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Health and Saftey Advisor

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Chas Earl

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 074

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Role: Health and Safety Advisor       
Location: Preston      
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 p/a plus package
I have an exciting new role for an experienced Health and Safety advisor to join a reputable tier 1 contractor on United Utilities water framework on a permanent basis in Preston.
Based throughout the United Utilities region you will report directly to the H&S Manager and responsibilities will include; supporting Senior members of the H&S Team, regional management teams, construction managers and site teams on the requirements for implementing the health and safety management system to ensure compliance with company policy and relevant legislation on construction sites. 
You will be involved in all stages of the project including design and planning, working with key contract figures to manage health and safety risks appropriately with a focus on risk elimination.

Key responsibilities:

·Support the SHEQ and H&S Managers in undertaking their duties.
·Aid the on-going development and maintenance of the companies SHEQ Strategic Plan in line with corporate practices and contractual obligations.
·Promote exceptional safety standards to the direct and subcontracted work force.
·Assist the Project Teams and employees with the preparation of risk assessments and identification of suitable control measures, as and when required.
·Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the Policies and Procedures and applicable Health and Safety Legislation.
·Carry out systematic audits and inspections of construction sites, mobile workplaces, offices and other workplaces to verify compliance with the legislative requirements and compliance with the requirements of the health and safety management systems.
·Prepare reports of audits and inspection reports with findings and actions required.
·Resolution of identified non-conformances.
·Monitor the satisfactory resolution of health and safety issues.
·Liaise with Operations to ensure actions arising are closed out in a timely manner and feed back into management review meetings
·Review and validate monthly H&S data and prepare monthly reports of key findings and trends.
·Investigate accidents and incidents to identify the root cause and learning points.
·Prepare accident / incident investigation reports.
·Support the development and maintenance of the safety-related documentation, e.g. manuals, procedures, guidance notes and forms.
·Provide input and review of pre-qualification, tender and SHEQ award submissions.
·Liaise with subcontractors and support the assessment of suppliers and subcontractor's safety arrangements, as required.
Skill and experience:
·Health & Safety qualification or IOSH
·Strong background in safety management and experience in a similar role
·An understanding of the requirements of BS OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001

·Construction experience
·Willingness to travel
·Occasional overnight stays
If you're interested in the role, please email your cv to or if you require more information, please call 02393 876 074.