SHE Occupational Hygienist Specialist

at Sasol
Location Sasolburg, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Healthcare Jobs
Job Type Full-time


    • Subscribing to dual legal liability and technical content review of technologists, assistants and peers for compliance monitoring conducted and preventative controls offered;
    • Ensuring that Sasol can indeed internally operate as an Approved Inspection Authority to demonstrate legal compliance with the requirements of the Health-related regulations of the said Act, so that internal occupational hygiene reports are undersigned by a registered Occupational Hygienist to be accepted in a court of law, as directed by the Department of Employment and Labour.
      The incumbent is also responsible for calibrating monitoring equipment, carrying out monitoring and measurements and evaluate results within the scope of work for which the AIA is authorized.

      Business Results: Operational, Financial and Technical results

    • Establish a fit-for-purpose exposure assessment team and lead the process to make special and objective findings with regard to exposure to identified risks to health in the workplace.
    • Utilise quantitative monitoring and measurement data, biological exposure monitoring information and health risk assessment findings in the selection and design of an appropriate monitoring program.
    • Distinguish between various types of monitoring strategies, survey methodologies and different techniques used for measurement and analysis according to new developments in the field.
    • Utilize quantitative data and interpret data sets of monitoring results to optimize existing monitoring strategies for best fit exposure monitoring and meet the needs of medical surveillance and control strategies.
    • Consider related legal requirements, relevant SANS codes, international best practices and a medical surveillance programme when profiling exposures to provide input into person job specifications and similar exposure groups.
    • Compile objective and concise reports including appropriate and specific preventative controls.
    • Technically, for self and peers, ensure that:
    • Exposure results from the sampling data and analysis results are correctly interpreted, calculated and reported.
    • Specific legislation in SA where monitoring, control and reduction of exposures are used, is pitched against international best practices.
    • Relevant national and international exposure standards, sampling strategies and methodologies as well as the implementation of these are correctly conveyed to partners, peers, and management and risk owners in order to guide management decisions on the control of risks.
    • Applicable Occupational Hygiene statistical theories (use of Geometric means, GSD, 95% percentiles, 70% UCL etc.) are used and apply statistical software to results to interpret data sets and analysis trends for multiple hazards.
    • Conduct health related workplace investigations when requested by Occupational Medicine; and support/influence occupational health risk exposure profiles (OHREP) compiled by Occupational Medicine for medical surveillance.
    • Identify, anticipate and track technological, legislative and toxicological changes and developments to updated knowledge, occupational exposure limit modifications and changes to inform monitoring strategies and programmes.

      In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
      Willing to relocate to Sasolburg.


    • Relevant B-degree AND
    • Registration with SAIOH as Occupational Hygienist with a minimum of 5 full years’ work experience in Occupational Hygiene AND
    • Legal Knowledge Certificate


    • Continuously develop self
    • Ambassador for living the Sasol Values
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