Health & Safety Officer

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A renowned semi-state organisation who provides innovative climate solutions to the country are currently seeking a Health & Safety Officer for their recycling business unit.

As a Health & Safety Officer you will report directly to the Health & Safety Manager of your division and will play a vital role in implementing and managing the company’s health and safety systems.

This is a 24-month contract.

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Key duties & responsibilities include:

  • Form a critical part of the H&S function supporting the H&S Manager in the full range of duties.
  • Coordination and support all activities relating to implementing safety initiatives, accident investigation, site walks, audits, liaising with site supervisors, managing CAPA logs in conjunction with sites etc.
  • Assist with any training requirements and educate senior management and personnel on H&S best practice.
  • Support employees across the business in delivering all existing and new H&S programmes and initiatives.
  • Review H&S processes, procedures and documentation ensuring that all documentation is maintained and updated accordingly.
  • Carry out regular H&S checks and have a hands-on approach to H&S within your business unit,
  • Develop a strong positive ethos for proactive H&S management with all employees and managers.
  • Communicate any issues or potential risks/breaches to the Health & Safety Manager.
  • Work proactively with key stakeholders such as the HAS, EPA, trainers, commercial and domestic customers.

What are we looking for?

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as a Health & Safety Officer.
  • A third level qualification in Health & Safety (A minimum of a Level 7 on the NFQ)
  • Experience in the waste industry is an advantage but not essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Good report writing and knowledge of MS Office and H&S Software.
  • A track record of delivery of outstanding business performance and results.
  • Manual Handling experience

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