Health & Safety Advisor

Baltic Recruitment Limited
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Overview of the Health & Safety Advisor role

You will be responsible for controlling all Health and Safety related issues at the Cannock facility, helping to maintain a safe working environment for employees to work in. Ensuring compliance with necessary standards and legislation, including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is key to the role.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities of the Health & Safety Advisor role

  • Managing policy to ensure that the organisation complies with all relevant UK H&S legislation.
  • Training and auditing are integral duties required to make the whole workforce aware of and able to fulfil H&S responsibilities.
  • Conducting project work, covering a range of areas including Health and Safety initiatives.
  • Conducting daily safety observations in order to identify any unsafe acts/conditions.
  • Challenging any employee safety non-compliances.
  • Carrying out and reviewing risk assessments including COSHH.
  • Maintaining the sites incident database and ensuring that root cause analysis is carried out for all safety incidents including corrective actions.
  • Play an active role in maintaining the corporate Health & Safety audit system.
  • Carry out Emergency evacuation exercises and take the lead when required.
  • Provide cover for the H&S Manager whenever required (meetings, escalation cover Etc).

Skills, Qualifications and Experience necessary of the Health & Safety Advisor role

  • Qualified to NEBOSH General as a minimum.
  • Based onsite in Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Have a good working knowledge/understanding of current Health and Safety legislation.
  • You will have a proven track record for collecting and analysing data and the ability to use it to create clear & targeted action plans.
  • Experience within automotive manufacturing is desirable, during which you will have developed a sound understanding of the H&S challenges facing the industry.
  • Experience in IT applications (Power-point, Excel, Office) and general report writing.
  • Experience in conducting Safety audits and general workplace inspections.
  • Experience in dealing with external sources (Contractors, HSE, Fire Authority & Insurance).

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