Environmental Health & Safety Advisor

Recruiter
Key Recruitment Ltd
Location
Petersfield
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Environmental Health and Safety Advisor

Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide advice and guidance on Environmental Health and Safety matters within their sphere of knowledge and refer requests for assistance to senior personnel within the department where necessary.
  • Investigate accidents, conduct root cause analysis, reporting accidents when required (RIDDOR) and maintaining all accident records.
  • Work in conjunction with Department Managers to assist in the compilation of Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work, policy writing, training and Behaviour-Based Safety programmes.
  • Develop and deliver health and safety training to encourage safe working practices.
  • Conduct and report on EHS MS Audits and inspections to ensure site compliance with Safety and Environmental processes, procedures legal compliance register
  • Undertake monthly reporting on Key EHS metrics as required at both site and corporate levels.
  • Assist in the specification / selection of the onsite work wear, footwear and PPE contract, control and administration of the onsite fire team and fire marshals, devise a programme of fire evacuation drills across the site and carry out the programme, coordination of Fire Risk Assessments ensuring controls are in place to meet legal requirements.
  • Ensure effective management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste collections from site is in place to meet corporate and legal requirements.
  • Maintains an awareness of new and existing relevant laws, rules and regulations, and takes actions appropriate to ensure timely compliance and communication to appropriate departments.
  • Coordinate SOMA / OCC Health partnership initiatives as required.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for the implementation and maintenance of the ISO 14001 program.
  • Provide COSHH advice and maintenance of the COSHH management system

To succeed in the role, you need to have the following skills:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills. Ability to adjust communication style based on the situation and the audience.
  • Good technical and written communication skills to ensure legal compliance regarding policies, procedures, training programmes and EHS Management systems.
  • Handling high volume of correspondence internal and external with a technical content.
  • Ability to work independently with oversight. Ability to implement tested concepts is required..
  • Strong analytical skills, accident investigation, risk analysis - cause - effect, statistical analysis.
  • Self-management and motivation.
  • Good PC skills to manipulate and present data.
  • Knowledge and experience with UK Environmental, Health & Safety regulations and behaviour-based safety programs.
  • Understanding of COSHH

Qualifications

  • 3 – 5 years experience in environmental health & safety in a manufacturing operation
  • University Degree
  • NEBOSH certification
  • Proficient in English

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