Senior QEHS Officer

Job Description: The Senior Health and Safety Officer is involved in implementing and monitoring Modubuild’s Environmental, Health and Safety Policies in accordance with legislation.

Reporting to: QEHS Manager

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Working with the QEHS Manager to ensure Modubuild’s compliance with EHS legislation.
  • Working with the QEHS Manager and Site Team to develop Health and safety plan, site specific safety statement, method statements and risk assessments.
  • Implementing and monitoring project safety documentation.
  • Attending site safety meetings.
  • Monitoring site safety and observing for potential hazards.
  • Reporting safety issues to the QEHS Manager and Construction / Project Manager.
  • To advise the site team on EHS issues.
  • Devising and implementing safe systems of work.
  • Ensure all personnel are site safety inducted by both Modubuild & the client.
  • Ensure that all direct employees & sub contractors have signed the method statement & all revised method statements thereafter.
  • Ensure all plant & equipment is in good working condition.
  • Ensure all fall arrest equipment is in good working order with no defects.
  • Decommission defective & faulty equipment. 
  • Ensure all personnel have the correct training to suit their task.
  • Maintaining site training matrix.
  • To ensure that toolbox talks are held with all site personnel on a weekly basis or otherwise when required.   
  • To conduct site safety audits & notify the client if any safety issues arise in the site safety audit.
  • Report finding to the Modubuild QEHS Manager.
  • Carrying out accident investigation with the site manager, establishing the cause of the accident, incident or dangerous occurrence and recommend methods of future avoidance.
  • Ensure there is an adequate supply of PPE & safety equipment on site.
  • Ensure personnel are supplied with the correct PPE to suit their task.
  • Ensure the project safety file is kept in good order and up to date.
  • Leads  projects and/or supports site associates on HSE goals and assignments related to associate safety, ergonomics, environmental protection, process safety, or sustainability in manufacturing and research environments.
  • Manages the investigation and assessment of incidents and work-related injuries to determine root cause. Tracks HSE corrective actions for prioritization, completion, and effectiveness.
  • Build strong relationships with clients and subcontractors to communicate and influence HSE policies and programs on site at all levels.
  • Work closely with the HSE Manager and Operations Manager to continue development and implementation of HSE strategies to promote a  “injury/incident free workplace”
  • Remain up to date on latest legislation and industry best practice.

Selection Criteria/ Person Specification:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Professional safety qualification.
  • Previous experience in this role.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of specific legislation.

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