Health And Safety Manager

Reed Engineering
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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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