health and safety

Health & Safety Coordinator

Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be recruiting for a professional local organisation in the Oldbury area who are seeking a Health and Safety Coordinator. The hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm with half hour lunch break each day and 7.30am to 12.30pm with no lunch break on Friday of each week – 37 hours in total, paid monthly.

This role is 100% on site and does not offer remote working.

Duties and tasks will include:

Your responsibilities
» Advise on hazardous materials, environmental issues and waste management
» Support onsite visitors and contractors
» Induct new employees, visitors and contractors on health and safety systems
» Review safe systems of work and carry out inspections to identify unsafe equipment, working conditions, practices, fire hazards
and then produce reports and recommendations regarding the correction of any defects
» Ensure fire safety and carry out safety audits when required
» Conduct and complete various health and safety assessments such as DSE, COSHH and risk assessments
» Manage accident and incident reporting and associated paperwork
» Carry out any other reasonable ad hoc duties in order to support the health and safety function as required.

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

» 2 to 5 years’ experience of working in a similar health and safety role within a production/manufacturing environment
» IOSH Managing Safely Certificate as a minimum and a NEBOSH General Certificate would be an advantage
» The ability to train others in safe systems of work
» The ability to engage and communicate effectively with employees, managers, contractors and visitors
» Self-motivated, tenacious and the ability to work unsupervised in a fast-paced changing environment
» Approachable with the ability to work with employees and managers in a supportive/collaborative way
» Computer literate, well organsied, professional and able to work under pressure
» Responsible for achieving objectives on own initiative, as well as part of a team
» Able to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and pay attention to detail
» Must be eligible and able to prove you can work in the UK as the Company does not hold a sponsorship licence.

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