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EHS Officer / Manager
June 6, 1975

About Candidate

Health and safety and environmental management professional offering over 24 years experience in handling safety and training operations as well as occupational health and safety management predominantly for premium companies with multiple operations and within the Oil & Gas, engineering, construction, mining, minerals, steel, FMCG and chemical manufacturing and many other sectors. Qualified with a Diploma HSE Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety Faculty of Law University of Cape Town, SAMTRAC NQF 5, OSHA OSH Safety and Construction, Oil and Gas Safety and Health Professional coupled with numerous industry-specific training courses completed. Expertise in implementing and maintaining a full compliant safety and health management system in line with ISO 18001/14001 and 9001 certifications as well as with organisational business plans. Efficient in conducting risk assessments, accident investigations, developing effective strategies, minimising injury while adhering to organisational, regulatory policies. Skilled in steering health and safety principles utilizing a team-oriented approach in collaboration with other managers. Exceptional skills in providing advice in a range of specialist areas including fire regulations, hazardous substances, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases for improving work environment and consistently promoting workplace safety. Experience of working with diverse reputed organizations such as Lafarge, Arabian Electrical Transmission Company, Orascom, Saudi Electrical Company, Kumba, Group 5, Bateman, Anglo American, TWP, Vhumbunani, Impala Platinum, Consol Glass, Nestle, Metorex, Dawnus, Hawk, ArcelorMittal, AMEC Lafarge, and Siemens.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

▪ Permits and License’s Renewal ▪ Site Management ▪ Environmental Impact Assessment ▪ Project Risk Assessment

▪ Contracts Management ▪ Process Validation ▪ Budget Management ▪ Efficiency Improvement ▪ Industrial Hygiene and HSE

▪ Engineering Liaison ▪ Client Interaction ▪ Regulatory Compliance and Organisational Health ▪ Hazardous Waste Management

▪ Disaster Management ▪ HSE Management Systems and Contractor Management

 

KEY SKILLS

 

·     Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) – Exceptional skills in managing all aspects of HSE including preparing safety manuals, project safety planning, safety statistics and reports and maintaining operational health and safety procedures. Hands-on experience in HSE management for large multinational companies. Maintaining a thorough knowledge of regulations and approved codes of practice while providing appropriate advice on safety norms.

 

·     Policy and Procedure Development – Skilled in planning, developing and implementing health and safety strategies, policies and procedures specific to projects along with a proactive safety management approach. Establishing and implementing necessary communication strategies for improvement and awareness of quality issues. Overseeing the development and implementation of fatal risk standards and formulation of safe operating procedure in all work areas and for all equipment.

 

·     Risk Assessment and Investigation – Expert in incident/accident management involving investigating all incidents/accidents, determining root causes and implementing controls to eliminate, separate all hazards and risks for ensuring a safe working environment. Providing valuable insights on HSE and risk management as well as industrial trends. Devising practical methodologies to successfully implement industry best practices. Conducting timely assessment of health and safety risks and implementing apposite measures to resolve arising issues. Analyzing near misses and accident reports and documenting safety statistics.

 

·     Business Support – Competent in communicating with clients, management and regulatory authorities on HSE requirements and guiding project teams towards achieving set objectives. Proficient in resolving all HSE technical issues and successfully creating and supporting a quality culture at work while spearheading compliance activities. Extensive knowledge of and understanding of domestic and international safety procedures while ensuring business operations remain unaffected — regarding health and safety standards.

 

·     Training and Development – Accurately identifying training needs relating to health and safety and devising training programs/modules while ensuring maximum procedural knowledge transfer. Enabling development and execution of a safety culture, implementing on-the-job training and programs to change employee behavior towards safety at work.

 

·     Risk Management – Develop / Implement risk assessments, JSA, HIP and procedure to manage all High-risk area within the work area. Manage these risk areas by generating, implementing and continuous reviewing of the documents as per ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001. Implement risk training to align senior Management within their risk areas.

 

·     Environmental Management – Implementation of Cradle to grave process, rehabilitation of contaminated soils / areas. Source accreted contractors with legal registration as well to comply with all local and international standards and regulations.

