Health and Safety Officers generally hold a degree or diploma in health and safety and often have a prior knowledge of construction from previous site experience. Health and Safety Officers are responsible for checking the safety documentation and practices of various teams on sites including subcontractors. They provide training and guidance, for example with toolbox talks, check and monitor work practices, and compete investigations and reports on any relevant accidents or incidents. They can progress into safety manager roles with responsibility for safety across all company projects and for managing a team of safety officers.
County Wicklow is a region south of Dublin in the east of Ireland. It’s known for its namesake mountains, Irish Sea coastline, country estates and the Wicklow Way. The 129km walking trail traverses the county, passing through Wicklow Mountains National Park.