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Health and Safety Advisor

  • Salary: £274 - £325 per day
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Health & Safety
  • Job reference: BBBH384821

Job description

Project Health and Safety Advisor - construction - Reading - 12 month contract with potential for longer - £275-£325 per day - based on site fulltime.

Key responsibilities
* On a day to day basis provide guidance and advice to the business on compliance with statutory requirements and company standards using Guidance and Observation visits
* To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holders area of expertise, through discussion with the SHE Manager, and others where appropriate
* Undertaking risk assessments relating to SHE.
* Proactively working with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that SHE is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
* Assisting the business with the implementation of the OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001
* Highlighting areas where poor practice and/or significant risk have occurred.
* Investigating incidents and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
* Liaising with enforcing authorities as necessary
* Working with senior managers and/or directors on the development and implementation of strategies for improvement
* Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry through regular reading of journals and relevant website/ site visits
* Raise awareness on SHE and sustainability issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.

* NEBOSH Construction/general cert (minimum)
* NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ L5 in OHAS (desired)
* Relevant experience of working as part of a construction team
* Up to date knowledge of UK legislation in relation to SHE Operation of an OHSAS 18001 and/or ISO 14001 based system
* Relevant construction sector experience

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