Health & Safety Manager

Asset Appointments
06 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are looking for a Health and Safety Manager to join the Senior Management Team of our high volume, fast moving manufacturing client based in Washington. You will also be required to cover their sister site in South Sunderland. The successful candidate will need to be proactive, highly organised and possess a proven ability to multi-task. Responsibilities will include: Ensuring the Company's Health and Safety Policy is implemented consistently across both sites. Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing health and safety policies and practices, making recommendations and implementing new policies as required. Advising the Senior Management Team on the implications of current and emerging health, safety and welfare legislation, including evaluating options, making recommendations and generating action plans to ensure compliance across the organisation. Supporting managers to maintain safe systems, providing specialist advice, coaching and practical support. Assisting managers to implement health and safety systems and procedures to meet specific requirements, such as accident reporting and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) in a consistent and effective manner. Developing and maintaining Risk Assessments & Hazard Summaries. Taking action to mitigate the impact and likelihood of health and safety risks. Package Details: Salary competitive plus benefits, (including pension, private healthcare and life insurance), dependent upon experience. Requirements: To be considered for this exciting and challenging role, candidates must be NEBOSH qualified with IEMA Certificates and have a working knowledge of:- • Health and Safety management/OHSAS18001 • Health and Safety legal requirements • Risk management With a minimum of five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, you will also have the ability to conduct risk assessments to a high standard, identifying hazards, risks and suitable control to minimise risk to a tolerable level. You will also have the ability to conduct thorough accident and incident investigations to ensure that the root cause is identified and suitable corrective and preventive controls are put in place. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Asset Appointments Ltd value diversity and promote equality. We encourage applications from all sections of society and n o terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business This job was originally posted as