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Graduate Health and Safety Officer – Kilkenny

Health and Safety Officer (Manufacturing)

My client, a food production company are seeking a Graduate Health and Safety Officer to join their team. This role reports directly in to the EHS Manager.

Full, clean driving license is a necessity.

Salary €25-30K depending on experience.


  • Assists EHS Manager in implementing the identified safety and health management systems
  • Assists Supervisors and Managers in accident investigations
  • Carry out regular safety inspections in all areas and ensuring CAPA implementation
  • Provide health and safety training to employees such as manual handling, toolbox talks and safety induction
  • Carry out risk assessments on existing and new processes and equipment
  • Organisation and presentations for various meetings including safety rep meetings and incident reviews, and following up on actions arising
  • Document Control: responsible for ensuring Emergency Plan, Safety Procedures, Safety Statement; are up to date
  • Data Entry: responsible for logging of Incidents, Near Misses and Good Saves, Inspections, Toolbox Talks and production of reports on monthly or weekly basis.

Skills & experience:

  • Third level qualification or diploma in Health and Safety is essential
  • Excellent Knowledge or Irish Health and Safety legislation
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint computer packages
  • Passion for people and their safety
  • Manual Handling Instructor qualification advantageous

For more information and to discuss similar opportunities, please contact Lee in the strictest of confidence on 0858072559 / lee@optimizerecruitment.ie
Please not your CV will never be released without your expressed permission.
JOB REF: LD-21863

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