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Exceptionally dependable and detail-oriented Occupational Health and Safety Specialist with a stellar record of workplace safety improvements. Adept at professional communication with employees at all levels. Able to function well as a team member or independently. Extensive knowledge of National Public Health and, health and safety standards as stipulated in OSHA 2007, EMCA 2005, WIBA 2007, The Public Health Act (Cap 242), Food, Drugs and Chemical Substance Act (Cap254), Tobacco Control Act 2007, Alcoholic Drinks and Control Act 2010, Bio-Safety Act 2009, Malaria Prevention and Control Act (Cap 246), and Meat Control Act (Cap 356) as well as a deep understanding of international standards such as ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14000, ISO 31000:2018, ISO 50001:2018, ISO 26000:2010, ISO 45001, ISO 22000, EMS 14001, and OHSAS 18001. Able to write policies and safe systems of work to protect the health and safety of workers as well as the environment. Monitoring and reviewing policies also within the skill set. Able to keep abreast of changing legislation and has in-depth knowledge of specialist areas of public health, workplace health, safety, and environments, such as chemical safety, control of emissions, and construction site safety. A good communicator on all levels, happy to work alongside senior management staff, contractors, and external agencies, knowing how and when to liaise with various individuals.

Experience

I have worked for Essenspark Limited, a health and safety consultancy firm based in Nairobi. Some of the responsibilities I was tasked with were:

• Enforcing Covid-19 safety protocols at the workplace as per MoH 

• Attending weekly Safaricom and Suppliers meetings 

• Daily and weekly reporting 

• Risk assessments and treatments 

• Weekly vehicle inspections 

• Performing periodic EHS inspections of work areas and equipment to ensure worker safety. 

• Prepared reports on any observed violations and recommended ways to correct issues. 

• Serving on EHS Committee and discussing any observed issues. 

• Staying current on all environmental safety regulations 

• Checking for clear safety violations and alerted upper management 

• Supervises the ES&H Management functions. Prepares, coordinates, implements, and monitors ES&H policies, plans, and procedures to ensure the maximum safety of personnel, equipment, the environment, and property. Provides technical safety guidance, training, and assistance to employees and supervisors 

• Developing and implementing environmental, safety and health, and public health policies and standards 

• Establishing and directing environmental, safety, and health programs encompassing all facets of safety planning, monitoring, reporting, and analyzing related data 

• Performing internal investigation of accidents and incidents independently and in coordination with other agencies as required 

• Ensuring compliance with company industry, governmental agency, and Safaricom safety and environmental standards and regulations 

• Planning and ensuring training and certifications on a variety of safety and environmental topics to workers 

• Administering medical surveillance program 

• Serving as liaison and consultant between the customer and designated contractor personnel with environmental, safety, and health-related responsibilities 

• Serves as liaison with DOS

Education

I have a bachelor's degree in occupational health and safety under public health from Kenyatta University. The course work included but was not limited to project management, microbiology, food safety, ergonomics, machinery safety, chemical safety, occupational health and safety legislations among others.

Prior to this, I got B+ in my KCSE examination, my subjects were English, Swahili, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, History, and Business studies

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