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Health and Safety Officer - Rustenburg

Job Reference Health and Safety Officer - Rustenburg

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Full Time
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Human Resources/Health and Safety
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South Africa - Secure Solutions

Package Description

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with the seniority of the role and in compliance with company remuneration policy and practice.

Job Introduction

G4S Secure Solutions (SA), a leading provider of integrated cash management solutions, has a vacancy for a Health and Safety Officer based at our operations in Rustenburg.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which facilities management plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

Main Responsibilities

Compliance and training 

  • Ensure a safe workplace environment without risk to health
  • Ensure that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to
  • Ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas relating to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training e.g. site Induction and medicals
  • Ensure that the TEBA onboarding process is current (i.e. security screening, issuing of TEBA number, medical screening and mine induction)
  • Ensure Haul Road Driver’s and Mining licenses have been issued to drivers and are current
  • Ensure Trackless Mining Machine (TMM) certificate is issued for all company vehicles used on the mine
  • Responsible for consolidating and storing all health and safety information, as per site requirement, onto the system
  • Responsible for updating the Health and Safety Files and ensuring it is current and approved
  • Responsible for updating the site risk assessments and ensuring it is approved by all responsible stakeholders
  • Providing (where needed) and ensuring all employees have received training on the risk assessments and that acknowledgments are signed, stored and available
  • Ensure compliance with all contractual SLA mine health and safety appointments (i.e. first aiders, health and safety representatives, 2.9.2 Supervisor appointments, Safety Officer appointment)
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the business

Admin and relevant reporting

  • Coordinate the development of health & safety systems of work and procedures.
  • Attend all Health & Safety Committee meetings. Ensure that all agreed action points are completed within deadlines.
  • Establish a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks.
  • Provide regular reports to the Health and Safety Manager on relevant health and safety activities.
  • Participate in monthly customer and company meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters.
  • Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

Health and Safety

  • Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the departmental safety plans for each year.
  • Participate in safety forums created by the company for example safety meetings and safety talks and ensure acknowledgments are available and on file
  • Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
  • Investigate, document and present all safety incidents to G4S and the customer.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all recommended improvements stemming from incident investigations are implemented
  • Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
  • Attend safety education and refresher programs
  • Distribute safety information as and when required
  • Ensure all employees are issued with and wearing personal protective clothing and equipment as and when required
  • Conduct monthly safety inspections on company equipment (i.e. vehicles, PPE) and security posts to ensure compliance with company standards and country regulations

The Ideal Candidate


  • Safety Management Training Program (SAMTRAP or SAMTRAC Equivalent) essential
  • Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (HIRAC)
  • NEBOSH International Diploma advantageous
  • Member of institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) advantageous


  • Preliminary incident investigation experience
  • Demonstrated working experience in formulating, implementing and revising H&S policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of G4S standard operating procedures
  • South African security legislation
  • G4S HR Policy and procedures
  • G4S Ethics Policy


  • Computer literate - ability to work on Excel, MS Outlook, Word
  • Communication (written and verbal)
  • Strong planning and route mapping skills
  • Customer complaint resolution


  • Understanding the organizational environment
  • Understanding the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Dealing with changing circumstances
  • Supporting and working with others
  • Delivering objectives
  • Dealing with complexity
  • Acting professionally
  • Delivering great customer service
  • Sharing and cooperating

About The Company

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in secure outsourcing in countries and sectors where security and safety risks are considered

a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.G4S has operations in more than 120 countries and more than 620, 000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit

G4S operates in over 26 countries in Africa and employs over 120 000 people on the continent.

At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognise and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:


  •          Safety First - We prioritise safety management to protect the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and those around us.
  •          Performance - We seek to improve performance year-on-year to create long-term sustainability.
  •          Integrity - We can always be trusted to do the right thing.
  •          Best People - We employ the best people, develop their competence, provide opportunity and inspire them to live our values.
  •          Teamwork and Collaboration - We collaborate for the benefit of our customers and G4S.
  •          Expertise - We develop and demonstrate our expertise through our innovative approach to creating and delivering the right solutions.
  •          Customer Focus - We have close, open relationships with our customers which generate trust and we work in partnership for the mutual benefit of our organisations.

One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values. G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment. 
At G4S South Africa, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organisation.