Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)
The SHE Department was established to provide safety, health and environmental services to the National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS). The Department is comprised of a safety, an occupational health and waste assurance sections.
The team includes SHE Managers, Safety Professionals, Occupational Health Practitioners and Waste Assurance Professionals. The team services the NHLS which comprises a workforce in excess of 7200 employees working in approximately 360 laboratories located nationally.
The scope of services incudes but is not limited to:
- SHE policy and procedure formulation
- Risk assessment
- Health and safety audits
- Incident management and investigations
- SHE training
- Medical surveillance
- Cradle to grave management of waste
- OHASIS implementation and management