Health & Safety Officer - Construction
Carrowhugh recruitment is currently recruiting for a Health and safety officer for a busy main contractor in London working on Hotels,Student Accomodation and mixed use residential projects up to a vlue of £80 Milllion. All projects would be within the M25 area. The Safety Officer reports directly to the Health & Safety Manager and is responsible for advising on overall compliance in maters of Health & Safety in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions. The Safety Officer must lead by example and serve as a role model in mobilising the team and ensuring the highest standards of health & Safety are adopted throughout. While other duties may be required by Site Management from time to time, this must in no way detract from primary duties.
Principle Duties & Accountabilities of the health and safety officer :
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 other 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 as a company representative as Site meetings;
Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings
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 al 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.
Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications of the health and safety officer
Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential,
With 2+ years experience.
Previous experience managing safety on site.
Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills.
Experience in the construction industry.
If you wish to discuss further please do not hesitate to contact me.
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