Health and Safety Administrator

Filton, Gloucestershire

Operations

Contract

GBP 19.00 per hour

Contact

[email protected]

Posted Date

05/06/2024

Job Ref.

BBBH15874

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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit several Health & Safety Administrators on an initial11-month contract. As Health & Safety Administrators you will be responsible for ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations and protocols within the operational laboratories and test facilities, supporting a large and growing team of engineers and technicians.

Role: Health & Safety Administrators
Pay: £21per hour via umbrella
Location: Filton
Contract: Monday – Friday, 35 hours per week, 11 months contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: BPSS

Responsibilities

  • Create and implement comprehensive health and safety policies and procedures tailored to the specific needs of our Test Centre and Laboratories
  • Conduct regular awareness sessions to educate staff on safety protocols, procedures, and best practices to mitigate risks; supporting a diverse team of engineers and technicians.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential hazards in the workplace, including equipment, chemicals, and processes involved in structural materials testing for aerospace applications.
  • Perform routine workplace inspections of the facility to ensure compliance with safety regulations and identify any areas for improvement, supporting the efficient and safe operation of a large and growing team.
  • Lead investigations on behalf of the centre manager into any accidents, incidents, or near misses; help with identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent future occurrences, ensuring the well-being of all team members.
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant health and safety legislation and ensure that Test Centre and Laboratories remain compliant with all regulatory requirements in the aerospace sector.
  • Develop and maintain emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures, first aid protocols, and coordination with emergency services, supporting the safety and security of our team in all situations.
  • Act as the team’s primary point of contact for all health and safety inquiries, providing guidance and support to staff members as needed, fostering a culture of safety and accountability within the team. You will report functionally to the Centres Operations Managers (Labs & Test Centre) and Safety Champion for the AIRTeC facility. Operationally you will work closely with the Health & Safety Department (HSE) onsite at Filton who provide overall H&S management and approval for the teams activities.

Essential & Desirable Skills:

  • Relevant Qualification in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field (e.g. NEBOSH or higher)
  • Proven experience in health and safety administration, preferably within a laboratory or testing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations and standards, with the ability to interpret and apply them effectively in an aerospace context.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train and educate staff on safety procedures and support a large and growing team of engineers and technicians. Collaborative working will be a strength – liaising other departments and health and safety focal points daily.
  • Attention to detail and analytical skills, with the ability to conduct thorough risk assessments and investigations to ensure the safety of all team members.
  • Certification in First Aid/CPR and experience with emergency response planning is desirable.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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