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Health & Safety Coordinator

Health & Safety Coordinator

Health & Safety Coordinator

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Castlebar, Mayo

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JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Castlebar, Co. Mayo to recruit a Health & Safety Coordinator.


The Health & Safety Coordinator will be the primary point of contact for matters relating to the health and safety of employees. You’ll be responsible for the consistent application of our H&S policies, processes, and guidelines to ensure the company is fully compliant with all statutory requirements and obligations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include;

·       Act as the H&S officer for the site. Driving a positive Environmental, Health & Safety culture throughout the company.

·       Provide support and guidance to employees with Health & Safety queries.

·       Develop and update Health & Safety policies and procedures as necessary.

·       Identify and schedule new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.

·       Management of external cleaning contractors, pest control and service providers.

·       Management of Health & Safety induction of new employees, contractors and visitors.

·       Proactively manage investigation into accidents and incidents

·       Facilitate and lead EHS Meetings, encouraging participation from the EHS Committee.

·       Conduct monthly Health & Safety site housekeeping inspections and collate relevant data to produce regular reports on performance.

·       Be responsible for site ergonomic, VDU and risk assessments, and take corrective measures to mitigate risks.

·       Manage the development of employee health & wellbeing initiatives and projects.

·       Manage KPI trends including waste management along with working on cost saving measures.

·       Responsible for fire drill operations and ensuring fire registers are updated.

·       Provide expert advice on use of PPE ensuring it is certified and fit for purpose.

·       Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.

·       Ensure safety standards and documentation of contractors/visitors are up to date and meet statutory legislation.


·       BSc in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant discipline.

·       5+ years’ experience within a Health & Safety support role, ideally within a similar fast paced environment.

·       A thorough knowledge of Health and Safety Law, practices, and their application, with a proven track record in dealing with Health & Safety issues.

·       Experience of general Health and Safety systems, programs and initiatives in a manufacturing setting would be beneficial.

·       Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions.

·        Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.

·        Strong IT proficiency and administrative skills.

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