Safety Advisor

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    Seascale, Cumbria

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    15 days ago

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We have an opportunity for a Safety Advisor role based at Sellafield, Cumbria.

Please note this role is inside IR35

Job Role

To advise and support the project team on their specific HSE duties, and provide guidance, monitoring and reporting on compliance with these responsibilities.

Ensuring with Project Site Management and Supervision that all operations and activities are effectively planned and undertaken in compliance with Site and Project HSE requirements.
To provide the Project Team with competent advice on current HSE legislation applicable to the activities, any hazards present relevant to the scope of works.
To work effectively with the Project Team in establishing and implementing effective Risk Assessment and HSE planning.
Assist project team in undertaking project related risk assessments and preparation of safe systems of work in line with project specifics procedures and arrangements.
To contribute towards building a positive team spirit on all HSE matters on the Project.
Effective active monitoring, recording and reporting of our own and subcontractor HSE performance and workplace conditions.
To actively challenge and report any unsafe actions and unsafe conditions.
Investigate accidents, incidents and near miss events in accordance with project standards to identify and share lessons learned.
To ensure effective HSE inductions and relevant HSE training is undertaken and records maintained in a retrievable manner.
To ensure near miss and improvement observation reporting is carried out and maintained.
To ensure all enquiries from the Project Team and HSE function are dealt with accurately and promptly.
Deliver suitable safety training programmes for all project personnel (including routine project inductions, toolbox talks and topic specific presentations).
Liaise with HSE colleagues within the project (Inc. Partners / Client) and attend regular co-ordination meetings.
Participate in the regular reviews and updates of the Project HSE Management System.
To develop strong links with our customer in promoting best practice and continual improvement.
Maintain a visual presence on site and assist with coaching and mentoring of project personnel to ensure continuous improvements are made.


TECH Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health working towards Grad IOSH
NVQ Level 4 / Diploma
NEBOSH Construction Certificate
Relevant CSCS Card
Knowledge of Health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance.
Construction industry experience and in particular CDM 2015
Knowledge on fire safety, sustainability, waste, noise reduction Confined space.