 

·     Interpersonal and Communication Skills – Excellent communicator and top negotiator with an ability to work under pressure in time-sensitive environments. Proficient in effectively interacting with people of diverse nationalities and comfortable working in a multicultural set-up.

 

Company Name
Siemens
Position Held
Project EHS Professional
Period of Employment
September 2017 to September 2021
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities
·       EHS Professional on the PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency South-Africa) project re-signaling phase 1 and 2

Thus is a Brown Fields project that has had ZAR 5.6 billion invested in the construction and installation of a re-signaling system throughout Gauteng Province with the scope of the re-signaling program  includes:

–          Re-routing of services and elimination of bottle neck sections where possible

–          Re-signaling the network using fully bi-directional signaling to increase operational flexibility

–          Increase signaling headway capacity and increase service speed in the A and B corridors

–          Responsibility to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety act, Rail Regulator South Africa

–          To observe and enforce any codes of practice, any instructions, procedures, directive, permissions, exemptions etc. issued by Passenger Rail Agency South Africa to provide and maintain a working environment, that is safe and without risk to the health of employees within my areas of responsibility

 

Project detail: Earthworks, civils, construction, electrical & instrumentation, and commissioning.
Company Name
Lafarge / AL SAFWA
Position Held
Project HSE Manager

Site HSE Manager
Period of Employment
June 2016 to June 2017

October 2015 to June 2016
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities as Project HSE Manager
·       Oversee and manage the HSE Department

·       Establishing HSE management plan for sake of loss prevention of site

·       Plan for and implement the site HSE & training programs

·       Check and improve the hazardous construction work conditions

·       Manage occupational health, workers’ health examination

·       Establish an emergency action plan in preparation of an accident occurrence to save the situation and restore the area after the situation is over

·       Investigate the cause of accident, establish preventive measures and report the result to home office and local governmental authorities concerned

·       Establish the emergency response plan for major accidents and provide the training and the result report

·       Record and keep the statistics of accident reports

·       Provide the HSE security equipment and personal protective equipment

·       Provide the preventive plans for hazardous material handling

·       Support discipline supervisors for performing their job safety

·       Responsible for ensuring that Project HSE Management policy, plans and procedures are implemented effectively and are suitable for their purposes and use for which they are intended

·       Establish Permit to Work System and manage and train relevant personnel

·       Report the performance status of Project HSE and relevant issues to the BU HSE Team and Project Manager
Duties / Responsibilities as Site HSE Manager
·       Responsible for advising and aligning / guiding all contractors to ensure adherence with Lafarge G2 Construction Safety Plan and Saudi Electrical Company Construction Safety Manual Construction Site Safety Plan

·       Implementing and complying with Construction Safety Manual

·       Oversee ALL Work Permit Receivers; ensure all permit procedure is followed accordingly

·       Implement a Behavioral Base Program and ensure compliance

·       Conduct Weekly Project Safety Meetings

·       Conduct and Implement Weekly Mass Project Site Inspection

·       Effectively and handle overall safety, health and environmental issues arising during execution of project

·       Oversee HSE Training Supervisor, Working at Height Supervisor 5 x Safety Officers and 2 x Civil Supervisors, implement a weekly training schedule and ensure compliance

·       Manage Construction contractor AETCON (Arabian Electrical Transmission Line Construction)
Company Name
Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services
Position Held
Mining Senior Chief Safety Officer
Period of Employment
January to December 2015
Reason for leaving
Advancement
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Take all steps to ensure that all persons under your charge are fully conversant with the provisions of the MHSA Regulations and the Minerals Act Regulations which remain in force and effect in terms of Schedule 4 of the MHSA as amended or replaced from time to time, and to enforce the provisions of the MHSA, MHSA Regulations and the Minerals Act Regulations which remain in force and effect in terms of Schedule 4 of the MHSA

