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Collins McNicholas

HEALTH SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER

Duties of the job include:

  • Promote Health and Safety in all departments throughout the factory to comply with ISO 18001.
  • Ensure that all Health and Safety, safe operating procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and reviewed, updated and communicated to all employees.
  • Ensure the factory meets its statutory obligation in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.
  • Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and activities taking place in the factory.
  • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills are carried out periodically and daily/ weekly inspections are being carried out.
    • Update the company Safety Statement and all subsequent communications.
    • Conduct risk assessments, review and update existing risk assessments.
    • Assess training gaps, source & select suitable training providers and roll out.
    • Deliver inductions and other trainings if required.
    • Liaise with the company safety team to continuously improve the company safety system.
    • Support any investigations into near misses, accidents, identify root causes and implement changes to prevent reoccurrences.
    • Generate monthly performance reports on EH&S KPI’s.
    • Maintain a watch brief on all EH&S legislation changes and assess implications for the company.
    • Carry out safety inspections and audits as necessary.
    • Ensure all contractors are managed according to The Client EH&S requirements.
    • Ensure all building related fire and emergency requirements are adhered to.
    • Manage the OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 certified systems in conjunction with others
    • Prepare RAMS for factory works when necessary
    • Prepare RAMS for projects and managing H&S on projects within the midlands/GDA when necessary
    • Manage the online tools for monitoring training, contractors and incident reporting.

Essential Criteria

  • Occupational Health and Safety Degree or similar.
  • At least 2-3 years EHS officer experience with good knowledge of H&S Legislation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft office

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in the Manufacturing/Construction industry
  • Experience of carrying out audits
  • Manual Handling/ Abrasive Wheel train the trainer
  • Previous ‘Lean’ experience

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact David Lennon on 09064 78104 and email your CV to david.lennon@collinsmcnicholas.ie. For more information on our Recruitment and HR Services and to see a full list of our available jobs across Ireland, please visit our website www.collinsmcnicholas.ie

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