Health And Safety Officer

Sahara Group

Key Deliverables:

  • Assist in monitoring Depot/ Terminal activities to ensure that workers comply with the company policies and government safety regulations.
  • Constant Review and update of company HSE policy
  • Control periodic inspection on fixed extinguishing systems (CO2, deluges, sprinklers, water, foam, and dry powder), inspect, test, and maintain fire hoses, hydrants, monitors, isolation valves, and couplings.
  • Participate in / lead a team engaged in rescue/firefighting/ emergency activities with the proper use of fire, safety, and lifesaving equipment/systems.
  • Assist in overviewing, monitoring, and enabling preventive maintenance and inspection of the various types of, portable gas detection appliances, fire, safety, and lifesaving equipment which includes complete checks, servicing, repairing, and supervising contracted assistants while undertaking maintenance work.
  • Assist in investigating accidents or injuries that occur in the workplace and write a report detailing the cause and provide recommendations that can help prevent future accidents.
  • Assist in ensuring trucks inside the depot are marshaled properly to avoid accidents.
  • Assist in ensuring fire regulations compliance by all and ensure fire drills are conducted regularly.
  • Assist in ensuring the water level in the hydrant tank is within the safe limit and replenish the water stock level as necessary.
  • Assist in making sure trucks are properly parked in the depot.
  • Assist in making sure all trucks are properly earthed before loading commences.
  • Checking trucks before entering the depot.
  • Oversee site security and ensure enforcement of company security policies.
  • Ensure all quality regulating procedures are practiced.
  • Ensure all regulatory licenses/ certificates are valid and no noncompliance charges are recorded. Application for license/certificate to be conducted timely to avoid expiry.
  • Assist in ensuring proper housekeeping of the site environment.
  • Ensure adequate PPE availability for the company.
  • Assist in ensuring adequate training/certifications for the team are carried out in line with regulatory standards.


  • Good use of MS Word and Excel
  • Good Communication skills
  • A good team player Minimum Qualification / Experience:

Minimum Qualification/Experience:

  • B.Sc. Environmental Engineering, HSE or equivalent in an Engineering / Technical discipline or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of cognate experience as a safety officer in storage tanking farms / Oil depots or terminals and firefighting and fire prevention in the Energy Sector.
  • Professional Safety Certification is a must.

Personality Traits & Competencies:

  • Hard working
  • Team player
  • Must possess excellent inter-personal skills.

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