Health & Safety Manager - Heavy Industry / Construction

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6703
(08/10/1976, male)
Skills keywords: create complex, monitoring, motivate
Short Bio:

As a capable industrial health and safety professional with a solid technical background and a wide range of experience, I believe I am someone who will be an asset to your company. With a proven ability to implement health and safety initiatives that get results,.I have over 4 years of specialist health and safety experience and 15 years construction and infrastructure. My success in these positions is defined by my dedication, team approach, and strong interpersonal skills. Skilled at identify

Current location: Gauteng, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: South African
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Oil, Gas and Energy, multilingual
Spoken languages: Afrikaans, english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Skills & Expertise

Computer Literacy              Attention to detail                                 Problem solving                                     Communication

Team work                            Risk Assessment                                 Construction                                            HSE auditing

Construction Safety            Safety Management Systems          Mining                                                       Training

Team Leadership                                Internal Audit                                        ISO 9000

TQM                                       Performance Management               Quality   Root Cause Analysis

Management Consulting   Process Improvement                        Construction Management                Inspection

Negotiation                           Operations Management                   Continuous Improvement ISO 14001

Environmental Awareness                Strategic Planning                               Environmental Management Systems




Pretoria Technical College 1993-1996

Subjects: Computer Practices / Financial Accounting / Business Economics / Management Communication / Entrepreneurship


Completed at DEKRA Industrial (Pty) Ltd, Centurion, South Africa

SHE Incident Investigation                7-8          April        2011

Advanced OHSAct                              12-13     April        2011

SHE Rep Activities                              18-19     April        2011

SHE Supervisor                                   11-13     May        2011

Shemtrac                                              16-27     May        2011

SHEFAC (Train – the – Trainer)       6-10        June       2011

HIRA Risk Assessment                       23-24     June       2011

SHEQ Internal Auditing                      28-30     June       2011

SHEQ Integration                                10-12     August   2011


Completed at Academy Training Group, Johannesburg, South Africa

Assessor Conduct outcomes- Based Assessment,      29 July – 26 August 26- 2011

Moderator                                                                             31 August -2 Sep -2011

Extra Courses

CAP Auditor Training Course – IRCA _Vereeniging     13-17 August 2012

First Aid  Level 1 (Basic) (Refresher date 2/19/2015)


Work Experience


HSE Manager – MUMI PROJECT at Redis Construction Afrika (PTY) Ltd.

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Construction industry

June 2013 – Present (2 month)

Responsible for all HSE & Coordination issues associated with the structures, piping, tanks, mills, conveyors , maintenance facilities, steel work, hot works, shutdowns, scaffolding, working at heights, fleet and training, tag out lock out moving machinery. Including the development, implementation, maintenance and training of employees on the project HSE Management system (OHSAS 18001:2007 & ISO 14001:2004) as specified in the contract documentation. Monitoring contractor implementation and compliance with the HSE Management system, coordination with external third parties where construction works interface with existing Infrastructure. Creating, implementing and maintaining a safe operational environment for all users, including environmental and occupational health and safety. Communicating with users to support and ensure the highest possible safety and environmental standards. Coordinating and conducting SHE training. Coordinating SHE Committee Meetings and reporting to directors.

People on site: 624 Mumi

Responsible for managing a team of: 19

Report Direct to: HSE Executive, Project Director, Construction Manager.


HSE Practitioner Safety Officer at Redis Construction Afrika (PTY) Ltd.

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Construction industry

December 2012 – June 2013 (7 months)

Assist in compiling, implement, updating and maintaining of HSE Plan. Risk identification, evaluation and development of safe work procedures. Incidents are properly recorded, reported and investigated. Safety meetings are held regularly and results recorded. SHE Representatives are trained, and do monthly inspections. Assist with all relevant safety issues. Ensure proper restoration of areas affected by construction work. Environmental Management compliance. Implementation of the Redis Construction Afrika(Pty) Limited safety system and procedures. Statistics are recorded and supplied to Principal Contractor, Client and head office in time. Training needs are identified and addressed. Do induction training with all employees including subcontractors and service providers. Ensure that all employees pass a medical examination and work fitness evaluation.

