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Senior Health and Safety Officer

  • Locatie: MEDITE, Clonmel

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with all department to build positive safety relationships and safety cultures.
  • Represent the Company during outside Agency Audits/Inspections and liaise as required with the Health & Safety Authority.
  • Coordinate and maintain Organisational Management Systems (ISO 45001) as part of the IMS, to ensure the effective management of Health and Safety matters.
  • Plan, manage and complete of the Health and Safety audits and inspections in compliance with the audit plan.
  • Complete Daily safety walks with Operatives.
  • Produce weekly and monthly reports on safety performance in the business.
  • Support the PPE Tendering process for specification review.
  • Monitoring and Measuring HSE objectives and targets in-line with internal metrics.
  • Champion to improve the health and safety culture through training and awareness campaigns
  • Drive the management of the risk assessment program to ensure that all risk assessments, method statements and COSHH assessments are completed in compliance with consultation and participation requirements.
  • Participate in the company internal auditing programme, ensuring compliance with ISO45001:2018, Complete internal audits against the health and safety compliance obligations of the organisation.
  • Develop, maintain and drive safety observation and near miss reporting processes, ensuring that any concerns raised are documented, and relevant actions taken, with results of those actions reported back to those that raised the concern.
  • Ensure corrective actions from internal audits are raised, actioned and closed out as per the corrective actions process.
  • Ensure that existing and incoming legislation and regulations on health and safety are documented on a compliance register, ensure that actions to ensure legal compliance are documented as part of our management system and that records demonstrating legal compliance are maintained as controlled documented information.
  • Ensure all reports as required by the legislation of missed time accidents/dangerous occurrences are completed and informed to the Health and Safety Authority within the required period and records of such are maintained as documented information.
  • Complete thorough investigation, root cause analysis and corrective actions for all significant incidents, reportable accidents, dangerous occurrences and major property damage.
  • Maintain and make available health and safety performance data, utilise this data to establish cross departmental targets, and objectives.
  • Utilise gathered safety data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Manage an annual safety communication plan, to include internal safety communications (Safety meetings, toolbox talks, safety messaging in notices on screens) safety messaging to subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Ensure health and safety meetings are planned periodically, results of meetings are issued to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage the emergency preparedness and response process in consultation with the operations teams.
  • Work with teams to ensure visitor and contractor safety induction compliance.
  • Collaborate with all teams to ensure that health and safety processes are embedded in the organisation.
  • Support Capital projects team on the review of subcontractor health and safety
  • Support in the planning, execution and review of annual shut down
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • BSc in Occupational Safety & Health and welfare or other Recognised Safety qualification
  • At least 5 years of experience in Occupational Safety & Health and welfare
  • Thorough knowledge of current environmental, health and safety legislation
  • Experience in dealing with Regulatory Bodies
  • Internal Auditing Experience would be beneficial
  • Experience with ISO 45001 Standards.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Be proactive and work on own initiative as well as a strong Team Player.
  • Enthusiastic and driven individual.
  • Ability to efficiently manage all environmental, health and safety issues on site.
  • Strong communication & computer skills

To apply please send CV and Cover Letter to: with Procurement Material Analyst in the subject line.

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