Reports to: CEO/HR Manger/Operations Manager

Main objectives: Keep up to date with changing legislation. Evaluate, develop and implement OH&S policies and procedures and maintain to ensure organisation compliance. May include achieving and maintaining ACC audit tool programs.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Develop workplace safety systems, policies and processes. Ensure businesses comply with health and safety legislation for workplaces.
  • Design health and safety monitoring systems and policies.
  • Work with staff to manage, monitor and improve health and safety standards in workplaces.
  • Educate and inform staff and managers on how to identify safety risks and set up preventative measures. Organise first aid training for staff.
  • Manage ACC claims.
  • Develop emergency procedures (for earthquake and fires) and co-ordinate emergency teams.
  • Undertake workplace safety inspections such as monitoring noise levels in a factory.
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are met before and when workplace alterations are made or new equipment is installed.

Typical qualifications and experience: Health and safety certificate or diploma at tertiary level. Extensive skills and experience.