Our client a leading Main Contractor based in Sheffield are seeking a H&S Advisor to join them on a permanent basis.
As a member of the project team you'll be reporting to the Regional Health and Safety Manager, you will be responsible for providing support to the project management team, staff, SRM foreman, site operatives and sub-contractor personnel, foreman and operatives, in order to ensure the effective management of Safety and Health through both the pre-construction and construction phases of the project. You will be responsible for providing advice and guidance on all matters relating to Safety and Health.
Responsibilities of the Health and Safety Advisor include, but are not limited to:
Provide guidance and advice to project management on compliance with H&S legislation, providing a source of advice and information to all working on the project
Assist in the preparation and maintenance of the Construction Phase Plan and other H&S project documentation including the Fall Prevention Plan, Fire Safety Plans and Fire Risk Assessments, Traffic Management Plan & the Emergency Response Plan/Emergency Preparedness Plan.
Guide the project management in the implementation of the Company H&S Procedures and bring to the attention of project management and Regional Health and Safety Advisor any perceived deficiencies
Assist project management in the identification of training requirements and where able to, support and provide training
Provide advice and where necessary assist in the review of subcontractor's Method Statements:
Prepare and compile a monthly report for the Regional Health & Safety Manager covering H&S and other significant issues and to report back on the management performance together with any recommendations for improvements.
Undertake site inspections, audits, surveillances and tours to promote accident prevention/health promotion and to monitor H&S performance of both the clients & sub-contractors in accordance with the Construction Phase Health and Safety Plan and approved Method Statements and Risk Assessments
Excellent working knowledge and understanding of current Health and Safety Legislation and to keep up to date with legislative changes.
The ability to demonstrate the understanding and the application of conducting workplace risk assessment as recognised by the HSE.
The ability to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the application of health and safety legislation and applicable standards to ensure compliance .
Must be an outstanding leader and able to lead by example.