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Occupational Health Specialist- for a government facility in Qatar

Job Detail

  • Career Level Mid Career
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender No preference
  • Industry Electric Power Production & Transmission
  • Nationality No preference
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Qualification & Experience
􀁸 Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health, Medicine or Biomedical
Sciences with knowledge of national & international health & safety standards, and
NEBOSH Diploma
􀁸 Experience: Minimum 10 years of experience in Occupational Health.
􀁸 Fluent in English correspondence. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage
􀁸 Computer literate and presentation skill
􀁸 Requires mobile communication during normal and outside office hours for
emergency contact

Certification Requirements
Should be either CMIOSH (Chartered Member) or GradIOSH (Graduate Member) or
Certified Environmental, Safety & Health Trainer (CET) by Board of Certified Safety
Professionals (BCSP).
Also, should have following certification trainings.
􀁸 Valid First Aid Certificate
􀁸 Basic Fire Fighting Certificate from recognized institute
􀁸 ISO 45001 Lead Auditor Training (Preferred)
􀁸 Train the Trainer Certificate
􀁸 COSHH
􀁸 Confined Space Entry
􀁸 Risk Management (QRA, JSA, HAZID etc.)
􀁸 Emergency Response & Preparedness

Major Duties / Responsibilities
􀁸 Develops guidelines in liaison with Head of Health and Environment pertaining to
occupational health for all employees and premises
􀁸 Ensures implementation of health guidelines and procedures in order to ensure the
prevention of any health hazard in the premises and amongst employees
􀁸 Conducts periodic inspections to assess the work environment for any potential
health and safety problems and takes necessary corrective action for the same
􀁸 Ensures necessary steps are taken to maintain the health standards facilities in line with established international health and safety standards
􀁸 Develops and implements health programs in order to foster a culture of health
working environment at all facilities and amongst all employees

Liaises with directorates, departments and sections to address any concerns or
situations of potential health hazard
􀁸 Conducts frequent inspections of work environment involving handling of hazardous
chemicals and materials to ensure strict safety precautions are practiced as required
by international and safety guidelines
􀁸 Ensures provision of appropriate measures for handling emergency situations
involving hazardous chemicals/ materials
􀁸 Conducts periodic assessments and inspections to analyse the level of pollutants in
the work environment and ensures appropriate measures are taken to minimize
them as per guidelines
􀁸 Ensures adequate training and awareness sessions are conducted to educate
employees about disease prevention and maintenance of healthy working conditions
􀁸 Works in cooperation with Quality Assurance and Continual Improvement
department on securing and maintaining the ISO 9002 certification
􀁸 Carries out and ensures compliance of all activities within the Health and
Environment Section are in line with health and safety regulations

Required skills