Health And Safety Manager

Full Time

Sterling Recruitment Services have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager to join our client in Newton Aycliffe.

The Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for the Health & Safety of all sites and employees across the Group, ensuring all legal compliance is met and guaranteeing regulations to minimise any risk of injury, maintaining duty of care to all employees and visitors.

Ensure the Group and all subsidiary companies comply with all relevant Health & Safety (H&S) legislation
Keep up to date with any changes or issuing of new H&S legislation by use of the internet, publications, subscriptions and external training courses
Develop and maintain systems of H&S Management in line with HSG 65, ensuring the company H&S & Fire policies are current and reviewed on a regular basis
Maintain accident/injury/incident records for use within the company
Report any accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences as required by RIDDOR
Investigate all accidents/injuries/incidents with departmental managers and identify ways of preventing a reoccurrence
Liaise with all levels of employees to ensure that H&S issues are dealt with promptly and satisfactorily
Liaise with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), local authority, fire authority and insurance loss adjusters in the event of any inspection, accident or claim
Liaise with Durham County Council in obtaining and maintaining relevant environmental & process permits
Implement and document Risk Assessments as required, these to include fire, manual handling, DSE, vibration, noise, machinery, COSHH, and any other ad-hoc cases
Provide Risk Assessments/Method statements for off-site work for Danesmoor Group Ltd and all subsidiary companies
Maintain and update CHAS, Constructionline, SMAS & Sedex accreditations
Obtain costs and arrange LEV yearly inspections as required by COSSH
Obtain costs and arrange noise, dust, vibration testing as determined by risk assessments or the various regulations
Identify, advise, & assist the HR Dept in safety related training and medical issues
Provide guidance on the choice and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
Attend and advise the various H&S committees throughout the company
Ensure company compliance with the Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE ) Regulations and collate and submit the weights to Weecare Plc on a quarterly/yearly basis
Liaise with the Environment agency on any waste or health issues as well any audits for Packaging, WEEE or REACH Regulations
Update the Group HR Manager on a monthly basis of routine H&S activity.

Specific Experience, knowledge and qualifications
Sound knowledge of company operations, organisation and interfaces.
Good working knowledge of safety legislation.
Formal safety management qualification; IOSH managing safely as a minimum, early progression on to NEBOSH General Certificate, long term NEBOSH Diploma

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  • Salary £38,000 - £40,000
  • Location Newton Aycliffe
  • Hours 40
  • Deadline May 14, 2023
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