Health and Safety Officer (Main Contractor) – Kildare

Salary: €45,000 - €50,000 + package

Our client, a well established Main Contractor are looking to a Health and Safety Officer to their team in the Kildare region. 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. This is a permanent position and this company have advised there is a pathway for training and career progression.

Health and SafetyDuties:

  • 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
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required
  • 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;


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

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