Health & Safety Officer

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

Job Description

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are hiring a Health & Safety Officer for our client, a very well-known Main Contractor. The role will be based in Dublin and the successful candidate will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety.

Your Responsibilities

Conducting regular, formal site audits a 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 programmes for new employees or contractors working on site
Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required for all Employees
Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc
Serving as company representative as Site meetings;
Organizing and chairing the Safety Meetings for Sub-Contractors personnel
Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand 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, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated
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.
What you need to have

Health and Safety Cert, Diploma or Degree is essential
With 3+ years’ experience
Previous experience managing safety on site
Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills
Experience in the construction industry
Experience with Irish or UK contracts
What you get in return

Excellent working environment
Latest available training to assist you in your role
Competitive Salary
Work for a highly driven organisation that prides itself on delivery of service and customer satisfaction.
If you would like to know more, give David Kavanagh on 017071012 a call to discuss in complete confidence 

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