Marine & Shipping
Port Glasgow

HSE Advisor

Ref: 833| Posted: 14th May 2021

Our Scottish Shipbuilding client requires a Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Advisor.
The HSE Advisor will be responsible for co-ordinating the effective achievement of a safe working environment (yard, warehouse and vessels), whilst maintaining operational records and reporting on all HSE issues.
  • Will hold a NEBOSH General Certificate.
  • Must have shipyard experience or experience in a similar industry.
  • Must have solid technical Health and Safety background.
  • An understanding of current legislation and compliance.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Effective communication, networking and engagement skills, good team player.
  • Logical reasoning with a can do approach.
  • Support Operations through development, embedding and promotion of health, safety and environmental standards within the company.
  • Implement and maintain Company HSE, policies, procedures, standards and working practices and enhance the safety culture within the business; ensuring a focus towards zero accidents and injury.
  • To advise on the implications of current and emerging health and safety legislation, including evaluating options, making recommendations and generating action plans to ensure compliance across the Company.
  • Responsible for daily walk yard inspections, checking compliance with policies, procedures and company working practices, to ensure they are properly implemented and adhered to; providing regular reports including recommendations and improvement plans where required.
  • Provide oversight for the weekly testing of fire alarm system and annual fire evacuation, including fire-fighting equipment.
  • Provide oversight for the management and issue of Permits to Work, plus recording and monitoring of (tank) air levels.
  • Monitor control of safety and lifting equipment and scaffolding.
  • Co-ordinate and complete risk assessments and safe work practices/methodologies. Ensure current risk assessments are reviewed and advise management on any risks that have been identified during risk assessments and site walkabouts.
  • Responsible for site safety induction for all new employees, subcontractor workers and/or visitors.
  • Develop and deliver in-house training with managers and employees on all relevant aspects of health and safety.
  • To provide input for regular HSE communications for all levels of staff to include written information, toolbox talks and management briefs.
  • Ensure all near misses, first aid incidents and other accident are recorded and communicated, as required.
  • Investigate and report all accidents within the timeframe set by the company and the Health and Safety Executive.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package