Health & Safety Officer, UAE AMZL WHS

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Job Description


Amazon is looking for a Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Officer to add to the team:

Year-on-year, as we continue to grow, we need to work as smart as we can, to keep all our team members safe, fulfilled, motivated and empowered. To help us achieve this, we’re seeking a driven WHS Officer. With your Bias for Action, we’ll need you to step in and help drive health and safety across our delivery stations in Abu Dhabi / Dubai.

In this crucial WHS position, you’ll report to the Country WHS Manager.

– Lead site risk assessments for current and new activities.
– Establish site WHS training matrix.
– Lead implementation of site specific WHS standards and guidelines.
– Lead implementation of site WHS objective and programs.
– Promote safe culture among employees by providing daily WHS content to shift briefing/standup meeting.
– Perform frequent site safety audits to identify all non-compliance equipment and/or processes at the site. Work with Operations team to implement solutions to eliminate exposure to these risks and prevent injury.
– Conduct daily and weekly WHS audits, such as GEMBA walks, area audits, vehicle and driver inspections etc.
– Attending to incidents and occupational injury cases on site.
– Guide and assist area managers on incident investigations, Gensuite write up and communication of lesson learned.
– Assisting Ops team in Gensuite follow up sheet and CAPA creation. Audit record-keeping practices and ensure Gensuite entries to be aligned with global WHS standards and local regulations.
– Ensure the PPE inventory at site and coordinate with procurement for order placement.
– Ensure basic fire fighting training and first aid training completion.
– Complete daily Trailer Dock Release (TDR) inspections and communications.
– Daily Action Tracking System monitoring, closeout and support.
– Participate in site management safety walk, provide insight into unsafe acts and conditions to management.
– Provide daily update to Country WHS Manager on objectives progress, incidents, AO’s, ATS, network actions, etc).
– Preparation of WHS committee meeting agenda, MOM write up, ATS creation.
– Daily Permit to Work review and sign off, working with the operational and facilities team.
– Lead on WHS related procurement and follow up on site.
– Preparing risk assessments and emergency response plans.
– Managing preparation and completion of emergency drills, medi-evac drills and preparing drill records.
– Heat Index establishment, monitoring and support.
– Provide support to site specific requests, unplanned events and activities.
– On the Road experience
– Excellent with computers and data analysis

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Dubai, ARE


– NEBOSH Diploma
– Experience in WHS field.
– Good communication skills – English
– Valid UAE driving license and own transport
– Works well within a team environment
– Is driven and pushes for self development and growth


– Strong communication, teamwork, analysis, judgment and customer focus skills
– Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy.
– Experience working within a team
– Ability to analyze accident data, new processes, and machinery for potential safety concerns and conduct job hazard and job safety analyses
– Experienced in emergency response and currently holds First aid and CPR certificates
– Analyzing and manipulating data
– Passion for safety
– Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety or Engineering/Science bachelor degree
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