Health and safety advisor

MTrec Recruitment and Training
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a major UK and Global manufacturing company. They are currently looking for a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team on a permanent basis. If you are a NEBOSH qualified Health and Safety professional with excellent attention to detail, then this a great the opportunity to join a top blue chip company.

The Role

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

  • Managing policy to ensure that the organisation complies with all relevant UK H&S legislation
  • Play an active role in maintaining the corporate Health & Safety audit system
  • Training and auditing are integral duties required to make the whole workforce aware of and able to fulfil H&S responsibilities.
  • Carry out Emergency evacuation exercises and take the lead when required
  • Conducting project work, covering a range of areas including Health and Safety initiatives
  • Provide cover for the H&S Manager whenever required (meetings, escalation cover Etc.)
  • 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

The Person

  • Qualified to NEBOSH certificate level 3.
  • You will have a proven track record for collecting and analysing data and the ability to use it to create clear & targeted action plans.
  • Logical thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about Health & Safety with a can do attitude.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage your own workload in a fast paced environment and good organisational skills.
  • Have a good working knowledge and understanding of current H&S legislation.

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