Safety Officer : Modise Protection Services

Job Description

  • Creating, enacting, and updating job safety programmes for employees that encompass government health and safety regulations as well as company standards for safety in the workplace.
  • Training employees on the importance of health and safety on the job.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Development and continuous improvement of company safety policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with applicable Acts, regulations and security industry leading safety practices for the government and private sector.
  • Monitor new and revised health & safety legislation to remain current with the latest requirements. Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning and development by active participation in Modise Protection Services’ operations.
  • Maintaining Safety and Security manuals, SOPs, Policies, Procedures, Risk Assessments and reviewing and updating annually to ensure compliance.
  • Co-ordinate Health & Safety Committee activities, ensuring regular site inspections and meetings are taking place.
  • Ensure that follow up action is being taken on non-compliance.
  • Required membership and certification requirements are met.
  • Attend meetings as and when required either by Modise Protection Services Management or the client.
  • Develop SHE Files for all Modise Protection Services’ projects and acquire the necessary approval of the SHE File from the client.
  • Co-Ordinate and conduct sectional health and safety audits.
  • Perform assessments in accordance with established procedures.
  • Inspect the physical aspects of terminal operations and office locations.
  • Monitor safe working practices on an on-going basis to ensure a high standard of excellence.
  • Recommend corrective action related to hazardous conditions to the appropriate sources.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported as soon as reasonably practicable to management.
  • Administer all accident/incident reporting and IOD claims.
  • Review and verify all incident investigation reports for completeness and accuracy in a timely manner.
  • Conduct and/or participate in incident/accident investigations.
  • Liaising with law enforcement and other investigators who are present at the time of a serious accident
  • Compile Incident Investigation Reports and ensure that all reports are communicated with the relevant management.
  • Respond effectively to inquiries and requests for information in an appropriate manner.
  • Maintain accurate records of ALL incidents and keep an incident register for incident tracking purposes.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality and data integrity at all times.


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Safety and Security Diploma will be an advantage
  • Computer Literacy Certificate
  • OSH ACT, SHEQ and ISO certifications or the equivalent (Essential)