) Posts; Assistant Mechanical Engineer II – Seven (7) Posts; Assistant Electrical Engineer II – Seven (7) Posts; Chemical Engineer II – Seven (7) Posts; Environmental Science – Seven (7) Posts; Computer Science – Seven (7) Posts; Production Technologist – Seven (7) Posts)

  • Terms of service: Three (3) years Contract (Renewable subject to satisfactory performance)

  • For appointment to this grade, an officer must have a Bachelor of Science degree in any of the following disciplines: Medicine, Nursing, Chemistry, Physics, Zoology, Biochemistry, Engineering or Occupational Safety & Health or its equivalent and any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution.


    Duties and responsibilities

  • This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the supervision of a senior officer.

    Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • compiling information on safety and health hazards;

  • maintaining statistics on accidents, dangerous occurrences and occupational diseases;

  • processing applications for registration of work places and employers under Occupational Safety and Health Act and Work Injury Benefits Act respectively;

  • processing work injury benefits claims;

  • preparing workers for medical examination;

  • carrying out medical examinations;

  • documenting the presence and use of first aid services and occupational health in the work place, manning occupational health clinics;

  • carrying out counseling services on basic occupational health issues; and

  • training on Occupational Safety and Health.

    NOTE: in addition to the above requirements for appointment to this grade;

  • a Nursing Officer must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya,

  • an Engineer must be registered by the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya; and

  • a Medical Officer must be registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Labour and Social Protection Occupational Health & Safety Officer Jobs in Kenya

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