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Building Staff Solutions,
Merchants House
Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
Tel: 01 7071012

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Lead Safety Advisor (Netherlands - Data Centre)

Location: Netherlands
Entered: 19 Mar 2018
Duration: Permanent

BSS are currently seeking a Lead Safety officer for a project based in The Netherlands. 

Our client is a multinational engineering services provider headquartered in Dublin with offices all over Europe.

The Safety Officer will be responsible for advising on overall compliance in matters of health and safety in accordance with Company policy and relevant statutory provisions.

The Safety Officer must as part of the management team, lead by example and assist in the successful completion of the projects on time, within budget and to the highest standards.

The successful candidate must recommend and initiate appropriate enforcement action as required in consultation with Management. All of this must occur within the parameters of the highest level of company health & safety, environmental and quality procedures.


• Monitor safety performance and advise on compliance with our health, safety and welfare policies and the company safety management system
• Develop safety documents in conjunction with the Site Forepersons/ Site Agent/Project Manager
• Conduct regular formal site audits and carry out inspections as directed in the Safety Management system
• Communicate the findings of the audits to site management and assist in the closure of issues in line with company policy
• Ensure the delivery of health and safety inductions for all new employees or contractors working on site
• Ensure sub-contractor safety documents are produced and available on site, relevant and in accordance with best practice and current legislation
• Advise/assist the Site/Project Management team in drafting and communicating method statements for high risk activities
• Support the site management in ensuring the records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment
• Assist in incident/accident investigation reporting and filing Accompany (when on site) any Inspector from the HSA on a site inspection
• Advise on personal protection equipment required by employees
• Serve as representative at site meetings when requested
• Organise and chair the site safety meetings in conjunction with senior site management
• Manage the Tool Box Schedule for the project including attendance records
• Compile and communicate site emergency plans in conjunction with the site management team
• Advise site management on the first aid requirements for each project
• Give advice to site management on training requirements for each project
• Inform and assist site management on the preparation of the safety file for handover to the client at the end of the project
• Comply with company policy on matters of confidentiality and disclosure of information
• Furnish safety reports to head office as required
• Comply with other reasonable request from senior management on matters of safety not to the detriment of the core duties
• Ensure compliance and promote good work practices in relation to health, safety and welfare management system

Candidate Profile:

• Must have at least 7 years experience in a similar role in the construction industry.
• The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be willing to work as part of a team.
• Effective time management skills
• Strong report writing skills and the ability to solve problems
• The ideal candidate will be an instructor in Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheel and Safety Harness

If you are interested in this role, please click apply or contact Rory on 01 707 1012 today.

Established in 2005, Building Staff Solutions (BSS) are one of Ireland’s leading outsourced solutions provider and recruitment specialists. We provide managed solutions within the construction and industrial sectors as well as temporary and permanent recruitment solutions for a variety of industries, providing qualified staff for short-term & permanent placements. BSS have a proven expertise in Construction, Industrial, Financial Services, Accountancy & Finance, Administrative Support and Sales & Marketing working with some of the largest companies and organisations in Ireland and the UK.



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