Health & Safety Manager
Health and safety Manager Our client requires a health and safety Manager who can offer expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and continue to promote a positive health and safety culture within the Company. This represents a key role in helping control occupational risk. You will be responsible for ensuring that all safety legislation is implemented adhered to and policies and practices are developed and adopted. You will plan, draft, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures that the company is required to follow or chooses to follow, and work to minimise operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents and injuries. Typical work activities You will work closely in conjunction with Supervisors, all Managers and will advise the MD and Board to help further develop Health and Safety practices, cultures and systems over a 6 month fixed contract. Your duties will vary but typically involve: *making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation; *preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy; *carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced; *outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards; *carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented; *leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks and training in the above systems and procedures; *keeping records of inspections findings and producing reports that suggest improvements; *keeping records of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers; *keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety laws , Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance and legislation and any developments that affect our industry; *attending Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and reading professional journals; *producing management reports *ensuring the safe installation of equipment; *managing and organising the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos; chemicals *advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery, manual handling and occupational diseases etc.
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