Health & Safety Officer
Ascendant Recruitment
Milton Keynes
5d ago
source : Reverse Delta

Health & Safety Officer 6-month FTC£40,000 pro rataMilton Keynes We are working with our client to support them in the recruitment of a proven Health & Safety professional on a contract of 6 months.

As you would expect, you will be responsible to manage policies, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety are adhered to.

Essential Duties of the Health & Safety Officer include : Ensure a safe workplace environment without risk to health.Ensure that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to and are reviewed, updated and communicated.

Co-ordinate the development of health & safety policies, systems of work and procedures.Ensure the Company meets its statutory obligations in all areas pertaining to health, safety and welfare at work, including statutory training and reporting.

Ensure the completion and regular review of all assessments for all work operations and equipment.Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements implemented.

Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities.

Ensure full and accurate health and safety and training records are maintained.Establish a full programme of documented health & safety inspections, audits and checks.

Establish a structured programme of health & safety training throughout the Company.Manage and devise the agenda for Health & Safety Committee meetings.

Ensure that all agreed action points are completed within deadlines.Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes to the business.

Provide regular reports to Human Resources, Directors / Senior Management Team on relevant health and safety activities / training / accidents / near misses etc.

Participate in monthly meetings when required to report on relevant health & safety matters.Liaise with suppliers as well as Insurers, Trades, Solicitors etc.

Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.To be responsible for your own Health and Safety and be aware of factors affecting your colleagues in order to maintain a safe environment.

To report any accidents, potential hazards to your Line Manager immediately. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities of the Health & Safety Officer : At least two years of relevant experience in a similar roleExcellent pla ing, organizational and time management skillsExcellent verbal, written communication and presentation skillsAbility to work co-operatively with others to complete tasks and implement process improvementsAble to work with confidentialityExcellent IT skillsGathering, analysing and reporting on key H&S data / statisticsExperience of creating, implementing and revising H&S policies and proceduresNEBOSH (General Certificate) qualified or working towards NEBOSH certificate accreditation preferredNEBOSH Environmental Certificate COSHH NEBOSH Diploma Member of institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) preferred If you feel you have what it takes, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you! Health & Safety Officer role advertised : 3 March 2020 WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA / Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions.

Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.

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