Health and Safety Manager – Construction

Our client a major construction company in Connacht are looking for a health and safety manager to work with senior management to deliver a high standard working environment. You will be responsible for leading, directing and delivering the companies safety plan.

This role is an additional responsibility to the regular job functions.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementation & review of a suitable Health & Safety system
  • Update and maintain Health and Safety procedures and the Safety Statement in compliance with Regulatory requirements
  • Create risk assessments and method statements for all works, and develop and implement appropriate controls.
  • Accident Management – work with management to ensure a process is established which includes incident investigation, identification and implementation of all corrective actions and effective preventative programs
  • Provide technical support regarding the H&S management system, legislation updates, and other technical advice
  • Provide Induction, Refresher and Manual Handling Training as required
  • Ensure that safety audits are carried out throughout the site in conjunction with the management team.
  • Work closely with the management team to develop and deliver safety procedures throughout the company.
  • Keeping up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Authority (HSA) legislation and any developments that affect the industry.
  • Work closely with staff to ensure all safety equipment is calibrated and inspected at regular intervals.
  • Comply with company ISO Management System requirements i.e. perform your work according to your process documents, procedures and maintaining document information/completing department forms/records as required.
  • Understand and apply our safety policy statement in all aspects of your work.
  • Develop Temporary Traffic Management Designs and Plans for works locations.
  • Work closely with Senior Management in fulfilling tender requirements to secure future work.
  • Act as PSCS/PSDP for projects.
  • Work closely with staff to ensure all employees receive a good standard of safety training relevant to their position in the company.

· Contribute towards achieving company objectives.

  • Help develop and improve company internal processes and management system by reporting corrective actions, updates and improvement ideas.
  • Ensure that the needs and requirements of internal staff and customers are understood and delivered.

Education

3rd level education in Health and Safety related degree

Licences/Certificates:

  • Safe Pass
  • Manual Handling

Skills

  • Strong inter-personal Skills: excellent communication skills, strong relationship builder, good influencing and negotiation skills and ability to coach.
  • A positive attitude coupled with strong ability to direct others on health & safety matters is essential

Contact Thomas in Arcon Recruitment for further information.

Your Recruitment Consultant is Thomas White