People on site: 600

Responsible for managing a team of: 8

Report Direct to: HSE Manager, Construction Manager.

Independent Contractor – Auditor for IRCA – South Africa and International at IRCA

August 2012 – December 2012 (5 months)

Company A – International

IRS Audit (H&S) Audit and FPS Audit

Company B – South Africa

Audit objective(s) Quantification of OHSAS 18001:2007, ISO 14001:2004 & ISO 9001:2008 Safety

and Health, Environmental and Quality Management Systems Standards

Audit criteria Applicable SHE Legislation, Standards, Specifications, Site Manuals and Records

Report Direct to: Lead Auditor

Reference: Executive : Auditing- Stephan Roets Tel: + 27 (0) 16 423-4808 | Fax:086 675 3741 | Cell : 083 230 9879

Reason for leaving: Was only employed as consultant and required a more secure income and position.

SHEQ Advisor – Lonmin Division at BKB Building (PTY) LTD

February 2012 – June 2012 (5 months)

Make sure that the organization is aware of and complies with all legislation in relation to the use of its plant, equipment and substances, as well as in the workplace activities; Coordination of Health, Safety, Environmental in the BKB Building (PTY) LTD. The identification and implementation of hazards, risks assessments, safety control measures. Act as SHE Advisor to the Management Team on SHE. Facilitating task analyses and Issue Based Risk Assessments, Revisiting existing Baseline Risk Assessment, Analyzing near miss reports and safe behaviour observations. Conducting monthly SHE inspections of site including contractors according to legislation. Implement and conducting of site specific inductions. Identifying of SHE shortcomings and implementing corrective actions. Keeping track of medical fitness and induction of employees. Facilitating accident and incident investigations. Ensure Injury administration is conducted. Control of contractors coming on to site. SHE File etc. and identifying shortcomings. Conducting legal inspections of contractors’ work activities and legal compliance on construction regulations. Overseeing of daily task permits to work and risk assessment systems. Daily identifying high risk activities and allocation of proper supervision, Implementing, presenting SHE awareness in line with risk protocols. Auditing all sites on SHE, Ensuring compliance to ISO 14001, Ensuring legal SHE appointments are in place for the site.

The above responsibilities are an indication of what my primary functions where at BKB Building. I was responsible for the whole spectrum of SHE. I have also acted on behalf of my senior SHEQ Advisor Mr. Johan Fourie for 4 months throughout all sites: Lonmin – UG 2, Merensky Main Office, Security Office BMR and Impala (skag 17) Hospital. (Anglo, Impala, Lonmin)

People on site: 3 Mine 600+

Responsible for managing a team of : 5

Report Direct to: MD, Project Director

Reason for leaving: Contract ended. 

SHEQ Manager at Iritron

December 2011 – January 2012 (2 months)

Coordination, identify, implement, asses, conduct, developing, implementing, maintaining and securing accreditation  of Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality systems in the lritron Group which consisted of 3 companies (Iritron, Iritron Products and Selepe Construction . I was in charge of the activities such as planning, reporting, training, ordering, strategizing and budgeting. Responsible for all HSE & Coordination issues associated with all 3 companies. Communicating with users to support and ensure the highest possible safety and environmental standards. Coordinating and conducting SHE training. Coordinating SHE Committee Meetings and reporting to directors.

People on site: Different site average workers on sites 1000 +/-

Responsible for managing a team: HSE personnel on different site projects

Report Direct to: MD, Project Director

Reference: Operational Director Andre Roeloffze 082 508 6340 / +27 (0) 12 349 2919

Reason for leaving: Temporary offer (payment per day)

Sheq Manager / Consultant at NOVOS PATAMARES

January 2011 – November 2011 (11 months)

Consult different clients on SHEQ Management Systems and compliance, coordination, identify, implement, asses, conduct, developing, implementing, maintaining and securing accreditation of Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality systems. Hygiene and business risk management implemented. Internal SHEQ Auditing, Develop company standards and procedures with clients assist with in-house training to all staff member in the company, Facilitate risk assessments, Company configuration work and perform SHEQ Officer functions at clients. Risk Elimination & Safety Solutions. Report directly to client and Client advisor by means off spread sheets, reports, charts, power point presentations and weekly meetings.

