We are delighted to be working in partnership once again with the West Midlands Police, we are currently looking for 2 diligent and capable safety officers, to work as part of the health and safety team to ensure that all internal staff are safe in the workplace, as an emergency service the health and safety of the workforce is of course imperative.
To provide advice for enquiries into the Health and Safety Team, coordinating and retaining health and safety related data and documentation ensuring quality and accuracy.
Responsibilities & DutiesRespond to all enquiries in a timely and accurate manner, providing advice on policy and process related mattersRecognise personal limitations and escalate matters to the Health and SafetyAdvisors, when they are outside of your level of expertiseEnsure all incident records are accurately completed, requesting further detail where required to complete the recordIdentify incidents that require investigation, and depending on severity either request the relevant information from the line manager or notify the Health andSafety Advisor that will provide supportEnsure internal stakeholders are notified of pertinent detail / records relating to incidentsIdentify incidents that require notification to the HSE under RIDDOR and ensure the Health and Safety Advisor / Head of Health and Safety is notifiedEnsure all RIDDOR documentation is logged and retained within the incident recording systemMonitor the completion of investigations for quality and accuracyAnalyse reports for any emerging trends and notify the Health and SafetyAdvisor / Head of Health and Safety of any trends identifiedAlert the Health and Safety Advisor / Head of Health and Safety of any significant incidents as soon as possibleEnsure that the action plan process is managed and that accurate data is provided to NPU's and DepartmentsManage the walkthrough inspections process, ensuring that notifications are provided to stakeholdersEnsure the quality of the walkthrough inspections is of a high standard and provide further advice and to stakeholders where issues are identifiedManage the local health and safety committee process, ensuring that meetings are scheduled and are provided with the required management informationRecord the minutes of the health and safety committees, ensuring a high level of quality and retain them for evidential purposes
CriteriaMinimum of two years' experience in health and safety (Desirable)Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office softwareKnowledge / Experience of the Police Service (Desirable)Level 3 qualification in Occupational Safety and HealthFire risk assessmentProactive and practical approachGood interpersonal skillsBuilding and maintaining strong working relationshipsCreative and driven to deliverExcellent communication skillsCustomer focusedThe ability to challenge constructively.
For more information please contact Zack Kelly - for more information.
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