A Health, Safety, Security and Environment Director is responsible for the health and safety function to fit your organization context and the authority of the role. These responsibilities typically reflect a director's responsibilities and so need developing into more specific duties to form a relevant health and safety manager's job description relevant to your own situation.
Existence and awareness of a suitable and relevant health and safety policy.
A safe workplace without risk to health.
Safe plant and machinery, and safe movement, storage and use of articles and substances.
Adequate provision of first-aid and welfare facilities and support.
Provision of suitable and current information and supervision concerning health and safety policies and practices.
Proper and timely assessment of risks to health and safety, and implementation of measures and arrangements identified as necessary from the assessments.
Provision of emergency procedures, first-aid facilities, safety signs, relevant protective clothing and equipment, and incident reporting to the relevant authorities.
Liaison as necessary with other organizations and relevant authorities, and assistance and cooperation concerning audits and remedial actions.
The workplace satisfies health, safety and welfare requirements for ventilation, temperature, lighting, sanitary, washing and rest facilities.
Prevention and precautions against, or adequate control of, exposure to hazardous substances, and danger from flammable, explosive, electrical, noise, radiation and manual handling risks.
Surveillance and reporting on health and safety practices and systems.
Recruitment, selection, management and development of health and safety direct-reporting staff.
(If formal director) Execute the responsibilities of a company director according to lawful and ethical standards, as referenced in ... (whatever director policy and standards document you might use).
Requirements / Qualifications
Minimum 8 years of experience in the same field.
Good organizational skills
Good communication skills
An outgoing personality and able to deal with a range of people