Health And Safety Advisor – British Transport Police Jobs

Website BTP

Job Description:

As Health & Safety Advisor with BTP you will provide and be a first point of contact for any professional Health, Safety and Fire Advice and guidance to mitigate risk and reduce incidents. You will work closely with BTP employee’s operationally and non-operationally as well as other key stakeholders to ensure your recommendations are implemented and legally compliant with Health, Safety and Fire regulations. If incidents do occur you will investigate as required along with regulatory authority oversight (ORR, HSE and RAIB) to identify what happened, why and lessons learned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide H&S advice to relevant Division/departments in accordance with the H&S Strategy and legal compliance
  • Conduct H&S audits with contractors on site.
  • Undertake and review fire risk assessment in line with PAS79 across a variety of BTP premises
  • Work closely with other departments/ teams to ensure that issued equipment, estates and risk assessment is fit for purpose
  • Produce H&S reports as required
  • Educate and hold to account managers on conducting risk assessments for operational events
  • Maintain up to date, accurate H&S records in compliance with GDPR record keeping and information management requirements
  • Own and update the policies for H&S including: DSE workstation, Expectant Mothers, Return to Work, Stress
  • Conduct DSE assessments; offering advice tailored to individual requirements
  • Review and advise on risk assessments for new buildings, premises and refurbishments
  • Undertake accident investigations or advise managers on how to conduct them
  • Attend major incidents as required to provide on-site health and safety support and advice
  • Liaise with the legal team regarding personal injury claims or when dealing with external bodies such as Solicitors progressing claims against BTP

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in investigating accidents
  • Audit and inspection experience
  • A successful track record as a H&S professional
  • An approved, recognized certificate in Fire Safety and Fire Risk Assessments
  • Good knowledge of Health, Safety and Fire legislation across England, Wales and Scotland and its practical application within a public service environment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience in investigating accidents
  • A recognized health and safety professional qualification (minimum NEBOSH certificate or equivalent in Occupational Health and Safety)
  • Technical member of IOSH

Job Details:

Company: BTP

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Newport, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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