Health And Safety Manager

12 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Health and Safety Manager

Location - Burnley

Salary - £35,000

Working Hours - 37.5 hours per week - 8am - 5pm Monday - Thursday and 8am - 2.30pm Friday

Job Scope

Drive the business on H&S policy, practice and improvement. Supporting the implementation and control of H&S systems across the business, raising awareness and promoting best practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To advise the Company on all H&S matters, ensuring that management of H&S within the Company is in accordance with legislative and best practice.
  • Develop business H&S strategies and annual objectives.
  • Ensure any legislation updates are proactively communicated out to the business at all levels
  • Drive business managers to implement and lead H&S practice within their teams
  • Carry out audits on H&S processes and procedures, reporting findings, promoting business improvements and leading change across the teams
  • To co-ordinate and promote H&S activities and initiatives.
  • Support company medical surveillance and employee well being practices.
  • Liaising with department trainers and managers on new starter inductions
  • Initiate and support H&S training plans for groups and departments.
  • To promote and engage with employees on their awareness, ownership and responsibility of H&S
  • To lead H&S representative and committee meetings, promoting the importance across the business.
  • Encourage representatives in their department actions and promote their accountability.
  • To ensure the Company accident/incident recording and management systems remain up to date and fit for purpose.
  • Maintain accurate records of Company incidents ensuring all necessary incidents are reported in line with legislative requirements.
  • Ensure that all incidents are investigated thoroughly and timely, ensuring preventative action is addressed and implemented.
  • Ensure that all departments follow through on their risk assessments requirements
  • Liaise with external insurance/broker/legal bodies in response to employer liability actions.
  • Assist in BSI quality management, liaising with Compliance Manager.
  • To maintain a flexible, enthusiastic and involved approach to Company matters and personnel at all times.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement methodology and constructive feedback, both individually and Company wide.
  • Ensure the Company SPIRIT values are communicated, promoted and upheld within team environment, both internally and externally.
  • To maintain a working knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • To represent the Company in a professional manner at all times.

Qualifications and Skills

  • NEBOSH National General Certificate or equivalent
  • H&S experience in Manufacturing or similar industry
  • Knowledge of legal/working requirements of UK H&S at Work
  • Auditing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Drive and determination
  • Ability to influence and challenge at all levels


  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Sociable and friendly office
  • Awards night, golf days, social events

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