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Environmental Health & Safety Advisor

Environmental Health & Safety Advisor

About the Employer:

Our client, a facilities management company, is currently recruiting an enthusiastic and reliable Environmental, Health & Safety Advisor to provide Health & Safety services both on client sites and in-house.

As an EHS Advisor, your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert advice on environmental health and safety to company clients
  • Conducting site health and safety inspections and production of reports
  • Preparing and implementing site emergency preparedness and response plan(s)
  • Developing and administering procedures (including safety statement, risk assessments and associated safety / environmental management system documentation) to ensure compliance with Environmental Health and Safety legislative and other requirements (including ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001)
  • Conducting and reviewing risk assessments and monitoring the implementation of control measures
  • Assisting with health promotion & safety awareness campaigns
  • Ensuring contractor safety management arrangements are established and implemented across all applicable locations;
  • Completing VDU / DSE workstation assessments and reports
  • Maintaining systems of auditing and in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation, Codes of Safety Practice and internal / site based policies and procedures
  • Investigating and formal recording and reporting of accidents or incidents onsite
  • Taking a leading role in safety groups and communications forums where health and safety matters are discussed
  • Maintaining records and systems necessary to fulfill health and safety policy requirements including those containing confidential information
  • Advising on and implementing occupational health requirements
  • Developing and delivering information and training to staff / clients in core safety subjects and also specialist health and safety areas
  • Providing advice regarding staff environmental health and safety training and competency requirements to the client(s)
  • Organising and delivering a variety of training courses to managers and staff within the organisation covering such topics as; Health and Safety for managers and supervisors, risk assessment, hazardous substances, display screen equipment, office safety and fire safety
  • Producing professional reports to management as required relating to matters of health and safety management
  • Developing in-house communications/ publications on topical EH&S matters
  • Promoting EHS standards throughout the company

The Successful Candidate:

  • You have a Degree in Environmental Health & Safety
  • You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar EHS position
  • You have an excellent working knowledge of ISO14001
  • You have a full clean drivers licence and access to your own vehicle
  • You have experience with VDU/DSE assessments
  • You have experience of PSDP or PSCS

For further information or if you wish to apply for the position of EHS Advisor please send your CV in word format to kyela@achievers.ie

 

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