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Health & Safety Manager

Ref code: GWA99098101
£55000 + Car
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England
Office Based

Health & Safety Manager. SF Recruitment are working with a business based in Northampton who are looking for a Health & Safety Manager to join the team.
£55,000 + Car

Our clients Health & Safety Manager within the construction industry plays a pivotal role in ensuring compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations. They are responsible for implementing and overseeing safety protocols, conducting risk assessments, and developing strategies to minimise hazards. This position demands a proactive approach to mitigate potential risks, ensuring the well-being of all workers and adherence to legal requirements.

Health & Safety Manager - Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Implement Safety Policies: Create, review, and implement health and safety policies in accordance with local regulations and industry best practices. Ensure these policies are communicated effectively to all personnel.
  • Site Inspections and Risk Assessments: Regularly conduct thorough site inspections to identify potential hazards. Perform risk assessments and collaborate with site managers to address and mitigate risks promptly.
  • Training and Education: Organise and facilitate safety training programs for employees, subcontractors, and other stakeholders. Educate personnel on safe working practices, equipment handling, emergency procedures, and the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated with all relevant health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Incident Investigation and Reporting: Lead investigations into accidents, incidents, or near-misses. Document findings, identify root causes, and implement corrective/preventive measures. Prepare and submit detailed reports to management and regulatory bodies when necessary.
  • Safety Culture Promotion: Foster a safety-oriented culture among workers and subcontractors. Encourage reporting of safety concerns or violations and implement initiatives to continuously improve safety standards.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with project managers, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to address safety concerns and integrate safety measures into project planning and execution.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Develop and maintain emergency response plans. Conduct drills and ensure all personnel are aware of procedures in case of emergencies.

Health & Safety Manager - Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering, or related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., NEBOSH) are advantageous.
  • Proven experience in health and safety management within the construction industry.
  • Strong knowledge of construction-related health and safety regulations and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects simultaneously.


Hours of Work: Monday - Friday Full-Time hours


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