Ensure that an adequate programme of training for health and safety is established and that the safety culture is encouraged amongst employees.
Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced
Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards
Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented
Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation
Prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy
Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks
Management experience gained within a high-pressure warehouse environment
Understand and ensure that the implications and duties imposed by new Acts of Parliament, Statutory Instruments, H.S.E. Guidance Notes and Codes of Practice are brought to the attention of the Board of Directors.
Understand the application of the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and other legislation relevant to the Companies business.
Skilled people manager with the ability to mentor, coach, motivate and develop a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong IT skills, specifically Microsoft Office applications