Heath And Safety Advisor

Durham, County Durham

Competitive Salary

Full Time

Applications: 0

An Excellent opportunity for an Experienced Heath and Safety Advisor to join a well-established company based on Durham!

Job Summary:

• To assist and advise on all aspects of the Company’s Health and Safety Management System.
• To assist with the development and maintenance of the Company’s Health & Safety Management policies and systems and to review them to maintain OHSAS 18001.
• To monitor and audit the Company’s Health & Safety performance and suggest improvements for continual improvement.
Key Responsibilities:

• Advise upon current and impending Health & Safety legislation relevant to business activities.
• Advise and implement health & Safety safe working procedures to eliminate / control risk to operatives.
• Assist in developing and implementing the Company’s Health & Safety Management System to ensure continuation of the OHSAS 18001 Standard.
• Audit the Company’s compliance with the requirements of Health & Safety legislation, the SMS, contracts and other interested parties.
• Review tender information to evaluate the potential Health & Safety aspects of a contract at the earliest opportunity; identify potential problems and offer value engineering solutions where possible.
• Proactively liaise with statutory and non-statutory bodies.
• Identify, develop and implement Health & Safety training to raise awareness and encourage a proactive approach to site Health& Safety management.
• Personally deliver Health & Safety induction training to new employees and Safety Awareness training to existing staff.
• Report to the Support Services Manager any issues that may affect business activities, Company policy and finances.
• Assist the Support Services Team in any Health & Safety and Quality issues as and when possible.
• Advise Site Agents on all aspects of Health & safety to ensure safe Systems of work and train and assist them in the writing of Risk Assessments and Method Statements.
• Provided detailed solutions for Health & Safety issues in Tender documents.
• Compile the Health and Safety file for clients.
• Produce the construction phase health & safety plan for site activities.
• Fully Investigate accidents and incidents and devise corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
• Complete pre-qualification And Tender Health & Safety questionnaires.

Key Skills/Competencies:

• Specialist Knowledge.
• Oral/Written Communication.
• Assertiveness.
• Persuasiveness.
• Problem Solving/Analysis
Background & Knowledge:

• Extensive knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and issues, supported by a relevant experience and/or academic qualification. Experience of working within the construction industry in remediation and/or Civil Engineering and of assisting to maintain and improve a dynamic Health & Safety Management System.
Key Working Relationships:


• Support Services Coordinator – To provide information as requested, to attend meetings as requested, to audit sites as instructed.
• Site Agents and Foremen – to provide specialist advice, support and instruction through Health & Safety Procedures.
• Support Services team – to assist and develop site services.

• Statutory and non-statutory authorities – to maintain good relationships and be pro-active in seeking advice and guidance.
• Training providers – to provide effective training interventions.
• Local Health & Safety authorities – To ensure that all local considerations are discussed and understood.
• Clients – to ensure requirements are understood and fulfilled.

This is a full-time position and in return the company is offering a Competitive Salary of £35,000 - £45,000 Per Annum & Benefits Package.

If you feel that you have the relevant skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now!

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ID: RHL-1100
Category: Manufacturing
Location: Durham, County Durham
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Paid: Per Annum
Consultant: Recruitment Manager
Added On: 13-08-2019
Closing Date: