Health and Safety Coordinator

Posted 13 November 2023
Salary £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: company car
Job type Permanent
Discipline Agricultural & Farm Services
Contact NameCharlotte Powell

Job description

Job Title: Health and Safety Coordinator (Agricultural, Livestock, Real Estate, AI Technology, and Renewable Energy)

Accountable for strategizing, executing, and supervising the organisation’s health and safety protocols, processes, and initiatives spanning the entirety of our operations, encompassing farms, properties, and offices. Ensuring alignment with legal requirements and industry benchmarks, the role extends support as a business partner through cooperative efforts, serving as a subject matter expert across relevant domains. The primary objective is to guarantee the safety and welfare of employees, visitors, and contractors while instilling a culture of safety excellence.

  • Collaborate in formulating, implementing, and sustaining health and safety policies, procedures, and programs in accordance with applicable regulations and optimal industry practices.
  • Execute thorough risk assessments, operational controls, and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure routine health and safety discussions occur among all staff, facilitated by managers.
  • Disseminate policies, procedures, and documentation to all personnel.
  • Supervise the training regimen, organizing, conducting, and validating training sessions, encompassing specific skills (e.g., Forklift operation, First Aid, Teleporter handling, Fire Marshall duties, COSHH awareness).
  • Perform regular safety inspections and audits across sites to identify hazards.
  • Conduct follow-up visits to ensure timely closure of corrective actions, ensuring compliance with both company policies and external standards.
  • Collaborate with management and staff to nurture a culture of heightened safety awareness and individual accountability.
  • Ensure the establishment of fire risk assessments and effective management of fire-related risks.
  • Coordinate all necessary monitoring, checks, and statutory examinations to maintain acceptable safety standards.
  • Oversee activities such as fire alarm/lighting checks, PAT testing, fire extinguisher checks, and LOLER examinations.
  • Oversee the training program, coordinating, delivering, and validating training as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records, including refresher dates.
  • Aid managers in initial health and safety inductions.
The Package and Benefits we offer:
£25,000 - £35,000 DOE
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Laptop
  • Company Mobile
  • Company Vehicle
  • Additional Holiday
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Discounts Programme on 1000 of major stores
  • Employee Assistance Programme for Employee and Dependents
  • GP Helpline for Employee and Dependents
To find out more please email Charlotte Powell, Senior Recruitment Delivery Consultant: Cpowell@agriRS.co.uk (include CV).
We thank all applicants who respond, but please be advised that only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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