Environmental Health and Safety Officer-. People Performance Group

People Performance Group


uganda - kampala full-time Closing date - 28/05/2019

Job Summary

Minimum qualification: Masters degree

Minimum years of experience: 5

Required languages: English

Required IT skills: ,MS Office

Job Description

Environmental Health and Safety is a valuable key component in the daily operations of any business. This position ensures the operations are safe for all employees, contractors and visitors. PPG on behalf of our client is seeking for a qualified health and safety officer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

Job Description

Maintain written, oral and computer communication skills to convey information to employees, managers and contractors.

  • Apply all health and safety codes, regulations, laws and policies pertaining to the health and safety of the interior and exterior of the facility
  • Assess risks and identify hazards in the workplace to create a safe and healthy environment
  • Organize, identify and complete permits pertaining to health and safety, such as environmental permits, fire safety permits, and operating permits
  • Train employees or teams on a regular basis on all areas of health and safety
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of equipment, machinery and the overall facility, such as fire alarms and sprinklers, HVAC systems, and parking areas
  • Undergo regular inspections and audits to determine any opportunities for improvement, including, but not limited to, inspection of emergency generators, conduct fire drills, and test elevator systems
  • Able to wear personal protective equipment as well as knowledge as to each piece's usefulness and life-cycle
  • Inspect and inventory personal protective equipment


  • Ensure that everyone, including visitors and contractors, entering site facility are properly trained and controlled for all risks and hazards
  • Manage all aspects of EHS projects
  • Prepare reports based on inspections or audits results for administrative teams
  • Create and organize reports and logs of all health and safety information
  • Communicate at workshops, seminars and meetings
  • Maintain personal training to ensure that knowledge and certifications are current
  • Conduct audits and inspections on all interior and exterior areas of the facility
  • Create, train and manage various teams, such as incident management and emergency response teams
  • Qualification requirements

A Master's degree in Environmental Health, Safety Engineering or Occupational Health or related discipline with at least 5 years’ experience working in safety related position/role. 







How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the e-mail below. Applications may not exceed 2MBs. Email: application@ppg.co.ug

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