Oct 03, 2018

Occupational Health and Safety Officer

  • Child Welfare Durban and District
  • Durban
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Child Welfare Durban and District seeks to employ an Occupational Health and Safety Officer, to be based in Durban.

Salary: R96 000 to R120 000 per annum, cost to company. The package is dependent upon qualification and experience

The purpose of the position is to establish a safe workplace according to legal standards and foster a culture of attention to health and safety. Facilitate compliance with occupational health and safety (OHS) guidelines. Provide advice on measures to minimize hazards or unhealthy situations. Be on a constant lookout for violations.


Support the development of OHS policies and programmes
Advise and instruct on various safety-related topics
Conduct risk assessment and enforcing preventative measures

Three years’ experience as an Occupational Health and Safety Officer
Knowledge of the OHS Act, legislation and procedures
Knowledge of potentially hazardous materials or practices
Experience in writing reports and policies for health and safety
Familiarity with conducting data analysis and reporting statistics
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Working knowledge of safety management information systems is a plus
Outstanding organisational skills
Diligent with great attention to detail
Communication skills with the ability to present and explain health and safety topics
BSc / BA in safety management or relevant field is preferred
Diploma / Certificate in occupational health and safety management
Driver’s license
Be a responsible individual who swears by OSH regulations and OHS Act
Be conscientious and farsighted as work will be largely focused on prevention
Be detail-oriented and ready to act in emergencies and after hours

To apply, submit a detailed CV

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

If you have not heard from us within one week of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Child Welfare Durban and District is a nonprofit organisation that provides a wide range of services to children, their families and communities in the Durban and Umlazi areas. The Organisation’s core concern is to protect children who are at risk. This includes neglected, abused, abandoned and orphaned children, a large majority of whom are either infected or affected by HIV/AIDS.


R96 000 to R120 000 per annum

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