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  • Health & Safety Officer United Kingdom
  • Gi Group in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 6 days ago

jobs description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing third generation family business to manage the complete Health & Safety function, reporting into the Operations Director.

We are looking for a reliable Health & Safety Officer to ensure everyone in the company complies with health and safety laws. You will also be responsible for establishing policies that will create and maintain a safe workplace.

As a Health & Safety Officer you must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards. You will also be able to discover opportunities for improving conditions and execute various safety programs. The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary workforce is essential.

Key Activities
• Work closely with Senior team and Line Managers, providing them with expert advice and guidance, coaching and developing their knowledge on H&S Policies, Safe Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments.
• Work with the HR and Technical management teams to provide safety support in the... various audits to which the company is exposed.
• Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines.
• Prepare and enforce policies and procedure to establish a culture of health and safety.
• Evaluate practices, procedures, and facilities to assess risk and adherence to company and legal requirements.
• Monitor compliance to policies and laws by inspecting employees and operations.
• Inspect equipment and machinery to ensure legal compliance and identify possible unsafe conditions for repair/improvement.
• Manage the site statutory safety inspections for:
• Lifting equipment;
• Fork lift trucks;
• Fire extinguishers;
• Ladders and Racking.
• Carry out regular workplace inspections and generate action plans to encourage improvement of practices and housekeeping with the workforce.
• Investigate accidents and incidents to discover root causes and assist in the prevention of further incidents.
• Conduct training and presentations for health and safety matters and accident prevention.
• Drive hazard and near miss reporting to encourage the workforce to maintain their safety and that of others.
• Maintain the incident reporting system and management action plans.
• Develop emergency procedures for the site and maintain records for the Fire Log Book.
• Recommend solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new preventative measures.
• Carry out risk assessments for new activities and review on a regular basis or whenever changes are made or have an impact on operations. Maintain updated Safety Data Sheets to support the COSHH assessments.
• Provide Health and Safety training, inductions and toolbox talks for staff, visitors and contractors.
• Update Safe Operating Procedures.
• Lead monthly H & S Committee meetings, ensuring company compliance is adhered to.
• Maintain monthly and quarterly Health and Safety Key Performance Indicators.

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website
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