Summary

A meticulous, hard-working and focused professional with over seven (7) years experience in identifying probable risks, preventing accidents and implementing safety regulations. Considerable experience in a Health and Safety role, and is well versed in the fields of safe operational procedures and the investigation of any accidents or incidents. Currently looking for a permanent position as Safety Officer / Manager with a company where there is future potential for personal growth based on individual performance

Work History

Work History

Safety Consultant/adviser

Nov 2014 - Present
JDT Safety Consult(Self)-Southern Cape

Safety Consultant/Adviser-. (SouthAfrica)

Duties-including, but not limited to:

Construction worksite safety inspections/recommendations. Promote occupational health and safety within the operation and develop safer and healthier ways of working. Implement company HSE policy and HSE Management System(HSEMS) Ensure that workplaces conform to organizational procedures and safety standards and practices. Inspect, evaluate construction sites and provide clients with detailed reports on- Non compliance, non conformance, identified hazards, unsafe work procedures/practices. Advise on proper signage, demarcation of identified hazard areas. Monitoring, inspecting & ensuring safe area, equipment & work activities at site through inspections, walkthroughs, permit to work follow ups and audits. Advice/lead managers/supervisors on implementing and maintaining proper EEP's Analyze risks and prioritize corrective and preventive actions and advise site management accordingly Provide guidance on training needs. Ensure personal protective equipment(such as protective overalls, dust masks, safety glasses, footwear and safety helmets), are used in the workplaces according to regulations Train and advice on approved PPE and the proper use thereof. Ensure dangerous materials are correctly stored. Design and implement emergency action plans. Investigation of accidents and unsafe working conditions, study possible causes and recommend remedial action Ensure clients are compliant with all relevant legislation and safety acts. Communicate frequently with management to report on the status of occupational health and safety programs. Producing concise reports for managers on Health and Safety matters. Preparing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing regulatory and compliance data and trends. Performing root cause analysis for incident/accident investigations. Maintaining an audit trail of all H&S documents.

Manager

Feb 2008 - May 2014
Regional SHE Dept. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Manager- Dept. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries-Southern Cape(SouthAfrica)

Senior Marine Control Inspector

Apr 1990 - May 2014
Dept. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Senior Marine Control Inspector- Southern Cape(SouthAfrica)

Enforcing Living Marine Resources Act-Act 18 of 1998 Enforcing National Environmental Management Act-Act 107 of 1998. Investigations of environmental crimes and the prevention thereof, Education of communities to ensure better understanding in sustainability of resources Plan, execute and lead specialized operations with other law enforcement bodies. Inspection and control of Commercial, Recreational and Subsistence Fisheries Inspection of factories, fisheries, canneries and vessels Monitoring of allocated quotas, efforts and operational limits Conduct coastal and boat based inspections on land and sea. Administration: personal and office-report writing, recommendations and office and personnel management, representation in court hearings Train new appointees.

Personal achievement Compiled and implemented a new(AOG) Admission of guilt fine list(fine determination) to the Living Marine Resources Act-Act 18 of 1998. The document was approved by the Regional Chief Justice of the Department of Justice, and is currently in use and enforced by-Dept. of Fisheries, SouthAfrican Border Control Unit of SAPS, SouthAfrican National Parks(SANPARKS), Nature Conservation Services and the Special Investigation unit of DAFF.(Received merit award for outstanding performance)

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETANCIES Health and Safety Results-oriented Proficiency in Safety Management Quick learner Computer proficient File/records maintenance Reports generation and analysis Training and development

Education

Education

Diploma

2015 - 2016