Health and Safety Officer

Job Purpose

Health and Safety Officer required for a busy retail company with its head office in West Dublin

The ideal candidate will (among other things):

  • Have a minimum of a third level diploma qualification in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Have a minimum of 3 years experience working as a Health and Safety officer in a face paced environment
  • Be competent in conducting Health and Safety inspections, in order to ensure that the company is meeting all legislative and system requirements
  • Be responsible for monitoring and enforcing the use of safe systems of work including Personal Protective Equipment as necessary
  • Be capable of drafting safety statements and be able to advise and implement compliance in matters of Health and Safety in stores in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions
  • Support the review and development of method statements, risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • Be capable of delivering Health and Safety / Covid-19 induction programmes for new employees
  • Support site teams and departments in the investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents as required ensuring any learning points are communicated
  • Assist with the identification of H&S training needs for the company
  • Deliver and complete statutory notifications to the HSAI etc. for incidents/ accident reporting
  • Assist in the development and implementation of behavioural safety programmes
  • Work as a member of a the team in helping to implement and carry out all company working practices as well as Health, Safety and Environmental procedures
  • Have excellent leadership, communication, training and presentation skills
  • Have excellent computer skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft office
  • Be highly organised in the filing of all the company's Health and Safety data
  • Be proactive with a can do attitude and have the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Be flexible to the needs of the company
  • This role provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to take ownership of their own development and to be part of a big team with a busy Irish retail company

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV to us without delay with interviewing due to commence at the end of January.

An accompanying cover letter stating why you feel you would be a good candidate for this position is desirable with your CV.

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