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Health and Safety Officer

Location Ballymena
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 22 days ago
Start date ASAP
Contact email Lidia Fila
Job ref Hso/BO/2023_1694446788

Job description

Job Overview:

Staffline Recruitment is currently offering Helth and Safety Office pemanent role for our Client based in Ballymena.

Main Duties / Responsibilities:

· Development and implementation of policies, procedures and safe systems of work in all areas of the business and communication of same.

· Work with the Production Management team to develop a positive business culture and behaviour towards HSE, involving all employees with emphasis on risk assessment, preventative / corrective actions, accident investigation and PPE adherence - with the aim to minimize accidents and incidents.

· Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental law and best practice on an ongoing basis.

· Provide regular written reports, measurement and reporting of KPIs, guidance and advice to senior management.

· Undertake regular inspections and audits to an agreed schedule, and actively manage, participate and report on safety meetings to review, coordinate and audit HSE performance and practices.

· Increase and maintain employee and contractor awareness of HSE issues.

· Manage and develop risk assessment program and associated corrective action reviews, and assist with the completion of risk assessments and with creating, documenting, updating and implementing safe working procedures.

· Deliver training sessions on relevant HSE aspects & work with the Human Resources Officer to ensure training records are maintained.

· Ensure the proper management, corrective and preventive actions for accidents and near misses, dangerous occurrences and occupational health issues, analysing trends and root causes.

· Liaison with local authorities, e.g. HSE(NI), Mid & East Antrim Council and also Company Insurers in respect of compliance issues and claims.

· Undertake any other function or duties consistent with the effective execution of this role


Demonstrable post graduate experience in a health and safety / environmental role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Experience of health, safety and environmental management systems.

Experience in delivering presentations/training sessions.

Be able to demonstrate a drive and passion for improvement of HSE systems while positively influencing company culture working with established team members.

Strong communication skills - both written and verbal.

Competent in use of Microsoft Office programs.

Good working Knowledge of ISO45001 & ISO14001.


Third level qualification in a relevant Health & Safety / Environmental discipline.

NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent.

Demonstrated continual professional development; keeping up to date with new Health and Safety legislation.

Broad understanding and experience of Health, Safety and Environmental Legislation and Codes of Practice.

Hours of work (flexible):

Mon - Thu: 7.00am - 5.15pm (4 day working week)


Mon - Thu: 8.00am - 5.00pm

Fri: 8:00 - 1:00pm



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