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Health & Safety Manager at Element

Health & Safety Manager

Element Ghent/Ghent, Flanders Full Time
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Warringtonfire has an opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to join our growing team based in Ghent. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global Testing, Inspection & Certification business. Warringtonfire exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose. Warringtonfire is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services.


  • Carry out monthly audits and close out any findings
  • Complete monthly workplace inspection report
  • Take responsibility to record and close out all incidents and near misses on intranet
  • Ensure weekly fire checks and drills are carried out
  • Create and review all risk assessments for Warrington site
  • Ensure all statutory examinations are carried out before or on due date
  • Ensure all employees have the correct Personal Protective Equipment in place and have been trained in its use
  • Ensure the emergency plan and disaster recovery plan are reviewed regularly and updated if necessary
  • Chair and minute all Warrington site H&S meetings
  • Ensure hazardous substance assessments are in place for all chemicals used
  • Ensure all employees have received the correct Health & Safety training
  • Ensure all safety bulletins are communicated to staff and the actions are completed prior to due date
  • Ensure all H&S inspections are carried on or before due date

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience within a similar HSEQ position
  • Experience within a Accreditation Service, accredited environment
  • Experience in completing Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessment
  • Qualification in Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) managing safely or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • The right aptitude and/or previous relevant experience will also be taken into account
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral
  • Self-starter with good organisation skills
  • Proactive, logical and methodical
  • Confident, punctual and well organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be fluent in Dutch/Flemmish

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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Process Oriented
Risk Analysis
Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health (Coshh)
Personal Protective Equipment
Attention To Detail
Practical And Pragmatic

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Job ID: 2021-6559