Health and Safety Manager - Manufacturing

South East England

Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
Packaging, Printing, Printing - Screen Printing, Printing - Wide Format
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

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SOUTH EAST (Please contact me for further location details)

£OPEN (Depending On Experience) + Pension + 20 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (Increasing with length of service)

Hours of Work - Monday To Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

Our client is one of the leading Signage and Bespoke Fabrication companies based in the South East. They work with some of the largest brands both in the UK and worldwide offering a bespoke signage solution.

They are now looking to recruit a Health and Safety Manager to join their team. Experience within a Signage manufacturer would be of an advantage however is not essential, the chosen candidate will need at least 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.

Role / Responsibilities / Requirements:

  • Degree \ HNC level of education, Minimum NEBOSH Qualitied.
  • Responsibility for supporting the company's Health & Safety Management System.
  • Providing specialist advice on strategy for Health & Safety ensuring compliance requirements are highlighted and the company is made aware of changes to Health & Safety legislation. Work with the Management team on setting goals and objectives for year on year improvement.
  • Maintenance and on-going administration of the companies Health & Safety Data Base detailing, policy, responsibilities, accidents and incidents, Risk Assessments, legislation documents, COSSH File, Reports, Procedures and all relevant Health & Safety documentation.
  • Maintain register for Accidents & Incidents complete accident & incident reports where applicable and submission of RIDDOR reports to the contact centre as and when required.
  • Carry out trend analysis for accidents and incidents to drive continuous improvement activities.
  • Work with third party support to ensure system meets all legislative requirements and that the system is fully operational.
  • Fire Alarm Testing and Evacuation drills are performed routinely in conjunction with the landlords fire drill regime.
  • Ensure routine inspection of system, detectors and emergency lighting is performed by third party.
  • Fire Extinguisher replenishment by third party.
  • Assist Management in risk assessment for the control of equipment and activities within their respective areas. Ensuring that Risk Assessments are performed and reviewed routinely and action items worked on.
  • Report to Senior Management any areas of high risk and non-completion of agreed action items.
  • Work with Management team and departments to review and establish safe systems of work.
  • Organise and oversee compliance testing and inspections:-Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) annually.
  • Factory electrical certification 3 yearly.
  • Thorough examination of lifting equipment and pressure vessels 6 monthly.
  • Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) systems yearly.
  • Modifications to electrical system on site are certified as and when required.
  • Submit the companies yearly Safe Contractor accreditation files in advance of the renewal.
  • Organise and oversee occupational hygiene activities on site:- Air Sampling, Noise Assessments, Vibration Monitoring.

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