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Junior EHS Officer

Job Title: Junior EHS Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 85674
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Contact: Avril Downey


Telephone: 0860462367

Title: Junior EHS Officer

Who are the client?

A progressive environmental waste company in the Galway region is seeking a Junior EHS Officer to fulfil growing business needs.

What will I be doing?
  • Developing, implementing and auditing business Health and Safety procedures/policies
  • Dealing with all Health and Safety related compliance
  • Carrying out risk assessments and ensuring risks are reduced
  • Recording incidents and producing statistics reports for senior management
  • Keeping up to date on new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Authority (HSA) Legislation and any developments effecting the industry
  • Provide training, including induction and refresher Manual Handling Training as required
  • Improving the Health and Safety culture within the company, through training and awareness campaigns
  • Dealing with any other ad-hoc duties that may arise

What do I need?
  • Third Level qualification in Health and Safety or related discipline is required
  • 1-2 years Health and Safety experience preferably in the Haulage or Transport industry or similar
  • Manual Handling instruction qualification is desirable
  • Experience in carrying out Risk Assessment
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to deliver training to all levels of the organisation
  • Pro-active self-starter with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to engage, motivate and work with people in a team environment
  • Excellent organisational and co-ordination skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Avril on 0860462367 / 021 2066287 /

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