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Occupational Hygiene Technologist – Botswana Power Corporation

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Job Purpose

​​​​​To drive the technical aspects of and coordinate the implementation of the Operations Occupational Hygiene Programmes and assesses compliance with the standard, relevant legislation and other requirements.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities
​Develops Occupational health risk assessment and evaluation methods and facilitates the generation of risk profiles and appropriate management response plans for the various sections of the operation.Interpret and develops BPC Occupational Hygiene programme to promote and preserve workers health and wellbeing

Develop and coordinates the implementation of Occupational Hygiene policies, standards to ensure best practice and compliance with relevant legislation.

Carries out internal inspections and audits in the various sections of the operation in conjunction with other stakeholders and advises clients on the development of appropriate improvements and/or remedial actions

Compile all Occupational hygiene non-conformances and opportunities for improvement into the data management system and regularly tracks, monitors and advises clients on agreed action for closure.

Prepares monthly reports on the status of the occupational hygiene compliance for the various areas and aspects of the operation and submits to management for action.

Interprets and translates Occupational Hygiene standards and facilitate implementation at operations.

Identifies and coordinates Occupational Health risk assessment requirements at the operations, including:

Identification of health hazards such as physical, chemical, ergonomic, biological and psycho-social.

Promotes Occupational Hygiene awareness and encourages positive attitudes and behaviours in the operation by:

Developing, implementing and monitoring occupational hygiene awareness

Behavior based systems and orientation courses for employees and contractors

Ensures that all safety and loss control standards (Safety Health and Environmental) contained in the Corporation’s standards are adhered to.


A recognized Degree in Occupational Hygiene or equivalent​


​At least three (3) years post-qualification experience with 2 years in occupational Hygiene monitoring and ​industry related​


  • Technical/Diagnostic Ability
  • Problem Solving
  • Action Orientation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Process Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Making
  • Leading Change
  • ​Values, Ethics and Integrity​
Job Challenges

Ensuring compliance to BPC SHE Performance Standards and related legislation

Working under hazardous conditions such as dust, noise, abnormal temperatures, chemicals, ergonomically challenging conditions and pressures.

Maintaining consistent safe working procedures and risk assessments to be followed at all times in line with BPC safety rules.




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