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    Health & Safety Lead

    Are you an experienced Health and Safety professional? Our client is one of the largest plant hire company’s in the UK.

    They are looking for a Health & Safety Lead to promote Health & Safety throughout their depots around the country.

    What is on Offer:

    • Company Car with Personal fuel Included
    • On Site Parking
    • 23 Days Annual Leave
    • Access to Store Discounts


    • Oversee Safety: You’ll be the regional champion for health and safety.
    • Identify and Address Hazards: Through regular inspections and audits, you’ll proactively find and fix potential dangers before they cause accidents.
    • Develop Safe Practices: Collaborate with the Health and Safety Manager to create and implement effective health and safety policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Educate and Empower: Provide training to employees and contractors, fostering a culture of safety awareness and safe working habits.
    • Stay Informed: Stay updated on the latest safety laws, regulations, and industry standards, advising on their implications.
    • Risk Management: Lead in assessing risks, developing mitigation strategies, and ensuring risk assessments and method statements are accurate and communicated effectively.
    • Continuous Improvement: Work with regional teams to identify areas for improvement, sharing best practices and learnings to enhance safety across the region.
    • External Collaboration: Establish and maintain connections with regulatory bodies, industry associations, and clients.
    • Client Support: Provide guidance and assistance during client visits and inspections related to health and safety.
    • Addressing Concerns: Participate in resolving health and safety complaints brought forward by employees, clients, or regulatory bodies.


    • Experience: 5+ years in construction/plant hire.
    • Health & safety knowledge (regulations, best practices).
    • Accident investigation & corrective action (preferred).
    • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills (training, influencing).
    • Strong organization, prioritisation & problem-solving.
    • Team player with independent work ability.
    • Microsoft Office proficiency.
    • Travel: Required within the region (valid driver’s license).
    • Professional Certification in Health & Safety, preferred but not essential.
    • Certification in health & safety desirable (company may fund).
    • Experience in conducting accident investigations a plus.

    If interested, please get in touch with Tom on 020 3008 5212 or click “Apply” to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

    Cavendish (Recruitment) Professionals Ltd are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we believe that inclusivity begins with the candidate’s experience. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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    Thomas Niven

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