To facilitate maintenance of the health and welfare of employees at the workplace, through ensuring that workers are not affected by substances, processes or disease precursors encountered in the workplace in accordance with relevant legislation.
Conduct and review health risk assessments for relevant departments annually or as required.
Manage the performance of health risk assessments, facility inspections and reporting of findings.
Performance and monitoring of medical and biological surveillance within the prescribed company protocol.
Implement and maintain the hearing conservation program.
Implementation of infection control measures.
Implement and maintain statutory and internal company Covid-19 procedures and program.
Implement, supervise and maintain a chronic disease management program.
Provision of primary health care and emergency service and the follow up of such cases.
Implement and maintain the clinic management system.
Design and/or review of internal Occupational Health regulatory documents (policies/procedures/templates) in line with Legal Legislation.
Co-ordination of roll-out of new and/or reviewed Occupational Health policies and procedures.
Monitor and evaluate compliance of environmental, health & safety activities against policies & procedures, legislative requirements.
Liaise with the EHS department to ensure that all contractors on site have signed fitness certificates for the job at hand.
Capture data on various platforms, and ensure that it’s correct, complete and up to date.
Monitor and analyze health trends and the reporting thereof according to company policy .
Annual reporting of medical and hazardous biological waste to the EHS department.
Report COVID-19 cases to COID as per legislative requirements.
Report all other injuries and occupational diseases to COID as per legislative requirements.
Compile monthly Clinic management reports.
Manage the administrative and operational activities of the primary health care and occupational health care clinic to ensure a quality, legally compliant, efficient, and effective service delivery.
Keep record of all activities conducted.
File and maintain legally required documents (soft and hard copies).
Load job cards on SAP and follow up with the maintenance team.
Oversee and assist with maintenance of the clinic equipment
Record, type and circulate minutes of first aid meetings.
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Diploma in General Nursing, Psychiatry, Community nursing and Midwifery.
Current registration with South African Nursing Council with Occupational Health registered as an additional qualification.
Recently qualified OHNP with some experience in the field is advisable.Professional Memberships/Registration (if any)
Indemnity and current registration with SASOHN.
Certificate in Audiometry and Spirometry is a must.
Registration with SASOHN as an Audio merits.
Valid Driver’s License.
Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety Act and its Regulations.
Understanding of food manufacturing facility and responsibilities of various manning points will be an advantage.
Management and co-ordination skills.Knowledge of database management and manipulation – read and interpret trends for correct reporting.
Good numeracy and strong administrative skills.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
Ability to deal and interpret different cultures.
Good time management, excellent planning and organisational skills.