Health & Safety Officer

Posted 17 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Environmental, Health & Safety
Contact NameConal Sheppard

Job description

Health & Safety Officer

Role based in Fermanagh/Cavan

Fantastic opportunity for career development in the Health & Safety Sector

Permanent role and 9 month contract available.

Working closely with Ireland's leading Manufacturing Business, we are currently seeking a Health and Safety officer to join our clients growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate, who will receive in house training working closely with the Health & Safety Manager.

Your ability to learn and perform within this role, will be progressed by offering qualification opportunities through external training bodies & third level institutions to develop your skills and competencies.

Candidate Requirements:

  • A recognised Health and Safety Qualification & working knowledge of ISO 45001 standards.
  • The Ability to analyse information and attention to detail & working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work as part of a team and / or on their own initiative.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant experience within construction desirable.
  • In addition, you should be physically fit, IT literate and capable of acquiring and applying detailed regulatory information.

The Role:

  • Writing internal health and safety policies/ strategies
  • Drawing-up safe operational procedures
  • Undertaking risk assessments & identifying potential hazards
  • Determining ways of reducing risks
  • Planning safe working practices and making necessary changes
  • Keeping up to date and ensuring compliance with current health and safety legislation
  • Ensuring that equipment is installed correctly/ safely & Writing reports
  • Planning and providing health and safety training courses for employees and managers
  • Investigating/ recording incidents, accidents, complaints, and cases of ill health
  • Compiling statistics & Making recommendations following accidents/ incidents
  • Liaising with relevant authorities & organising / attending health and safety meetings
  • Safely handling hazardous substances
  • Making regular site inspections & keeping up to date with developments within the profession
  • Making presentations to groups of employees/ managers.


If you have an interest in this Health & Safety Officer role, please click 'apply' below and send a copy of your CV, or call Conal on 028 90 313 720 to discuss in confidence.