Health & Safety Officer | Arrabawn Co-op
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Health & Safety Officer

Health & Safety Officer

JOB PURPOSE: To support the business in achieving high standards of health & safety and legislative compliance

 

REPORTING TO: Business Safety Specialist

 

LOCATION:  Group role supporting all areas of the business

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key responsibilities will include:

• To inspect and audit sites across Arrabawn for H&S compliance

• To support and provide technical expertise to Managers in ensuring legislative compliance and improving health and safety in the business

• To deliver health and safety inductions and other safety training as required

• Support managers in performing risk assessments and implementing corrective actions

• To develop health and safety procedures, policies, work instructions, checklists etc

• To assist in the implementation of safety policies and procedures

• To ensure all accidents and near misses are fully reported and investigated

• Identify training needs and assist in the management of training records

• To assist as required in the design of training plans and training courses

• To perform chemical safety evaluations

• To liaise and coordinate with external consultants

• Coach employees on positive health & safety practice

• Carry out emergency plans and fire drills

 

 KEY EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

• Relevant third level Certificate qualification in Health & Safety 

• 2+ years’ experience of working in a manufacturing/food production company

• Thorough knowledge of current health and safety legislation 

• Flexibility in working patterns where necessary

• Strong computer literacy

• Ability to work on own initiative and possess strong interpersonal and communications skills. 

• Ideal but not necessary – Trained manual handling instructor

 

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