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Safety Officer - M&E

Location: Holland
Entered: 27 May 2020
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Permanent

Our client is currently seeking a Health & Safety Officer for a project based in the Netherlands. This is a full-time permanent position.

The safety officer will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of health and safety in accordance with company policy and relevant statutory provisions.


  • Monitor safety performance and advise on compliance with our health, safety and welfare policies and the company safety management system.
  • Develop safety documents in conjunction with the site forepersons/ site agent/project manager.
  • Conduct regular formal site audits and carry out inspections as directed in the safety management system.
  • Communicate the findings of the audits to site management and assist in the closure of issues in line with company policy.
  • Ensure the delivery of health and safety inductions for all new employees or contractors working on site.
  • Ensure sub-contractor safety documents are produced and available on site, relevant and in accordance with best practice and current legislation.
  • Advise/assist the site/project management team in drafting and communicating method statements for high risk activities.
  • Support the site management in ensuring the records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment.
  • Assist in incident/accident investigation reporting and filing Accompany (when on site) any Inspector from the HSA on a site inspection.
  • Advise on personal protection equipment required by employees.
  • Serve as representative at site meetings when requested.
  • Organise and chair the site safety meetings in conjunction with senior site management.
  • Manage the tool box schedule for the project including attendance records.
  • Compile and communicate site emergency plans in conjunction with the site management team.
  • Advise site management on the first aid requirements for each project.
  • Give advice to site management on training requirements for each project.
  • Inform and assist site management on the preparation of the safety file for handover to the client at the end of the project.
  • Comply with company policy on matters of confidentiality and disclosure of information.
  • Furnish safety reports to head office as required.
  • Comply with other reasonable request from senior management on matters of safety not to the detriment of the core duties.
  • Ensure compliance and promote good work practices in relation to health, safety and welfare management system.

Candidate profile

  • Must have at least 3-5 years experience in a similar role in the construction industry.
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Effective time management skills
  • Strong report writing skills and the ability to solve problems
  • The ideal candidate will be an instructor in manual handling, abrasive wheel and safety harness

If you are interested in this role please send a CV to or Call Stephen on 0044208 861 7847.




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