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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15.00 - £20.92 per hour

  • Contact:

    Karolina Stapor

  • Contact email:

    Karolina.Stapor@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    151946KSR_1539862208

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-25

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Morson International is looking for Health and Safety Advisor for our client based in Bristol.

ROLE PURPOSE:

  • To provide competent advice, information and assistance to directors, managers and staff to meet the business's obligations in respect of Health & Safety, ensuring consistency across the organisation.
  • To ensure business is up to date with changing legislation, and implements necessary changes
  • To raise awareness of Health & Safety issues by communicating and recommending progressive policies, safe practices and safe systems of work
  • To develop and maintain the health and safety management system - such as management reviews, Health & Safety committee meetings, external and internal audits, communications & briefings.
  • Work with management to ensure Health & Safety is integrated across all business systems.

MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Maintain the health and safety management system in accordance with OHSAS 18001
  • Continually improve the health and safety management system and safety culture by responding to findings and opportunities and by identifying and spreading good practices
  • Work with managers, staff and stakeholders to integrate health and safety into business processes
  • Contribute to the development of health and safety strategy and objectives
  • Identify priorities for improvement and develop improvement plans
  • Monitor progress and report performance indicators
  • Make regular reports to management and the health and safety committee
  • Facilitate risk assessment, auditing, inspection and incident investigation activities and ensure they are completed to a satisfactory standard
  • Lead health and safety related initiatives, projects and meetings as required.
  • Keep up to date with legal requirements and guidance and assess their relevance and impact

External Liaison and Reporting

  • Report as required to the enforcing authorities under RIDDOR legislation within specified timescales
  • Liaise on behalf of the business with enforcing authorities, i.e. HSE, Fire & Rescue Services etc and other agencies and third parties as required.
  • Liaise with members' health and safety representatives and the University of Bristol to ensure expectations are met and to share best practice.
  • Participate in Health and Safety interest groups to share best practice and contribute to benchmarking.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Degree qualified in a science, engineering or specialist H&S subject
  • Hold NEBOSH Diploma or have equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge of HSE practices in the UK & Europe.
  • Experience in a highly pressured industrial or commercial H&S role working with multiple stakeholders, chemicals and manufacturing equipment