Health & Safety Advisor

Contact Aimee Burke
  • Salary: €35,000-45,000
  • Location: LeinsterIrelandDublin
  • Sector: Construction & CivilsMission Critical

Our client, a prestigious Main Contractor are seeking an Intermediate Health & Safety Advisor for a large scale project based in Dublin. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing and mitigating risks, implementing safety measures, and promoting a safe working environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Site Safety:
    • Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify safety hazards and potential risks.
    • Develop and enforce safety policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure compliance with local and national regulations.
  2. Risk Assessment:
    • Analyze construction activities to identify potential hazards and assess risks.
    • Develop risk assessment reports and implement strategies to minimize or eliminate risks.
  3. Training and Education:
    • Provide safety training and orientation for all personnel, including workers, contractors, and subcontractors.
    • Ensure that workers are informed about safety protocols and best practices.
  4. Incident Management:
    • Investigate accidents, incidents, and near misses on construction sites.
    • Prepare incident reports, document findings, and recommend corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  5. Emergency Preparedness:
    • Develop and maintain emergency response plans for construction sites.
    • Conduct drills and simulations to ensure that workers are prepared for emergency situations.
  6. Safety Compliance:
    • Stay current with relevant health and safety regulations and industry best practices.
    • Ensure that the construction site complies with all applicable laws and standards.
  7. Safety Equipment and Gear:
    • Ensure the availability and proper use of safety equipment, such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and fall protection devices.
    • Oversee the maintenance and inspection of safety gear.
  8. Communication:
    • Promote a culture of safety by conducting safety meetings and toolbox talks.
    • Provide safety reports and updates to project managers and site supervisors.
  9. Record Keeping:
    • Maintain comprehensive records of safety inspections, incidents, training, and safety-related documentation.
  10. Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify areas for improvement and work on enhancing safety procedures and protocols.
    • Collaborate with project teams to implement safety improvements.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, environmental science, or a related field.
  • Relevant certification in health and safety, such as NEBOSH or OSHA.
  • Proven experience in health and safety management, with a focus on construction sites.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction safety regulations and industry standards.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to influence and engage all levels of personnel in safety initiatives.
  • Proficiency in using safety management software and tools.
  • High attention to detail and a commitment to a safety-first mindset.

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