Health and Safety Specialist Job in Kenya

The Health & Safety Specialist shall be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring DHL safety and environmental standards that comply with legal requirements to reduce the risk of accidents and incidents within the transport logistics operation. The role includes the promotion of a safe working environment, ensuring operational compliance with health and safety regulations, and maintaining quality standards across all activities.

About The Role Key Duties And Responsibilities

Develop and implement safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all employees, especially those involved with fleet operations.

Assist with appointments of Health and Safety Reps. Ongoing training and communication to facilitate a safe, hygienic, and healthy work environment.

Conduct regular safety audits and risk assessments to identify potential hazards and implement preventative measures.

Coordinate and conduct training sessions on safety practices, emergency response, and accident prevention for all staff.

Investigate accidents or incidents to determine causes and propose changes to prevent future occurrences.

Monitor operations to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and standards.

Implement programs to reduce waste and pollution, including managing emissions and proper disposal of hazardous materials.

Develop and oversee environmental impact assessments for new projects or changes to existing operations.

Ensure that all operational processes meet both internal and external standards and regulations.

Implement quality control measures to maintain high service standards and customer satisfaction.

Assist Risk Manager when required.

To assist with the induction and training of all new employees.

All incidents/accidents reported and recorded by the company policy and legislation.

Monitoring of SHEQ statistics.

Day to Day Health and Safety issues. Deliver toolbox talks.

Compliance with Good Distribution Practice Guidelines, as well as MCC and SAPC requirements.


Bachelor’s Degree in occupational health and safety, environmental health, engineering, or a related field.

ISO 45001:2018 certification,

Quality Management Modules 1,2 and 3 – Certification

IT Proficiency: MS Office

Overall knowledge of the Health & Safety function.

3+ years of practical Health & Safety experience.

Ability to work within a pressurized environment.

Excellent interpersonal, leadership, motivation, and planning skills.

Good Analytical, Administrative & Communication skills.

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