OCCUPATIONAL HYGIENIST

Recruiter
Reed Engineering
Location
Royston
Salary
£40k - £50k pa + Pension and medical
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Description


Our client is a Manufacturing company based in Hertfordshire. They are currently recruiting for a Occupational Hygienist to cover their site in Hertfordshire and their site in North London, with occasional travel overseas.

A demonstrable ability to identify, evaluate and implement robust control measures for physical and biologically active agents is a prerequisite for success in this role. In addition to the core Industrial Hygiene content the successful candidate will be involved is associated EHS risk management activities which will add breadth and value to the job



Job Description


Principal Accountabilities

* Advising on legislative and industry standard requirements as they relate to Occupational Hygiene
* Devising and implementing actions plans to ensure the business remains compliant with relevant legislation and standards.
* Managing all aspects of the Occupational Hygiene monitoring and assessment programmes including undertaking workplace monitoring including, but not limited to:
o workplace air monitoring
o noise and vibration assessment
o ergonomic assessment
o thermal assessment
* Analysis and presentation of monitoring data
* Management of the COSHH assessment system
* Management and maintenance of RPE Program
* Leading exposure reduction initiatives and advising on appropriate control systems
* Contributing actively to projects to ensure EHS concerns are appropriately reflected
* Conducting incident and ill health investigations
* Delivery of training such as COSHH Assessment, Chemical Awareness, PPE, Heat Stress
* Advising on topics such as ionising and non-ionising radiation, asbestos and legionella
* Supervision of a dual site occupational hygiene technician




Person Specification


Qualifications and Experience required

Certificate of operational competence in occupational hygiene (Essential)
Degree in Biomedical science, Chemistry or environmental health based subjects (Desirable)
An ability to provide innovative solutions to problems (Desirable)
High level of numeracy, working with systems, data and statistical analysis (Essential)
Experience of working in an industrial manufacturing environment experience - preferably within chemical, pharmaceutical or petrochemical industry (Essential)
Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene (Desirable)

Reed Specialist Recruitment is an Employment Agency and an Employment Business for permanent and temporary recruitment. In response to your application Reed will contact you by phone, email or SMS to discuss it and related opportunities. You can opt out at any time using the links provided.


This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959353908