Head of Health & Safety

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  • Post Date: June 13, 2024
Job Description

Our client is currently seeking an experienced Health and Safety professional to become the head of Health and Safety for their company.

Role Responsibilities

– Lead and promote a positive health & safety culture and continually look to improve / develop strategy.

– Lead the development and implementation of a Safety Management System suitable for the needs of a multi utility and diverse workforce.

– Monitor health and safety performance and produce periodic statistics and issue of an annual performance report in relation to safety policy, objectives and the Health and Safety plan. This process includes reports, trend reviews,
safety audits, and inspections.

– Ensure that safety related documentation, procedures and guidance are maintained up to date and in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and standards.

– Promote and develop a behavioural Safety Culture across the whole of the company.

– Setting and driving the implementation of a health and safety strategy in line with the business plan, relevant policies, current legislation, and procedures.

– Work to provide common safe systems of work across all of the company.

– Constantly assessing opportunities for improvements and proactive sharing of best practice.

– Provide Health & Safety legislative interpretation & guidance in relation to company activities.

– Development of an annual health & safety plan for the company.

– Carry out Safety Rules and system audits.

– As champion attend health and safety committees/council meetings and ensure that terms of reference for these forums have been issued and are in keeping with the organisation’s needs.

– Review of complex RAMS documentation and advise as required.

Skills & Experience Required

– NEBOSH Diploma in Health and Safety Management or similar

– Full, clean driving licence

– Basic construction experience

– Change Management experience

– Team leadership and mentorship experience

– Experienced in carrying out audits, covering a wide range of health and safety issues

– Experience of complex risk assessments and implementation of practicable risk control measures

– Experienced in the development and review of procedures/guidance material

– Fire safety expertise, including completion of complex fire risk assessments.

– Understanding of health and safety management standards 18001, 45001 & UK HSE’s HSG 65

– Familiar with accident, incident and near miss and root cause analysis / investigation