Safety, Health and Environment

Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)

The SHE Department is comprised of Safety, Occupational Health and Waste Assurance sections.

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
  • Training
  • SHE training
  • Medical surveillance
  • Cradle to grave management of waste
  • OHASIS implementation and management