Health & Safety Advisor/Coordinator
Duration: 8-10 months contract
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
August 2020 start date
We have an opportunity for a very high calibre Health & Safety Advisor to join our client on a large Energy from Waste plant close to Edinburgh. You will be responsible for reviewing and updating risk assessments e.g. Transport, COSHH, and Workplace, internal Health & Safety Audits, inspections and Safety walks.You will also assist with internal & external audits to ensure that all relevant information is provided whilst ensuring corrective and preventative actions are closed off within the allocated time frames. The HSE Advisor must be able to speak Fluent English, and be able to speak either Slovakian, Czech or Polish languages.
Skills & knowledge required:
The ability to work independently, prioritise and manage workflows.
Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills are essential.
The ability to establish a rapport with all levels of management and safety representatives.
Able to carry out effective investigations, audits, inspections and compile reports and recommendations as appropriate.
To carry out audits of safe working procedures. Be able to write permits.
Monitoring legislative and policy changes and their impact on our organisation its members and the industry as a whole
Assist in keeping all site activities in line with Covid-19 government guidlines.
Providing a significant daily presence within the factory environment to ensure the workforce have a recognisable point of contact for health & safety concerns.
PC literate with a good level of spreadsheet knowledge.
Strong ability to influence others.
Ability to understand the key issues in complex situations.
Be able to show initiative and innovate.
Ability to work to deadlines, prioritize workload and meet targets.
Strong organisational skills.
NEBOSH Certificate is essential, with IOSH a desirable.
If you are interested in this role then please contact me on (url removed) or (phone number removed).
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