COSHH Consultant

Recruiter
Nicholas Howard Limited
Location
Oxfordshire
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
11 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Nicholas Howard are delighted to be recruiting for a COSHH Consultant to take up a 6 month contract role in Oxfordshire.

The successful applicant will be carrying out COSHH assessments to a high standard in liaison with the scientists handling the chemicals. In doing so they will train the scientists in how to complete COSHH assessments to a satisfactory standard so that they are equipped to complete new assessments in the future.

The successful applicant may also be requested to update the COSHH and chemical databases for the company and contribute to the establishment of an effective COSHH management system as well as help out with other research safety-related tasks.

Job Specifications:

- A good knowledge of the COSHH Regulations 2002 (as amended)
- Experience with completing COSHH assessments in a scientific environment
- H&S awareness
- Good IT skills including Word and Excel and willingness to learn to work with company's IT system
- Good interpersonal skills
- Good at explaining things and training on a one-to-one basis
- Laboratory background (ideally both biological and chemical)