Health and Safety Officer

  • Atrium HR Consulting
  • Birkirkara, Malta
  • Mar 29, 2020
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Job Description

Health and Safety Officer (Malta)

A leading Services Company in Malta is looking for a Health and Safety Officer to plan, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures in the workplace.

 

Role Profile

Role Title: Health and Safety Officer

Reporting to: Company Directors

Location: Birkirkara, Malta

 

Role Purpose

The Health and Safety Officer is responsible for ensuring that all safety legislation is adhered to and policies and practices are adopted.

 

Responsibilities

Plan, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures that group is required or chooses to follow, and work to minimize operational losses, occupational health problems, accidents, and injuries.

Additionally, the Health and Safety Officer will be responsible for: 

  • The development and monitoring of occupational health and safety policy, programs, and procedures;
  • Assisting the company in complying with current health and safety legislation and/or regulations with the objective of ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the safety and health of shareholders;
  • Increasing health and safety awareness at all levels within the organization;
  • Investigating and reporting on all serious/critical personal injury accidents occurring to the appropriate senior management, and to assist in the investigation of all accidents/incidents that result in substantial damage;
  • Investigating and reporting on complaints of hazardous working conditions to the senior management and/or other appropriate senior staff;
  • Responding to employees’ safety concerns;
  • Conducting, as necessary, the safety inspection;
  • Assisting the group’s joint occupational health & safety committees;
  • Responding to fires and other emergencies on or about the company property;
  • Coordinating registration and the removal of hazardous waste;
  • Arranging for occupational health and safety testing and/or evaluations of the workplace by external agencies/consultants as may be necessary;
  • Acting as liaison with all related governmental bodies and regulating agencies;
  • Coordinating the training of personnel in areas of safety, including first aid, CPR, accident prevention and investigation, workplace inspections and other matters related to implementing safety procedures in group’s facilities; Develop, review, and update appropriate sections of the Emergency Procedures Manual;
  • Liaising with the fire department regarding emergency procedures, communications, and fire safety education programs;

 

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, an individual should have pre-existing background experience in the field of Health and Safety and have a thorough knowledge of the relevant Maltese legislation.

The Successful candidate will write and speak Maltese and English to a working level of proficiency.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience as a Health and Safety Official.  You will need at least 2 years of experience in a similar role
  •  Attained the Nebosh certification (Or equivalent)
  • An interest and/or knowledge of health and safety in the services sector.
  • A full driver’s license for traveling from site to site.

The role will offer fantastic opportunities for professional development and the chance to work with some of the best talents in the services sector in Europe right now.

 

Salary

Negotiable