Reporting to the Health and Safety Officer, this role will contribute to our ongoing commitment of creating a safe and secure work environment. You will work closely with employees at all levels and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations.
This role encompasses the following responsibilities:
Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards in the workplace.
Analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of existing safety measures.
Develop strategies to mitigate identified risks.
Develop, update, and implement health and safety policies and procedures.
Ensure that all employees are aware of and adhere to safety policies.
Provide training to employees on safety protocols, emergency procedures, and use of safety equipment.
Organise and conduct safety awareness programmes and campaigns.
Investigate accidents, near misses, or incidents to determine root causes.
Develop and implement corrective actions to prevent future incidents.
Stay current with health and safety regulations and ensure the organisation's compliance.
Liaise with regulatory bodies and agencies as necessary.
Develop and maintain emergency response plans.
Conduct drills and simulations to ensure preparedness for emergencies.
Conduct regular safety inspections of the workplace.
Collaborate with department heads to address identified safety concerns.
Maintain accurate records of safety inspections, incidents, and training sessions.
Prepare reports on safety performance for management.
Communicate safety policies and procedures to employees.
Act as a point of contact for safety-related inquiries and concerns.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in safety processes.
Implement and monitor safety initiatives to enhance the overall safety culture.