Health & Safety Manager - Leading Law Firm

Michael Page Property & Construction
London, South East England
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for implementing regulatory provisions in our London offices (two sites within close proximity of each other) totalling circa 150,000 sq ft. This includes advising and collaborating with the central business function, supply chain service managers and operational staff to deliver all Health, Safety and Environment requirements.

Client Details

Our client is one of the most prestigious and reputable law firm in London


  • Manage Health and Safety across the Firm, ensuring compliance with all current legislation, codes of practice and relevant standards
  • Manage the permit to work and sub-contractors on site process - review risk assessments and method statements from external suppliers
  • Ensure all sub-contractors working on site comply with the Firms HSE policies
  • Coordinate with the supply chain to manage and organise safe disposal of hazardous substances and waste, ensuring regulations under Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) 2002 are satisfied
  • Carry out Risk Assessments and advise on how risks could be reduced or eliminated
  • Conduct fire safety audits and determine what fire safety measures are necessary to ensure the safety of all employees, visitors and sub-contractors should a fire occur
  • Undertake DSE and PEEP assessments and manage any actions
  • Ownership of the Health & Safety policy and associated documents
  • Carry out regular inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and followed
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health & Safety Executive legislation
  • Record incidents, near-misses and accidents and produce statistics for review and analysis
  • Suggesting improvements to working practices, procedures and policies
  • Chair the Health and Safety committee
  • Develop and deliver mandatory Health and Safety training, to include the use of a relevant e-learning solution
  • Manage the recruitment, training and ongoing monitoring of first aiders and their kit
  • Manage the recruitment, training and ongoing monitoring of fire marshals
  • Provide leadership for Health, Safety and Well being for all employees
  • Review, plan and implement ESOS recommendations


  • NEBOSH Health & Safety Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience of similar duties in an office environment
  • Audit conducting and leadership
  • Planning and delivering Health and Safety training
  • Compliance with and delivering ISO and ESOS accreditation
  • Experience working with on site sub-contractors and suppliers to achieve the duties of the role
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental management

Job Offer

  • Opportunity to join a leading company in the legal sector
  • Great benefits and working environment