Health & Safety Manager (Construction)

Morson International
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Health and Safety Manager (Construction) - Location: Midlands and North

Our client are recruiting for a Health & Safety Manager (Construction) to be based in The Midlands & North. This is a permanent full time role working 40 hours per week.

General Overview:
* To implement H&S policy & procedures and all legal requirements
* Input to the tender risk management and generation process
* To implement best practice & innovation
* To take advantage of opportunities to develop oneself & others
* To recognise best practice throughout the business
* Keep project schedule up to date with current/pending projects
* Set and maintain standards of safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) practice and deliver relevant awareness training to internal staff and contractors as appropriate in accordance with customer requirements
* Monitor competencies of all staff and provide advice on any shortfalls
* Participate in the promotion of safety programmes and schemes that may be developed on a local and business unit level
* Conduct monthly inspections on all sites and submit a report
* Visit sites on requests for advice, training, support or to complete specific assessments e.g. fire assessment / RAMS
* Follow up closed down actions of report
* Provide monthly statistics
* Attend project meetings as requested
* Attend project handover / debrief meetings
* Conduct accident/near miss investigations and update statistics
* Keep training matrix up to date with new starters/leavers
* Organise training and ensure certificates do not expire
* Arrange CSCS tests and order cards
* Assist with any PQQs
* New starters office induction and workstation assessments
* Provide H&S advice / respond to queries per email and phone calls to all staff
* Keep up to date with LOLER assessment and requirements
* Liaise with Temporary works co-ordinator / procedure
* Manage/update COSHH database
* Manage/update trade RAMS
* Co-ordinate Signage
* Developing specific signage (H&S board/permit board/hazard board/no inconvenience/site rules)
* Develop and communicate contract specific SHEQ objectives
* Work with other SHEQS to maximise impact
* Ensure that Operational Management is kept up to date on all new legislation and best practice
* Support the maintenance of ISO/OHSAS Certifications where appropriate and support SPV/Client programs
* Advise & assist in carrying out risk assessments and the development of safe systems of work to ensure statutory compliance
* Develop and undertake reviews as and where required
* Monitor all areas of SHEQ responsibility and inform management of any concerns
* Ensure the effective management of sub-contractors and support development of systems
* Provide support to operational managers and colleagues
* Lead and influence meetings in relation to SHEQ
* Promote consistent corporate standards and fair attitude in dealing at all levels
* Establish partnership frameworks to support strong relations between operational and functional teams, customers and SHEQ

* Membership of an appropriate professional body
* IT literate (Word, Excel, Outlook), Concise verbal & written communication skills
* Broad experience within the Utilities or district heating environments
* AIEMA (Environment), preferred
* CDM awareness & to maintain up-to-date with current changes
* City & Guilds Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Practice or equivalent
* NEBOSH construction certificate or appropriate Health and Safety qualification
* NEBOSH Fire Certificate would be desirable

Health and Safety Manager (Construction) - Location: Midlands and North

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