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Health & Safety Officer

Posted 26/05/2021
£37.50 per hour
Full time

We require a Health & Safety Officer for our distribution company in Tamworth.

You will need a minimum of 3.5 years H&s experience in a similar role, and hold H&s certification preferably with Nebosh, but other recognised certification is acceptable.

A salary in line with experience is available for the right candidate working a 37.5 hour week. Mon - Thurs 9am -5.30pm Friday 9am - 3pm with a 1/2 hour lunch break

22 Days holiday plus all bank holidays access to the company car lease scheme and private medical insurance.

Objective Maintain a safe working environment for all employees and promoting a positive health and safety culture in the work place

Responsible for maintain and promoting a health and safety culture in the workplace through implementation of guidelines established by regulatory bodies, and direction from management

Core skills and qualification you will need:
? Working towards or obtained a Bachelor's degree in risk management, engineering, safety management or related discipline (Nebosh)
? First Aid certificate
? Minimum 3 years experience in H&S
? Passionate about health and safety
? Strong problem solving skills and organisational and influencing skills
? Strong IT skills
? Clear communicator (verbal and written)

Key tasks:
? Provide health and safety courses for employees to educate them on necessary safety procedure (e.g. manual handling, MHE, Hazardous
training, Fire Marshall, first aid etc.)
? Monitor work processes to identify unsafe practices or breach of safety regulations
? Conduct risk assessments for existing and new operational processes and work areas with high potential hazards
? Organise safety training to induct and educate company staff
? Work with external contractors and facilities suppliers to ensure all safety requirements are met
? Draw up safe operational practices necessary to minimise risk of work place accidents
? Carry out investigations on incidents, complaints, and recurrent health cases and provide solutions
? Review company operational procedures and ensure they are in line with external safety regulations
? Inspect work machinery, equipment and records to ensure safe installation
? Maintain accurate records of incidents
? Facilitate and schedule repairs of unsafe or damaged equipment
? Oversee the set up and placement of safety signs and equipment for maximum effectiveness.
? Attend health and safety seminars to update job knowledge and enhance skills

You will need to be able to build and maintain working relationships with:
? All MPE-UK departments, European Branches and company HQ
? All office and warehouse staff
? External companies, Facilities suppliers, consultants etc. as required

Interviews to be held on site and you will need to hold a full Uk driving licence

Please send over your cv for an initial chat

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