Health & Safety Graduate/Officer

Role and Responsibilities

Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are hiring a Health & Safety Graduate/Officer for our client, a very well-known Large Main Contractor in Cork and the successful candidate will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of Health & Safety.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

Your Responsibilities

  • Conducting regular, formal site audits and carrying out inspections as directed in the Safety Management System
  • Ensuring that record of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment
  • Delivering and completing statutory notifications to the Health & Safety Authority for the project and all incident / accident reporting and to conduct inspector site visits as required by the Health & Safety Authority
  • Delivering Health & Safety induction program for new employees or contractors working on site
  • Managing and making recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment required for all Employees
  • Assisting Site Management in compiling cost records and forecasts for all issues associated with Health & Safety including, but not limited to, contra charges, training, purchases, etc
  • Serving as company representative at Site meetings;
  • Organizing and chairing the Safety Meetings for Sub-Contractors personnel
  • Ensuring sub-contractor safety statement’s and required Method statement are available on site and assess sub-contractor statements and method statements, assisting where required
  • Advising / assisting Site Management in drafting and communicating Method Statements
  • Compiling, updating and communicating site Emergency Plans
  • Conducting preliminary accident investigations and statutory notifications, while keeping Group Safety Officer updated
  • Making sure First aid is available, that an adequate quantity of First Aid supplies is in stock and that all relevant Certs are updated
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.

What you need to have

  • Health and Safety Degree is essential
  • With 1-2 years experience
    Previous experience managing safety on site
  • Excellent communication, leadership, training and presentation skills
  • Experience in the construction industry
  • Experience with Irish or UK contracts

What you get in return

  • Excellent working environment
  • Latest available training to assist you in your role
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company vehicle or fuel allowance
  • Work for a well structured and supported organisation that prides itself on delivery of service and customer satisfaction.