Health and Safety Advisor

Health & Safety Advisor - Construction

Carrowhugh recruitment is currently recruiting for a Health & Safety Advisor for a busy and well established civils contractor in East London. The successful candidate will be able to ensure that all activities are carried out in compliance with the statutory duties under Health, Safety and Environmental related legislation and the company standards and procedures.


·To bring to the attention of the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Director and the relevant Contract Managers any safety, health and environmental issues which do not conform to current statutory or company requirements.

·To monitor and ensure that individual contracts/projects are established with the correct procedures to enable compliance with company and client requirements for safety, health and environmental issues

·. Liaison with the individual project/site managers involved within each work location/activity to ensure that adequate health, safety & environmental procedures are identified and established within each contract/project.

- Liaisons with client safety representatives to ensure client requirements are taken into consideration.

·Monitoring the health, safety and environmental compliance at contract/projects by means of regular inspections and reviews.

·Conducting formal audits of health, safety and environmental management systems, including subcontractors throughout all stages of a contract/project to ensure the integrity of the systems.

·Ensuring that a proactive approach is adopted to constructively support contract/project management teams.

·To be aware of legislation relevant to work activities of the company.

·To conduct Safety Task Analysis of key activities being undertaken on contracts/projects for use by the management teams.

·To actively promote health, safety and environmental issues at all times.

·Deputise in the absence of the HSEQ Director.

·Audit the project HS&E plan at regular intervals.

·Give advice when requested on the adequacy of risk assessments and method statements.

·Providing health, safety & environmental input in planning work activities.

·Advise the project team on all health, safety & environmental issues. Ensure statutory notifications are in place. Carry out site based health, safety & environmental training as directed by the HSEQ Director.

·Ensure that contractor health, safety & environmental competency is evident through site inspections.

·Monitoring contractor plans, risk assessments, method statements to ensure they have been checked and agreed by the relevant contract manager.

·Develop and deliver campaigns and monitor the effectiveness of these to raise awareness of Health, Safety and Wellbeing issues around the business.

·Monitoring the provision of training and toolbox talks given by project/site managers and contractors.

·Carrying out audits, site inspections and reviews with the contract management teams.

·Assist in accident investigation process.

·Providing to the HSEQ Director a weekly report on the status of compliance on individual contracts/projects and other reports as may be requested.

·Conduct accident investigations as required; in accordance with company and legislative requirements. Produce reports and make recommendations to prevent recurrence and improvements.


Skills & Experience:

·Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a similar role.

·Exceptional customer service skills

·Ability to remain calm under pressure

·Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues

·Attention to detail

- Exceptional communication skills - both written and oral

·Excellent organisational, prioritising and planning skills

·Flexible to work out-of-hours when necessary/required

·Able to drive projects through to a high standard


Practical & Technical:

·Excellent presentation skills

- In depth understanding and knowledge of Health and Safety requirements

·Proficient in the use of MS Office applications

·Computer literate and capable of producing accurate and thorough reports and analysis


Integrated Management System (IMS) Duties:

·The post holder must fully familiarise him / herself with the IMS processes.

·Ensure that all administration is carried out in accordance with the standard company procedures.

·Ensure that problems / failures are reported in accordance with the company's procedures.


·The post holder must fully familiarise him / herself with the Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.

·Assist senior management in monitoring and reviewing the policy and procedures in respect of revisions to safety legislation, changes to industrial practise, changes to the Company's size and role and any other factors which may affect influence the policy.

- The post holder must be aware of individual responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act and identify and report, as necessary, any untoward accident or incident.

·Maintain own personal safety at all times with particular regard to adhering to safe systems of work and proper use of safety equipment and PPE.

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