Health and Safety Manager

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    Health Safety & Environmental

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    35000-41000 Per Annum

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    Paul Gorton

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  • Published:

    2 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Paul Gorton DipRP

Health and Safety Manager

Location: Manchester

Salary: Circa £41k plus excellent benefits

A large food manufacturing company are now looking for anHealth and Safety Manager to join their team.

Health and Safety ManagerOverview

  • Accountable for ensuring site’s health and safety management systems are up to date and are compliant with health safety legislation and Local rules
  • Act as a source of information and advice to maintain site statutory compliance.
  • Assist with the management of site health and safety projects, training, and risk assessments (RA), ensuring all are kept up to date and available.
  • Ensure all health and safety related issues above advisor level are reported to the site Factory Manager and Head of EHS
  • Promote Health and safety by leading by example coaching and challenging unsafe practises and behaviour.
  • Lead on ensuring the site OHSMS audit status is maintained (ISO 45001).
  • Lead on chemical control and CoSHH assessments across the site.
  • Ensuring all environmental data e.g. waste, emissions, legislative requirements are adhered to and are correctly reported to the business.

Health and Safety Manager– Responsibility

  • Lead safety behaviours, by coordination and participate in safety (TOP’s) tours, to deliver H&S KPIs.
  • Maintain a safe place of work for self and others.
  • Ensure activities are legally compliant through the effective application and challenge of local rules, SSIR’s, policies and procedures.
  • Facilitate health and safety audit completion and ensure non-conformances are documented, whilst monitoring action plan completion rates.
  • Ensure the necessary legislative requirements i.e. COSSH, RIDDOR, Legionella and other health and safety requirements are complied with.
  • Assist and progress issues with regulatory authorities on key matters including fire risk assessments, RIDDOR reporting and emergency planning.
  • Promote a culture that enhances behavioural awareness to reduce accidents and near misses.
  • Support the sites ESG (Environmental, Society and Governance) process providing, support in relation to environmental controls, reporting and projects.
  • Maintain the Mizkan Euro safety management system (Sphera), ensuring timely input of data is maintained, system training, administration regarding the Incident, Action, Audit, Risk Assessment, Reporting and configuration modules.
  • Act as site lead for external auditing and regulatory requirements i.e. Insurance, Environment Agency (EA) HSE, ISO 45001 auditors.
  • Act as the site responsible person for CoSHH (records, assessment, control), CDM, Emergency evacuation, Fire Liaison, waste management performance, PPE control, RIDDOR reporting.

Health and Safety Manager- job requirements:

The ideal candidate must come from the manufacturing industry as a Health and Safety Manager. You will also have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Hold a NEBOSH General Certificate or equivalent in occupational Health and Safety
  • Experience with OHSAS 18001 (OR ISO 45001)
  • Member of IOSH
  • Ideally have a food manufacturing background.
  • Ideally have experience with Asbestos
  • Ideally have a Level 2 Food Safety
  • Working towards NEBOSH Diploma

For more information please call Paul Gorton on 0161 976 3540.

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