Jul 02, 2021

Buildings H&S Compliance Officer

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  • Shefford SG17, UK

Job Description

Our Local Authority client has a 8 Month CONTRACT vacancy (with a possibility of an extension) for a BUILDINGS H&S COMPLIANCE OFFICER, details as follows Job Purpose This post is responsible for ensuring the corporate property portfolio meets all legal requirements and that Staff, Customers and Members who use the services can do so in a safe manner. To act as the principal adviser on building compliance matters for all the Organisation property portfolio. Provide professional advice to the Head of FM and other Organisation Officers, carrying out safety audits, risk assessments and organising essential repairs. Responsibilities Lead on or contribute to the preparation, update and publication of property related Health and Safety policies and procedures (including asbestos, fire and water management) in conjunction with the Corporate Health and Safety Manager and the Assets Management Team to ensure that the Organisation complies with its legal obligations. To monitor and report on the status of compliance and risks and develop technical requirements to enable compliance. To ensure that organisation can demonstrate compliance with all statutory legal requirements for the corporate property portfolio. Continually review and audit Health and Safety asset information available on the Organisation’s property management systems and other relevant databases. Commission, and where practicable carryout, and review property related risk assessments including fire, water and asbestos. Manage the Organisation’s fire, asbestos and legionella management plans for the corporate property portfolio.  Ensure the recommendations contained are actioned by the responsible person and/or organise works through contractors. Organise asbestos refurbishments and demolition surveys, and organise and manage all asbestos removal works. Assisting with the management and implementation of emergency procedures for all corporate buildings including ensuring adequate coverage is in place. Ensure all contractors employed by the Organisation carry out their works in accordance with relevant Health and Safety legislation through implementation and management of permit to work systems and on site monitoring. To provide expert advice, guidance and communication campaigns on all Health & Safety and building compliance matters to colleagues, organisation members and members of the public – including Head-teachers’/Governing bodies, and to negotiate effectively on behalf of the Organisation to meet its corporate objectives. Essential Requirements NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent. BOHS P405 Management of Asbestos or equivalent. BOHS P902 Water Hygiene Management or equivalent. In depth experience of Health and Safety legislation and working methods that need to be applied to ensure building compliance. Extensive experience of working within a compliance role impacting on statutory Health and Safety issues. Extensive risk assessment experience and a proven track record in setting up a statutory compliance system. Experience in managing asbestos in buildings and asbestos surveying and removal procedures in accordance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations and supporting Approved Code of Practice. If you have the necessary experience and qualifications to fulfill this role, please submit your CV ASAP

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