Health and Safety Advisor - construction

£28000 - £35000 per annum + car/car allowance and benefits
14 Apr 2017
14 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Health and Safety Advisor - construction - Leeds - up to £35k+package (car/allowance, pension etc) - well-established, locally based regional contractor with a strong order book and excellent opportunities for progression into management.

Initially working on a major building scheme in the West Yorkshire region, good opportunity for an up and coming, enthusiastic NEBOSH qualified Health and Safety professional. Construction experience essential!

Key responsibilities:
*On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards on site
*To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holders area of expertise, through discussion with the SHE Manager, and others where appropriate
*Undertaking risk assessments relating to SHE.
*Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHE is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
*Undertaking 'active' monitoring of company projects using the monitoring system
*Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred.
*Investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
*Liaising with enforcing authorities as necessary
*Assisting the SHE Manager in the preparation, review and updating of policies and procedures relating to the management of SHE
*Working with senior managers and/or directors on the development and implementation of divisional level strategies for improvement
*Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/ site visits
*Raise awareness on SHE and sustainability issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

*NEBOSH Construction/general cert (minimum)
*Providing proactive support to operational business units
*Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE Operation of an OHSAS 18001 and/or ISO 14001 based system
*Relevant construction sector experience