Health & Safety Assistant – East African Roofing Systems

November 18, 2023

Job Position: Health and Safety Assistant

Organization: East African Roofing Systems Limited

Duty station: Kampala


Job Responsibilities:

  • In charge of implementing all the requirements of Health, Safety and Environment programs in the company.
  • Routinely inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance.
  • Conduct worker training in areas such as safety laws, regulations and use of safety equipment.
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret statistical data related to occupational illnesses and accidents.
  • Work closely with the safety committee on issues regarding safety.
  • Work together with section supervisors to ensure compliance to safety Standards.
  • Investigate safety incidents and develop mitigation and corrective measures.
  • Carry out safety, health, and environmental audits.
  • Develop environmental and social management plans.
  • Develop waste management policy and its implementation.
  • Develop and implement a Safety, Health, and environmental management system as per ISO 14001:2015.
  • Spearhead sensitization of electrical safety.
  • Maintain appropriate fire protection equipment and training.
  • Tasked with analyzing risk, proposing a methodology to mitigate risk, and ensuring zero accidents and thefts on site.
  • Ensuring project compliance in relation to Health and safety at all levels.
  • Ensure mandatory PPEs are properly and effectively used by all staff while at the workplace.
  • Carry out Environment Health and Safety Audits.
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to safety policies and work instructions.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Diploma in science discipline in Environmental science, mechanical, Health, Safety, and Environment, Manufacturing or related field.
  • Minimum three years of working experience in the Health, Safety and Environment, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • Must have attention to detail, problem-solving skills, conflict resolution, leadership skills, good communication and interpersonal skills, ability to take initiative, and good decision-making skills.
  • Familiar with ISO 14001:2015, Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. And ISO 45001:2018..


How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their application, CV, and academic documents by emailing:


Deadline: 11th Dec 2023.

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