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Flannery Plant Hire is a leading provider of plant hire and specialist attachments to the construction industry across the UK and Ireland. With a comprehensive fleet of innovative machinery, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional customer service and meeting our clients' project requirements.

We are looking for Regional Health and Safety Leads across all a number of Depots to widen our current team.

As the Regional Health and Safety Lead at Flannery Plant Hire, you will be responsible for promoting a culture of safety across all aspects of our operations within your assigned region. You will play a critical role in ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and driving the continuous improvement of our safety practices. You will work closely with management, employees, and contractors to identify and mitigate potential risks, delivering training and educational programs, and fostering a safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities:
• Monitor and enforce... compliance with health and safety regulations across all Flannery Plant Hire sites within the assigned region.
• Conduct daily and regular site inspections and audits to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with health and safety standards.
• Proactively identify and evaluate risks and develop and implement strategies to mitigate them.
• Support the Health and Safety Manager in developing and implementation, health and safety policies, procedures, and programs to ensure compliance with legal requirements and industry best practices.
• Provide guidance and support to site foreman and staff in implementing and managing effective health and safety systems.
• Conduct investigations into accidents, incidents, and near-misses, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
• Deliver health and safety training programs to employees and contractors, ensuring awareness and understanding of safe working practices and procedures.
• Keep up to date with changes in legislation, regulations, and industry standards, and provide guidance on the implications for Flannery Plant Hire.
• Participate and support the Health and Safety Manager in the development and review of risk assessments and method statements, ensuring they are accurate, up to date, and effectively communicated to relevant stakeholders.
• Collaborate with the Regional Operations Manager and Senior Directors and other regional teams to identify health and safety improvement opportunities, sharing best practices and lessons learned.
• Establish and maintain relationships with relevant external organisations, such as regulatory bodies, industry associations and clients, representing Flannery Plant Hire's commitment to health and safety.
• Provide guidance and support during client visits and inspections related to health and safety matters.
• Assist in the investigation and resolution of health and safety complaints and concerns raised by employees, customers, or regulatory bodies.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Professional certification in Health and Safety (e.g., NEBOSH or equivalent) would be desirable but is not essential.
• For the right candidate Flannery would be willing to pay for professional certification.
• At least 5 years of experience in a construction or plant hire industry.
• In-depth knowledge of health and safety, on tool knowledge, regulations, and best practices.
• Strong understanding of a construction yard/depot operations and methodologies.
• Experience in conducting investigations into accidents/incidents and developing and implementing corrective actions is desirable but not essential.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train and influence employees at all levels of the organisation.
• Strong organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• A valid driver's license is required, as travel to various sites within the region is necessary.

What We Offer:
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Company Car with Personal fuel included
• Free on site Parking
• A positive and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth and development
• 23 Days Annual Leave
• Access to discount 100's of high street stores and shops

Flannery Plant Hire is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all employees and contractors. The Regional Health and Safety Lead will play a pivotal role in achieving this goal, ensuring compliance with regulations, identifying risks, and establishing best practices. If you are a passionate and knowledgeable health and safety professional with a desire to make a difference, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

At Flannery Plant Hire, we value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability
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