Safety Officer Internship Opportunity


A leading company in the transport industry is looking for a health and safety officer intern to join their team.

LOCATION: Saldanha Western Cape

The Safety Officer is responsible for monitoring and assessing hazardous and unsafe situations and developing measures to assure personnel safety.

The Safety Officer will correct unsafe acts or conditions through the regular line of authority, although the Safety Officer may exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts when immediate action is required.

Qualifications/ Skills

  • Grade 12
  • Samtrac certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Willing to work long hours
  • Extensive Computer Literacy
  • Administration Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Ability to work under the pressure
  • Time Management Skills


During initial response, document the hazard analysis process, hazard identification, exposure assessment and controls.

Participate in planning meetings to identify any health and safety concerns inherent in the operations daily work plan.

Review the Incident Action Plan for safety implications.

Exercise emergency authority to prevent or stop unsafe acts.

Assist the SHE Officer with the investigations of accidents that have occurred within incident areas.

Ensure preparation and implementation of Site Safety and Health Plan (SSHP).

Assign assistants and manage the incident safety organization.

Compiling and updating SHE files for contractors, clients and VDM depots

Assist with the implementation of the induction process and attending to group inductions


This opportunity is based on a 6 month contract to help kick start your career.

Successful candidates have to able relocate to the West Coast area at own costs.

If you meet the above requirements please email your CV to

Closing date: 17 February 2017

If you have not received any feedback within 14 days of application please consider your application as unsuccessful.


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