Health & Safety Advisor

  • Contract
  • Darlington, United Kingdom
  • £16 per hour

Health & Safety Advisor
A client of mine in Darlington is looking for a Health & Safety Advisor to join their team for a period of 4 months to provide comprehensive health and safety advice and guidance as allocated by the Health and Safety Manager and to assist in the implementation of statutory regulations as directed by the Health and Safety Manager.

Qualifications & Education
NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ Level 5 in Occupational Health and Safety Practice (or equivalent)
Degree or equivalent in technical or scientific subject.
NEBOSH Construction Certificate or equivalent
Level 3 Award in Education or Training
Chartered Membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health or equivalent including Certified Membership of Association of Project Safety or to obtain within a reasonable time

Experience & Knowledge
Approx. 3 years’ experience of working in a health and safety practitioner role
Detailed and up-to-date working knowledge and practical experience implementing health and safety legislation and management systems.
Detailed knowledge of audit systems and practical experience in undertaking health and safety audits and inspections
Practical experience in carrying out incident investigations and root cause analysis.
Experience in developing and implementing health and safety policies and arrangements.
Experience of producing health and safety reports and procedures including statistical analysis.
Knowledge of :-
Leisure industry related health and safety standards.
Highways and construction related health and safety standards.
Practical implementation of the CDM regulations
Key issues regarding management of health and safety in schools.
Social care related health and safety standards.
Contractor competence assessment and monitoring.
Auditing to OHSAS 18001/ ISO 45001
Undertaking incident investigations to defend insurance claims including evidence giving in court.
Local government Health and Safety Advisor role.
Working with Trade Unions and safety representatives.

Please note this role falls inside IR35.

To apply for this position please submit your up to date CV via email kotton@strideresourcing.com or contact Karen Otton on 02392 314795.

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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