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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Salary: £400 - 450 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Health and Safety, Rail
  • Contact: Chris Quinlan
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 242 0303
  • Expiry Date: 29 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 402496CQN

Health and Safety Advisor - Beckton, Essex - 3 month contract (outside IR35 assessment available) - construction/rail project

To support the Project Manager in the delivery of project Health, Safety and Environmental objectives by:
- Overseeing the management of health, safety, quality and sustainability systems
- Assisting in the production of project documentation such as the Project Management Plan
- Overseeing local initiative to improve health, safety, quality and sustainability performance
- Ensuring effective implementation of health and safety policies pertaining to the projects for which they are responsible
- Advising project management on the state of health & safety and environmental issues within the business and of any concerns identified locally and promoting good practice relating to health & safety management
- Agreeing with the Project Manager an action list - identifying key stages in the procurement and construction process that will require the Safety Advisor’s input/attendance
- Assisting in the investigation and reporting of accidents, incidents and non-conformances and making recommendations for corrective action
- Developing and implementing local and plc wide initiatives designed to improve occupational health & safety, quality and sustainability performance and bring about cultural change
- Encouraging and monitoring the setting and development of project based objectives and targets. These targets are to be project specific whilst being aligned with, and supporting, the business objectives and strategy
- Assisting in the review and agreement process of method statements where there is a significant risk to safety and environmental
- Undertaking compliance audits of the IMS, with the assistance of trained staff
- Delivering Training and Awareness programmes for staff
- Liaising with statutory bodies as appropriate

Grad/Chartered Membership of IOSH
Experience of hands-on advising on health and safety on construction/rail projects