Job Reference 15404
Job type Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 0-40,000

The Role

Health & safety Officer reporting to H & S Manger


Located in: Kildare

Purpose of the Role

The main function of this role is to Support the Health & Safety team in all aspects of Health and Safety across the company, along with assisting in driving the Health & Safety agenda.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time. Develop and distribute health and safety communications, such as tool box talks and safety alerts to proactively strive for continual improvement.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near-misses promptly. Prepare accident investigation reports ensuring corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Regularly review and update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement and ensure compliance.
  • Implement new processes and H&S policies where identifiable. Oversee and manage all preventative and protective procedures.
  • Prepare weekly management reports for the senior management teams to highlight statistics and trends.
  • Supporting on site regulatory audits and maintaining all documentation in relation to this
  • Carrying out risk assessments and actioning change controls where necessary
  • Provide Training; Induction, Refresher and Manual Handling Training as required Develop and deliver training/presentations to support achievement of corporate HS objectives. Manage the training database for all employees and ensures all HS training requirements are fulfilled
  • Ensure all EHS performance indicators are met
  • Continuous drive of safety culture
  • Departmental administration duties as required

The Person

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Third level degree in Health & Safety, EHS or related discipline
  • 2 – 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Be a problem solver – Essential.
  • Have very good interpersonal skills – proven ability to work effectively on a team and with other departments.
  • Striving constantly to raise the standards in HS.
  • Have the ability to identify and foresee potential problems from an HS perspective, to identify solutions and implement in a timely manner.
  • Good communication skills to explain safety procedures and regulations clearly and concisely to people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Manual Handling Instructor (Desirable, but not essential)
  • Forklift Instructor (Desirable, but not essential)

Salary: €30000-32000 doe


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The Package

22 days annual leave

Pension after 6 months


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