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Site Health and Safety Manager

Chemicals and Materials

Cambridgeshire £30k – £35k
permanent Job Ref: 5715


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Site Health & Safety Manager to join a leading chemical manufacturer based in the south west of Peterborough. You will be required to conduct and organise all aspects of Health & Safety on site and make sure all requirements are implemented through the process of the new site development. The Ideal candidate will be familiar with COMAH Regulations and have hands on experience with site work.

The position of Site Health & Safety Manager reports to the Technical Director.

Role: Site Health & Safety Manager Location: Peterborough Industry: Chemicals Package: £30k - £35k + company benefits Job Type: Permanent, Full-time Hours: Monday to Friday

The Opportunity

  • To be the main point of contact with regulatory bodies, HSE, EA etc.
  • To recommend control measures and advise on the P.P.E. requirements for operators to minimise workplace exposures.
  • Conduct/organise relevant health and safety training for staff as required, including first aid and fire safety, liaising with HR as necessary.
  • Attend such courses/seminars run by external sources to enable accurate interpretation of legislation to enable implementation within the organisation.
  • To highlight areas where training/certification is required to meet the standards required by legislation, Approved Codes of Practice, or H.S.E. guidance
  • To bring new techniques for improving health, safety and welfare to the attention of the Director responsible for health and safety and Management.

The Requirements

  • Understand the application of legislation, regulations and ACOP’s relevant to the Companies business.
  • Effectively influence those at a senior level
  • Strong organisational or administrative skills with attention to detail and a methodical approach.
  • Familiar with COMAH Regulations (Upper Tier).
  • Qualification in occupational health and safety, such as a BSc, Masters, NVQ, or NEBOSH national diploma is essential.
  • Experienced in management of self and others, including demonstrable track record in working effectively as part of a small professional team.
  • COSHH experience
  • Experience working on a COHMA Site