Health & Safety Officer Jobs

Health & Safety Officers have an important role. In some construction firms the safety officer may be an officer or senior manager of the company. Their primary responsibility is to keep the loss of human and property resources to a minimum. A health and safety officer must be an individual capable of managing jobsite safety by providing safety training for employees, inspecting jobsites, correcting safety hazards found during regular inspections, managing worker's compensation insurance processes, and ensuring that the company is in compliance with required Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety and health standards.

A good officer understands OSHA regulations and how they work in construction. The role also requires basic knowledge of construction operations, materials, and methods. Most have previous construction experience and a keen interest in construction safety.

Why become a Health & Safety Officer?

The high cost of health care and expenses related to jobsite injuries, as well as the high cost of replacing and/or repairing a company's resources including its property, equipment, and tools is prompting many construction companies to hire health & safety officers. They can often advance to higher level management positions either in their company or in others.

Starting salaries typically range from £24,000 to £32,000. Those with experience such as Head of Health and Safety can earn salaries up to £80,000.

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  1. Joiner

    Location: Ayrshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Staffinders require 6 x Joiners for work in Largs and surrounding areas.
    Must have CSCS Cards, Previous site experience & checkable references.
    Immediate start available
    6 month contract
    Finishing work
    Roughing work
    Kit erectors 
    This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Stafffinders which is operating as an employment business

  2. Ground Worker

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Civil Engineer

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of our client a well-established Civil Engineering and Building Contractor based in Scotland
    We are looking for Ground workers for ongoing projects in the Glasgow area.
    All candidates must have:
    CSCS card
    IPAF, Harness.
    Duties will include General labouring and Concrete Repairs
    This vacancy is ...

  3. Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for a number of Joiners for works in the Edinburgh area.
    Due to the scope of work we are looking for joiners capable of finishings, ceiling and partitioning works on a mixture of commercial developments for our client. 
    Must have previous experience, Valid CSCS Card, Own Tools ...

  4. Risk Manager

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £32000 to £32000 p/a

    Category: Health & Safety

    Stafffinders are delighted to work with a growing client within central Scotland, on a recently emerged Risk Manager position due to an increased workload. 
    As a Risk Manager working within the Health and Safety division, you are required to visit multiple commercial properties and complete health & safety, and fire safety ...

  5. Tilers

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.50 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders Edinburgh are looking for experienced Tilers for work in Edinburgh city centre.
    Immediate start is available on a commercial fit out laying 1200x600 and 600/600 tiles, cutter is available on site, must hold a valid Blue CSCS Card.
    Pay is £18.50 umb,cis or ltd.
    We are ...

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