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Laboratory Safety Officer

Our client is a leading firm in the higher education industry

Job No: 1784      |       Advertised on: 2019-01-04      |       CIC: Jaclyn Tan      |       Reg. No: R1104237
Job Location(s): West (eg: Queenstown, Jurong, Clementi, Tuas)

Our client is actively searching for a Lab Safety Officer to join their team!
If you are a dynamic individual seeking a new career opportunity, read further!

The responsibilities of this role are:

The Laboratory Safety Officer supports Director, Professional Officers Division (POD), to set up and drive a strong safety culture in POD. The Officer partners with Professional Officers and Technical Officers to establish appropriate safety and loss prevention measures of laboratories in the University. This includes designing and embedding safety measures during the set up and operation of laboratories, implementing correction measures on existing facilities and acting as a safety technical advisor, providing expert safety consultation and oversight to ensure compliance with S&H requirements. The position is also responsible for providing accident prevention and investigation as part of ensuring a safe, secure and healthful lab environment for all students and staff.
Job Responsibilities
  • Review and drive compliance to relevant provisions stipulated by regulatory bodies such as NEA, MOM, SCDF and SPF in proper laboratories operations. These include fire safety, lifesaving provisions, waste disposal, chemical storage and handling, mechanical systems and pressure vessels
  • Plan and conduct lab readiness assessment and safety inspections
  • Conduct mishap investigations and complete required accident reports
  • Review the document content for contractors statement of work and coordinate the documents submission to relevant departments. Contribute to the drafting of risk assessments for common equipment, and provide solutions to safety problems.
  • Be an expert consultant in matters relating to safe design of laboratories in various technical disciplines
  • Maintain oversight on the licenses (e.g NEA, SCDF and SPF) required for laboratory operation
  • Contribute to POD’s planning and initiatives in laboratory design and operations to achieve risk minimisation, minimising environmental impact and align to industrial best practices
  • Plan for and ensure departmental staff and lab users attend relevant training courses

The ideal candidate will need to have the following qualities and experience:
  • MOM registered WSHO with at least 5 years of relevant experience in Workplace Safety and Health
  • Possess strong knowledge of laboratory safety as reflected by qualifications and continuous training
  • Have a strong focus on safety design implementation for diverse laboratory related projects, including laboratory set-up and operations
  • Have strong working knowledge of Safety and Health regulations and Acts, particularly pertaining to laboratories
  • Able to implement and assess occupational health and safety compliance programmes, particularly pertaining to laboratories
  • Strong ability to establish effective working relationships with peers, vendors, students and faculty
  • Be a hands-on, practical problem solver
  • Demonstrate self-initiative in solving problems
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork especially with peers

An exciting career awaits the right candidate! Click "Quick Apply" to register your interest now.

All applicants' CV will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  SALARY S$5,000.00 - S$6,000.00 per Month


We will try our best to reply all candidates within 7 working days.

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