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Health and Safety Manager

Our Client is seeking to recruit a Health and Safety Manager for their Manufacturing Operation based in Kildare. The company is involved in the Food Manufacturing Sector. Duties will include:
To promote good health, safety and environmental practices throughout the site.
Ensure that Fire Plans and Fire Risk Assessments and Business continuity plans are produced and kept up to date to reflect changes in personnel or process.
Develop and monitor Risk Assessments and make recommendations to ensure a safe effective work place.
Review and update safety statement.
Conduct daily COVID-19 audits.
Conduct GA1 checks on all ladders, steps and podiums.
Review and develop health and safety procedures in keeping with best practice and company Policy.
Maintain a record of accident, analyse trends and take remedial action where necessary to improve or reduce accidents /injuries.
Investigate accidents or near-misses. Prepare accident reports including recommendations to prevent recurrence.
Liaising with head office regarding any accidents or dangerous occurrences
Liaising with relevant authorities and bodies such as the HSA etc as necessary
Report Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences in line with RIDDOR reporting.
Ensuring all contractors, third parties and visitors are compliant with H&S requirements of the site
Conducting internal audits and ensuring the site is audit ready at all times.
Assist and support operational managers in the preparation of risk assessments and safe working procedure.
Identify opportunities for continuous health, safety and environmental improvement.
Conduct health and safety induction training.
Identifying site H&S training needs and deliver training sessions for employees and management as required.
Required Skills/Experience
Must have a recognised health and safety qualification.
Sound knowledge of H&S legislation, policies and procedures.
Two years H&S Management Experience
Ability to produce Monthly KPI Reports.
Ability to create a positive and safe environment for the site.
Work as part of the site leadership team.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Working knowledge of MS Office applications.
Previous experience in the food manufacturing sector is beneficial but not essential.
Train the trainer qualification (training delivery and evaluation).
Manual Handling Instructor and Forklift Instructor qualifications would be beneficial.
Attractive Salary package available for suitably qualified candidate.
CV to angela@shorttrecruitment.ie or phone: 0578661600