Health & Safety Officer

First Military Recruitment
£25k - 35k per year
04 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
EJ26 – Health & Safety Officer Location: Witney Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience Overview: To work in partnership with employees, directors, suppliers and external consultants to minimise: · accidents; · injuries · operational losses · occupational health problems Duties and Responsibilities: · carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced; · outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards; · carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented; · making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation; · preparing health and safety strategies and developing internal policy; · leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks; · keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements; · recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers; · being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry; · attending Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and reading professional journals; · producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins; · ensuring the safe installation of equipment; · managing and organising the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos; · advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational disease. Skills and Qualifications: · NEBOSH · IOSH · Minimum 3-4 years’ experience in health and safety Location: Witney Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience This job was originally posted as