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Health & Safety Managers

This role is a senior manager appointed by the relevant Faculty Operating Officer or Director of Professional Service to implement effective health and safety arrangements (which include risk management) and provide information on health and safety performance. It typically includes:

  • Working with the Faculty Operating Officer or Director of Professional Service to appoint key health and safety roles, which will enable competent individuals to meet their health and safety responsibilities, and provide appropriate staff development for each individual concerned;
  • The oversight of health and safety within their specified area and ensuring that issues are considered at senior management level where appropriate;
  • The oversight of the consistency of delivery of health and safety matters within their area of responsibility and identify and pursue significant issues;
  • Evaluating and monitoring health and safety communication to validate their effectiveness for the level of risk in the area;
  • Co-ordinating allocated resources for the management of health and safety.

In some faculties/offices the role of the Faculty Operating Officer or Director of Professional Service will have one or the same person as this role. This arrangement is the same for small Offices.

Health & Safety Manager Training

Please see the Health & Safety training page for latest information on available courses