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Health and Safety Principal

Advertiser: BCI MineralsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
24 Jun 2020
Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Mining, Resources & Energy, Health, Safety & Environment

The Company

BCI Minerals Limited (ASX:BCI) ("BCI") is an Australian-based company that is developing a salt and potash business supported by iron ore royalty earnings.

BCI is focused on rapidly advancing its 100% owned Mardie Salt & Potash Project, a potential Tier 1 project located on the West Pilbara coast in the centre of Australia's key salt production region.

Mardie will produce high-purity salt and sulphate of potash fertiliser via solar evaporation of seawater. Using an inexhaustible resource and a production process driven mainly by natural solar and wind energy, Mardie is a sustainable opportunity to supply the salt and potash growth markets in Asia over many decades.

A definitive feasibility study is due to be completed in June 2020 and production is targeted to commence in early 2021.

The Role

The Health and Safety Principal is responsible for the development and maintenance of the BCI Minerals Health and Safety Management System including policies, standards, programs, governance, compliance with relevant legislation and reporting.

The Health and Safety Principal provides leadership and business support to all areas of the business and promoting awareness of sound health and safety principles to the project and business teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the Health and Safety strategy to effectively support BCI’s strategy and operations.
  • Develop, lead and manage the BCI Health and Safety Management system and maintain in accordance with the BCI strategy, policies, standards, procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Lead, implement and maintain an effective Health and Safety Risk Management Program across the business.
  • Ensure Crisis and Emergency Management systems and plans are in place and tested regularly.
  • Develop, lead and manage a framework, processes and systems for health management, fit for work and employee wellness programs including health surveillance programs and drug and alcohol testing.
  • Lead and facilitate effective health and safety engagement, communications and education of BCI leadership, workforce and contractors i.e. health and safety steering committees, workplace HS forums, HS work groups, induction programs, and toolbox talk topics.
  • Ensure health and safety Lead and lag indicators are in place and reported on monthly basis. Conduct analysis of data or report findings and improvements to the business.
  • Define and support safety leadership behaviours and contribute to development of a high-performance safety culture.
  • Create and implement audit plan and schedule based on health and safety risks.
  • Ensure Contractor Management processes are in place including HS prequalification, auditing and contract requirements.
  • Ensure all health and safety training requirements are captured in the Training Needs Analysis and Training Matrix.
  • Ensure incidents are reported, investigated and lessons learnt are shared.
  • Provide technical advice/support and coaching to business leaders and play a key guidance role in influencing management to fulfil their health and safety accountabilities.
  • Drive continuous improvement of health and safety throughout the company and enable ongoing development of innovative policies and practices.
  • Manage the injury management strategy and return to work for all work related and non-work related injuries/illness.
  • Ensure regulatory approvals are in place in a timely manner as per the project schedule e.g. Project Management Plans.

Role Requirements

  • Formal Qualification with Health and Safety (Minimum Diploma in Health and Safety)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working within the mining, infrastructure or project environments with proven experience working on site in remote locations. 
  • Solid understanding of Health and Safety Acts, Regulations, Standards, Codes and Guidelines for Western Australia
  • Proven ability to assist with the implementation and maintenance of a Health and Safety Management System in accordance with relevant standards and statutes
  • Experience with implementing risk management techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills and ability to engage with key stakeholders 
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (desirable)
  • Surface ventilation officer (desirable)
  • Ability to travel to site as required

At BCI, we believe people are key to the success of the company. We are proud of our history and continue to strive for excellence. If you would like to be part of our team, and feel you have the relevant and required skills, we encourage you to apply.

BCI have signed the Veterans Employment Commitment declaring we value the skills and experience of ex-ADF members and will consider veterans for employment opportunities.

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