• Full Time
  • UK

Overview

Currie & Brown is currently looking for a deputy health and safety advisor for our Weybridge site. The successful candidate will support the Weybridge site health and safety manager to ensure compliance with all aspects of health and safety legislation and best practice at the Weybridge site.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Deputising for the Weybridge site health and safety manager
  • Dealing with general health and safety enquiries and investigating concerns raised by employees and contractors, and taking action accordingly
  • Carrying out site inspections, audits, observations of the health and safety arrangements of contractors and sub-contractors to ensure construction work is carried out in accordance with company policies and the relevant statutory provisions
  • Exercising the necessary authority through management to halt work where necessary to prevent potential health and safety risks or legislative breaches from occurring
  • Reviewing and advising on method statement and risk assessments both internally and from the supply chain and reviewing any high-risk activities
  • Carrying out investigation of all incidents, accidents and near misses, producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement
  • Producing and promoting lessons learnt as appropriate
  • Developing and delivering training courses or toolbox talks as required
  • Producing standards and guidance documents in relation to management of contractors
  • Assisting the assurance function with the implementation of ISO 45001
  • Participating in a variety of safety committees to contribute towards the development of general site-wide safety management policies and objectives
  • Supporting the Covid-19 management and control response
  • Undertaking any other health and safety responsibilities as required by the role
  • Requirements:

  • A degree or equivalent in a technical or safety-related subject such as the NEBOSH general certificate in occupational safety and health or NEBOSH national certificate in construction safety and health
  • Significant knowledge and experience of practical implementation of UK health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance, including CDM, COSHH, PUWER, LOLER, etc
  • Chartered member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health preferable
  • Extensive experience of carrying out site audits and monitoring in the construction/maintenance environment
  • Experience in leading accident and incident investigations and analysis of root causes
  • Extensive experience of undertaking and reviewing risk assessments
  • Experience in preparing and delivering health and safety presentations to staff and contractors
  • Understanding and working knowledge of ISO 14001 certification standards
  • Good and accurate communication skills across a wide range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of a safety management role in a large/complex/high value/high-risk site, eg COMAH or similar for example high containment, nuclear, hospital, university science/medical, pharma desirable
  • Proactive, affable, amicable, firm
  • Good organisational skills, with ability to work without supervision
  • The successful candidate will have to go through the CTC security clearance.

    Qualifications

    Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilisation of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

    With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

    Currie & Brown is an equal opportunity employer. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Currie & Brown UK is also proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, which represents a promise by the company that those who serve or have served, and their families, are treated fairly.

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