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Health and Safety Manager


Tyne and Wear





Health and Safety


Company Description

Our client is a market leader in their sector. As part of this growth they are now looking for a motivated Health and Safety Manager who is looking to grasp an outstanding career opportunity, and help a business grow and improve.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture throughout the business.
  • Develop a program of work to include health and safety audits using iAuditor, inspections and assessments of all company assets.
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to managers, employees about client Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Reviewing and update H&S policies and procedures in line with any legislative changes.
  • Carry out investigations of incidents, accidents throughout the company to ensure lessons are learnt, action is taken and that we take steps to prevent reoccurrence and mitigate risk.
  • Maintain all relevant paperwork for all accidents and incidents. Providing reports and feedback to senior leadership.
  • Provide support and advice to all areas of the business. Organising risk assessments and ensuring that appropriate levels of concern and action is taken in a timely manner.
  • Identify training needs for employees for all activities and equipment used throughout the business.
  • Identify shortcoming on the implementation of health and safety legislation in the business and maintain the legal register.
  • Carry out and clearly record detailed investigations of reportable accidents / incidents.
  • Attend all H&S meetings and H&S Committee meetings, providing advice, interpretation on standard, legislation and procedures. This includes management summaries of compliance against applicable legislation.
  • Develop and maintain H&S guidance notes, policies and procedures in line with 45001 and integrate with ISO9001.
  • Maintain H&S department records.
  • Manage the factory TPM system and liaise with the Head of Production that new equipment is included and that statutory inspections and servicing take place.

The Person

  • Relevant qualifications such as NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ L5 / NEBOSH Health Safety and Wellbeing certificate or equivalent.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Proven experience of risk assessments, incident reporting and investigation, safety auditing, RIDDOR and COSHH.
  • Familiar with specific health and safety standards including ISO and internal audit qualifications.
  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant legislation applicable to health and safety with specialist knowledge in manufacturing.
  • Previous similar professional health and safety experience, ideally in a manufacturing environment.

The Benefits

  • Excellent salary.
  • Day shift role.
  • Opportunity to work between different sites

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