Health and Safety Officer

Contact James Hickey
  • Salary: €40,000 - €50,000
  • Location: IrelandGalwayConnacht
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Our client, an well-established building contractor, is currently looking for an experienced Health and Safety Officer in Galway. The company in question has experience in delivering significant projects all over the country and are seeking to add a new addition to their team. The Health & Safety Officer is responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions.

health and safetyResponsibilities:

  • Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment
  • Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programs for new employees or contractors working on site
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required
  • Serving as representative as Site meetings
  • Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for main contractor and Sub-Contractors personnel
  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statements and required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements
  • Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans
  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications
  • Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project

Requirements:

  • Professional qualification in a health & safety discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in construction industry is essential
  • Built environment experience is preferred
  • Excellent communication, leadership & presentation skills.

Health and Safety | H&S Officer | Galway | Permanent, Full-Time |

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