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  • Job reference: RMS0099421

Industrial Hygiene Advisor

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Papua New Guinea
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/08/2011
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The Company:
Our client is one of Australias largest oil and gas producers who is committed to help meet the worlds energys needs while addressing the challenge of sustainability balancing economic growth, social development and environmental protection. The opportunity has arisen for an Industrial Hygiene Advisor to join the Medicine & Occupational Health team based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on a six weeks on two weeks off rotation.

The Role:
• Promote health awareness and health performance in line with the Project Health Plan, among project team members, including consultants, Company and contractor personnel.
• Conduct regular health inspections/assessments on-site and at key off-site subcontractor locations in accordance with established project and site health and safety plans or as requested by site team members.
• Identify and work to eliminate health risks, unsafe conditions, or unsafe practices, work with company, contractor, and subcontractor management toward achieving a healthy and functional work place.
• Ensure site management apprised of significant health and safety risks and plans/progress towards resolving issues and eliminating hazards.
• Communicate health initiatives, achievements, experiences and issues from other sites and projects with site team members and contractor/subcontractor safety and health advisors/management.
• Participate in investigation and follow-up of illness/disease/incidents/accidents; prepare notifications/reports for communication of significant incidents to company project management per project incident reporting procedures and matrix.
• Coach and advise contractor/subcontractor health professionals in exposure assessment, incident investigation, documentation, reporting and follow-up, including root cause analysis and case management.
• Monitor work processes to ensure compliance with the health and environmental permit system and area/system responsibilities.
• Ensure Project Health Plan implementation milestones, such as policies, procedures, management plans, training and systems that will have a health impact on outcome of projects are completed.
• Provide health training as required to work teams and contractors on health related work programs.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will hold an industrial hygiene related university level education or certification in the practice of industrial hygiene.
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