The Safety Officer is a legal appointment in terms of regulation 2.17.4 of the Minerals Act. The Role is responsible for the development, implementation and management of safety and risk control programmes, as well as ensuring legal compliance and provision of a safety advisory and reporting service to the Operational Unit or Area.
Safety and risk results meet targets
Risk assessment identifies all hazards
Recommended control measures are effective
Appropriate legal advice and documentation provided as requested
Safety training meets legal requirements
Safety standards, working guides, procedures and codes of practice meet
Emergency preparedness programmes are effective
Safety department is managed to defined targets
Safety and Risk Control programme and initiatives are developed and managed, in order to support the legal compliance of the Shaft.