Health and Safety Assistant

Jobs-September 5, 2023

Type: Permanent, Full-time

Working hours:  Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm.

Job Function: To provide support to the Group EHS Manager and the wider business in the management and control of EHS-related risks across offices and depots.

Reporting to: EHS Manager.

Liaising with: All Staff.

The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and be willing to progress into a wider EHS role in the future. The role holder will be a self-starter, who is dedicated to the safety, quality & environmental impacts of the Group as a whole.


  • Support with managing and updated the Company’s library of Health, Safety and Environmental documents, helping to ensure that they are up to date with any new legislation.
  • Helping to ensure that site and depot working is carried out in line with HSE regulations by a programme of site audits.
  • Assist in producing and updating risk assessments and method statements (including both generic and site-specific RAMS)
  • Ensure staff training matrix is HSE compliant and records of PPE/Safety equipment issued and ensure the equipment is tested and HSE Compliant.
  • Completion of any PQQs that the Company receives.
  • Carry out Accident and Incident Investigations from an administrative perspective.
  • Administer and maintain the incident index and identify preventative actions in relation to accident, Incident and near misses.
  • Maintain the Training matrix for all staff, including booking and organising training, liaising with the depots.
  • Create and facilitate toolbox talks alongside the EHS Manager.
  • Creating COSHH assessments and maintain all MSDS.
  • Monitor master checklist.
  • Assist with external audits.
  • Act as a point of contact for health and safety issues.
  • Collate EHS-related data for potential Board and Operational meetings.
  • Assist in promoting a positive safety culture across the depots and drive staff self-reporting using the observation reporting system.
  • Cover and support the EHS duties of the EHS Manager in absence or annual leave periods.
  • Assist and support in introduction and implementation of EHS systems and software where needed to drive efficiencies.
  • Any other duties commensurate with this post.


  • Full and valid UK Driving License
  • Working towards or willing to work towards a degree in EHS, NEBOSH, IOSH, Environmental Management
  • Any relevant certifications preferred: (Certified Safety Professional, Quality certification, First Aid, NEBOSH, IOSH, Environmental Management etc.)
  • Experience within a workplace or depot environment preferred
  • Proficiency or willing to work towards a proficiency in applicable EHS codes, standards, regulations, etc.
  • Experience interacting with EHS related regulatory agencies preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.

For more information on this position, please apply today with your latest CV