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Lorcan Friel

Ref No: 4219

Date Posted: 30-Nov-21


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Health & Safety Officer

North Dublin

Health and Safety

Competitive salary


O’Neill & Brennan are currently recruiting for a Safety Officer for our Client, a well-known international company with various ongoing projects across Ireland and Europe.

This is a Dublin based role and the successful candidate will support the HSE manager on site; ensuring it meets all legal requirements relating to health, safety, environmental and quality.

Safety Officer Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure HSEQ Management System complies with Statutory and Client requirements.
  • Provide general support and assistance to the Health and Safety Manager.
  • Control HSEQ audits/Inspections by following up/tracking and reporting on remedial actions.
  • Responsible for the coordination and management of PPE, Staff mandatory courses for H&S.
  • Ensuring sub-contractor documentation and training has been reviewed prior to commencement and complies with legal and company policies.
  • Updating and communication site Emergency Plans
  • Organise, participate and provide clerical support around HSEQ meetings and forums.
  • Control, maintain and coordinate the induction and training register.
  • Develop matrix and support the delivery team on the control and monitoring of all temporary works, during pre-installation, installation, use, removal stages.
  • Support on delivering and completing statutory notifications to the HSA as necessary.
  • Conducting regular site audits and carrying out inspections to ensure Company safe operating procedures are adhered to.
  • Coordinate, prepare and deliver project toolboxes, specific training sessions, including training assessments as required.
  • Responsible on investigating accidents, incidents, high potential near misses or other significant events/issues. Ensuring that investigation close out action's plans are completed in the required time frame.
  • Giving general H&S advice to the site team as needed.
  • Periodically review relevant safety signage across the Site
  • Making sure First Aiders are available, and that all relevant Certs are updated.
  • Collecting and collating relevant information for inclusion in the Safety File and preparing for handover to the Client at the end of the project.
  • Other ad hoc duties required with the role

Safety Officer Requirements include:

  • 3rd level qualification in Construction or Health & Safety
  • Experience in health & safety on construction sites (2-4 years)
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines and targets
  • A full Driving License

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Lorcan on 083 045 3579 for a confidential conversation.


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