Senior Health and Safety Advisor - construction

Recruiter
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + car/car allowance and benefits
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
17 Oct 2017
Ref
BBBH372938
Contact
Chris Quinlan
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Private

Senior Health and Safety Advisor - construction/rail - multi-site with travel across the region - £40k-£45k+package dependent on qualifications and experience.

Key responsibilities:-

*On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards using Guidance and Observation visits
*To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holders area of expertise, through discussion with the SHE Manager, and others where appropriate
*Undertaking risk assessments relating to SHE.
*Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHE is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
*Assisting the business with the implementation of the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 standards
*Undertaking 'active' monitoring of company projects using the monitoring system
*Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred.
*Investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
*Liaising with enforcing authorities as necessary
*Assisting the SHE Manager in the preparation, review and updating of policies and procedures relating to the management of SHE
*Working with senior managers and/or directors on the development and implementation of divisional level strategies for improvement
*Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/ site visits Raise awareness on SHE and sustainability issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

Qualifications/Experience;
NEBOSH Construction/general cert (minimum)
NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ L5 in OHAS (desired)
Technician Member of IOSH (minimum)
Grad/Chartered Member of IOSH (desired)
PTS certificate (rail competency)
Relevant experience of working as part of a SHE team
Providing proactive support to operational business units
Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE Operation of an OHSAS 18001 and/or ISO 14001 based system

Relevant construction sector experience on major projects within construction and rail.

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