Health and Safety Manager / H&S Manager

Health and Safety Manager / H&S Manager

A leading Contract Laboratory service provider is currently recruiting for a Health and Safety Manager to join their team on a permanent basis. The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for driving the Health and Safety agenda on site. Experience within the Laboratory, pharmaceutical, Chemical, Bio or Manufacturing industries will be deemed advantageous.

Health and Safety Manager responsibilities :

Develop, grow and maintain a strong culture of Health and Safety within the organisation.
Champion good practices and lead by example to ensure people at all levels of the organisation understand the importance of Health & Safety
Create an environment where people are encouraged to proactively suggest improvements to H&S practices.
Collaborate with people at all levels of the organisation on a one to one basis or within small groups to ensure that practical but effective practices and policies are adopted.
Working with key staff at either site, responsible for the development, documentation, management of H&S policies.
Carry out internal audits and assessments as appropriate
Train managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
Keep timely and accurate records of inspection findings and produce management reports that suggest improvements
Chair Safety and GEO Committee meetings and manage election process of the committee
Organisation of First Aider provision, First Aid supplies and equipment (e.g. Defibrillator) maintenance
Manage Risk Assessments (where these involve outside Contractors in conjunction with the Facilities Manager)
Manage COSHH assessments
Liaise with Facilities to establish contractor H&S procedures
Create and Manage H&S budget
Liaise with Facilities Manager as appropriate and deputise during absences
Bring relevant new legislation to the attention of the company
Develop and mentor H&S staff, ensuring that they are able to meet the requirements of the company and role effectively and professionally.

You will be a H&S / Health and Safety Manager ideally with experience in a technical environment i.e. bio, pharma, chemical or manufacturing sectors and be able to demonstrate experience of influencing and driving change not just processes.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

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