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Health and Safety Officer

  • Location: London
  • Sector: HR
  • Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Plus excellent benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017
  • Job reference: SC HSO
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One of the leading International Investment Banks located in the City of London are looking to recruit an experienced Health and Safety Officer.

To take an overview of Health & Safety for the bank as well as handling individual personal issues as they arise. To ensure compliance with company policy statements. To carryout induction, manual handling and work station risk assessments for all employees. To carryout building fire risk assessments annually or as necessary. To maintain records of all health & safety activities, training and issues. To monitor and promote environmental initiatives, recycling schemes and report as required.

To ensure the provision of a physically secure environment in conjunction with the banks service providers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take an overview of Health & Safety for the bank and group as well as handling individual personal issues as they arise.
  • Maintain a high standard of Health & Safety within the working environment as is practicable.
  • Ensure compliance with Company Policy Statement.
  • Carry out H&S induction training for all new employees and contractors as appropriate.
  • Oversee all accident/incident and near miss investigations and implement corrective actions to reduce and mitigate overall accident/incident and near miss figures
  • Carry out workstation assessments for every employee on a bi-annual basis.
  • Carry out minimum yearly Risk Assessment Report for Fire Precaution Regulations.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all assessments.
  • Organise training and supervise Fire Marshalls and First Aiders.
  • Assist Landlord in organising six-monthly Fire Drills at BWH.
  • Organise and supervise the training of all staff in fire safety both theory and practical.
  • Organise and implement Major Incident Evacuation/Invacuation procedures in conjunction with Landlord
  • Maintain H&S records including Staff Register, Fire Marshalls, First Aiders and Safety officers.
  • Ensure accurate publishing of all H&S details on company notice boards and Intranet.
  • Effective physical security of the premises managing relevant outsourced service providers, systems and controls.
  • Plan, prepare and review relevant security policies, procedures and controls.
  • Investigate and report on physical security events or breaches.
  • Ensure that environmental policies are implemented and any environmental campaigns are effective.
  • Enhance the recycling scheme in place
  • Monitor and report environmental performance and implement resources to reduce carbon footprint where possible
  • Organisation of environmental awareness campaigns
  • Liaison with counterparts
  • To assist in other areas of the PCS department as and when required.
  • Available 24/7 to respond to emergency situations.

Legal and Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal Compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, the London Compliance manual and the Financial Crime Policy.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role. Complete all mandatory training as required to attain and maintain competence.

Key Internal contacts

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Key External contacts

Landlords managing agents

Consultants & contractors

Service providers

Relevant public bodies such as the City of London Police.

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