Occupational Health and Safety Advisor – Cork

Occupational Health and Safety Advisor – Cork


We have an immediate requirement for an Occupational Health and Safety Advisor in a desk-based role. This role allows for a hybrid model of working both from home and in the client office. Site visits will be organised during the initial phase to become familiar with the clients’ sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategically plan and execute companywide OHS program by developing and deploying OHS standards, policies, procedures and guidance as required.
  • Review, evaluate, and analyse work environments and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent disease or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors.
  • Lead standardising OHS workstreams e.g. medical health surveillance, external reporting, etc.
  • Identify, develop and maintain a central repository of OHS documentation, processes and practices in line with H&S management repository framework.
  • Develop analytics and reports based on KPIs / metrics to help identify preventive measures and create data driven programs.
  • Provide comprehensive OHS risk analysis and risk management actions.
  • Lead continuous improvement actions, programs or processes to influence key business decisions as well as functional and operational OHS strategies.
  • Develop or maintain hygiene programs.
  • Design employee health programs.
  • Prepare healthcare training materials.
  • Develop or maintain medical monitoring programs for employees.
  • Maintain or update emergency response plans or procedures.
  • Develop emergency procedures.

Key Requirements:

  • 3 – 4+ years’ work experience in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Minimum of a recognised Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • A medical background would be an advantage.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and be innovative.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

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