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Health & Safety Manager - Infrastructure/Rail/M&E

  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + working from home/flex working per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Recruitment
  • Contact: Louise Gapp
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 December 2021
  • Job Ref: CGHSM_1636565319

We are looking for a passionate and pro-active Health & Safety Manager to work for a forward thinking engineering/infrastructure and M&E organisation. You will be responsible for providing robust health and safety advice and support to both external project sites and internal office locations, creating an ethos of collaboration and shared purpose between the Safe, Sustainability, Wellbeing function. You will have a rail, transport or infrastructure background and proven understanding of electrical and mechanical standards.

Key Areas -

*Support to deliver and embed a Safe, Sustainability and Wellbeing Strategy
*Promote the vision and values to internal and external stakeholders of Safe, Sustainability and Wellbeing
*Ensure compliance with all legislation regarding health and safety is maintained
*Work to deliver continuous improvement within the function
*Ensure health and safety processes and procedures are implemented, ensuring alignment with current legislation
*Provide support, guidance and advice to office and site location on health and safety matters, in-line with H&S Policies and Procedures
*Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are correctly reported and support is provided to investigations in accordance with policies and procedures
*Ensure all health and safety lessons learnt are communicated to the team/wider business
*Ensure that all H&S reporting requirements are accurately provided to the Head of SSW
*Conduct site safety inspections and audits, ensuring any action plans implemented have been communicated with the Project Manager/s and subsequently implemented on site
*Conduct regular reviews on corrective actions arising from incidents, inspections and audits
* Support internal and external audits programmes
* Complete site health and safety inspections
* Provide technical assistance both to Project Managers and the Head of SSW
* Conduct Toolbox Talks, brief safety alerts, assist in Client & Tier 1 briefings
* Attend and provide health and safety input at Project Meetings
* Working and proven understanding of health and safety legislation
* Working knowledge of ISO 45001

Essential Skills
*Previous experience as a Health and Safety Advisor with a M&E/construction organisation.
*Experience in carrying out accident and incident investigations
*Experience of implementing Policies and Procedures