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Health & Safety Advisor

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Health & Safety Advisor
Role Split Between Cork, Dublin & Home
Leading Distribution, Logistics & Transport business

Job Overview
Working in Partnership with a leading Distribution business, we are currently seeking a Health & Safety Advisor to support implementation and maintenance of a professional, competent and knowledge sharing Health and Safety culture across a large, fast moving distribution network.
The candidate will ensure that best in class health, safety and facilities are planned, implemented, and shared effectively.
The role will work within the Cork and surrounding regions; however the role will involve travel to Dublin on a weekly basis.

Education / Essential Criteria:
- Possess a degree or equivalent level qualification (Level 6) or higher qualification in Occupational Health and Safety.
- Can demonstrate 2 years' relevant experience in a Health & Safety Advisor/Officer role

Responsibilities:
- Maintain, develop and communicate all health and safety policies, procedures, risk assessments, SOPs etc. ensuring document control is in place and all documents adhere to relevant legislation.
- Support the investigation process for near misses, accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences and producing reports and making recommendations for improvements.
- Participate in HS&E related meetings, record and produce statistics for same
- Support the Head of Health, Safety & Sustainability with health and safety and environmental inspections and audits across all sites.
- Undertake additional specific health and safety compliance tasks such as DSE assessments, safety management of each facility i.e. fire alarm inspections etc.
- Preparation and undertaking of health & safety induction and other in-house health and
- safety training with managers and employees.
- Proactively supporting the development of promotional campaigns and materials to raise awareness of hazards, incidents and preventative actions.
- Co-ordinate responses to all general health and safety queries.

Knowledge / Experience / Technical competencies:
- Undertaking workplace inspections, writing reports and developing & monitoring completion of associated action plans.
- Completing a range of Risk Assessments, developing written Safe Systems of Work and Method Statements.
- Solid experience of providing health and safety support within a multi-sites business environment.
- Experience in a warehouse/distribution/FMCG/construction environment preferred but not essential.
- Experience in auditing HS&E management systems (desirable).

Vacancy Reference: PR/027339
Vacancy Owner: Jamie Harper | jamie.harper@shirleyparsons.com | (+353) 1270 8843 | (+44) 7554 402 667