Health & Safety Advisor - Chemical Manufacturing

Posted 9 months ago by Shirley Parsons
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £32k - 36k per year + DOE
Sector Manufacturing
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 22 August 2018

We have an exciting opportunity for an Occupational Safety & Hygiene Advisor to join a leading chemical manufacturing business in West Yorkshire. This would be an excellent role for someone who already has 1-3 years H&S experience in the chemical industry.

The Role:

  • Providing Occupational Health & Safety advice to the sites. Ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Management Systems
  • You will have the opportunity to develop and maintain an Occupational Hygiene monitoring program for the sites, and co-ordinate the delivery of this program with monitoring service suppliers (internal and external)
  • Leading and supporting Accident/Incident investigation, providing support with Safe Systems of Work (Permit to Work, Risk Assessment), maintaining the sites Contractor Management system
  • Monitoring and reporting internally and externally on Occupational Safety Performance of the sites, providing information for Site Management Team review. Developing and delivering initiatives to support continuous improvement in Safety Performance
  • Advising on Occupational Hygiene matters e.g. COSHH and Noise

The Candidate:

  • NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent in Occupational H&S, including Hygiene knowledge (COSHH etc.)
  • 2-3 years' experience in a Health & Safety role, ideally at least 1 year in the chemical industry
  • You will hold a good knowledge of Responsible Care and legal requirements for managing Occupational Health and Safety, with an understanding of how this applies to chemical production
  • You should have good communication skills, with an ability to mediate, advise, and challenge people when necessary

Reference: AD-12439

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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