Health and Safety Advisor Job Description

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Health and Safety Advisor Job Description

The role of a Health and Safety Advisor within the construction/ civil engineering industry is to prevent accidents, injuries and health problems within the project lifecycle. You would be involved with the creation of health and safety policie, making sure that these policies are applied in the workplace and refined if needed.

Usual Responsibilities

  • Promoting a continuous improvement culture and implement best practice management systems in the workplace.
  • Monitor daily site tasks and provide advice on risks and controls
  • Ensure compliance with all company procedures, and regulatory and legislative requirements for Health and Safety.
  • Ensure that OHS induction and training is provided to all employees and subcontractors,
  • Manage Subcontractor compliance
  • Undertake audits to verify compliance.
  • Investigate any injuries, incidents and near misses and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
  • Co-ordinate return to work activities.

Health and Safety Advisor Requirements

  • 5-10 years experience in a civil engineering &/or construction environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships internally as well as externally.
  • Excellent skills in managing time, setting priorities, planning, communication and organizing along with the ability to positively influence improved Health and Safety outcomes.
  • Degree, Diploma or similar and a current member of a relevant professional institution
  • Lead Investigator
  • Safety Auditor
  • Current first aid certificate

Average salary bracket: $85k to $125k AUD

Salary is based on © 2021 statistics and research, view their website here.

This Health and Safety Advisor job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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