Health and Safety Officer

Posted about 1 month ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35k - 40k per year
Sector Corporate HSE
Posted about 1 month ago
Apply by Friday, 13 December 2019

The UK's leading certification and testing service company are currently looking for a Health and Safety Officer to join their team in a stand-alone role based in Watford. This role is an exciting and varied opportunity that will give exposure to a wide range of areas. This role would suit a candidate with experience within a construction or testing environment, internal/external auditing and knowledge of OHSAS 18001.  

The Role:

  • Work as the sole Health and Safety person on-site, liaising with colleagues and external bodies of all levels to ensure Health and Safety tasks are efficiently carried out.
  • Conduct general Health and Safety and Fire Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments and audits across the site working in both high and low-risk environments. 
  • Ensure Risk Assessments are carried out for lone workers throughout the country. 
  • Conduct training to staff and sit on the Health and Safety committee, ensuring buy-in from all levels. 

The Candidate:

  • 5 years + experience in a similar role, ideally within construction or testing.
  • Auditing experience is essential with a working knowledge of OHSAS 18001.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the confidence to work independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level or equivalent.
  • A versatile candidate, happy with a varied role and happy with ad-hoc travel.

Reference: GR 14405

Shirley Parsons

Shirley Parsons is a specialist Health and Safety Recruitment agency and is the only specialist Health and Safety agency headed by a CMIOSH Safety professional. From a standing start in 2005 the co...

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