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Health & Safety Advisor

Ref no. BHN544778
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary



Health & Safety Advisor

Key skills required for this role

NEBOSH, Health and safety, CDM regulations, Legislation, COSHH, Risk assessment,


NEBOSH, Health and safety, CDM regulations, Legislation, COSHH, Risk assessment

Job description

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Auditing / Inspection
  • Incident Management & Investigation
  • HSE Legislation
  • CDM Regulations
  • Management System Standards
  • Industrial Services Sector
  • Improvement Planning
  • Coaching / Training Skills
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (Essential)
  • Member of IOSH (Tech / Graduate Status) - (Essential)

  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate (Desirable)
  • Environmental Qualification (Desirable)
  • CDM/ Pre-construction H&S Qualification (Desirable)

Onsite HSE support for the Bilfinger UK HSE function ensuring that all elements of the Company HSE Management System are adhered to whilst promoting and developing a strong HSE culture by:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing HSE support to specific B-UK operational sites ensuring that contractual HSE requirements and associated HSE Plans are effectively communicated and implemented, ensuring that contract and business HSE objectives are met
  • Supporting preparation of required contractual HSE Documentation
  • To provide support and guidance to those who act in CDM specific roles of Client, Principal Designer, Designer, Principal Contractor and Contractor as they affect construction projects undertaken by the organisation to ensure compliance with CDM 2015.
  • Supporting on site incident investigations to ensure a root cause and preventative / corrective actions are identified and that all information is suitably collated within the Company Incident Management System - 'ACTIVE'
  • Supporting effective follow up and close out of all corrective actions as a result of incidents, audits, inspections and observations.
  • Promoting the use of proactive safety tools, such as PASTA, Safe Cards and Peer Audits and provide mentoring in the use of as required
  • Conducting audits and inspections of various work processes as required
  • Committed to continuous professional development through training, support and on site mentoring
  • Disseminating HSE experience and knowledge within operational work sites
  • Being a key onsite focal point for HSE, supporting operational team members, ensuring standards are maintained and best practice is applied
  • Engaging with and developing relationships with Client HSE teams and stakeholders on site
  • Supporting onsite Operational Management to enable them to take ownership and deliver HSE 'through the line'
  • To stop any operational process where unsafe working practices are being carried out and advise concerned personnel of the appropriate action
  • To report on any deficiencies or urgent matters relating to HSE matters or potential breaches in legislation

  • Identify and monitor issues, create new ideas and keep abreast of innovations in the industry to enable:
  • Improvements to the products and services to be communicated to the Operational and HSE Managements teams for implementation
  • Delivery of exceptional health, safety and environmental performance

  • Routine Duties:
  • Participate, review and assist with the development of Risk Assessments
  • Ensure all hazardous substances used are subject to a COSHH risk assessment and that the Company 'Sypol' system is maintained, understood and implemented
  • Supporting and participating in emergency response planning and training exercises
  • Being visible onsite and completing regular HSE inspections whilst engaging in safety conversations with the onsite personnel
  • Assisting with D&A testing processes as required
  • Delivery of Company HSE Induction to new starters and refresher training to existing personnel where appropriate
  • Reporting areas of concern or potential opportunities for improvement to the HSE Director / HSE Manager
  • Delivering HSE briefings via TBT or similar as directed by the HSE Manager
  • Conducting TBT briefings to onsite personnel as directed by the Operational and HSE Management Team
  • Providing guidance and advice on matters relating to HSE to onsite personnel
  • Assist in developing, promoting and monitoring compliance with HSE performance indicators
  • Develop and contribute towards the continual improvement of the HSE culture and delivery of the 'Safety Works' programme
  • Deliver HSE training as required

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