Health & Safety Officer

Time added: 12.10.2018

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: Up To £30,000.00 per annum

Hours: Flexible hours, but business requirement to be in on a Monday

Job Purpose

  • Liaise with all Department Heads to ensure a consistent H&S standard throughout the company;
  • Liaise with the Directors and Heads of Department to inform of any H&S legislation changes affecting any area of the company;
  • Manage contractors to arrange routine and ad-hoc building maintenance;
  • Assist with the management of any building or projects as required;
  • Manage preventative maintenance of all equipment and machinery throughout the business;
  • Manage overall responsibility of housekeeping team;
  • Consult with relevant external sources regarding Fire Alarms, Insurance and Training.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day Health & Safety within ATL Ltd;
  • Carry out Health & Safety inspections, audits and checks;
  • Responsible for maintaining all Accident Reports and Near Miss forms and communicating these to the relevant Heads of Department and Directors;
  • Monitor legislation changes and implement changes to policies as required;
  • Where legislation may affect process, work with relevant staff to ensure process change is delivered in a timely manner;
  • Manage contractors on site Health and Safety requirements;
  • Ensure Preventative Maintenance and Service Contracts are maintained throughout the business;
  • Monitor and maintain COSHH documentation;
  • Monitor and maintain Risk Assessments;
  • Work with managers to ensure the implementation of new Risk Assessments or the update of existing at least annually;
  • Work with the Chief Fire Marshall to ensure all related tasks are complete including regular review of the Fire Risk Assessment;
  • Ensure fire drills are carried out as required;
  • Responsible for the up-keep of all H&S related equipment including but not limited to emergency lighting, firefighting equipment, ladder and fire doors;
  • Carry out the Health and Safety and Manual Handling aspect of the new starter induction;
  • Ensure all PPE is issued, in good condition and replaced as necessary;
  • Management of Housekeeping team and ensuring these activities are undertaken.

Responsibilities & Competences:

  • Ownership of Health & Safety;
  • Promote Continual Improvement throughout the Health and Safety function;
  • Ownership of tasks from start to finish;
  • Must have strong attention to detail;
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times;
  • Ensure approachability;
  • Ability to communicate effectively up to director level;
  • Ability to manage workload.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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