Ovadje - Safety Officer - Edmonton, AB, Canada

Okiemute Ovadje

Edmonton, AB, Canada


Safety Officer


• Ability to promote safety in the Worksite
• Risk Assessment Skills
• Accident/Incident Investigation Skills
• Good Knowledge Of Alberta Occupational Health and Safety regulations
• Technical Skills in Safety Audit
• Good communication and writing

Work History

Construction Labourer (Temporary)

TPD Staffing Services Canada

March 2014 - June 2014

• Cleaning Up Construction Work site
• Adhering to Health and Safety Standards
• Unloading Trucks using Power Jacks and Forklift
• Assembling Structures such as racks
• Setting up Dry-walls
• Moving structures within site
• Giving general Assistance to construction Workers

Safety Watch

United Safety

From July 2014

• Participating in all pre job meetings with an emphasis on specific worksite hazards.
• Complying with all applicable safety responsibilities as laid out in the company Corporate Safety Policy.
• Ensuring Proper maintenance and use of PPE as noted in each procedure and encourage workers to do the same.
• participating in the daily safety meeting
• Maintaining a professional relationship with all personnel in the work area
• Inspecting the entire work area and looking for potential release of flammable vapors or liquids.
• participating in the daily safety meeting
• Ensuring all incidents/accidents are reported and investigated immediately.
• Setting up and maintaining HSE safety equipment as described in specific procedures.
• Inspecting Safety equipment at the beginning of each shift
• Performing all safety watch duties as assigned on site

Safety Supervisor

Misarok Construction Company

February 2009 - January 2014

• Preparation of Project Safety Plan and implementation of the same at the Project site.
• Participating in daily Tool Box Meetings
• Conducting Safety Training when required.
• Accident investigation and reporting to management for corrective action.
• Writing Monthly Safety reports and sending to corporate HSE Manager.
• Regularly conducting internal Safety Audit and taking corrective measures to ensure continuous improvement in the HSE management system
• Identifying unsafe Actions/ conditions and immediate rectification of the same before an incident occurs.
• Creating general Safety awareness by displaying Safety Sign boards and Posters
• Carrying out Risk Assessment for all Construction Projects
• Issuing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Workers
• Making recommendations to management for rectification as well as elimination of hazards in the workplace
• Organising weekly Safety meetings to discuss Safety issues with workers
• Counter signing Work permit for hazardous Operations

Technical Officer (Safety Officer)

Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission

November 2007 - February 2009

• Reviewing Contractor Job Hazard Analysis for all Projects
• Inspecting Project Sites to ensure compliance with high Safety Standards
• Ensuring that Contractors carryout Field Level Hazard Analysis on a daily basis
• Ensuring that Contractors and Workers are familiar with Corporate and Project HSE Management System policies
• Carrying out Risk Assessments, maintaining Risk Register, and ensuring follow-up on actions
• Conducting Safety Audit to Review Contractor HSE performance for each Project and Identifying areas for improvement
• Organising for Safety meeting
• Communicating Safety initiatives, achievements, experiences, and issues from other projects sites to Site Team members, Contractor/Subcontractors and Safety Advisors/Management.
• Investigating/Reporting incidents at the various Project Sites

Safety Officer (Internship)

Warri Refining and Petrochemical company

March 2004 - February 2005

Delta State, Nigeria
• Routine plant inspection to ensure that it is hazard free
• Monitoring and encouraging staff to ensure safety compliance
• Issuing personal protective equipment (PPE) to staff
• Generally promoting good safety culture throughout the organization
• Organizing refresher HSE Training for staff
• Writing Safety Audit monthly report
• Did Physical Stock taking in the Warehouse for one month

Plant Operator (Internship)

Warri Refining and Petrochemical company

October 2002 - January 2003

Delta State, Nigeria
• Turn-Around-Maintenance of the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit
• Servicing valves
• Monitoring Pressure Gauges
• Inspecting Plant for hazards
• Did physical Stock Tacking in the Warehouse for three weeks

Qualifications & Certifications


University of Albeta


Alberta construction Safety Association

Applied BSc.

Petroleum Training Institute

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