Health & Safety Manager

  • BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • Dublin City, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Oct 05, 2018
Permanent Health and Safety Advisor

Job Description

Leading Specialist Engineering Contractor has a vacancy for a Heath & Safety Manager, the role will be based in Dublin.




  • Monitor safety performance and advise on compliance with our health, safety and welfare policies and the company safety management system
  • Develop safety documents in conjunction with the Site Forepersons/ Site Agent/Project Manager
  • Conduct regular formal site audits and carry out inspections as directed in the Safety Management system
  • Communicate the findings of the audits to site management and assist in the closure of issues in line with companys policy
  • Ensure the delivery of health and safety inductions for all new employees or contractors working on site
  • Ensure sub-contractor safety documents are produced and available on site, relevant and in accordance with best practice and current legislation
  • Advise/assist the Site/Project Management team in drafting and communicating method statements for high risk activities
  • Support the site management in ensuring the records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment
  • Manage a team of Safety Advisors / Officers site based
  • Assist in incident/accident investigation reporting and filing
  • Advise on personal protection equipment required by company employees
  • Serve as companys representative at site meetings when requested
  • Manage the Tool Box Schedule for the project including attendance records
  • Compile and communicate site emergency plans in conjunction with the site management team
  • Advise site management on the first aid requirements for the project
  • Give advice to site management on training requirements for each project
  • Inform and assist site management on the preparation of the safety file for handover to the client at the end of the project
  • Furnish safety reports to head office as required
  • Comply with other reasonable request from senior management on matters of safety not to the detriment of the core duties
  • Ensure compliance and promote good work practices in relation to health, safety and welfare management systems


Candidate Profile:


  • Must have at least 10 years experience in a similar role in the construction industry and relevant degree.
  • Proven experience of managing a team of 12+ safety officers / safety managers
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong report writing skills and the ability to solve problems
  • The ideal candidate will be an instructor in Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheel and Safety Harness

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