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Health & Safety Officer

  • Rainforest Sky Rides
  • Babonneau, Saint Lucia
  • 15 Nov, 2021
General Business

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

To coordinate, support and advise on all aspects with regards to Health and Safety.  To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety within Rainforest Adventures are adhered to.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comply with and enforce all company policies.
  • Ensure a safe workplace environment without risk to health.
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.
  • Analyze and redevelop evacuation training.
  • Analyze fire and safety hazard procedures.
  • Analyze and repair firefighting equipment.
  • Analyze and develop safety protocol for maintenance (tram and zip line).
  • Analyze and develop disaster preparedness procedures.
  • Develop first aid and CPR training for staff.
  • Analyze security protocols and staff training.
  • Analyze staff environment and recommend safety guidelines.
  • Develop safety manual/policies.
  • Maintain all medical equipment.
  • Train employees on health and safety protocols/procedures.
  • Provide basic emergency treatment for respiratory, trauma and cardiac emergencies, as well as obstructed airways and other medical duties.
  • Provide emergency and routine first-air treatment.
  • Deal with emergency health related incidents/accidents.
  • Ensure all first-aid kits are maintained.
  • Record visits/treatments required or given.
  • Report all incidents to the Operations Coordinator (first point of contact).
  • Liaise with other departments as necessary regarding accidents/incidents.
  • Prepare report of all accidents/incidents.
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality related to company information.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in relevant educational opportunities.
  • Maintain performance standards as set by management.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Operations Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • An associate degree in a health-related field.
  • At least 2 - 3 years’ experience working in the field of Health and Safety/EMT.
  • Certificate in EMT.
  • Certificate in Environmental Health.
  • Experience in formulating, implementing and revising Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the Saint Lucia Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Good customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills.

FAVORABLE ATTRIBUTES

  • Professional presentation and attitude.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team oriented.
  • Physically fit to traverse tough terrain.
  • Ability to lift and move people.
  • Manual dexterity and alertness
  • Patience, with the ability to stay focused and self-motivated.
  • High level of dependability – flexible, reliable, responsible at fulfilling obligations.