Occupational Health & Safety Officer

Full Time
EXPIRES 20 Jun, 2021

Job Location

MCG Investment Inc


Overall Responsibilities: 

The Occupational Health and Safety Officer is responsible for designing policies and procedures that help prevent harm to workers and property. OHS Officer must be familiar with the OSHA.


The position shall cover the following areas:

The Officer inspects machines and air quality, designs safe work spaces, and creates policies for workers to follow that minimize job-related hazards



Job Requirements/Specifications


  • At least five (5) CXC subjects, inclusive of English and Math Grades 1 or 2.
  • Diploma/Degree in health and safety.

Experience:   At least three (3) years’ experience in the field of Occupational Health and Safety


Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  1. Create ways to keep workers and the general public safe from harm.(ensure a safe and healthy work/shopping  environment)
  2. Design safe work spaces.
  3. Inspect machines and equipment
  4. Test air quality.
  5. Investigate complaints.
  6. Conduct safety inspections.
  7. Design programs to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury.
  8. Conduct hazard analysis, identify biological, chemical, and radiological hazards.
  9. Advise workers on proper lifting techniques.
  10.  Advice management on compliance with Government and Federal laws or employer policies.
  11. Advise management on the cost and effectiveness of safety and health programs.
  12. Devise and implement health programs.
  13. Provide training on new regulations.
  14. Evaluate current equipment, products, facilities, or processes and those planned for future use.
  15. Evaluate the probability and severity of accidents.
  16. Write accident reports.
  17. Form/Organise the OSHA committee as provided for by law.
  18. Draft the company’s OSHA policies and procedures.


Salaries and Benefits

Salaries and Benefits are based on Giftland existing salary scheme, and benefits are in accordance with the laws of Guyana and the policies of Giftland. These are all provided for in the Contract of employment.

Apply now

Interested person(s) can send applications to :

The Human Resources Supervisor

Giftland OfficeMax.com


Email: Recruitment@giftlandofficemax.com

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Giftland Office Max

Giftland Office Max


Giftland OfficeMax is the leading Department Store in Guyana with over fifteen individual Departments. Our daily operation is represented by over 190 employees. Giftland is committed to excellence through providing exceptional customer service, competitive prices and a wide variety of quality products. In 2015, Giftland opened a Mall which features over 140 different concessions including the largest Sports, Electronics, Stationery & Office Supplies stores in Guyana and the Caribbean. There are 8 Multiplex Theatre, Video Arcades, Beauty Salons, Health & Nutrition Stores, Barber Shops, a Jewelry Store, ATMs and many more amenities.
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