HSSE Adviser and Specialist


Last Updated: 30th October 2019 (over 2 years ago)

Address
Krugersdorp, South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Languages
English

Summary

I am a qualified and experienced in Occupational -, Construction- and Surface Mine Health and Safety.

I have a 21 year Law Enforcement experience which is very valuable for Security operations and related matters.

My 8 year Health and Safety experience includes a Senior HSSE Officer, Wind Power Project Site HSSE Manager, Petroleum Construction Site HSSE Advisor, Regional HSE Officer and well as Permit to Work Issuer.

My operational experience includes management, supervising, loading and hauling, crushing and screening, stockpiling, registration of certificates for explosives as well as the transporting permits. Worked at Black Mountain mine in Aggeneys, Kumba and Arcelor Mittal plants in Saldanha

My most accomplished projects includes the construction of the largest Fuel Retail Service Station per square meter in the world for Shell at M2 East, Johannesburg, South Africa. Providing 365 casted cement foundations for the biggest Wind Turbine farm on the Africa continent for the Lake Turkana Wind Project in Kenia. The first Green Star (Environmental accredited) Fuel Retail Service Stations in the world for Shell at N 4 East and West bound, Rustenburg, South Africa.

Education

The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

   Nov 2017
— Jan 2018

IGC 1 Management of international health and safety:
NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Certificate in Construction Health and Safety
NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

IGC 2 Controlling workplace hazards:
NEBOSH International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

IGC 3 Health and safety practical application:
NEBOSH International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA)
A Grading Security level

   Jun 2016
— Current

Membership number 2590079

Inkwe Security Training Centre Roodepoort
Security Grading level A

   Mar 2016
— Apr 2016

Security A Grading Certificate

OHSA Academy of Learning Roodepoort
National Certificate

   Jan 2016
— Jun 2016

National Certificate in General Security Practices

The South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP)
Construction Health and Safety Officer (CHSO)

   Feb 2015
— Current

Certified Construction Health and Safety Officer (CHSO) /929/2017

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health South African (Ioshsa)
Technical member

   Oct 2014
— Current

Certified Technical member. Membership number 29427384

South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Saiosh)
Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner

   Sep 2014
— Current

Certified Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner. Membership number 29427384

TR Consultants Rustenburg
Chambers of Mines Safety Officers Diploma

   Aug 2012
— Sep 2012

Safety Management Principles
Communication Skills
Occupational Health and Safety
Task Observations
Emergency Preparedness
Program Evaluations
Implementation of a Safety Programs
Security Philosophy
Risk Management
Ergonomics
Planned Inspections
Explosive Safety
Auditing skills

NOSA Bellville
Preliminary Incident Investigation

   Jan 2012
— Jan 2012

Preliminary Incident Investigation

TR Consultants Rustenburg
Safety Officers Certificate

   Oct 2011
— Oct 2011

Chambers of Mines Safety Officers Certificate

NOSA Mossel Bay
SAMTRAC Certificate

   Jan 2011
— Jan 2011

SAMTRAC Safety Officer Certificate

NOSA Mossel Bay
Introduction to SAMTRAC

   Nov 2010
— Nov 2010

HIRA & SHE System Tools

Technikon SA Pretoria
National Diploma

   Jan 1994
— Mar 1996

Police Management & Admin II

Technikon SA Pretoria
National Certificate

   Jan 1992
— Nov 1993

Police Management & Admin I

Experience

G4 Civils
HSSE Officer

   Sep 2017
— Current

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Informing employers and workers of the hazards created (e.g. toolbox talk);
• Conduct site safety orientation, addressing site specific hazards and SH&E program level
requirements;
• Ensuring that the hazards are addressed throughout the duration of the work activities;
• Coordinating first aid, emergency transportation provisions and evacuation marshaling
station;
• Informing workers of construction procedures designed to protect the health and safety of
workers at the workplace;
• Trained and well-versed in BBS safety requirements
• Enforcing and adhering to G4 Civils & Anglo Americans’s health and safety standards
• Ensuring all site personnel and visitors has received the proper training and medical
clearance prior to entering the site.
• Present tailgate safety meetings and maintain attendance logs and records.
• Helping contractors and subcontractors to comply with health and safety requirements in
this plan.
• Investigating any reported unsafe acts or conditions, near misses and incidents.
• Collecting Anglo Americans Performance Monitoring & Reporting (PMR) data as stated in item.
Daily updating/notifying the Project Manager and Anglo Americans Representative about HSSE
specific issues.

Current Project: Anglo Americans KIO Sishen Mine, Kathu. Construction of storage dam (330 m x 170 m) and canal of 1200 m

Previous Project:
2 x Shell Green star Ultra cities Kroondal, Rustenburg, South Africa, – Greenfield project. **This 2 sites is a global first in the petroleum retail industry as it's a green star (environmental accredited) project.

