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Safety Superintendent – South Africa

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Reference Number: JAM

Job Description: 

A leading mining organization is looking for a Safety Superintendent for one of their operations in Mpumalanga.

The role will entail ensuring safety compliance in implemented correctly on the mine, particularly in regard to OSHAS 18001 standards.


  • Monitoring safety compliance of operations, service department, ensuring legal compliance in terms of safety is maintained to company standards
  • Lead and participate in site safety inspections, ensuring inspections are done properly and to required standards
  • Compile safety superintendent month-end reports, and oversee incident and accident investigations
  • Report review and final sign off high potential incidents and injuries
  • Liaise with external auditors when utilized and review final report and sign off
  • Develop and Implement base-line and issue-based risk assessments
  • Ensure individuals are provided with the correct development opportunities, evaluate training courses and oversee development of training material

Requirements:Qualification and Skill

  • National Diploma/ Degree in Safety Management
  • Chamber of Mines Safety Officer Certificate 1 and 2
  • Knowledge of OHAS 18001 standards
  • Diploma/ Degree in Mining Engineering advantageous
  • Extensive experience in health and safety, with previous experience as a safety officer essential
  • Experience working in the mining sector advantageous
  • In depth knowledge of relevant safety and mining legislation including: The Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Regulations
  • Knowledge of gas testing, flame proofing, strata control
  • Good understanding of safety management theory, behavioural safety and risk management