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Senior Health and Safety Advisor

Irwin & Colton
London, England
Up to £67000 per annum + Car Allowance
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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Senior Health and Safety Advisor
London | Circa £67,000 + Car Allowance

Irwin and Colton have exclusively partnered with LB Foster to recruit their new Senior Health and Safety Advisor. LB Foster are a global infrastructure solutions organisation which specialise within the rail sector, turning over in excess of $500m globally. This role is predominantly responsible for a number of major mechanical and electrical projects in stations across the London rail network. This role is the main point of contact for all health and safety queries.

Due to the nature of LB Fosters projects, experience with mechanical and electrical sites within a rail environment is essential.

Responsibilities for the Senior Health and Safety Advisor will include:

  • Engaging key internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the vision for health and safety is communicated and implemented through the supply chain
  • Investigating incidents and implementing corrective actions to drive performance improvements
  • Working with the wider Operational Team in the delivery of the Health and Safety strategy
  • Auditing sites and communicating performance across the company, identifying opportunities for improvement

The successful Senior Health and Safety Advisor will have:

  • Proven experience in a similar health and safety position across mechanical and electrical projects within the rail environment
  • Experience influencing and engaging with key internal senior stakeholders
  • NEBOSH General (or equivalent) and hold or working towards CertIOSH
  • A pragmatic approach to safety and the ability to engage and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders

For further information contact Kristian Gribble at or on 01923 432 2690 or apply here. Job reference KG 2891.

L.B. Foster is a Nasdaq listed PLC, operating out of headquarters in Pittsburgh PA, with operations across North America, Brazil, China & the UK. The company provides rail, construction, and energy markets with innovative solutions to build and maintain their critical infrastructure.

L.B. Foster's UK business has operations in Sheffield, London, Nottingham & Telford. The business provides technology-based services and solutions for Telecoms, Fire Management, Automation & Materials Handling, Electrical Wiring & Control Rooms and Digital Display. We serve a range of blue-chip customers across markets such as Rail, Defence, Retail, Leisure, Manufacturing, Power Generation and Airports.

We support flexibility in the workplace and have adopted a virtual working approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office to suit their role and the task/team they are engaged with.

Irwin and Colton are a specialist Health and Safety recruitment company, based in the South East of England we recruit across the UK. We recruit all roles in the health and safety industry from Health and Safety Manager, Health and safety Director through to Health and Safety Advisor positions.

Irwin and Colton Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at our website


Irwin and Colton is a specialist recruitment company supporting health, safety, environment and sustainability professionals in creating a safe and sustainable future for the world.

We recruit experienced HSE professionals from Advisor through to Director level, covering all industry sectors and working across the UK and internationally.

For more information please visit or call 01923 432 633.

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+44 (0) 1923 432 633
Cardinal Point
Park Road

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