G4 Civils
Senior HSSE Officer

   Sep 2017
— Jun 2018

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Site Safety Officer is responsible for the coordination of the site’s HSSE responsibilities as per Respective Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. The Site Safety Officer is responsible, but not limited to the following duties:

• Informing employers and workers of the hazards created (e.g. toolbox talk);
• Conduct site safety orientation, addressing site specific hazards and SH&E
program level requirements;
• Ensuring that the hazards are addressed throughout the duration of the work
activities;
• Coordinating first aid, emergency transportation provisions and evacuation
marshalling station;
• Informing workers of construction procedures designed to protect the health
and safety of workers at the workplace;
• Trained and well-versed in BBS safety requirements
• Successfully completed Shell’s 12 LSR training and Permit Holder training
• Enforcing and adhering to G4 Civils & AECOM’s health and safety standards
• Ensuring all site personnel and visitors has received the proper training and
medical clearance prior to entering the site.
• Present tailgate safety meetings and maintain attendance logs and records.
• Helping contractors and subcontractors to comply with health and safety
requirements in this plan.
• Investigating any reported unsafe acts or conditions, near misses and
incidents.
• Collecting Shell Performance Monitoring & Reporting (PMR) data as stated in
item 11.2.Daily updating/notifying the Project Manager and Shell

Representative about HSSE specific issues
.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Permit Issuer (PI)
Responsible for the following:
• Take the PI training and pass the exam with 90%. Refresh every 2 years;
• Take all necessary steps to prepare, authorize and issue Permits;
• It is not necessary for the PI to remain on site for the duration of the work;
• Prove training and testing for Permit Holders;
• Confirm the Permit Holder has passed the qualifying test prior to issuing the
Permit;
• Review the Job Hazard Analysis that was prepared by the Permit Holder;
• Signing off on the Permit once the work is complete and confirming the work
area has been cleaned and left in a safe condition;
• Closing the permit can be done by a different permit Issuer;
• The PI cannot be member of the work crew that will execute the task for which
the Permit is issued.

Current Projects:
2 x Shell Ultra cities Kroondal, Rustenburg, South Africa, – Greenfield project

Hesscom Pty Ltd
Petroleum Construction Site OHS Practitioner

   May 2016
— Aug 2016

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Site Safety compliance and monitoring including Site establishment, Hot works, Working at Heights, Excavations, Confined Spaces, Lifting & Rigging, Demolitions and Lock outs

Inspecting Site and Legal files on a regular base from all contractors

Keeping a Remedial Action Plan Tracker up to date and compiling reports

Issuing and Perusing Permit to work systems

Consulting with Site HSE Official, Site Supervisor, Site Manager, Project Manager and Retail owner

Projects: Shell South City, Eikenhof, Johannesburg, South Africa – RBSAM
Upgrade
Shell Leeu Gamka, South Africa – RBSAM Upgrade

BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS ROLE
• No loss of life during construction operations
• No Loss Time injuries
• Receiving 90.86 % for a Shell HSE Site Audit

EGMF Kenya Pty Ltd
Site HSSE Manager for Lake Turkana Wind Power Project

   Oct 2015
— Apr 2016

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible to enforce the implementation of health, security, safety and environmental matters on site

Evaluate risk and propose avoidance and mitigation including site visits

Improve health, security, safety and environment protection where necessary and possible

Inspect working areas to detect and correct unsafe or unhealthy situations

Ensure inductions and awareness are provided to each work force arrived on site

Ensure safety officers and inspectors organize safety inspections and perform weekly toolbox meetings

Report unsafe situations and monitor implementations of remedial actions

Responsible to deal with emergencies, conduct investigation of accidents, incidents and near misses and recommend improvement and corrective action

Organize specific drills along with safety team

Verify the implementation and validate the effectiveness of the HSSE Plan

Inform Construction Manager and Deputy Project Manager in case of any deviations to the site safety rules

Give necessary assistance and advice to the working staff on line in matters related to health, security and safety

Ensuring compliance of the quarry’s rock breaking and stock yard operation for material

BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS ROLE

• Responsible to enforce the implementation of health, security, safety and
environmental matters on site for 220 employees
• Assisting in achieving 365 days LTI free
• Assisting in achieving 400 days LTI free
• 10% increase in total (of 12 different audits per month average) from External Audits conducted by Client in 3 months

House of Safety Pty Ltd
Petroleum Construction Site HSSE Advisor

   Jan 2015
— Sep 2015

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Site Safety compliance and monitoring including Site establishment, Hot Works, Working at Heights, Excavations, Confined Spaces, Lifting & Rigging, Demolitions and Lock outs

