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Health & Safety Manager - Ireland/Europe

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    Republic of Ireland

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    Clodagh Smithers

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    3 days ago

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Position: Health and Safety Manager

Location: Ireland/Euope

Salary: Neg DOE

My client is seeking a Health & Safety Manager for projects based in Ireland and across Europe with travel abroad once a month.

Health and Safety Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage the health & safety responsibilities of the company in an effective and efficient manner in the areas / sites allocated to you
  • Be fully familiar with all aspects of Health, Safety & Welfare at Work legislation and with General and Construction Regulations.
  • Operate and maintain the company Safe-T- Cert Safety Management System to the highest possible grade achievable.
  • Ensure that Company, in every area/ site allocated to you, meets health, safety and welfare at work requirements as set out by current legislation.
  • Participate in the safety training requirements of the company and in the maintenance and update of the register of employee safety training and skills. Inform senior management on a regular basis of current and future training requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance in the area of occupational health & safety.
  • Analyse and identify areas of hazard and recommend and implement solutions following senior management approval.
  • Regularly inspect all places of work and prepare and issue detailed reports of such inspections.
  • Receive and respond to employee and site operative complaints, queries, and suggestions in relation to health, safety, and welfare at work.
  • Prepare necessary communications and support to managers, employees, safety representatives, and other stakeholders in the provision of information on safety and health issues.
  • Provide technical assistance on the development of safety procedures, safety manuals, work rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct, coordinate, and/or assist in the investigation of accidents and/or injuries and work to encourage safe working habits and environments.
  • Conduct an overview of all Sub contractor's information including managing a register of sub-contractors, and review their safety statements, risk assessment and insurance documentations.
  • Such other duties in the area of safety management as necessitated by changing business needs.
  • Ensure that the company directors are immediately informed of significant events such as errors, disputes, accidents, delays, thefts, enforcement notices, prohibition notices, or such other events as might affect the progress of the works or expose the company to risk of damage or loss in any of its activities.
  • Ensure that all documentation is filed and maintained in the standard company format.
  • Take care of company equipment supplied for your use and ensure that it is not misused or abused in any manner.
  • Maintain a tidy workplace and office.
  • Be aware that you are a representative of the company and that it is company policy to treat all persons - employees, sub-contractors, design team, general public - with respect and courtesy at all times.

Health and Safety Manager Requirements:

  • A third level qualification in Health & Safety.
  • 5 years + relevant experience.
  • Health and Safety experience within a construction environment.
  • A background in QA/QC would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills / team player with hands on approach to resolving issues.
  • Be methodical, logical, efficient and highly organised.
  • Strong IT and communication skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Full Irish drivers licence

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to discuss, please call 086 0405288 for more information.