Health & Safety Advisor

Shirley Parsons
£30k - 35k per year
Closing date
8 Oct 2021

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Food & Drink
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We are currently working with a leading retail organisation who are looking to appoint a Health & Safety Advisor to support regionally across the Midlands and South of England. The main purpose of the role is to promote and develop health & safety within the organisation and to support the Health & Safety Manager, with the opportunity to gain multi-sector experience including food retail, childcare, etc.

The Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for:

  • Investigate all accidents reported and ensure the risk of recurrence is minimised
  • Develop managers ability and understanding of health & safety law, best practice, policy and procedures, and risk assessments
  • Coaching and training to improve staff understanding of health & safety, improving the culture
  • Communicate health & safety policies via written procedures, leaflets, posters, presentations, and training courses
  • Support health & safety framework in order to reach required standards relating to Risk Assessments – fire safety, first aid, COSHH, DSE and manual handling

The ideal Health & Safety Advisor requires:

  • Three to four years of experience in a Health & Safety role in the retail sector, with any experience in food retail, nurseries or childcare being advantageous
  • NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety is essential
  • NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is desirable
  • Technical Member of IOSH as a minimum

Reference: EB16137

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