Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer?
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer in Johannesburg:
"Its little bit challenged especial working with lot of people cause you have to be sure that all of them are safe all the time."
Pros: The good thing is you get to know peoples minds and how do they operate.
Cons: Its when u have to face the incidents and injuries on site were by there's someone who fall from the top is the building and die, that's when it become bad cause u have to answer lots of questions.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer in South Africa:
"Ensuring OHSA compliance and compiling legal documents."
Pros: Ensuring that employees adhere to the health and safety regulations, and investigating and performing risk assessments.
Cons: During investigations people loose jobs at the end of the investigations.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer in Durban:
"It all about the safety of the people in company."
Pros: I work with people very close. Giving the awareness about practicing safety at all times.
Cons: If something happens you the first one to answer.
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Officer in Middelburg:
"Safety Is A Lifestyle."
Pros: Its professional and a support tool for management and employees in any organization. It gives me the satisfaction of caring and looking out for workers safety, training them on safety issues.
Cons: The assumption that safety belongs to a Health and Safety. And having to clash with management on budget issues.