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Health & Safety Specialist

Location: DSV Solutions Limited, Naas, Co Kildare
Working Hours: 9.00 - 17.30 (Flexible)
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Main purpose of the job

To work with the onsite team to ensure that DSV are providing a safe working environment for all staff on site in a busy Warehouse environment.
To ensure that the site meets all statutory and legal requirement relating to Health, Safety, Environment, Training and Quality.

Responsibilities

  • Primary lead for all matters pertaining to Health & Safety relating to site operations.
  • Lead in-house training with Managers and employees on the use of Mechanical Handling Equipment / Manual Handling / Risk Assessments / Safe System of Work & co-ordinate external training for all shift rotas within the warehouse.
  • Regular reviewing and updating of operational procedures.
  • Conduct site safety audits and regular Health & Safety Briefings.
  • Co-ordinate accident investigations with the Operations Team sharing key information in a timely manner.
  • Completion of on-site Risk Assessments / Safe Systems of Work.
  • Review Rack Inspection reports on weekly basis.
  • Provide progress report on a regular basis to the QEHS Manager and monthly reports to management.
  • Co-ordinate and steer the Site Safety Committee.
  • Purchase of site safety equipment where necessary.
  • Reviewing Safety Conversations with Operations Team on a weekly basis.
  • Co-ordination of Safety Promotion Campaigns / Fire Procedures and issue of Safety Alerts.
  • Liaison with external agencies for example Health & Safety Authority, Fire Service / Insurance Companies where appropriate.
  • Maintenance and monitoring of all site Health and Safety training records to ensure that all training is complete and up to date.

Desired skills and experience

  • Must have a Health & Safety Qualification to diploma level
  • 3 -5 years previous experience in a similar role ideally within a Warehouse environment.
  • Knowledge of ISO 45001 safety management systems would be an advantage.
  • Certified as a Mechanical Handling Instructor advantageous.
  • MHE Licensed training qualification would be an advantage.
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive information regarding employees/business and trustworthy at all times.
  • The ability to work independently without direct supervision – planning, organizing, prioritizing own daily work routine to meet deadlines and adapts a proactive approach to managing Health & Safety.
  • Strong organisation, attention to detail and practical problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products.

Quality 

DSV has a principal goal to improve quality, health, safety and environmental sustainability with our community. All employees must make an active effort to continue the momentum towards minimising work related injuries, illness and the possible impact on the environment. They are required to stay committed to provide the highest quality of work to colleagues and our clients in a timely manner and in accordance with the principles of our management system standards of work and approved working standards.

DSV is an equal opportunities employer

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