Working on behalf of my Kildare based client, we are looking for an Environmental Health and Safety Graduate to join their team. As an EHS Team Member, you will be performing tasks and understanding the processes in all aspects of Environment, Health and Safety across the Site. Reporting to the Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, your core duties will include but, not limited to:

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the promotion of a strong health and safety culture within the workplace through a robust near miss and hazard reporting system. Continuous involvement and communication with EHS Manager and other department representatives
  • Audit and Compliance – support safety inspections on a regular basis, prepare reports, assist in the implementation of corrective and preventative measures, and liaise with key department representatives to facilitate close out on items highlighted. Assist the EHS Manager in preparing for external compliance audits
  • Support the scheduling of new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time. Support the development and distribution of health and safety communications, such as toolbox talks and safety alerts to proactively strive for continual improvement
  • Assist in managing arrangements for emergency preparedness across the site in relation to areas including fire safety, chemical safety, and work-related vehicles
  • Support the engineering department in overseeing the Contractor Management Programme for the site. Assist in delivering training on contractor requirements to all contractor managers, update contractor information and audit approved contractors and their activities.
  • Review relevant safety documentation to ensure compliance with site and legal requirements
  • Assist in the creation of daily safety management statistics for the senior management team to highlight opportunities for improvement and current trends
  • Support the co-ordination of the environmental safety and sustainability procedures on site to ensure compliance with legal and best practice requirements.
  • Update environmental metrics and liaise with EHS Manager on a weekly basis to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and development
Qualifications/ Skills/ Experience:
  • Preferably college work placement experience in the area of health and safety
  • A relevant degree qualification is required
  • Firmness and the ability to consult with departmental managers to enforce the law where necessary
  • Good communication skills to explain safety procedures and regulations
  • Proficient in computer applications and MS Office
  • Ability to work on own initiative and a team player
  • Excellent administrative and literacy skills for compiling and producing reports
  • Good attention to detail
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