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Health and Safety Officer

  • Location:

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Building / Architectural Products, Construction

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Helen Myers

  • Contact email:

    helen@elkrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    894388_1570781610

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10 Nov 00:00

  • Startdate:

    30/09/2019

  • Client:

    ClientDrop

Position: Health and Safety Officer

Location: Dublin

Salary: Neg DOE

Elk are currently recruiting for a Safety Officer to travel between various sites in Dublin.

H&S Officer Principle Duties & Accountabilities

  • Conducting regular, formal site audits an carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System;
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;
  • Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programmes for new employees or contractors working on site;
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for Employees;
  • Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc;
  • Serving as the representative as Site meetings;
  • Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for the clients and Sub-Contractors personnel;
  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required;
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;
  • Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans
  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated;
  • Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated;
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

H&S Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications

  • Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential
  • With 3+ years' experience
  • Previous experience managing safety on site
  • Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Experience in RC Frames a distinct advantage

Health and Safety Officer / H&S Officer

If this role is of interest to you please submit your CV and we can call to discuss further. Or feel free to contact Helen on 086 0405288 for more information.