·       Observe and enforce any codes of practice; any instructions, procedures, directive, permissions, exemptions etc. issued by the mine, the DMR or any other person who is authorized to do so. Any further clarification regarding the interpretation of the MHSA, MHSA Regulations and the Minerals Act Regulations which remain in force and effect in terms of Schedule 4 of the MHSA, codes of practice, instructions, directions, permissions, exemptions etc., will be supplied to you on request

·       Be responsible for the proper discipline of all persons under your charge

·       Provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of employees within your area of responsibility

·       Identify relevant hazards and assess the related risks within your area of responsibility, to which persons who are not employees may be exposed, and ensure that persons who are directly affected by activities within your area of responsibility are not exposed to any hazards to their health and safety

·       Consider an employee’s training and capabilities in respect of health and safety before assigning tasks to that employee

·       Provide proper and adequate health and safety training

·       Provide employees within your area of responsibility with any information, instruction, training or supervision that is necessary to enable them to perform their work safely and without risk to health
Company Name
AML Arccelor Mittal – Leberia
Position Held
H&S Risk Manager
Period of Employment
November 2012 to January 2014
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Oversaw contractors (No-Lemon, Horizon Construction, SAFE Transport, Monu Rent Transport, CICO, AFCON, Premier Group, EMP)

·       Advising and aligning / guiding subcontractors to ensure adherence with AML Safety and health policies, procedures, regulations and standards

·       Steered implementation of HSE management system and ISO 18001 for all contractors

·       Oversaw development and implementation of Fatal Risk Standards

·       Conducted auditing of all contractors while developing project plans for them

·       Effectively handled overall HSE issues arising during execution or projects

·       Trained local contractors in all safety aspects
Company Name
African Minerals – Sierra Leone
Position Held
HSE Adviser / Superintendent
Period of Employment
October 2011 to September 2012
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities:  Earthworks, Cavils, Construction, Electric & Instrumentation and Commissioning.
·       Installation of primary crusher and apron feeder

·       Logistics

·       Installations of 12 conveyors

·       Iron ore processing plant

·       All relevant dams

·       Pump stations

·       Overland pipelines

·       Substations

·       Flocculent plant

·       Cone crusher

·       Fine’s dewatering

·       Thickener tank

·       Rail loop

·       Offices and services

·       Camps and services

·       Scrubber

·       Lab

·       Workshops

·       Blasting, quarry and barrow pits
Company Name
ERB Technologies
Position Held
HSE Manager
Period of Employment
June 2009 to August 2011
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Ensure compliance with provisions of the mine, health and safety act, OHS act, MHSA regulations and minerals act

·       Observed and enforced any codes of practice, any instructions, procedures, directive, permission, exemptions etc. issued by director of the mines

·       Provide and maintain a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of employee within area of responsibility

·       Projects worked on:

–          Sishen South Project Kolomela Mine

–          Sishen South project Housing Infrastructure

–          Sishen South Project Rail Signaling
Company Name
SAFECOR
Position Held
HSE Manager
Period of Employment
May 2008 to May 2009
Reason for leaving
Advancement
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Overseeing the safety division of SafeCor

·       Manage all Larox filter installations

·       Overseer for the demolition of Kynoch Potchestroom Acid plant for relocation and reconstruction at Lumwana Zambia copper mine.

·       Overseer for the demolition of Base Metal Refinery Rustenburg Anglo Platinum Acid plant for relocation and reconstruction at Lubumbashi Ruhashi copper mine DRC

·       Safety consulting Manager Jet Demolition for the demolition of converters at Base Metal Refinery Rustenburg Anglo Platinum

·       Jet Demolition Supplying & Manage Safety Officer at Rustenburg WaterVal Anglo Platinum Mine Site

·       Construction and Impala Plats acid plant fabrication and construction, designing and implementation of HSE systems in South Africa and Africa. Manage implement HSE Desk top systems to Safecor clients

·       Manage and implement Anglo Platinum Safety Health Environment Safety Systems Base Metal Refinery 2008 to 2009

·       Manage and implement Impala Plats acid tanks fabrication and construction Springs July 2008

·       Larox SA  Supplying Contractors Pack & Training at all Larox Filter Sites Amandlebult, WaterVal Smelter, Western Limb

·       Champ Marketing & Promotions Supplying Safety Officer at each Event Promotion that is held by Champ

·       Denwa Engineering Supplying Desktop Review & Manage Safety Officer at Potgietersrus PPL Anglo Platinum Mine Site
v  For duration, June 2007 to May 2008, Arthur was employed with BCS Botha Consulting Services as a HSE Manager.

