Fresher Health and Safety Assistant Careers – East African Roofing Systems Ltd

Job Title:  Health and Safety Assistant (Fresher Jobs)

Organization: East African Roofing Systems Ltd

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: QHSE Officer


About US:

East African Roofing Systems Ltd is the largest expanded metal company in the East Africa and has several years of experience in the expanded metal industry. It primarily deals in steel products.


Job Summary:   The Health and Safety Assistant will assist and coordinate with the QHSE Officer to promote safety awareness, provide guidance and direction for the operation of the organization’s Safety Management System.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In charge of implementing all the requirements of Health, Safety and Environment programmes in the company.
  • Routinely inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Conduct worker training in areas such as safety laws, regulations and use of safety equipment.
  • Compile, analyse, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Work closely with the safety committee on issues regarding safety.
  • Work together with section supervisors to ensure compliance to safety Standards.
  • Investigate safety incidents and develop mitigation and corrective measures.
  • Carry out safety, health and environmental audits.
  • Develop environmental and social management plans.
  • Develop waste management policy and its implementation.
  • Develop and implement Safety, Health and environmental management system as per ISO 14001:2015.
  • Spearhead sensitization of electrical safety.
  • Maintain appropriate fire protection equipment and training.
  • Tasked with analysing risk, proposing methodology to mitigate risk, ensuring zero accidents and thefts on site.
  • Ensuring project compliance in relation to Health & Safety at all levels.
  • Ensure mandatory PPEs are properly and effectively used by all staff while at the work place.
  • Carry out Environment Health and Safety Audits.
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to safety policies and work instructions.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in science discipline in Environmental science, mechanical, Health, Safety and Environment, Manufacturing or related field.
  • At least three years of working experience in the Health, Safety and Environment, Manufacturing or related field.
  • Must have attention to detail, problem solving skills, conflict resolution, leadership skills, good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to take initiative and good decision-making skills.
  • Familiar with ISO 14001:2015, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems and ISO 45001:2018.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications, updated CVs and academic documents via Email to:


Deadline: 11th December 2023


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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Date Posted 2023-11-20
Valid Through 2023-12-11
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization East African Roofing Systems Ltd
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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