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Health and Safety Specialist

  • Sector: Science & Pharma
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  • Job Ref: 22648

Our client, a large multi-purpose Co-operative is seeking a Health and Safety Specialist to join their team in Sligo.


  • Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders in relation to Health & Safety (H&S) activities
  • Develop and implement necessary H&S procedures and policies and ensure compliance with legislation, codes, standards, and industry best practice
  • Facilitate sites teams in the execution of planned inspections, risk assessments, training needs analysis, PPE surveys and occupational health & hygiene surveys
  • Ensure all accidents and incidents are thoroughly recorded and investigated by Management to identify route causes and ensure that effective corrective actions are taken as required
  • Publish monthly reports to management on incidents and accidents
  • Work with external medical/occupational health resources to identify, control and provide information to employees on site occupational health hazards
  • Maintain records of all relevant H&S documentation, reports, files, forms, etc. using the company's software and a suitable, electronic filing system, such as SharePoint
  • Monitor and review site specific H&S KPIs
  • Train or organise training for staff at all levels on H&S issues and responsibilities, including induction.
  • Publish regular communications/pamphlets to sites highlighting H&S issues and best practice


  • A relevant qualification in Occupational Safety and Health with at least 3 years' experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work with all levels of staff & stakeholders
  • Drive for achieving a high standard of work
  • Ability to work well as part of a team and to work on their own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft package
  • Flexibility in working duties and areas of work

For a confidential discussion on the role and the organisation please contact Emma Barry today.

091 706719