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Role: Health and Safety Advisor

Location: Carlow

Salary: Negotiable DOE

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen with our client for a Health & Safety Officer. This is a full-time role reporting to the EHS Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the operations team to provide technical support throughout their projects.

Job Description:

  • Supporting the management and operations team and assigned sites to ensure compliance with both HS legal requirements and company HS standards.
  • Coordinating HS education and training programmes, e.g., onsite inductions, safe pass, manual handling, fire, forklift, first aid training, etc.
  • Ensuring contractor management arrangements are implemented across all locations, e.g., permit to work system, review of subcontractor Safety Statements, RAMS, and related documentation.
  • High level of documentation control.
  • Communicating with employees, contractors, customers, regulatory authorities and other stakeholders on HS-related matters.
  • Ensuring that there are adequate supplies of suitable PPE available to staff.
  • Contribute to Tool Box talk topics and delivery of the same.
  • Preparation and implementation of site emergency preparedness and response plans; ensuring adequate evacuation / response arrangements are in place for fire and other emergency situations.

Candidates must possess:

  • Relevant Health & Safety qualification, 1-2 year's relevant experience in a similar role preferably in the construction industry.
  • Safe Pass & Manual Handling
  • A knowledge of construction health and safety principles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good IT skills & proficient in the use of MS Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook.
  • Be a problem solver - Essential.
  • Cost awareness / Uses resources effectively
  • Ability to operate as part of a team and proven ability to engage with onsite managers.
  • A full driving license is preferable for this position.