Collins McNicholas

Role Responsibilities:

Health & Safety:

  • Responsibility for the co-ordination of all occupational health and safety, applicable to 2 company sites.
  • Responsible for updating risk assessments and the safety statement.
  • Keep informed on developments in health & safety law
  • Co-ordinate the health and safety committee meeting.
  • Procurement of First Aid and PPE supplies.
  • Accident/Incident Investigation
  • Maintaining material register
  • Implementing and updating emergency response procedures.
  • Co-ordinate manual handling training with the personnel and training executive
  • Co-ordinate to update and add SOPs.


  • Waste Management
  • Co-ordinate to update and add SOPs.
  • Preparing reports to the local authority, to demonstrate compliance with the Packaging and VOC Regulations
  • To keep records / inventory of all hazardous waste generated at onsite.
  • Manage trade effluent transportation and disposal.


  • Responsible for conducting site security reviews
  • Monitors and evaluates site performance on key security issues on programs, recommends corrective action programs where appropriate
  • Makes security arrangements regarding the opening / closing hours of the site
  • Maintains on-site security systems


Role Requirements:

  • Formal H&S qualification, minimum degree level.
  • Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Knowledge of relevant environmental legislation
  • Additional Skills which would be a distinct advantage: Trained VDU Assessor, Current Safe Pass Card, Manual Handling instructor.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work with all levels of staff, contractors or customers.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge in use of SAP system advantageous 


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email

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