Health and Safety Officer

Health and Safety Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Life Sciences

  • Salary:

    €35k per year

  • Contact:

    Renata Kormann

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Contact phone:

    +353 19609778

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Expiry date:


Health & Safety Officer 

Next Generation is recruiting a Health & Safety professional for a leading FMCG company based in Kildare.


  • Conduct individual business safety inspections on a regular basis, prepare reports, implement corrective and preventative measures and liaise with key departments to facilitate close out on items highlighted.
  • Identify safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Develop and distribute health and safety communications, such as tool box talks and safety alerts to proactively strive for continual improvement.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near-misses promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Regularly review and update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement.
  • Oversee the Contractor Management Programme for the site; deliver training on contractor requirements to all contractor managers, update and audit approved contractors and their activities, review relevant safety documentation to ensure compliance with site and legal requirements.
  • Prepare weekly management reports for the senior management teams to highlight statistics and trends.
  • Promote a strong health and safety culture within the workplace through a robust near miss and hazard reporting system. Manage and monitor reporting system with continual involvement and communication with senior management team.
  • Conduct regular meetings with senior management team to ensure open communication at all times and to drive close out of corrective actions.


  • Third level Degree preferably in Health & Safety
  • 1-2 years' experience in a similar role in a manufacturing company
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented


The next step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Renata Kormann from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line.

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