Safety Officer - M&E

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

Our client is currently seeking a Health & Safety Officer for a project based in the Netherlands. This is a full-time permanent position.
The safety officer will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of health and safety in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions.
• Monitor safety performance and advise on compliance with our health, safety and welfare policies and the company safety management system.
• Develop safety documents in conjunction with the site forepersons/ site agent/project manager.
• Conduct regular formal site audits and carry out inspections as directed in the safety management system.
• Communicate the findings of the audits to site management and assist in the closure of issues in line with company policy.
• Ensure the delivery of health and safety inductions for all new employees or contractors working on site.
• Ensure sub-contractor safety documents are produced and available on site, relevant and in accordance with best practice and current legislation.
• Advise/assist the site/project management team in drafting and communicating method statements for high risk activities.
• Support the site management in ensuring the records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment.
• Assist in incident/accident investigation reporting and filing Accompany (when on site) any Inspector from the HSA on a site inspection.
• Advise on personal protection equipment required by employees.
• Serve as representative at site meetings when requested.
• Organise and chair the site safety meetings in conjunction with senior site management.
• Manage the tool box schedule for the project including attendance records.
• Compile and communicate site emergency plans in conjunction with the site management team.
• Advise site management on the first aid requirements for each project.
• Give advice to site management on training requirements for each project.
• Inform and assist site management on the preparation of the safety file for handover to the client at the end of the project.
• Comply with company policy on matters of confidentiality and disclosure of information.
• Furnish safety reports to head office as required.
• Comply with other reasonable request from senior management on matters of safety not to the detriment of the core duties.
• Ensure compliance and promote good work practices in relation to health, safety and welfare management system.

Candidate profile
• Must have at least 3-5 years experience in a similar role in the construction industry.
• The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
• Effective time management skills
• Strong report writing skills and the ability to solve problems
• The ideal candidate will be an instructor in manual handling, abrasive wheel and safety harness

If you are interested in this role please send a CV to (url removed) or Call Stephen on (phone number removed).

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