Health And Safety Officer



The purpose of the role is to facilitate compliance with the corporate Health & Safety Statement and associated processes, policies and legislation within the Health Service Executive.

To provide specialist advice, guidance and instruction regarding health and safety matters to the Senior Management Team at MRHT, Heads of Service, frontline Managers and staff.

To assist management and staff at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore in ensuring that the high standards of health and safety, as dictated by HSE Corporate and legislation, are met and promote continuous improvement based on systematic organisational learning.

To advise and support management and staff in setting up, maintaining and improving systems that underpin an effective integrated health and safety governance system within the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore.

To liaise with internal stakeholders such as the National Health and Safety Function (NHSF) and Corporate Committees such as the Health & Safety Management Advisory Committee (HSMAC) and the Risk Committee and external stakeholders such as the State Claims Agency and the Health and Safety Authority.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that national policy issued by the Workplace Health and Wellbeing Unit is implemented locally. This will include statutory and regulatory requirements of the Workplace Health and Wellbeing Unit for the Health and Safety of healthcare workers.

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that the Work Safely Protocol for Covid-19, issued by the Government of Ireland, is implemented locally.

The post holder will support the Quality & Patient Safety Manager in all communication processes and the collation, analysis and distribution, as applicable, of all MRHT policies.

Organization Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
Industry Medical / Healthcare
Occupational Category Health and Safety Officer
Job Location Tipperary,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 2 Years
Posted at 2022-09-28 5:01 pm
Expires on 2023-01-06