Health & Safety Officer


Key Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant 3rd level degree qualification in Health & Safety

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position

  • Experience with relevant HSQE standards and management systems

  • Proficient in carrying out safety inspections and producing risk assessments

Key Responsabilities:

Reporting directly to the Health & Safety Manager, the key responsibilities include:

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

  • 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 the necessary paperwork.

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