Health and Safety Officer job in Louth

Health and Safety Officer, Louth

Job description

Our client, an established main contractor has a vacancy for a Health and Safety Officer to work in the Dundalk area.

A Health and Safety related diploma or degree and a minimum of 2 years’ experience is required.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Site Audits of projects, in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with the company Quality Management System & ISO 9001.
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s Environmental & Safety Management System & OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001.
  • Implement policy and procedures on site.
  • Preparation of Health Safety and Environmental Plans and Risk Assessments.
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements
  • Carry out Audits and reporting.
  • Engage management and workers in safety matter and advise on the precautions that need to be taken to prevent incidents.
  • Promote the Company aims of a healthy and incident and injury free workplace.
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment.
  • Preparation and Co-ordination of H&S meetings.
  • Approve documentation provided by all sub-contractors. Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required.
  • Carry out Safety Inductions.
  • Facilitation and mentoring of all onsite personnel.
  • Input all safety information into the safety management system.
  • Ensure staff and personnel are kept up to date with training and approved courses.
  • Ensure staff and personnel and have up to date knowledge of H&S Legislation.
  • Liaise with clients and attending meetings representing the company at all times.
  • Evaluating, pro-actively improving techniques for the control of environment and safety.
  • Effective communication and implementation of site rules & company health and safety policies
  • Follow safe working practices and procedures, including receiving near miss reporting and logging of all incidents.
  • Recognising hazards and risks and reporting them, developing safe systems of work from risk assessments and implement safety behavioural methods of work.
  • Timely and accurate administration of Incident reporting process and safety related action.
  • Environmental management and reporting.
  • Work and liaise with HSEQ Manager & Company Directors.
  • Suggest improvements to ensure the company policies and procedures meet the needs of the organisation and statutory safety and environmental obligations.
  • Elevate awareness of environmental and sustainability matters throughout the company.

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful person.

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