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Applegreen Stores

Retail

Dublin, Ireland

Posted: 11/1/2019

Health and Safety Officer

  • Cherry Orchard, Park West, Co. Dublin, Ireland
  • Hourly
  • 2 to 4 Years Experience

Description

Job Description

Applegreen are currently recruiting an Environment, Health & Safety Officer. This is a new role for Applegreen plc, and a great opportunity to have a real impact on how we define and progress the environment, health and safety agenda across the business in Ireland.

The Environment, Health & Safety Officer will develop, maintain and protect health and safety standards in accordance with current health and safety legislation. Travel is a requirement for this role, so applicants would preferably have access to car and must hold current clean full driving license.

The Role:

• Help define and implement the Environment, Health & Safety strategy for Retail Operations Ireland.

• Carry out risk assessments, identifying potential hazards and consider how risks could be reduced.

• Outline safe operational procedures which identify and consider 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.

• Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements.

• Investigate customer and employee accidents and incidents to full conclusion.

• Advise on, and assist with, company employee return to work process subsequent to an accident/illness resulting in personal injury.

• Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the employer's industry.

• Liaise with company clients and maintain a working knowledge of their Health & Safety policies and procedures.

• Produce management reports, newsletters and bulletins.

• Ensure that construction/refurbishment/contract transition projects, including implementation of new equipment and processes are planned, directed and monitored from a safety perspective.

• Advise on a range of specialist areas, appropriate to the Forecourt/Catering/ Retail Industry. Advise on insurance and legal claims and assist to completion/closure.

• Multi interdepartmental liaison on safety.

• Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers.

Qualifications:

• 3rd level qualification in technical / science, diploma in Environmental Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Safety

• 5 + years' experience in a similar Industry (Multi-site, wide range and variety of operations in the Retail/Food Service/Catering Industry

Competencies

Teamwork; As a team member, the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team; as a team leader, the ability to demonstrate interest, skill, and success in getting groups to learn to work together.

Written Communications; The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing.

Influencing others; The ability to gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects, and solutions.

Customer Orientation; The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers.

Initiative; Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it.

Innovation; The ability to develop, sponsor, or support the introduction of new and improved method, products, procedures, or technologies.

Thoroughness; Ensuring that one’s own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate; carefully preparing for meetings and presentations; following up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

Self- confidence; Faith in one’s own ideas and capability to be successful; willingness to take an independent position in the face of opposition.

Skills:

• Computer Literate

• Problem Solving Skills

• Auditing Skills

• Report Writing

• Budget Management

 

Applegreen Stores is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applegreen Stores

Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
Industry: Retail
Company Size: 1001 - 5.000 Employees
Founded In: 1992

Established in 1992, Applegreen is a major petrol forecourt retailer in the Republic of Ireland, with a significant presence in the United Kingdom, and in the US.