Health, Safety and Environmental Officer

Newport, Newport (Casnewydd)
Salary is £30,000
13 Jul 2018
03 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Salary is £30,000

Job Elements: -

·Implementation, maintenance and improvement of the Health and Safety Management System in accordance with OHSAS 18001

·The maintenance and improvement of the Environmental Management System in accordance with ISO: 14001.

·Monitor standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure: -

o The existence and awareness of a suitable and relevant health and safety policy.

o A safe workplace without risk to health.

o Safe plant and machinery, and safe movement, storage and use of articles and substances.

o Adequate provision of first-aid and welfare facilities and support.

o Provision of suitable and current information as well as supervision concerning health and safety policies and practices.

o Proper and timely assessment of risks to health and safety, and implementation of measures and arrangements identified as necessary from the assessments.

o Provision of emergency procedures, first-aid facilities, safety signs, and relevant protective clothing and equipment.

o Incident reporting to the relevant authorities.

o The workplace satisfies health, safety and welfare requirements for ventilation, temperature, lighting, sanitary, washing and rest facilities.

o Prevention and precautions against, or adequate control of, exposure to hazardous substances and danger from flammable, explosive, electrical, noise, radiation and manual handling risks.

·Investigation of accidents and incidents, and the implementation of any corrective and preventative actions advised.

·Liaise as necessary with other organizations and relevant authorities, and assistance and cooperation concerning audits and remedial actions.

·Carrying out Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Audits

·Carry out training of employees regarding EHS matters.

·Managing the Plant Waste Disposal in line with regulations.

The ideal candidate will have: -

·A good working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations

·Previous experience in a Health and Safety role in a manufacturing environment.

·Minimum NEBOSH certificate or equivalent

·Minimum AIEMA associate or equivalent

·Strong people skills, ability to engage at all organisational levels.

·Highly organised with strong administration skills

·Excellent computer skills, minimum MS Office

·The ability to work on own initiative

·Driven, tenacious and resilient.

·Flexible approach

·Driving licence, willing to undertake infrequent business travel

Petrie Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.