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Health & Safety Advisor Co-ordinator

Ref: 425 Date Posted: Wednesday 14 Dec 2022

All of our jobs are based in Louth/ Meath/ Cavan/ Monaghan/ North Dublin.

Role Overview: This role will be responsible for advising and guiding the Health & Safety function by leading a cross business plan to ensure the compliance of all Company Group Sites with regulatory requirements in each jurisdiction as well as implementation of best practice approach.

Job Title:             Health & Safety Advisor

Main Duties

Develop, manage and implement the Health & Safety plan for the Company

Champion and promote the Health & Safety agenda / positive culture across the group through proactive communication and the development of relationships with key stakeholders

Support each site management team in the strategic planning process by ensuring each takes cognizance of our Health & Safety responsibilities

Maintain and publish key management information including Health & Safety KPIs

Co-ordinate and manage a programme of risk assessments and Health & Safety Audits across all locations / divisions

Proactively advise each site management team on:

Achieving required performance standards for Health & Safety KPIs and provide monthly feedback report

Ensuring the consistent implementation of the Health & Safety Policy across all locations/ divisions

Ensuring the central accident reporting system in place is monitored and reviewed

Update site specific Health & Safety policies and safety statements

Completion of site audits including regulatory and customer, to the relevant standards and implementation of required actions

Interpreting and advising on the implementation of specific legislation

Completion of Risk Assessments including those associated with Fire Risk

Delivery and completion of internal Health & Safety Training

Devising, implementing and auditing relevant compliance systems

 Proactively manage investigation into accidents and incidents:

Causes and circumstances of accidents taking necessary steps to prevent re-occurrence

Monitor and assist with the management of claims, liaising with third parties as required

Advise in respect of all Health and Safety Aspects and control occupational risks

Ensure each site has a Health & Safety Committee with the relevant number of Safety Reps and regular monthly meetings are held

Work to minimise operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents and injuries across all sites

Keeping up to date with new legislation changes affecting our industry and maintaining working knowledge

Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g., fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery, and occupational diseases

Experience and Qualifications

Qualification in Environmental Health, Quality, Health & Safety or related discipline

NEBOSH Certificate is advantageous but not essential

Train the Trainer is advantageous but not essential

Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role

Experience of influencing management teams on Health and Safety related issues

Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations in Ireland and UK,

If you are interested in the above role, please apply to job reference KR/581 on

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