Inspecting Site and Legal files on a regular base from all contractors

Keeping a Remedial Action Plan Tracker up to date

Issuing and Perusing Permit to work systems

Consulting with Site HSE Official, Site Supervisor, Site Manager, Project Manager and Retail owner

Projects: Shell Ragel de Beer Pretoria North, South Africa – RBSAM Upgrade
Shell Van Riebeeck, Kempton park, Johannesburg, South Africa -
RBSAM Upgrade
Shell M2 East, Denver, Johannesburg, South Africa - Complete
knockdown and upgrade rebuild to be the biggest Shell Ultra city in
the world.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS ROLE

• No loss of life during construction operations
• No Loss Time injuries
• Receiving 97 % for a Shell HSE Site Audit

SPH Kundalila Pty Ltd
Site Manager (Jnr.),Section Manager, Regional Safety Officer,Junior foreman

   Jun 2011
— Jul 2014

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Appointed Sec 2.9.2 in terms of the MHS Act

Appointed Sec 16.2 in terms of the OHS Act

Managing production, shifts, Orders, Deliveries and Short term projects

Monitoring monthly production goals

Planned Task Observations and Incident Investigations

Site inspections and Disciplinary hearings

Responsible for the Production section SHEQ files (Red files)

Sand dune operation, top soil removal, excavating, loading, hauling and overburden management

Reporting- Conducting monthly reports for management regarding all Key elements

Fleet Management including 938, 950 & 966 CAT Front End Loaders, 323 & 329 CAT Excavators, B18, B20 & B23 CAT Articulated Dump Trucks, MAN and Nissan Hauling Trucks with tippers and side tippers, Finley Screen and Scalper, 140P CAT Graders, D8 CAT Bulldozer

Managing the maintenance and sectional upgrading of the 140 km Loop 10 gravel road between Aggeneys - Loop 10 Railway depot and various Black Mountain mine gravel roads

Managing, assisting and visiting 3 Safety officers on 3 different sites

Monitoring safety goals and targets

Motivating and acknowledge achievements

Assisting with external audits

Assisting with PPE budget and purchase

Compiling and monitoring deviation action plans

Attending monthly site and quarterly company safety meetings

Background checks on new employees

Safety System: Operational Equipment/ Documentation and Data control /
Emergency Preparation and Response / Legal and other Requirements /
Competences / Appointments / Communication
Inspections and Audits – Conduct regular inspections and internal Audits to verify compliance's and that all equipment is fit for purpose at all times (OSHAS 18001 and ISO 14001) Safety Induction / Briefings / Training – arrange and conduct safety inductions and training
Promote Health and Safety Culture and attitude to staff

Reporting- Conducting monthly reports for management regarding all Key elements

Managing shifts and implement movement

Implement inspection

Compiling weekly wages

Responsible person as user of explosives and permits in terms of Regulation 3 as responsible person made under Section 33 of the explosive act 2003

Registration of certificates for explosives as well as the transporting permits.

 Open cast quarry operations
 Compiling applications for use of explosives and transport of explosives
permits
 Appointing responsible persons for handling and detonation

BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS ROLE

• Lower Safety incidents, zero harm
• Maximize production safely and neatly
• Comprehensive production reporting system for management
• Achieve projected production goals
• Showplaces (95% +) for Aggeneys ASPASA External Safety Audit- 2013
• Showplaces (95% +) for Aggeneys ASPASA External Environmental Audit-
2012
• 3 Site Safety officers achieving an average of 91.4 % on external audits with
accredited institutions
• Improve Safety record
• Improve investigations standard
• Improve deviation action plans time frame
• Achieving higher safety audit ratings
• Site Compliance

South African Police Service – Mossel Bay
Designated Police Officer – Firearm & Liquor, Police Officer – Operational

   Feb 1990
— May 2011

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Firearm applications and safe inspections

Full background checks on applicants

Monthly firearm dealer inspection

Compiling and facilitating hearings

Compiling liquor application and deviation reports

Visiting liquor premises for legal and safety compliance

Monitoring and assistance to owners / managers

Issuing warnings and closing of liquor premises for non-compliances

Monthly reporting

Attending to complaints and accidents

Attending to dangerous and emergency situations

Operational room / Joint Operational Centre member

VIP protecting team member / section leader

Surveillance and tracking member / section leader

Coordination interaction between different departments

Monthly reporting

Planning of operations

Attending of various types of meetings

BRIEF SUMMARY OF KEY ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS ROLE

• Finished second in region on firearm re licensing process ending 2009
• Assisting in issuing occupation certificates for liquor premises, was second in
the Province and first in the Region to implement such certificates
• Safeguarding various dignitaries and celebrities
• Various good arrests of dangerous criminals and wanted persons
• No loss of life of team members during operations
• Saving peoples life

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