Junior H&S Officer – Cork

Salary: Negotiable
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We are currently assisting a leading main contractor with their recruitment of a Junior Health and Safety Officer. The company in question are a Top Tier contractor who have experience in delivering significant projects all over the country. The successful candidate will work as part of a vibrant team in Cork. This is a full time permanent position with potential for growth within the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Site Safety Advisor to help ensure H&S management systems are implemented and maintained across the site.
  • Managing the administration for the Health & Safety induction & training plans for all site personnel.
  • Regularly review and assisting the update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement.
  • Manage training & compliance files for all colleagues & sub-contractors on site
  • Ensure that staff have all the relevant manuals and training certifications
  • Review sub-contractors’ Safety Statements and Safety Compliance.
  • Assist the H&S Officer when liaising with client’s representatives while on site including attendance at meetings
  • Identify areas of risk and develop risk assessments/measures to reduce and control.
  • Conduct weekly audits, safety inspections and tool box talks
  • Investigate/report accidents and incidents on-site ensuring relevant accident information for insurance purposes.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with project stakeholders

Requirements:

  • Degree qualification or its equivalent in Health & Safety
  • 1 years’ experience in a Health & Safety role on construction projects (not essential)
  • Ability to work on large scale, high headcount construction sites & sub-contractors essential.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency and meet challenging work goals
  • Must have fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland.
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