Health and Safety Officer


Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Health and Safety Manager your key responsibilities are:

  • Carrying out safety inspections and producing risk assessments.

  • Regularly review and update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement.

  • Complete Safety Induction Training for all new employees and sub-contractors, and maintain documentary evidence of same.

  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near-misses promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.

  • Provide relevant accident information for insurance purposes.

  • Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.

  • Ensure that correct PPE is availed of at all times by all relevant employees.

  • Enforce Health and Safety Department Policies.

  • Review sub-contractors’ Safety Statements and Safety Compliance

  • Attend regular Health & Safety meetings.

Strong time management and communication skills are essential to this role as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer necessary paperwork.

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