Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner

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Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors. Construction Specialist Safety Practitioner principal tasks and responsibilities proactively support in the implementation key elements of the Site Safety plan and to proactively manage and reduce construction health and safety risk.Assist the CDM Compliance Manager in co-ordinating project construction safety implementation.Implementation of the Company CDM and Safety, Quality and Environmental policies in the HS&E area of the business ensuring that assessment of risks is carried out which lead to safe working attitudes and practices.Compile and or review CDM core documentation, including the following: Construction Phase Plan compilation and updating where the Principal Contractor is client. .Provision of competent professional construction health and safety advice across for Major Infrastructure ProjectsUndertake construction project workplace inspections to: identify hazards, determine ways of reducing risks, ensure adherence to risk assessment and best practice. Participate in the site audit program including the management of corrective and preventive actions.Provide active monitoring - by both scheduled and unscheduled health checks and inspections to ensure compliance with health & safety policies/processes/standards.From time to time in relation to projects carry out Investigation of accidents, incidents and cases of ill health to identify root cause and ensure suitable and sufficient corrective and preventative action is captured in line with management system process.Undertake reviews of Contractor HS&E documentation and advise Project Management on its suitability and alignment with site project requirements.Liaise where required with the MOD Safety team in relation to safe working practices for construction projectsDevelop and deliver Health and Safety Improvement Projects.Keep up to date with current health and safety legislation and best practice.Play an active role in promotion of learning lessons from near misses and incidents at project level whilst ensuring this information is shared through reporting processes to client. Qualifications and Experience Req :Minimum HNC or Equivalent in a relevant discipline.Construction NEBOSH Cert or BSC Diploma, and courses in specific high risk activitiesExamples of Membership include: The Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH), ROSPA, Construction Group memberships, affiliations to engineering groups such as ICE.Desirable: Scaffold Inspection, Confined Spaces, Asbestos Awareness training qualification. If these are not already achieved must be working towardsOngoing CPD Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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