26th Aug, 2021 Read time 3 minutes

Safety, Health and Environmental Advisor (Somerset Passenger Solutions)

Location: Bridgewater
Last Updated: 26th August 2021

As the Safety, Health and Environmental Advisor you will be supporting the Safety, Health and Environmental Manager to drive and champion continuous performance safety improvements in all areas of the business, ensuring the compliance of the regulatory environment in which the business operates; and help promote a positive safety culture throughout the organisation.

Hours: Full time, Monday to Friday – flexibility is required to meet the demands of the business.

Summary of role & duties:
• Provide proactive support and guidance to the Company on compliance with statutory Safety, Health and Environmental requirements and company standards.
• Respond to requests for advice from colleagues and external organisations.
• Assisting in the completion of risk assessments relating to Safety, Health and Environmental as required.
• Proactively work with operational teams to ensure that Safety, Health and Environmental are considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified.
• Undertaking monitoring and auditing of the company’s activities, offices and work locations.
• Responsible for ensuring effective close out of corrective actions raised, open incident reports, and significant site issues.
• Investigating incidents where required and producing detailed factual reports identifying root causes and recommendations for improvement.
• Liaising with authorities and external agencies as necessary.
• Keeping up to date with new legislation and best practices in the industry.
• Effectively distribute and communicate Safety, Health and Environmental information to the organisation.
• Ensure that an adequate programme of training for Safety, Health and Environmental is established and that the safety culture is encouraged amongst employees.
• Raise awareness on Safety, Health and Environmental issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.
• Comply with all Health, Safety, HR and Environmental policies and procedures.
• Aware of all health, safety and environment requirements in relation to the HPC project and ensure that they are fulfilled within the Company.
• Attend all relevant Health, Safety and Environment meetings with HPC including all documentation required, and report back to the Health, Safety Environmental Manager.
• Set a personal example by observing all Safety, Health and Environmental polices & procedures.
• Ensure the company meets or exceeds all KPI’s at all times.
• Liaise and consult with Union Representation and external agencies as required.

Security Business Continuity and Emergency Planning.

Support the Health, Safety Environmental Manager to:
• Ensure that the Security, Business continuity and Emergency Procedures are effectively implemented and tested as required.
• Raise awareness on Facility & Security issues through toolbox talks and briefings, delivering training where necessary.
• Continually ensure compliance and safety related to company vehicles, assets and people.
• Support the management of all CCTV systems including training, audits and compliance.
• Conduct all serious investigations on behalf of the company and compile comprehensive investigation reports and recommendations.

Facility Management

Support the Health, Safety Environmental Manager to:

Ensure premises legislative compliance and management of facilities service contracts
• Property inspection and reporting.
• Prepare and ensure all risk assessments are carried out at all sites.
• Support estates and facilities functions operationally for the site ensuring clean, safe and effective working environment.
• Manage and maintain all company assets.

Summary of essential skills / experience required:
• Driving licence
• NEBOSH Certificate (or equivalent)
• Membership of IOSH
• 3 years’ experience in a similar role
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and health and safety IT systems
• The ability to organise and prioritise workload
• A flexible approach to working hours
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to work with, provide advice to, train, and promote excellence in Health and Safety all staff
• Ability to drive behavioural culture change programmes, across a large, complex, multi-shift operation
• Diploma in Management (desirable

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