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Health & Safety Advisor

Location: Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire Industry: Health & Safety
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension & Health Care Contact: Ivan Rolfe
Posted: over 2 years ago Contact Email: irolfe@meridianbs.co.uk

Health & Safety Advisor

Our Client is a Gloucestershire based manufacturer, which is seeking an H&S Advisor to join their growing HSE Team.

The Role

Your main duties will be to co-ordinate, support and advise the Business on all aspects with regards to Health & Safety and to establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health & Safety across several manufacturing sites.

Ensure a safe workplace environment without risk to health.

Ensure that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are regularly reviewed, updated and communicated.

Ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.

Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations, looking at how risks can be reduced

Development implementation of Safe System of Work and method statements

Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented and company reports issued

Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities.

Co-ordinate the development of health & safety policies, systems of work and procedures.

Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained.

Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;

Helping to prepare H&S strategies and developing internal policy

Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry;

Knowledge & Skills:

NEBOSH Diploma or associated Occupational Safety Qualification as a minimum

Experience of HSE in a manufacturing environment

Knowledge and experience of maintaining HSE policies, plans, procedures, reporting methods and HS&E Programmes.

Demonstrates good organisational, interpersonal and customer relation skills

Strong planning, organising and co-ordinating skills

Knowledge of health & safety UK and European legislation inclusive of a broad knowledge of maritime law.

Highly effective relationship builder at all levels - internally employees, externally contractors, partners and HSE Representatives

Required competencies:

  • Implementing HSE Policies, Procedures, and Safety
  • Able to take part / lead internal audits and incident investigations
  • HAZOPS, HAZID and Risk Assessment competence
  • Accident / Incident Investigation competence
  • Adept at Planning, Organising and Coordinating
  • Experience of MS Office + HSE standards/Programmes
  • Background in Construction, Technical or Mechanical Engineering desirable.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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