Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

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Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Manager

Department: Health, Safety & Environmental (HS&E)

Main Location: Braintree

Reports to: Group Managing Director

Direct Reports: None

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To undertake the formulation, implementation and monitoring of the Group’s Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) Policies. To ensure that the company complies with all legislative requirements in these fields.

Duties Include:

  • Prepare HS&E strategy and develop Group wide policy.
  • Review Group policy and procedures on an annual basis, or before as required, to ensure compliance with legislation and best practice.
  • Manage waste, scrap and hazardous waste streams.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in company policy and practices.
  • Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks can be reduced.
  • Promote good HS&E practices and awareness throughout the Group and monitor the implementation of Group policies and procedures; ensuring at minimum statutory requirements are upheld throughout the organisation.
  • Consultation with Directors and Managers regarding HS&E legislation and codes of practice.
  • Lead in house training with managers and employees regarding HS&E issues.
  • Carry out or arrange for site and workplace audits and ensure any remedial actions are implemented.
  • Maintain accident and near miss statistics, analyse trends and implement remedial action as necessary.
  • Instigate investigations into incidents where required and produce reports of findings
  • Undertake RIDDOR reporting as appropriate.
  • Be the focus for HS&E for the group and co-ordinate communications including management reports, newsletters and bulletins.
  • Arrange for and renew accreditations to external organisations, for example, SMAS and SafeContractor.
  • Liaise with external bodies for advice and information.
  • Liaise with insurance companies regarding personal injury claims.
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must hold a minimum of the NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Good attention to detail and application of working processes.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation.
  • Computer literate and conversant in the use of Microsoft Office.

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