Health & Safety Manager
West Yorkshire
TH04082020HSM
Senior Appointments
Permanent

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Discipline: Health and Safety

Speciality: Health and Safety, NEBOSH

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £40000 - £45000 (negotiable)

Benefits: plus benefits

Apply by: 04/09/2020

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

We are recruiting for a Health & Safety Manager for one of the world’s leading manufacturers and fabricators for a wide range of industries. Their customers range from large multi-national  organisations  to smaller enterprises. Its client portfolio includes  blue-chip names  and major players within national and international  industries.

 

Responsibilities

  • To ensure the Company Health & Safety Policy is implemented across all sites.
  • To ensure safe systems of work are implemented that prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health and reduce risk.
  • Compliance with all relevant Health & Safety legislation.
  • To continually promote and improve Health & Safety within the workplace.
  • To ensure regular communication on Health & Safety matters to the workforce and management teams.
  • Carry out Company Health & Safety Inductions for all new employees in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Health & Safety risks arising from work activities, including COSHH are assessed, documented, controlled and communicated to all relevant employees.
  • Pro-actively assist and work with the management teams to ensure a safe working environment & ensure an annual training review is completed by the relevant managers for all employees.
  • Coordinate and carry out six monthly internal H & S audits.
  • To engage with employees on day to day health and safety matters.
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is available and implemented as required by the company policy.
  • All relevant Health & Safety information is regularly communicated.
  • Ensure all accidents/ near misses are recorded, investigated and reported and where possible take appropriate action to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Ensure all employees training records are up to date and filed.
  • Working with the HR manager to ensure that appropriate Occupational health surveillance requirements are met in a timely manner as required by company policy e.g. Audiometry, spirometry tests, sight tests.
  • Chair the Health & Safety committees and ensure meetings and actions are progressed in a timely manner. At the same time ensuring ongoing communication to all personnel.
  • Ensure all employees who carry out work activities at customers’ sites are aware of and comply with the customer’s Health & Safety Policy.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are up to date and available for all relevant machinery.
  • Brief the management team and employees on any changes /updates to relevant legislation.
  • Organise external audits or expertise as required e.g. Noise survey, air monitoring.

 

The Person

The successful candidate should possess several years’ experience in a Health & Safety role within an engineering environment. NEBOSH qualified and able to work autonomously.

 

Note: This vacancy is being advertised by Apex Engineering Solutions Ltd who are acting as an Employment Agency

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should possess several years’ experience in a Health & Safety role within an engineering environment. NEBOSH qualified and able to work autonomously.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To ensure the Company Health & Safety Policy is implemented across all sites.
  • To ensure safe systems of work are implemented that prevent accidents and cases of work-related ill health and reduce risk.
  • Compliance with all relevant Health & Safety legislation.
  • To continually promote and improve Health & Safety within the workplace.
  • To ensure regular communication on Health & Safety matters to the workforce and management teams.
  • Carry out Company Health & Safety Inductions for all new employees in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Health & Safety risks arising from work activities, including COSHH are assessed, documented, controlled and communicated to all relevant employees.
  • Pro-actively assist and work with the management teams to ensure a safe working environment & ensure an annual training review is completed by the relevant managers for all employees.
  • Coordinate and carry out six monthly internal H & S audits.
  • To engage with employees on day to day health and safety matters.
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is available and implemented as required by the company policy.
  • All relevant Health & Safety information is regularly communicated.
  • Ensure all accidents/ near misses are recorded, investigated and reported and where possible take appropriate action to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Ensure all employees training records are up to date and filed.
  • Working with the HR manager to ensure that appropriate Occupational health surveillance requirements are met in a timely manner as required by company policy e.g. Audiometry, spirometry tests, sight tests.
  • Chair the Health & Safety committees and ensure meetings and actions are progressed in a timely manner. At the same time ensuring ongoing communication to all personnel.
  • Ensure all employees who carry out work activities at customers’ sites are aware of and comply with the customer’s Health & Safety Policy.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures are up to date and available for all relevant machinery.
  • Brief the management team and employees on any changes /updates to relevant legislation.
  • Organise external audits or expertise as required e.g. Noise survey, air monitoring.

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