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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Negotiable

Health and Safety Advisor

The Safety Officer reports directly to the Health & Safety Manager and is responsible for advising on overall compliance in maters of Health & Safety in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions.

The Safety Officer must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising the team and ensuring the highest standards of health & Safety are adopted throughout.

While other duties may be required by Site Management from time to time, this must in no way detract from primary duties.

Principle Duties & Accountability

  • Conducting regular, formal site audits an carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System; ·
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;
  • Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or contractors working on site;
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for the company Employees;
  • Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc;
  • Serving as the company representative as Site meetings;
  • Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for the company and Sub-Contractors personnel;
  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractorstatements and method statements, assisting where required;
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;
  • Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans
  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated;
  • Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that al relevant Certs are updated;
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project. Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications
  • Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential,
  • With 4+ years experience
  • Previous experience managing safety on site.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills.
  • Experience in the construction industry.

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