SHEQ and Risk Manager
August 2016 - at Present
Develop, implement and sustain Safety, Health, Environment, Quality and strategies, systems and programmes that drive compliance throughout Vumatel. Manage and support the development, implementation and maintenance of the SHEQ management system, and ensure that the goals and requirements of the Company’s SHEQ policy are achieved in all activities. Control and monitor department budget and ensure objectives are met. Regular HSE and compliance reporting to ExCo. Support the training and development of all staff to ensure awareness and understanding of SHEQ standards and the relevance to business objectives. Provide coaching, specialist advice and practical support on all SHEQ matters to the management teams. Minimise financial and legal risks to the organisation associated with SHEQ aspects and activities. Investigate accidents and incidents to determine causes and develop mitigation strategies.
HSE and Labour Consultant
at Self employed
September 2015 - July 2016
Offer Health, Safety and Labour Relations support for clients in several industries including construction, education, IT and logistics. Address client’s needs, from employment contracts to compensation fund registration. Provide legislative advice to ensure client legislative compliance are met. Assist clients with end to end recruitment process that includes appointments, contracts, policy and procedure management. Assist clients with disciplinary matters that includes warnings, disciplinary hearings and CCMA cases. Assist clients with all health and safety regulation requirements including: inspections, risk management, training, incident and accident management and internal / external auditing requirements. Assist client with ISO integration and training to ensure compliance is met and certification is achieved. Assist clients with tender and contractor management.
at West Projects
October 2014 - August 2015
Maintaining the health, safety and environmental assurance standards and ensuring all projects are compliant with them. Ensure that all activities executed by company personnel or subcontractor personnel, are carried out with full regard to HSE Company’s policy and procedures. Responsible for project HSE performance and incident investigation RCAs. Offer guidance to local managers on the implementation of company policies and safety procedures. Prepare and implement awareness as well as training programs for health, safety and environment. Ensures that all personnel are advised of any HSE hazards by delivering induction courses and toolbox talks, and that the necessary controls and contingency arrangements associated with the work activities are in place. Maintain, and participates in, the schedule of meetings, emergency exercises and audits that are scheduled for the project. Carry out periodical work place health and safety inspection to ensure compliance is met.
at WACO Africa - Sanitech
June 2012 - May 2014
Manage the SHEQ portfolio at several branches in Africa to ensure legislative compliance and ISO (international standards) are met. Responsible for managing and implementing policies and procedures with respect to the organization's SHEQ framework in regions within Africa. Conducted risk assessments and change existing or develop new recommendations documents from these assessments. Supported and guided management in preparation for external audits (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001). Performed and coordinated incident investigations to ensure process is effective to identify root causes and ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented. Implemented and maintained the OHSAS 18001 & 14001 system to maintain compliance Carry out planned ISO audits of all Sanitech sites and operations within the portfolio, to monitor, correct and maintain high levels of compliance. Designed and delivered training to employees and management regarding compliance and legislative requirements.
at WACO - SGB Cape
January 2012 - April 2012
Port Louis District
Maintaining the health, safety and environmental assurance standards and ensuring construction project in East Africa is compliant to relevant legislative requirements. Communicating all health, safety and environmental requirements through the supervision consultants to the projects. Conducting daily HSE inspections. Providing weekly HSE information to the HSE manager for reports as required. Reviewing risk assessments as per approved method statements against actual activities on site. Reporting, recording and assisting where necessary to investigate any accident, incident and/or near miss on site. Ensuring project welfare facilities are suitable, sufficient and complies with the client’s standards. Conducting HSE audits as per the programme to monitor compliance with the client’s requirements. Monitoring the resolution of actions and close out of non-conformities.
January 2010 - December 2011
Developing and executing health and safety plans in the several department according to legal guidelines, and preparing and enforcing policies to establish a culture of health and safety. Evaluating practices, procedures and facilities to assess risk and adherence to Sasol and legislative standard. Analyse the efficacy of health & safety framework tasks and develop progress programs to improve outputs. Conducted hazard identification, risk analysis, risk assessments and job safety analysis of Shared Services tasks. Assist in the development of risk response action plans to address risk factors identified in the organizational risk profile. Assisted with the design, training and maintenance of the behavioural safety program. Interacted with all levels of employees and management for feedback on SHEQ culture. Worked with senior management to develop new policies and procedures in regards to SHEQ and BBS implementation.
Production Controller and Chemical Analyst
March 2002 - December 2006
Performed routine and non-routine chemical analysis of products using standard operating procedures. Monitored equipment and improve the quality, efficiency and safety of the manufacturing plant. Managed monitoring process conditions and specifications to ensure the area is performing safely and at maximum efficiency. Assisted with developing methods of improving the existing process through automation, process developments and new technologies. Performed a variety of testing tasks relating to inspections, samples, finished products, raw materials and certificate of analysis for internal and external customers. Trained new analysts on specific analytical techniques, new methods and laboratory instruments. Calibrated all machines according to manufacturer specifications. Elected as health and safety representative for two terms. Acted as safety coordinator for service providers during annual shutdown
NEBOSH international certificate
2018 - at Present (2 years)
ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 Lead Auditor
at Advantage ACT
2016 - 2016 (1 year) Gauteng
ISO 9001, 14001 & 18001 Internal Auditor
2013 - 2013 (1 year) Gauteng
2010 - 2010 (1 year) Mpumalanga
at North West University
2007 - 2010 (3 years) Province of North West
at Highschool Secunda
1997 - 2001 (4 years) Mpumalanga
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