Health and Safety

  • Location
    Abertillery, Newport
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Health & Safety
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

H&S Coordinator/Assistant


Salary Negotiable

Hours : Monday to Friday 8.30am-4.30pm

Our client a well established /manufacturing organisation based in Newport is seeking a H&S individual to join their team initially on a 6 month contract.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Review and amend Risk Assessments and Methods Statements on site

  • Review SOP's on site

  • Ensure works are completed according to H&S standards

  • Attend daily meetings with management to report progress and queries

  • Advise and assist the site teams to manage and organise the safe disposal of hazardous substances, review and update COSHH assessments

  • You will report, record and work with the wider team in the investigation of incidents and accidents and assist in establishing root cause and identify suitable and practical solutions to reduce/eliminate any risk.

  • Administration of the health and safety management systems to ensure compliance with all environment, health, safety and welfare legislation .

  • Undertaking risk assessments .

  • Ensuring H&S documents are kept up to date

  • Any other activities to support the wider health and safety team

The ideal candidate:

  • Able to Communicate fluently

  • Good inter-personal skills

  • An eye for detail

  • Self motivated

  • Willingness to learn and develop

  • Able to work within a multi disciplined team

Education / Qualification

  • NEBOSH General Certificate in Health and Safety required

Practical experience

  • An understanding of UK health and safety law

  • Previous experience in a similar role

Office skills

  • IT literate (Microsoft office)

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Please apply with your CV to: ffion griffith