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Health & Safety Officer

  • Location:

    Limerick

  • Sector:

    Professional & Technical Jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    3D Personnel

  • Contact phone:

    023 8040 6071

  • Job ref:

    VAC-GC 12374

  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    19-07-2019

Vacancy: Health & Safety Officer

Location: Limerick

Salary: Negotiable

 

An experienced Health & Safety Officer is required to join one of Ireland’s leading main contractors on a project in Limerick area.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-established company, reporting directly to the Health and Safety Manager, the successful candidate will support the organisation in driving their safety culture forward.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the site management team with planning, coordinating and implementing of effective Health Safety & Training policies, guidelines and procedures to ensure that the business objectives are met.
  • Provide support to the Management and Operation team in all aspects of safety, occupational health, safety, Training / Development and on occasion environmental issues.
  • Support the HR Manager in ensuring Health & Safety compliance and perform regular Health and Safety audits
  • Assist with developing Health and Safety plans that comply with Company policies and procedures as well as Internal and external stakeholders requirements
  • Ensure training, tool box meetings, and drills are implemented as part of the company’s training and Health & Safety and HR program, i.e. emergency response systems, etc.
  • Investigate and complete the process for close out of all Accident Investigation Reports and prepare/submit preventative measure initiatives for implementation
  • Manage Safety Statistic reporting within and benchmark performance with relative other industries.
  • Assist in the development of project specific Health and Safety procedures.
  • Ensure premises, transportation and employees are compliant with Company policies and safety standards and that there are sufficient systems in place to monitor and safeguard same.
  • Successfully develop and implement work site Health & Safety campaigns and good practices

 

Requirements:

  • Must have a Qualification in H&S             
  • 4+ years’ experience in working with Contractors
  • Knowledge of IT Systems an advantage
  • Set an example of enthusiasm, loyalty and hard work in the performance of all duties.  
  • Site experience essential