Leicester 01162 555620
Northampton 01604 642739

Health And Safety Manager (NN3)

  • Full Time
  • Northampton
  • Salary: £40 000 - £50 000 / annum
  • Reference Number: AAHS211012

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are recruiting, on behalf of a client, for a highly motivated Health and Safety Manager for a role based in Northampton.

 

Work location: Office based – Northampton

 

Working hours: 37 per week

 

Reporting into: Operations Director

 

Overall job function:

 

The Health &  Safety Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and control of execution of systems and policies for Health & Safety and Environment

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Investigating/recording incidents, accidents, complaints and cases of ill health

 

  • Undertaking risk assessments and site inspections ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/safely

 

  • Identifying potential hazards

 

  • Determining ways of reducing risks

 

  • Writing internal Health and Safety SSOW.

 

  • Compiling statistics

 

  • Drawing-up safe operational practices and making necessary changes

 

  • Writing reports, bulletins and newsletters

 

  • Providing Health & Safety and Environmental meetings and training courses for employees

 

  • Liaising with relevant authorities

 

  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current Health & Safety and Environmental legislation

 

  • Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced

 

  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards

 

  • Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented

 

  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation

 

  • Preparing Health & Safety and Environmental strategies and developing internal policy

 

  • Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements

 

  • Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers

 

  • Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer’s industry

 

  • Advising on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

Qualifications & Requirements:

 

  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills and the ability to challenge constructively

 

  • A ‘can do attitude’ with a ‘right first time’ approach

 

  • A enthusiasm to make Health & Safety and the Environmental engaging so everyone wants to be involved

 

  • Effective team working and networking skills and the ability to work independently using own initiative

 

  • A relevant professional qualifications e.g. NEBOSH Diploma

 

  • The ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload

 

  • Dynamic with a high level of ability to multi task

 

  • Extensive knowledge of ISO: 14001 Environmental standard

 

  • Extensive knowledge of effective Health and Safety management strategies and best practise

Should you be interested in this job role, please submit your CV to Elisabeth Best, elisabeth.best@aceleicester.com,  for consideration.

 

Established in 1974, Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd is a privately owned employment agency based in the East Midlands.

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