HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGER

Recruiter
Snowdon Recruitment Ltd
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
1179666416
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Health and safety Manager required by my market leadin g Company. Due to a major period of growth, my client is in need of an experienced Health and Safety Manager. Reporting to the General Compliance Director, the successful candidate will provide health, safety and environmental advice and guidance to the Company, ensuring compliance with prevailing legislation and internal policies and procedures. Key responsibilities include the following: -

* Monitor the effectiveness of the Group HS&E Policy, recommending changes and additions where necessary, and the provision of advice to employees.

* Ensure all safety records are maintained.

* Assist Departmental/Line Managers in the investigation of accidents/incidents at sites where they have responsibility or as directed by the UK Compliance manager.

* Ensure the provision of accident/incident/minor accident and near miss statistics on a weekly/monthly/quarterly/annual basis as directed.

* Ensure that accident investigation is carried out by the appropriate departmental/line manager with a view to preventing similar occurrences in the future.

* Stop any plant, machinery or activity where there is a danger.

* Ensure that the company's obligations in respect of risk assessment, SSOW, control and monitoring of hazardous substances, workplace, work equipment, manual-handling operations, PPE and display screen equipment are being adhered to.

* Establish procedures to be followed in case of emergency evacuation.

* Carry out training in all aspects of safety.

* Carry out periodic safety inspections and safety audits to identify unsafe plant, working conditions and practices. To report to the management team on the findings of such inspections and make recommendations for remedying any defects found.

* Ensure that the plants management of health, safety and environmental issue are consistent with UK/Corporate standards.

* Promote company HS&E initiatives and promote a positive culture.

* Liaise with safety representatives and enforcement authorities as required.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar position and hold a NEBOSH Certificate; you will have experience in the design and delivery and assessment of healthand safety training as well as coaching and influencing colleagues and senior managers. Up to date knowledge of best practice of H&S in a engineering/office environment and have good commercial awareness

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