Health Safety and Environmental Advisor

Last Updated: 11th May 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Maputo, Mozambique


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish


Degree in Environment, Hygiene and Safety, with 15 years of experience in large projects both in Europe and in Africa, Mozambique where I have been providing services the last 3 years in road projects, cable-stayed bridge, buildings in Maputo, Infrastructure and natural gas project in the province of Cabo Delgado for big Oil & Gas company in Mozambique.

In addition to activities in the area of Safety and Environment was also responsible in many projects for the control and management of Yard (Offices, canteen, workshop, warehouse, dormitories, laundry, laboratory, pest control, wildlife control, etc.), equipment/ machinery, To reduce costs in energy, water management and control of fuel consumption and fleet of vehicles.

I commit myself to optimize the use of resources in work, control and reduction of costs in equipment as well as to improve the training of workers in matters of Environment, Hygiene, Health and Safety.


Portuguese Red Cross
First Aid Course

   Nov 2011
— Nov 2011

Wounds, Fractures, Intoxication, Poisoning and Drowning.

Espaço Atlântico – Formação Financeira, S.A.
Environmental Management.

   Sep 2004
— Dec 2004

Management of human resources, environmental impacts, environmental legislation, ISO 19011:2002 and Quality Management, ISO 9001:2000.

Espaço Atlântico – Formação Financeira, S.A.
Health Senior Technician Health and Safety at Work.

   Jan 2004
— Sep 2004

Apply Health and Safety Procedures, Occupational Health & Safety, OHSAS 18001, Health & Safety Inspections, IS0 9001: 2000, Consultant Service;

Consultua, Ensino e Formação Profissional, Lda.
Professional Trainer of Trainers.

   May 2003
— Nov 2003

Conception and management formation, verbal and signal communication.

University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
BSc. Honours Ecology.

   Sep 1996
— Jul 2001

Ecology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Animal Biology, Plant Physiology, Molecular Biology, Environmental Conservation, Pollution, Forest management.


Sociedade de Construções Soares da Costa, S.A.
Health Safety and Environmental Advisor

   Jan 2008
— Current

In Portugal has worked in many projects throughtout the country, all of which occurred no legal violations, no serious injuries or deaths to workers. Winning prices of Zero Accidents and Environmental Construction Certifications even on the highly complex projects with work teams up to 1000 workers on site.• In Mozambique worked in a road Project of 300 Km in the bush of Limpopo region till the Southern border of Zimbabwe. Had to implement HSE procedures on the work site out of the camp and also the yard management including monitorizations at the equipment workshop, the housing for the workers, the daily cleaning, house keeping, pest control, wild animal control (e.g. snakes and all vemnous animal),cleaning of the refectory, kitchen hygiene, the food quality control, inspection of the container freezers with the goods, was also part of the HSE control tasks on camp.
• The company contracted with armed guards to reinsure the safety of the expatriates living in the camp would also report daily to the HSE department.
• Concerning the Road Project all contacts with the community leader, local police, the school principal or hospital responsable was also part of the HSE management.
• At the camp was responsable for the internal clinic including 1 Doctor, 1 Nurse and 2 HIV-AIDS responsables.
• Works at the infra-structures of an American Gas camp site, on the North of Mozambique on an isolated region applying the HSE national laws as also the American procedures from the Gas Company, such as Permit to Work (PWT), Simultaneous Operations (SIMOP´s) and Lockout/Tagout procedures.

Contacto - Sociedade de Construções, S.A.
Health Safety and Environmental Advisor

   Jan 2005
— Jan 2008

Apply Environmental, Health and Safety Laws of the country of work, in construction sites ;
- Safety audits, Hazard Analysis, Safety Management, Fire Safety, Assistance with Risk Assessments;
- Control and manage the construction residues;
- Apply Health and Safety Procedures, Occupational Health & Safety, OHSAS 18001, Health & Safety Inspections, IS0 9001: 2000, Consultant Service;
- Apply Environmental procedures, ISO 14001:2004;
- Teach workers about environmental, health and safety practices in the construction site;
- Monitor de efficiency of the system and promote continuous improvement.

FOCSA, Serviços de Saneamento Urbanos de Portugal, S.A.
Environmental Manager

   Feb 2002
— Feb 2004

Management of urban residues;
Management of the cities residues collective points;
Equipment and petrol management and vehicles maintenance;
Monitor residual waters, Biogás e underground waters;
Preparation of economical studies for the management urban residues;
Teaches workers and school group about the environmental impacts of a land fill site.

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