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Health & Safety Advisor

Summary

Salary
£Competitive + bonus
Team
Facilities
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

The Global Health and Safety Team’s purpose is to contribute to Dyson’s future growth by maintaining a 5* experience for our Employees, Shoppers, Owner’s and Business Partners. This includes the prevention of foreseeable harm, optimal people performance through wellbeing and the avoidance of significant business disruption or other operational loss.
Whilst continuing your development as a health and safety professional within an exciting and fast moving environment, the successful applicant will be responsible for executing general health & safety tasks in accordance with Dyson policy under the guidance of the Senior Health and Safety Manager (EMEA). This will span a variety of property types and locations in EMEA but being based at Malmesbury, the role will focus predominantly on our UK sites.

Accountabilities

The role will to assist in developing the health, safety and wellbeing culture of Dyson through:
  • Improving and updating the health and safety arrangements at Dyson.
  • Supporting employees at all levels to understand their responsibilities with respect to health and safety.
  • Providing practical advice and guidance to ensure that employees are able to carry out their tasks and activities in a safe manner.
  • Delivering the health and safety message at Dyson induction courses and other briefings.
  • Working with other members of the Health and Safety Team in developing and delivering training courses such a risk assessment, fire safety, manual handling and chemical safety.
  • Working with departments on developing and implementing their risk assessments and safe systems of work.
  • Collating and analysing the accident and incidents which occur across Dyson.
  • Assisting managers and/or carrying out accident/incident investigations then tracking recommending to ensure that they have been actioned.
  • Managing the first aiders and first aid equipment; ensuring that there is adequate provision across the sites.
  • Managing the DSE training and assessment process including liaison with Occupational Health and ergonomics consultants as required.
  • Working within the Team on the management of fire safety; this will include managing the fire risk assessments, their actions, fire logs, fire marshalls etc.
  • Developing procedures and audit programmes suitable to the needs of each function.

Skills

  • A recognised Health and Safety Qualification.
  • Membership of IOSH or equivalent (at Least TechIOSH).
  • Good communicator; ability to convey health and safety issues concisely and accurately. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to build productive working relationships and influence.
  • Good analytical skills; to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions.
  • Confident; comfortable with interacting with senior managers where necessary.
  • Credible; ability to demonstrate a level of competence in health and safety in order to gain stakeholder confidence.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines