Industrial Hygiene Officer

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.


Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.


Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

General Role Purpose

To limit health risks through practical and cost-effective methods, carry out detailed surveys, use specialist equipment to measure hazards and compile reports and data to present to clients

Core Specific Responsibilities  – Related to This Job

  • Conduct sampling and preparation for analysis

  • Manage and maintain equipment registers

  • Investigate Occupational Health and Safety concerns in diverse occupational environments

  • Develop, review, update and implement the OHS&E program, including related policies and procedures

  • Provide technical support to incident and near miss reporting, investigations and follows-up on recommendations

  • Conduct regular inspections and audits

  • Implement industrial hygiene program

  • Prepare reports based on results, inclusive of remedial actions

  • Follow up on IH actions and ensure effective close-out

Expected Deliverables  From This Job

  • Offer advice on health and safety regulations

  • Come up with cost-effective solutions to remedy problems (if any)

  • Control hazards in the workplace

Operational Requirements

  • Anticipate, recognise, evaluate, communicate and control environmental stressors in, or arising from, the work place that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well-being of workers and members of the community

Behavioural Traits

  • Must possess an analytical mind

  • Must be safety conscious

  • Must have a high standard of hygiene

Knowledge and Experience Required to Perform in This Job

The Occupational Hygiene Officer will require knowledge, skills and experience in the following areas:

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience (preferably in the mining industry)

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of and a thorough understanding of relevant legislation

  • Training and experience with incident/accident reporting and investigation

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


Qualifications (Required for This Job)

  • Degree in in Occupational Health, Safety, Environmental Health or other related field

  • Good negotiating skills, tact and diplomacy

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