Health & Safety Officer

13 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Health and Safety Officer - Stoke on Trent £35,000 a year - Permanent Working in a manufacturing environment experience essential. Details: - Report directly to the H&S Manager assisting to ensure a safe working environment across the business, providing support and guidance as necessary. - Work in close partnership with production management to ensure a safe working environment within workshop, overseeing activities where required. - Ensure risk assessments and safe systems of work are developed, monitored and embedded for workshop activities. - Conduct QHSE audits in accordance with Company Audit and Inspection plans, designed to measure the level of compliance with both legislative and Company requirements. - Ensure that all findings from audits and inspections are communicated, actioned and closed to the required level, i.e. by updating Company procedures, providing direct feedback to the functional Director/Manager, toolbox talks/staff briefings etc. - Carry out in-house training sessions and tool box talks. - Work as part of the health and safety team to increase awareness of health and safety issues across the company and encourage staff engagement. - Collate statistics for inclusion in monthly reports. - Assist in investigating accidents and incidents and producing of reports. - Support Client projects with the production of documentation to ensure compliance with CDM regulations - Conduct site audits and inspections where required on activities. Secondary duties: - Assist the review of all QHSE Documentation in line with both legislative and Company requirements. - Conduct any other ad-hoc duties within your skill-set as required and instructed by your line manager. - Represent at Client meetings to provide safety advice and support Essential skills: - Good working knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental legislation. - Strong sense of commitment and able to communicate and interface across all levels. - Delivery of continual improvement programme. - Producing and delivering Audit programme and analysing Audit and Inspection findings. - NEBOSH Certificate (or equivalent). - Knowledge of the CDM regulations - Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to build rapport and communicate appropriately at all levels. - Self-motivated with the ability to work both individually and as part of a team. - Fully competent in the use of Microsoft Office programmes. - Forward thinking and uses initiative.