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  • Posted: Sep 7, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • As a global and diversified mining business, we use the latest technologies to find new resources, plan and build our mines and mine, process, move and market our products to customers around the world. For almost 100 years, we have been mining the minerals that society needs to develop and prosper. We provide our investors with a balanced portfolio of oppo...
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    Hygiene Technician

    Job Description:

    As a Hygiene Technician, your responsibilities will include:

    • Measuring of worker exposure to dust, fumes, vapours, noise and other hazards.

    • Coordinate the Calibration and maintenance of sampling equipment.

    • Provide enough support and information to minimize health risks to employees.

    • Conducting workplace assessments, prepare and submit good quality reports required by regulatory authorities and by management

    • Assist in ensuring that the work environment complies with all relevant hygiene standards to minimise potential health risk to employees

    • Offer support with the implementation on the hierarchy of controls to minimise health risks to employees.

    • Offer departmental support for occupational hygiene projects and initiatives

    • Actively participate in incident investigations and ensure corrective actions are implemented

    • Assist in the monitoring of the emergency preparedness and response status of the mine to support business continuity

    • Be part of the Tests on the Emergency preparedness and response of the operation through emergency drills and report accordingly

    • Ensure support to the adherence to the fire prevention and management strategies through the enforcement of compliance to the Prevention of Fires in Mines COP

    • Ensure support in terms of the coordination and participate in Fire Risk Assessments and audits

    • Conduct regular inspections to ensure compliance to systems, guidelines and code of practice

    • Produce ad-hoc and mandatory, monthly or quarterly and annual occupational hygiene reports

    This role is in the SHE department (Occupational Hygiene) at a Band 7 level, reporting to the Specialist Hygienist


    You will need the following:

    • Grade 12

    • B Degree or B. Tech in Environmental Sciences or Environmental Intermediate Certificate in Mine Environmental Control


    • 3 – 5 years operational experience in Occupational Hygiene in the Mining industry

    • Registration with SA Institute of Occupational Hygiene (SAIOH) as an Occupational Hygiene Technologist or the Mine Ventilation Society

    • Valid South African Drivers licence

    • Medically fit

    Additional information:

    What we offer

    When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programmes, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anglo American on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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