Safety, Health & Environmental Manager

Candour Talent Ltd
Closing date
11 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to be recruiting for a Safety, Health and Environmental Manager to work in a well known manufacturing company in the Abergavenny area.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday to Thursday 8.00am to 4.30pm and Friday 8.00am 3.00pm with a salary of £37,500 to start rising to £40,000 after a successful completion of 6 months probationary period.

Purpose of the Role:

Implementation of the organisation's Health & Safety policies so all employees are working in a healthy working environment and the organisation complies with Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.

Main tasks of the Job:

Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced;
Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards;
Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;
Preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy; leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks;
Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements;
Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers;
Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry;
Attending Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and reading professional journals;
Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins;
Ensuring the safe installation of equipment;
Managing and organising the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos;
Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
Ensure that H & S induction is carried out on all new starters
Act as Fire Warden, ensuring that all procedures are correctly followed; e.g. Fire Risk Assessments, Regular Evacuation Drills, checking fire extinguishers
Liaise with the external H & S Advisors; ensure company is up to date with any changes in legislation
Log and report all RIDDOR incidents
Assist with regular inspections, Risk Assessments, assisting with obtaining and maintaining various ISO accreditations, and maintain the Company Health & Safety policies and procedures
Ensure Environmental legislation compliance in line with ISO 14001Role Specific Skills Needed:

Knowledge of the manufacturing sector is essential.
Excellent communication and motivational skills are essential along with a flexible approach and attitude
Ability to work autonomously whilst being integral to a team
Excellent attention to detail
Must be proficient in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Desirable qualified or part qualified in Health and SafetyEssential Behaviours and Attitude:

Ability to motivate and inspire Staff/Team
Flexibility, change orientated and adaptable
Customer satisfaction orientated
Open and honest
A positive communicator with a Can Do attitude
Results focused
Team working and collaborative
High standard of personal values
ConscientiousIf you have the relevant skills and experience please apply online.


Due to the high volume of enquiries that we receive, we are not always able to respond to all CV's. If you have not received a response within two weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV

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