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Health and Safety Officer

Job Title: Health and Safety Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 98739
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Health and Safety Officer

Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Health and Safety Officer for their site.

Key duties and Responsibilities
  • Development of group EHS management system
  • Ensure Ireland & UK sites EHS statutory compliance & provide advice and guidance
  • Promote and embed a positive EHS culture across all sites
  • Develop, implement & review of policies & procedures
  • Co-ordinate risk assessments, inspection & audits
  • Manage all contractors and subcontractors who come onto site
  • Training of employees to promote awareness and ensure competence
  • Liaise with authorised bodies (e.g. HSA, HSE, Fire department, EPA etc.)
  • Manage chemical safety onsite including hazardous waste
  • Manage Lifting Gear to comply with relevant legislation
  • Effective management of H&S goods & services orders
  • Collate, analyse and report on EHS data for the group
  • Control accidents and incidents onsite. Performing root cause analysis for incident/accident investigations.
  • Health and Safety support required for safety tender documentation for potential new site works
  • Health and safety support for customer visits onto site.
  • Provide HR Admin assistance to the HR manager with HRM e.g. pre-employment medicals, contracts, recruitment, policy writing, and litigation.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Minimum of 1+ years’ experience in a similar role is desirable but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other IT systems is preferable
  • High level of professionalism and good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a pro-active and efficient manner
  • Strong attention to detail and good organisational, prioritisation and planning ability

For further information on this Health and Safety Officer role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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