We are currently seeking a dedicated Occupational Health andSafety Officer with a health related background to join our medical centre inMorawa WA.
This role will involve working and reporting to theprincipal medical doctor. Regular work site for drug and alcohol testing, liaisingwith insurance companies for clients who have had workers compensation ,providing health and safety advice to clients who are registered to the medicalgroup . Also providing environmental awareness, assistance and advice to theagricultural and mining companies and therefore might be required to travel from site to site.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR :
This role will suit an individual who has completed aCertificate IV or Diploma in Work Health and Safety. Prior experience notrequired as training will be provided.
2-3 years Health related background is desirable.
A thorough understanding of OHS , accident compensation,environment management legislation and the ability to apply this knowledge.Strong problem solving, administration, communication and computer skills arerequired.
An honest and trustworthy nature , flexibility, a high levelof integrity, the ability to make quick decisions and stand your ground arealso preferred.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Maintain and keep up to date with OH&S complianceswithin Western Australian OH&S legislation, maintaining , legalobligations, industry standards and Australian standards.
Ensure the company maintains its legal obligations toconsult on matters of health and safety
Coordinating return to work program in conjunction withprincipal medical director
Liaising with insurance company on workers compensationclaim
Incident investigation and emergency management
Work base site visits for drug and alcohol testing