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Health & Safety Officer Grade Vii Permanent Full Time


Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital Of Ireland


Clontarf, Dublin 3


The Health & Safety Officer will have responsibility for the development of the Health & Safety Programme for the hospital, and ensuring compliance with all Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Legislation. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic Health and Safety professional to join our team. In addition to their standard duties the successful candidate will be tasked with the role of Covid- 19 Response Manager and will be responsible for ensuring the effective implementation of Covid-19 specific safety management systems as outlined by the National Public Health Emergency Team and the Health & Safety Authority.   The successful candidate will be responsible for:   • Develop, lead, implement, monitor and update the hospital’s Health and Safety Management Programme as necessary. • Identify and implement operational processes to the standards of best practice Safety, Health & Welfare in order to optimise use of resources and to ensure compliance with statutory requirements. • Identify instances of non-compliance with safety provisions and instigate corrective action  • Provide assistance to Department/Service Heads on health and safety best practice, so ensuring the health & safety of employees and the protection of staff/patients/visitors/contractors against accidental injury or loss. • Production of non-clinical reports and audits for the Executive Management Team and Health & Safety Committee. • Co-ordinate departmental procedures to assist in the adoption of safe systems of working and standards   • Review and update of relevant Health & Safety Documentation including the Hospitals Safety Statement. • Carry out regular hazard and departmental audits /inspections across the hospital and review safe work practices. • Ensure that inspection records are maintained and preserved for all activities and plant equipment. • Participation in VHGRMF Health and Safety Advisory Forum and local implementation of guidance documents/recommendations arising from group. • Ensure compliance of all Fire Safety requirements and legislation. • Devise, implement and present safety training programmes for management and staff. • Recording and monitoring of all Medical Device Safety Notices and Hazard Alerts from the HSE and action as applicable to the hospital. • Delivery of HSE processes, procedures, standards and systems.     Please submit a letter of application and CV including details of 3 employment referees to: or     Application details/procedure and more information:       Closing date: 30/10/2020.       Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.

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