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Health & Safety Officer

Manpower Ireland
EUR45000 - EUR50000 per annum
Closing date
21 Sep 2023

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Job Type

Health and Safety Officer

Job purpose
The purpose of the H&S Officer is to assist the H&S Manager in implementing a health & safety
environment and to design, implement and monitor the Company safety policies and strategies to
ensure compliance with relevant legislation.

Duties and Authorities and Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of advice to management and employees at all levels on matters relating to health and safety.
  • Ensuring that the company's safety statement and supporting documentation is up to date and in accordance with all relevant legislation and best safety practice.
  • Supporting the company's policy of providing a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Monitoring the regulatory environment and liaising with state agencies and other bodies on matters pertinent to Health and Safety.
  • Monitoring and measurement of safety performance including accident data and audit results
  • Ensuring that all records relating to the Health and Safety of staff are maintained and kept up to date.
  • Assisting in the organisation of safety training courses in consultation with managers.
  • Increasing safety awareness within the company by regular staff and management briefings.
  • Ensuring hazard identification and risk assessment service to all managers on issues relating to safety, health and welfare.
  • Identifying training needs of all employees and the development of training programmes in consultation with managers and supervisors.
  • Assisting in the implementation of auditing and inspection procedures in consultation with other managers, and advice regarding corrective procedures.
  • Participating in the data input to IT systems to support the company's H&S implementation plan & strategy
  • Managing the auditing and calibration of equipment and business critical tools
  • Completing investigations into accidents, near misses and dangerous occurrences and provide comprehensive reports on all necessary actions
  • Administering the HSE requirements to ensure the yearly retention of our ISO accreditations
  • Carry out your duties to meet Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements at all times.
  • Managing client relationships with the promotion of customer focus.
  • Authority to close sites if deemed necessary due to HSEQ malpractice.

Person Specification:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of 1 year experience in a similar position
  • Health and Safety qualification is essential.
  • Strong understanding of health and safety legislation and how to implement it in a field environment.
  • Must be able to travel in Ireland.
  • Knowledge of Telecoms or construction industry would be an advantage.

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