 

v  For duration, September 2006 to May 2007, Arthur was employed with Pro Risk Safety Management Services as a Senior HSE Risk Consultant.

 

Company Name
S.H.I.P
Position Held
HSE Contract Manager
Period of Employment
May 2004 to August 2006
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities
·       De Beers Head Office Safety Health and Environment system implementation ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001

·       Safety Health and Environment system implementation Amka Products Pretoria based on NOSA CMB 253 and OSHAS 18001

·       HSE Legal compliance Audits for Higher Education Departments (Academy of Advanced Technologies, Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town

·       Environmental Risk Assessments Palabora Mining Company (Ventilation Diesel Particulates)

·       Emergency Planning Eskom Hendrina 100% achieved for audit

·       Safety Health and Environmental Legal Register Morgan Carbon

·       Aspects, Impacts Register and Legal Register EMS ISO 14001 Kelvin Power Station

·       Safety Officer to produce an international movie “HOT STUFF” in association with Universal Studios to the value of R 120,000,000 mil.

·       Fire Risk assessment and Emergency Planning for AFROX (Life HealthCare Hospitals)

·       HSE Legal Compliance Audit Micro HealthCare (Pharmaceutical Manufacturing)

·       HSE Consultant for the construction of an emergency fire system to Senwes at Viljeonskroon to the value of project R 8,000,000 mil

·       HSE Consultant for Client NOA Architects, construction of a new hospital in Soweto South Africa to the value of R 421,000,000 mil Auditing and advising on SHE construction, procedures, SHE implementation and removal of Asbestos from facility 2005 to 2006

·       HSE Legal compliance Audit and Hazardous Identification Risk Assessment for the Northwest Province Provincial Government Mafeking (Mmbatho)
Company Name
Nestle
Position Held
HSE Manager
Period of Employment
October 2000 to April 2004
Reason for leaving
Contract
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Manage and implement Health Safety and Environment system – included machinery and systems,

SHEQ, inspections, investigations procedures

·       Client Risk Manager for the construction of a 75000 sqm² warehouse to the value of R 200, 000,000 mil for a period of 3 years 2002 to 2004

·       As HSE Manager, had to overseer the Safety systems of WBHO at planning phase and construction

·       Weekly efficiency meetings attended, and progress reports submitted to client that I was representing as HSE Manager

·       The new Construction Regulations were also promulgated in the year of 2003, which I had already instituted, for use in the draft regulation form
Company Name
Consol Glass
Position Held
Security Manager
Period of Employment
January 1997 to September 2000
Reason for leaving
Advancement
Duties / Responsibilities
·       Coordinate and manage security department

·       Assist in HSE to and construction project (W4, W3 furnace and factory)
REFERENCE CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Reference Name
Adolf Claassen
Position of Referee
Safety Manager
Organization
Stefanutti Stocks
Telephone Number
+27 82 565 5143
Reference Name
Willem Hammann
Position of Referee
Site Safety Manager
Organization
Arcelor Mittal
Telephone Number
+27 79 778 1946
Reference Name
Mick Ford
Position of Referee
General Safety Manager
Organization
African Minerals
Telephone Number
+61 417 186 1133
Reference Name
Ramadan Alrayati
Position of Referee
Project Manager Gridline
Organization
Lafarge Holcim
Telephone Number
+966 54 705 2000
Reference Name
Laurent Pitance
Position of Referee
Project Manager ALS Line-2 Expansion
Organization
Lafarge Holcim
Telephone Number
+966 54 175 6084

+33 628 92 3629
Reference Name
John Monyai
Position of Referee
HSE Lead
Organization
Siemens (PTY) LTD
Telephone Number
+27 82 966 1474

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