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Health & Safety Officer (Construction)

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  • Sligo
  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Updated 01/11/2017
  • Oliver Warnock
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Health & Safety Officer (Construction)


Job Title: Health & Safety Officer

Our Client, a well-established Construction Company are looking to recruit an experienced Health & Safety Officer for a position based in Sligo. The successful candidate will have at least 4-5 years’ experience working as a Health & Safety Officer. The Health & Safety Officer is responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions. 


  • Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System;

  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment;

  • Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority;

  • Delivering Health & Safety induction programs for new employees or contractors working on site;

  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protection Equipment required

  • Serving as representative as Site meetings;

  • Organising and chairing the Safety Meetings for main contractor and Sub-Contractors personnel;

  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement sand required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required;

  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements;

  • Compiling, updating and communication site Emergency Plans

  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated;

  • Making sure First Aiders are available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated;

  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

  • Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications

  • Health and Safety Diploma or Degree is essential,

  • With 4-5+ years’ experience.

  • Previous experience managing safety on site.

  • Excellent communication, leadership & presentation skills.

  • Experience in the construction industry.

  • Experience working on a pharmaceutical construction project would be an advantage

  • PSCS (Project Supervisor for the Construction Stage) experience would be an advantage

Ref: CONN17102017OW001
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