 People on site: Due to different companies a varied from 25 to 300

Responsible for managing a team: 2

Report Direct to: Client advisor

Reference: None

Reason for leaving: Commission Bases income only

SITE SUPERVISOR at Goldsky Holdings T/A S.J. Drilling

January 2010 – December 2010 (1 year)

Projects completed at B.C.L. Mining : Chemical Water sealing (MSDS), Construction of Dams and Walls, Reinforced foundation floors, Fibre Wetcrete Applications, Installation of 6 m Tensioned Anchors. Ensure targets are achieved according to contract specifications,Plan and develop systems and procedures to improve the operating quality and efficiency, Analyze and document project processes and problems weekly. Develop solutions to enhance efficiencies. Coordinate and implement solutions from process analysis and general projects. Direct staff in the development, analysis, and preparation of reports. Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures. Conduct interviews, hire new staff, and provide employee orientation when accepted by new management. Responsible for staff scheduling to include: work assignments/rotations, employee training, employee vacations, employee breaks, overtime assignment, back-up for absent employees, and shift rotations. Assist staff to resolve complex or out of policy operation problems. Coordinate with management / office for appropriate staffing levels, all training schedules, P.P.E, First Aid arrangements required. Schedule and conduct in-house project meetings with senior management and office. Was responsible to meet project productivity and quality goals. Communicate with Shift Supervisors, Office Management, and Senior Management on project operations. Complete all required paperwork as set out to you on a daily / weekly basis. And any Other duties as assigned and requested from management. Coordinate project activities and special projects to ensure quality and meet timetables. Evaluate project processes. Recommend and coordinate needed changes based on process analysis.Implementing new systems to ensure time and cost savings. Resolving daily problems regarding staff, equipment, processes. Safety Tool Box Tools, Safety Implementation, OH&S Management system (Based on Deming Cycle and OHSAS 18001:2007)

Oversee a team comprising of :14-20 people on differ sites running

Report Direct to: Project Manager, Construction Manager, HSE Manager

Reference: Project Manager: FJJ Van Rensburg +27823798990 / 0026774050207

Reason for leaving: Contracts Ended.

COMMODITY SALES / SUPERVISOR at Kuramo Management Service

February 2009 – December 2009 (11 months)

Manage project and sales. Responsible for new sales of commodities. Implementing new systems to ensure time and cost savings. Resolving daily problems regarding staff, equipment, processes. Process mapping (SHEQ System), HIRA, Legal requirements, Setting of objectives and targets according to the SHEQ Regulation, Performance / Measuring and Monitoring of the SHEQ System. Evaluation of compliance to OHSAS Act

 Manage a team comprising of: 9 people

Reference: BGS De Beer

Reason for leaving: Company Sold owner moved overseas.


April 2006 – January 2009 (2 years 10 months)

Manage projects for executive housing projects in Gauteng and North West (South Africa) areas. Appointing Suppliers and ensure that their contracts and sub-contractors/suppliers are in place. Keep the project plan up to date with lead times. Site meetings – discussing progress, quality and new methods to ensure deadlines/safety/labour issues are met. Liaise with site designers and client regarding changes on site.Do final inspections on granite installations. Handover and sign off on all work done. Report daily and weekly to clients and management.

Manage a team comprising of: 50 people and sub-contracts

Reason for leaving: Better Offer Received


2000 – 2005 (5 years)

Multi Level Marketing of all products available on Health & Home

Reason for leaving: Part time marketing


September 2002 – February 2003 (6 months)

Manage project and all sub-contractors. (Foundations, steelwork, equipment installation of

towers up to 50 meters.) Site by site meetings and updating of the data base. Manage all Towers Erected by


Reason for leaving: Special Team – Contract Ended

Earlier career details appear in the candidates formal CV