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  • Job reference: RMS0162015

Safety Agent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/10/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/11/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client. has grown over the years to be recognized as one of the largest producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) in the Middle East. The company produces a wide range of LDPE grades that are suitable for all thermoplastics processing techniques used for various applications. These include food packaging, agricultural films, extrusion and coating lamination films, high-clarity films, injection moulding, cables, wires, foam and other products that are widely used all over the world. LDPE a

The Role:
Primary Purpose of the Job:
•Direct & carries out in day to day bases the regular checks to ensure safe working conditions and safe working practices in any of the company's areas.
•Check & test safety equipment in the plants and ensure that personnel follow Safety regulations & procedures.
•To handle the specific work permits for the safe execution of all kind of jobs.

Task performed:
•Organizes and follows-up the daily work of carrying out safety checks in the plant according to the inspection schedule.
•Follows-up on and issues a variety of permits such as work permits, hot work permits, confined space entry permits, special work permits, electrical isolation work permits, excavation permits and access permits for vehicles, crane work permits, and scaffolding permit and participates in toolbox talks prior to commencements of work.
•Determines nature of works and safety conditions, sampling the work place atmosphere by using different gas meters to make sure its safe for work, requiring an in depth knowledge of the plant and the processes, prepares and sign on behalf of the safety section.
•Supervises the implementations of the "Permit to Work" system, ensuring proper measures are taken prior to commencement of work such as equipment or plant isolation, shutdowns and the necessary test are taken such as gas test. Ensure all work areas are safe for required work with visits to work sites during dangerous or potentially difficult work.
•Ensures thorough recommendations to the superior that adequate stocks of safety & emergency equipment's and protective clothing area available at all times.
•Controls the issue and use of such equipment and follows up to replace defective or worn clothing and equipment by recommending supply as necessary, including removing equipment, passing to the safety material agent for action and returning equipment's to its assigned location.
•Ensure that all plant personnel apply safety rules and regulations and draws the attentions of the superior to any infractions. Includes making regular plant tours, checks the personnel area wearing the correct protective clothing and PPE's.
•Reviews new project work proposed on site to ensure that safety and emergency facilities and equipment's are included at the design stage such as work. Follows-up on the safety aspects of such work to ensure compliance with the company's standards and requirements.
•Review risk assessment and suggest way to proper way to execute the job safety, participates to the periodic safety audits. Makes regular daily tours to check on housekeeping, safe working practices and to ensure that work areas safe after completion of maintenance and repair.
•Test the fixed fire fighting installations such as sprinkler system, foam system, valves, isolating valves from the network. Replace all types of fire extinguishers after the due date, keep records of all replaced Fire extinguishers in databank, liaises with production personnel as required for operating equipment's.
•Reports any safety violations to the supervisor ands issues near miss reports, Discusses situations and ideas with plant supervisors and safety measures supervisors and follows up to ensure safety implementations.
•Follows-up on all work related to QVC equipment's inside company. Follows the safety measures during loading/forwarding at jetty to and from the cargo ship.
•Working shift, shift activities including night shifts to cover activities in silent hours and weekends.
•Ready to work as and when require, i.e. silent hours and weekends
•Preparation of weekly reports and communicate to the superior and section heads
•Maintain and keep records of safety requirements issued to the plant. Gas meters, SCBA set, Oxygen cylinders etc.
•Proper handover and takeover of the activities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Secondary Education (12 years)
•5 years’ work experience in Safety in the Petrochemical Industry
•Preferable Certification on National Examination Board of Occupational Safety & Health (NEBOSH)
•Very good spoken and written English
•Computer Literate
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