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Health and Safety Assistant

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  • Yate, Gloucestershire, England
  • Permanent,
  • FMCG,
  • HSBH
  • 02/07/2024
Job description

We are currently recruiting for a permanent role for a Health, Safety & Environment Assistant

Shifts:  8.30-16.45

Pay Rate- £30,000.00

The core role of the Health, Safety & Environment Assistant is to assist the Health, Safety & Environment Manager to manage the businesses compliance with statutory Health, Safety and Environmental obligations.

Essential Job Functions/ Responsibilities

• Assist the review and development of various risk assessments, including PUWER, work at height, manual handling and COSHH assessments.

• Maintain the First Aid register, ensuring First Aid equipment is adequately stocked.

• Conduct HSE inductions for new starters, include company policies and procedures.

• Assist with development of, and maintain health, safety and environmental documentation to identify and respond to emerging legislation relevant to site activities.

• Implement processes and systems to improve the health, safety and environmental culture.

• Assist with all health, safety and environmental issues, ensuring that all company procedures are adhered to and communicated to relevant personnel.

• Assist with HSE accident or incident investigation and review processes, ensuring that actions are completed within timescales.

• Collation of monthly HSE KPI statistics and communication to relevant parties.

• To maintain HSE documentation, ensuring that it is reviewed, and changes communicated appropriately.

• Advise and support the management team on all health, safety and environmental issues.

• Conduct internal audits to ensure that all compliance is up to date and standards maintained. Ensure that corrective actions from these internal audits are recorded, actioned and closed.

• Source and maintain availability of PPE stocks.

• Organise internal health, safety and environmental training of personnel.

• Conduct DSE assessments.

• Support pregnancy risk assessment process.

• To perform other duties as directed by HSE Manager.

Essential Skill Requirements

IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent

NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent desirable

Internal audit trained desirable

Successful candidates will be a pro-active team worker, liaising and co-operating with all members of staff. Operate within the confines of company policy and procedure requirements, including integrity and confidentiality in respect of the business. Abide by health and safety legislation in respect of yourself and others.

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