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Health & Safety Consultant

Job description

I am looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with experience in construction and projects environment for a Health and Safety consultancy company. This full time permanent to set the projects Health and safety / environmental standards and ensure that these meet all legislative, corporate, customer and industry requirements are met.


Duties / Responsibilities: 
• Set the working Zero Harm H&S standards of the project team.
• Define safe methods of work and submit method statements as required.
• Conduct risk assessments, document and ensure identified controls are adhered to.
• Assess training requirements, skills gaps, organise training to address gaps and maintain an up to date training matrix.
• Manage sub contractors and ensure all meet requirements.
• Conduct toolbox talks, safety inductions.
• Proactively manage safety on the site.
• Liaise with other contractors on site to ensure a co-ordinated and integrated approach to safety.
• Meet customer expectations re-safety standards.
• Investigate all near misses / accidents, identify root causes and implement changes to prevent reoccurrences.
• Provide advice to site management on H&S matters.
• Carry out safety inspections / audits as necessary and ensure all corrective actions are addressed.
• Actively promote and increase awareness of Zero Ham H&S practices via staff briefings / updates, toolbox talks etc.
• Compile all site safety reporting on a weekly / monthly basis including tracking staff levels.
• Manage the site’s ‘permit to work’ system.
• Ensure all waste generated on site is handling in accordance with relevant waste legislation.

Essential Skills:
• H&S qualification
• Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all levels of staff / contractors.
• Experience of auditing.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.
• Site experience
• Self-Motivated driven individual
• Keen to implement best practice methods


Candidates should ideally have 1-2 years industry experience in a similar role.

For more information please call Éamonn on 014744658 or email elarkin@sigmar.ie.

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