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HSE Safety Advisor

  • Job reference: 922846
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: Up to GBP280 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: HSE, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 30/11/2018

Our EPC client are looking for a HSE Advisor to be based at Sellafield supporting the BEP Project Team. We require a HSE professional in line with the below:

  • To advise and support the BEPPT project team on their specific HSE duties, and provide guidance, monitoring and reporting on compliance with these responsibilities.
  • Ensuring with Project Site Management and Supervision that all operations and activities are effectively planned and undertaken in compliance with Site and Project HSE requirements.
  • To provide the Project Team with competent advice on current HSE legislation applicable to the activities, any hazards present relevant to the scope of works.
  • To work effectively with the Project Team in establishing and implementing effective Risk Assessment and HSE planning.
  • Assist project team in undertaking project related risk assessments and preparation of safe systems of work in line with project specifics procedures and arrangements.
  • To contribute towards building a positive team spirit on all HSE matters on the Project.
  • Effective active monitoring, recording and reporting of our own and subcontractor HSE performance and workplace conditions.
  • To actively challenge and report any unsafe actions and unsafe conditions.
  • Investigate accidents, incidents and near miss events in accordance with project standards to identify and share lessons learned.
  • To ensure effective HSE inductions and relevant HSE training is undertaken and records maintained in a retrievable manner.
  • To ensure near miss and improvement observation reporting is carried out and maintained.
  • To ensure all enquiries from the Project Team and HSE function are dealt with accurately and promptly.
  • Deliver suitable safety training programmes for all project personnel (including routine project inductions, toolbox talks and topic specific presentations).
  • Liaise with HSE colleagues within the project (inc. Partners / Client) and attend regular co-ordination meetings.
  • Participate in the regular reviews and updates of the Project HSE Management System.
  • To develop strong links with our customer in promoting best practice and continual improvement.
  • Maintain a visual presence on site and assist with coaching and mentoring of project personnel to ensure continuous improvements are made.
  • Maintain current competency through CPD.

Experience and Qualifications required:

  • Affiliate or Associate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health working towards achieving Technician status (Tech IOSH) and commencing their Continued Professional Development (CPD).
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • NEBOSH General/Construction Certificate (desired but not essential)
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Construction industry experience.
  • Knowledge of:
  1. Basic health and safety legislation, regulations and guidance.
  2. Has basic knowledge on fire safety, sustainability, waste, noise reduction & confined space.

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