Health & Safety Coordinator

A NEBOSH qualified Health & Safety Advisor is sought by a busy manufacturing company

Reporting to the QHSE Manager you will be responsible for the health and safety management system with your primary objective is to minimise occupational accidents and illnesses and maintain a safe work environment. Key activities to this aim include, conducting detailed risk assessments, undertaking thorough investigations into all accidents and near miss incidents and coordinating actions to continuously improve health and safety standards within the business

Key areas of focus are: –

  • Achievement of health & safety KPI’s
  • Conduct risk assessments of all business activities and ensure appropriate safeguards and controls are implemented to minimise risks
  • Organise & chair quarterly health and safety committee meetings, maintain minutes and monitor actions
  • Conduct regular practice fire evacuation drills
  • Record accident and near miss incidents; conduct investigations and report health and safety statistics
  • Investigate safety concerns
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures
  • Maintain stocks and control issue of personal protective equipment
  • Organise first aid training, lung function tests, audiometric testing and LEV / air quality monitoring
  • Conduct racking inspections
  • Maintain a central log & coordinate health & safety relating actions
  • Ensure high standards of housekeeping and hygiene are maintained throughout the site, in compliance with ISO14001 standards

The successful candidate will have a NEBOSH general certificate and have experience of coordinating health and safety within a manufacturing plant. You will need experience of carrying out accident & near miss investigations, conducting risk assessments and racking inspections. Accuracy and attention to detail are vital as is a proactive and constructive approach problem solving, good organisational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task.

Effective communication and interpersonal skills are of key importance in this role as are discretion and confidentiality

This is an excellent opportunity to drive Health & Safety compliance within an established manufacturing business

Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment on 0191 6620016 or click Apply Now to send your CV if you are interested

Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

Stockport, Greater Manchester


Up to £41,000 + 10% car allowance

Hamilton Woods Associates have been engaged on an exclusive basis by a social housing provider in Stockport, Greater Manchester, for a permanent Health and Safety Officer. The main purpose of the role is to support Managers to achieve compliance and contribute to the review and improvement of Health and Safety practices where necessary.

Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Officer includes:

  • Supporting managers to implement and comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other relevant safety legislation
  • Coaching managers by advising on the production of risk assessments and safe systems of work, and ensuring they are in line with current legislation
  • Undertaking H&S compliance audits and site inspections in line with agree programmes of work
  • Engaging with a variety of stakeholders across the business to improve H&S culture and behaviours
  • Supporting the development and delivery of a range of in-house health and safety training
  • Making recommendations and interpreting corporate policy decisions to ensure legislative compliance
  • Conducting safety audits and inspections of compliance documentation and work premises
  • Reviewing accidents, incidents and near misses to ensure appropriate management investigation has been completed

Requirements of the Health and Safety Officer includes:

  • In depth knowledge of health and safety law
  • Minimum of NEBOSH certificate or equivalent in occupational health and safety or higher
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Excellent presentation, coaching, facilitation and influencing skills

Benefits of working for the organisation includes:

  • 26 days annual leave (rising to 28 days after 5 years of service)
  • Access to social housing pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Flexible working
  • Access to learning and development opportunities

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Bethan Hall – Associate Director at Hamilton Woods on 01509 276158 or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot reply to everyone with feedback directly and please