Safety Superintendent

at Seriti
Location Witbank, South Africa
Date Posted Mar 18, 2020
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time


  • The role is responsible for managing safety at the operation, thus ensuring that legal compliance in terms of safety is maintained – ensuring the implementation, co-ordination and maintenance of the Seriti Safety Way and OHSAS 18001 / ISO45001.

    • Conform to legal requirements and duties of 2.17.1 and 2.17.4 of the Mine Health and Safety Act
    • Co-ordinate and participate in safety audits
    • Compile annual Safety Improvement Plan ensuring plans are in place for line management
    • Co-ordinate and participate in Risk-Assessments
    • Effective people management, ensuring that roles are well defined and clarified and that competencies and learning paths are developed to human capacity and capability
    • Financial budgeting and management


    You will need:

    • National Diploma / Degree in Safety Management (NQF Level 7)
    • Diploma / Degree in Mining Engineering or a related field (NQF Level 7) would be advantageous
    • Chamber of Mines Safety Officer Certificate 1 and 2
    • OHSAS 18001 / ISO45001
    • Extensive experience in health and safety management
    • Experience in engineering, mining or metallurgy sectors would be advantageous
    • In depth understanding of relevant safety and mining legislation including: The Mine Health and Safety Act, Minerals Regulations, Occupational Diseases Act, Workman’s Compensation Act
    • Knowledge of gas testing, flame proofing, strata control
    • Good understanding of safety management theory, behavioural safety and risk management framework, procedures and systems
    • In depth knowledge of the Seriti Safety Way and the 12 standards would be advantageous
    • In depth knowledge of the Fatal Risk standards and golden rules would be advantageous
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Computer Literacy (MS Office)
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