Regional Health & Safety Advisor

An exciting opportunity to join Ireland’s leading independent manufacturer of concrete construction materials. We are currently looking for an experienced Regional Health & Safety Advisor to proactively champion the health & safety function. Ideally we’re looking for someone who has experience of working in the quarry industry.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with the Group Health & Safety Manager and the Health & Safety Committee in the implementation of a positive health and safety culture within the business.
  • Regularly review and update company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures, health & safety policies and Safety Statement for relevant locations. Communicate same to relevant personnel.
  • Complete regular Plant inspections and audits, and report findings to the Group Health & Safety Manager, the Health & Safety committee and Location Managers.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near-misses promptly, and ensure any corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Provide support and guidance to Location Managers for the completion of Safety Induction Training for new employees, sub-contractors, and ensure documentary evidence is maintained.
  • Assist Group Health & Safety Manager and Location Managers with training needs e.g. Manual Handling, Forklift Training, Emergency Response Training, etc.
  • Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, and ensure mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Liaise with Location Managers to ensure that only approved subcontractors are engaged in activities, and review subcontractor Safety Statements, Safety Compliance and any other relevant documentation.
  • Ensure that appropriate PPE is availed of at all times by employees.
  • Monitor legislative updates and ensure necessary changes are implemented.
  • Liaise with the HSA and other statutory bodies, as necessary, and act upon recommendations for improvements.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a health & safety role.
  • Third level qualification in Occupational Health & Safety is essential. Member of IOSH or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in the Quarry Industry and a manufacturing organisation is desirable.
  • Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and Quarry Regulations.
  • Proven ability to engage with onsite Location Managers to manage new initiatives and influence change.
  • Full, clean Driver’s Licence.

Salary: €45,000 – €50,000  Pension, subsidised healthcare and a company vehicle.

To apply send your CV, through our website

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

Follow and Connect with The People Group on LinkedIn and Twitter

The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.

To apply for this job email your details to

Apply For This Job

Name *

Email *

Phone *

Upload CV - pdf|doc|docx|5mb limit

Cover Letter *