Environmental Health/Safety Specialist

Shannon, Clare


Full Time



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A unique opportunity has arisen with my client for an Environmental Health/Safety Specialist on a permanent basis in Shannon.

Role: Environmental Health/Safety Specialist
Salary: Upon Application
Location: Shannon Ireland


  • To take responsibility for Review, Interpretation, Communication, Implementation of all applicable Safety Legislation.
  • To implement/perform internal audit program and perform regular spot check assessments in accordance with organisation Safety policies/procedure to assure our clients facility continues to be safe and secure place to work.
  • Monitor safety performance and provide updates and recommendations to the EHS/Quality Manager.
  • Generate Periodical H/S performance stats/identify trends and take appropriate actions to ensure safety standards/compliance are maintained/communicated.
  • Co-ordinate Risk Assessment Programme and appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Support Occupational Health Monitoring programs – assessing trends/proposing recommendations.
  • Identify Training Needs / Programs and subsequently develop and deliver to Employees, Contractors, and Customers to ensure our client maintains the required degree of competence with regard to Safety Awareness.
  • lead incident reporting / investigation ensuring root cause analysis and propose / confirm corrective/preventative actions are implemented.
  • Generate Management reports both internally, within the group and external agencies as appropriate.
  • Support evaluation of new activities / equipment regarding H\S Legislation / implementation.
  • Ensure continuous development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan.
  • Maintain training \ statistical data \ records as appropriate.
  • Coordinate Safety Committee, 1st Aid activity programs.
  • To liaise with other Group EHS colleagues in relation to relevant issues / developments

Liaisons with:

  • Internal Departments HR, OH Nurse \ Doctor, Operations
  • Health & Safety Authority.
  • Personal Injury Assessment Board, Insurance Companies etc.
  • Support the EHS \ Quality Manager with the development of a safety culture utilising regular communication media \ Safety Topics \ Awareness campaigns.
  • To support EHS specialist team and other members of the Quality Team, in carrying out their duties.
  • Undertake projects and assignments as allocated by the EHS \ Quality Manager.

Experience Required

  • Hold a degree in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Must have experience in Safety Management System and potential implementation (preferably OHSAS 18001)
  • Understand and be able to interpret Safety legislation and compliance standard requirements.
  • Be able to demonstrate a successful record as a H&S professional, with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience in a dynamic industrial environment.
  • Be interested and willing to learn about all aspects of the Health, Safety and Environment aspects of this broad role.
  • The EHS specialist should possess excellent communication skills, should be able to challenge and positively influence in a busy operational environment.
  • Have the ability to interact readily across different departments and to engage Senior Management to achieve improved health and safety performance.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation –
Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry’s best-known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.
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