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Occupational Hygiene Officer

Chirano Gold Mines Ltd

Investigate Occupational Health and hygiene concerns in diverse occupational environments.
Assist in Developing, reviewing, updating, and implementing the Occupational Health and Hygiene program, including related policies and procedures.
Provide technical support to incident and near miss reporting, investigations and follows-up on recommendations.
Conduct or assist in conducting regular inspections and audits.
Implement industrial hygiene programs.
Calibrate, maintain and operate industrial hygiene equipment.
Monitor or assist in monitoring the potential exposure to harmful substances in the workplace and interpreting and communicating these results to the relevant people.
Assist in the implementation of feasible engineering and administrative controls as deemed necessary by monitoring results.
Participate in risk assessments and developing management strategies for eliminating or controlling the hazards.
Communicate or assist in communicating the legal requirements of occupational hygiene, to the workforce and management.
Conduct or assist in conducting occupational health and hygiene programs to recognize, eliminate, and control occupational health hazards, environmental stressors in, or arising from, the work place that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers on the mine-site and beyond.
Assist in the administration of site industrial hygiene activities to include but not limited to monitoring area or personal exposures to dusts, noise, fumes mist etc.
Collect samples of work materials to detect and evaluate employee exposure group and to toxic substances.
Participate in follow-up investigations to ensure corrective measures are carried out where required.
Prepare reports including observations, analysis of contaminants, ergonomics and recommendations for control and correction of hazards.
Perform other duties as reasonably assigned by your supervisor or his appointee.

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or recognized certificate in Industrial or Occupational Health & Hygiene or its related course.
Minimum of 3-5 years exposure in Occupational Health and Hygiene issues in a Mining environment.
Knowledge of occupational health standards, codes, and regulations.
Knowledge of methods, procedures, and techniques used in collecting and testing samples such as dusts, mists, fumes, vapors, noise, non-ionizing radiation, heat stress and biological agents.
Knowledge of toxicological effects of occupational hazards.
Skill in analyzing and evaluating a wide variety of technical data, test results, reports, and plans.
Skill in the operation and maintenance of a variety of monitoring and testing equipment.
Possess a valid Ghanaian Driverís License with good and defensive driving skills.

Contact address

The Human Resources Manager
Chirano Gold Mines Limited
P. O. Box 57

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Bachelors Degree
    • 3 - 5 Years
    • Medical
    • Ghana
    • Ghana
    • Chiranohr.recruitment@kinross.com
    • 25-May-2018
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