Based within the Highways/Construction team of our clients large organisation based in York, the role will manage occupational Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality across the business including the depots and operational work sites ensuring that the company’s Health & Safety management system remains appropriate to its activities and compliant with legislative requirements.

The role will involve developing excellent working relationships with managers and staff alike, as you review, consult over and redraft operational risk assessments and procedures and recommend improved safety processes and safe systems of work. with authority to either take direct action or escalate non-compliance to reduce risks as appropriate.

In this role:

  • You will help promote a positive culture in H&S across the organisation. Toolbox talks, Workplace Inspections etc.
  • Take a ‘hands on’ lead in producing and disseminating health and safety communications you will deliver through your knowledge of best practice,
  • Reviewing incidents, complete inspections, audits and reviews to ensure the company is working compliantly and safely.

You must be knowledgeable in all things H&S, either holding or studying towards a qualification in an appropriate H&S discipline or through having significant, demonstratable, experience in a H&S role. You will also be able to produce relevant and engaging H&S communications alongside interpreting and interrogating data to complete thorough and compliant inspections.

To apply, please email your CV (with reference details) or ring us on 01904 554234 for an application form or for more information.

Please make sure your CV has contact details of two referees – including your most recent employer (and that your referees know you are applying).

Regrettably we are unable to respond to every application we receive.

To apply for this vacancy you must be able to work in the United Kingdom.


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