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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £21 per hour

  • Contact:

    Oliver Wakefield

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    07 June 2024

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Job Title: Health & Safety Officer
Location: Bristol (Onsite)
Duration: 12 Months
Pay: £21/hour (Inside IR35)


Exciting opportunity at an Aerospace Integrated Research and Test Centre for a diligent Health & Safety Officer. In this role, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our team working within our advanced laboratories. As part of the team, you'll support engineers and technicians engaged in vital aerospace materials testing. Your responsibility will be to ensure that our operations adhere to the highest health and safety standards, providing a secure environment for our staff to carry out their crucial work. This position offers a unique chance to be at the forefront of safety management in a cutting-edge aerospace research environment.


  • Safety Policies: Develop and implement comprehensive health and safety procedures tailored to the unique requirements of our laboratories and test facilities.
  • Training: Conduct regular safety awareness sessions to educate staff on protocols, procedures, and best practices, fostering a culture of safety and awareness.
  • Risk Assessment: Perform thorough risk assessments to identify potential hazards in our workplace, ensuring all necessary precautions are in place to mitigate risks effectively.
  • Inspections: Conduct routine inspections of our facilities to ensure compliance with safety regulations, identifying any areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
  • Incident Investigation: Lead investigations into any accidents, incidents, or near misses, identifying root causes and implementing preventive measures to avoid future occurrences.
  • Compliance: Stay up to date with relevant health and safety legislation and standards, ensuring compliance within the aerospace sector.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Develop and maintain emergency response plans, including evacuation procedures and first aid protocols, to ensure the safety of our team in all situations.
  • Communication: Act as the primary point of contact for health and safety inquiries, providing guidance and support to staff members, and fostering a culture of safety and accountability within the team.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Relevant Occupational Health and Safety qualification.
  • Experience in health and safety administration, preferably in a laboratory or testing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of health and safety regulations and standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train and educate staff on safety procedures.
  • Strong analytic skills, with attention to detail for thorough risk assessments and investigations.
  • Certification in First Aid/CPR and experience in emergency response planning is desirable.

If you're passionate about safety and possess the necessary skills and qualifications, don't miss this opportunity to join an industry-leading team in Bristol. Apply now and be a part of shaping the future of aerospace safety.

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