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Environmental Health & Safety Lead

Reference:JOM AYEV-464443
Location: Louth
Experience:3-4 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term Contract
Salary:Not Disclosed
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Environmental Health and Safety Leader

Location: Louth

12 Month contract, Hybrid 4 days onsite

Health & Safety:

  • Monitors Occupational Health & Safety Legislation and developments in order to keep the organisation up to date. Liaise with Corporate OSH, the Health and Safety Authority Officers and others as required
  • As per the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2005 to comply with the requirements of ‘competent person’ i.e. to have sufficient training, experience and knowledge appropriate to the work requirements
  • Schedules and leads site EHS meetings and follows through on assigned actions through to completion
  • Maintains appropriate records and analysis data on accidents, reports etc. to ensure that accurate information is available to Management and outside agencies
  • Provide leadership and guidance to relevant management and employees with investigating near misses, incidents and accidents to discover the root causes so that appropriate actions may be taken to prevent re-occurrence
  • Co-ordinates the preparation, compilation and review of the Safety Statement
  • Co-ordinates the identification of workplace hazards and assessment of risks, advises management on appropriate control measures to eliminate, minimise or control these hazards
  • Conducts regular announced and unannounced Safety Inspections to ensure that all departments are complying with the terms of the Safety Statement. Maintain records and assists the appropriate manager in planning corrective action
  • Liaises closely with those responsible for Emergency Procedures within the organisation to ensure, so far as possible, the prevention of fire and the safe evacuation of employees in emergency situations
  • Manage the site’s environmental legal register and identify any areas of non-conformity with current or pending legislation
  • Prepare and implement measurable environmental programmes for energy, water, materials, air, noise and waste. Align programmes with Corporate expectations and metrics.
  • Maintain ISO14000 system using the current Corporate management database, prepare transition to new Corporate database system. Update and maintain the site’s policy, aspects and impacts register
  • Maintain and establish metrics to track environmental performance and use this information to guide the development of future projects for continuous improvement.
  • Engage all associates in environmental compliance and improvement through ongoing communication of goals.

  • A minimum of 4 years work experience in a similar role/environment
  • A suitable 3rd level qualification in Environmental, Safety, Health and Welfare

Any applicant must be eligible to work in Ireland. Existing work permit or EU passport required.

Contact Joan O’Malley at 087-1897333 for more details


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