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H & S Officer

Malta

 

The aim of the Health and Safety Officer is to be responsible for ensuring the design, implementation, monitoring and review of a comprehensive health and safety management system for Alberta Group (including selected subsidiaries) with the overall scope of preventing unsafe acts, injuries and ill health.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure a safe workplace environment by identifying risks and guiding on-site personnel on various sites during the various stages of projects
  • Provide support to the management teams in ensuring a common approach and alignment of policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Ensure the completion of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and best practices are recommended, implemented and maintained
  • Ensure that safety inspections are carried out, fire drills and fire alarms are correctly reported, safety inspections, risk assessments and lone working procedures are managed and employees are aware of their responsibilities
  • Ensure full and accurate health and safety records are maintained
  • Establish a full plan of documented H&S inspections, audits and checks
  • Establish a structured programme of H&S training throughout the company
  • Liaise with the company training coordinator as well as necessary external health and safety consultants in the provision of training programmes and health and safety services
  • Help the H & S Manager devise the agenda for, chair and formulate & distribute minutes for the H&S committee meetings whilst respecting deadlines
  • Keep up to date with all aspects of relevant health, safety & welfare at work legislation and communicate relevant changes
  • Provide regular reports to the H&S Manager
  • Management on relevant H&S activities and processes
  • Participate in meetings when required to report on relevant H&S matters
  • Liaise with suppliers i.e. insurers, solicitors etc.
  • Increase health and safety awareness at all levels within the organization and  ensure employee engagement and positive behaviour towards the health, safety and environment of the company
  • Respond to employees’ safety concerns

Attributes 

  • Excellent written and communication skills in both Maltese and English
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in health and safety
  • Diploma/Degree in health and safety 
  • Sound knowledge of local health and safety legislation
  • A Health and Safety report
  • Preference will be given to candidates with NEBOSH Certification
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in health and safety in installation and maintenance and M&E or similar environments
  • Preference is given to candidates who have previous experience in the construction industry or with a health and safety consultancy firm