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Superintendent Health & Safety, Saramacca - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs
Health & Safety Jobs, Industrial Health Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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To promote a safe mine and project by coordinating and implementing safety programs and strategies designed to prevent injuries, ensure emergency preparedness and enforce compliance. Act as a resource on health and safety issues and advocate the Internal Responsibility System. Coordinate training for mining rescue team.
Implement safety programs and strategies directed at eliminating preventable injuries:

Plan, organize, lead, coordinate and control activities related to workplace health & safety and industrial hygiene
Promote workplace health & safety and ensure that the regulations are known and applied by employees.
Advise and support senior management, managers and employees regarding all aspects of workplace health & safety. Oversee and assist supervisors in carrying out their responsibilities for health and safety at work.
Coordinate the successful implementation of corporate safety programs and ongoing safety meetings.
Perform workplace visits and inspections to audit safety performance and systems and monitor compliance with safety policies and procedures. Inform key stakeholders of any hazardous infractions.
Report to Site Superintendent(s), General Foremen, Frontline Supervisors, and Contractors on the health and safety status of operations. Make recommendations and implement solutions for improving safety records.
Inform employees and management on safety strategies, policies and procedures and ensure they understand what is expected of them and the consequences of non-compliance.
Participate in safety groups and committees and attend safety crew meetings on a selective basis as an observer or presenter.
Maintain awareness of safety regulations, industry trends and new practices.
Research the effectiveness of safety programs and prepare reports for senior management.

Manage the delivery of effective safety training programs:

Manage safety programs
Ensure that programs are of high quality, that required employees attend the sessions and record keeping is compliant with company standards.
Ensure trainers receive “Train the Trainer” courses and are familiar with the Act, Regulations and materials relevant to the material in which they are instructing.
Ensure employees receive the training required for them to safely perform their duties and where appropriate, structure the training to provide them with specialty accreditation related to their role function.
Conduct supervisory training programs and ensure training provided by Trainers is compliant and meets quality standards.
Monitor attendance at induction training programs for all new employees, contractors and visitors.

Assist with the development, implementation and promotion of Emergency Preparedness programs:

Assist all departments in developing and implementing emergency procedures and ensure all key stakeholders understand what to do in the case of emergency.
Maintain positive and informative relationships with emergency preparedness groups such as Mine Rescue, Fire Departments, and Emergency Equipment Suppliers.
Organize and promote training sessions for managers and employees including First Aid and other Emergency Preparedness Training.
Ensure there are an appropriate number of employees trained in Mine Rescue procedures.
Monitor and update training programs and notify all affected employees of any changes.


Experience in health and safety at work in the mining field.
Accredited Safety Auditor.
Minimum 15 years of related experience.
Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations for Mines & Mining Plants, surface and underground mine rescue training and Loss Control techniques.
Experience delivering training programs.
Ability to plan and schedule programs and activities.
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Project Development
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Apr 30, 2019, 1:18:10 PM

Closing Date:

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