Gumbi - SHEQ Coordinator - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Mbali Gumbi

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


SHEQ Coordinator


SHEQ Internal Audit; Site Safety Inspection; ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001; HIRA; create SHE awareness; toolbox talks; SHE Committee meetings; handle DOL queries; ensure training and refresher is scheduled; Induction training; collect SHE stats;

Work History

SHERQ Coordinator

Bidvest Panalpina Logistics

From September 2012

Offer support / guidance / assistance to all GP facilities on SHEMS + Quality Management.
Responsible for the preparation and on time submission of various reports on a monthly basis.
Responsible for the maintenance of the document and record control software
Auditing of BPL SHEMS implementation at each GP facility, at least once per annum
Auditing of BPL QMS implementation at each GP facility, at least once per annum
Assist the facilities in improving their SHEMS and BQMS compliance scores through training and awareness interventions
Assist the facilities in reducing their SHE and Business risk by being involved in non-conformance investigations
Assist the facilities in reducing their SHE and Business risk through training and awareness interventions
Responsible for recommending appropriate SHE training to Facility Manager Based on 12-month rotational schedule, or as required, visit all GP BPL facilities to - ensure the requirements of the BPL SHEMS are implemented and maintained - verify OTP Status Report data integrity - verify that the correct SHE forms/templates are being used - verify that permit books are being correctly completed - ensure that issues requiring action are addressed - review facility Emergency Plans - review HRA's and Occupational Health Surveys - attend and participate at least 1 monthly SHE Committee meeting per facility Review MSDS's for all new business enquiries and prepare SHE Approval form Chair at least 2 SHE Meetings in the Region

Health and Safety Administrator

GP BPL facilities

February 2010 - September 2012

Ensure that all appointments are completed
Identify training gaps, schedule SHE Based Training with external supplier based on the Company’s need and requirements;
Conduct some SHE Based training using Cummins Toolkit;
Conduct induction training for new employees; visitors and contractors;
Schedule and participate in Weekly Plant Tours;
Create corrective action requests to address any SHE noncompliance.
Update the Incident and the Hazard Tracker daily, report any SHE related incidents in the daily Production Meeting.
Assist with the Implementation of the SHEQ Integrated Management Systems in the plant and assist with the external audit of a combined certification of ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Monitor waste separation in the plant and ensure on time waste collection. Collect and capture SHE Stats
Schedule SHE Committee and Safety Team Meetings
Take minutes and distribute accordingly
Investigate incidents along with selected safety reps and Management using the 5 why methods to determine the root cause, create CAR’s and monitor their closure and effectiveness.
Liaise with Fire Fighting equipment; First Aid and PPE suppliers for on time delivery on stock and services required;
Control usage of PPE; Ensure all employees are wearing correct PPE during shift;
Trace the renewal of the Crane operators, Forklifts licenses, Fire Marshal and the First Aiders certificates.
Handle DOL Queries with the help of the Manager with regards to IOD’s and the documentation needed to process c

Junior Safety Officer / Administrator

Lerumo Lantate Training and Safety Consultants

June 2009 - January 2010

Date: June 2009 till January 2010 (on a Project)
Position: Junior Safety Officer / Administrator
Duties: Ensure that all appointments are done and responsibilities communicated.
Conduct safety inspections on site and report deviations to management.
Ensure all employees are inducted prior to be permitted to work on site.
Compile a site safety file for the client
Ensure no sub-contractor is permitted to work on site without being in possession of a of a correctly compiled safety file
Assist with compiling a risk assessment and communicate identified risks to workforce
Prepare the site emergency evacuation plan and ensure all supervisors and contractors are supplied with a copy of the plan.
Immediately report any incident to site manager and to conduct a thorough incident investigation
Chair monthly safety meetings with safety reps and contractors and prepare minutes of meetings. Ensure that all deviations mentioned in the meeting are rectified.
Ensure all registers and checklists are updated on a weekly and monthly basis.
Ensure all safety signs and notices are prominently displayed on site.
Security - Ensure that only authorized persons enter the construction site
Maintain good housekeeping principles.
Coordinate all training of employees on site and schedule all courses with the safety department,
Ensure all health & safety reps conduct a monthly H&S rep inspection of their work areas.
Ensure that all teams conduct a toolbox talk.

Qualifications & Certifications

National Diploma in Safety Management






ITIS Train the Trainer


Integrated Internal Auditing ISO14001; ISO 9001; OHSAS 14001


Management Systems


Management Internal Auditor



Safety and Environmental Risk Management


Van Zyl & Pritchard


Velabahleke High School

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