Health and Safety Leader

Health and Safety Leader



Industry: Manufacturing

Contact Name: Heather McGowan

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ICE Group are currently seeking a Health and Safety Leader to join our partner’s team at their Manufacturing site in Leitrim. This will be a Temporary contract to cover Maternity Leave spanning approx. 8 – 12 months. Your role will be crucial in ensuring the safety and well-being of employees by implementing the health and safety programme across the site and to promote a culture of safe work practices. Core responsibilities will include supporting safety compliance, conducting training, examining incidents and providing guidance and instructions on health and safety matters.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead the charge in promoting a culture of safety excellence across the Manufacturing site.
  • Stay current with local, national, and international safety regulations, ensuring the facility's compliance.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and audits to identify potential hazards and implement preventive measures.
  • Develop and deliver safety training programs to employees, ensuring a safety-conscious workforce.
  • Lead investigations into safety incidents and near misses, recommending corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Develop and oversee emergency response plans and drills
  • Establish and monitor key safety performance indicators, providing regular reports to senior management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for improving safety processes and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate safety records and documentation, including incident reports and safety manuals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment with a strong focus on safety leadership.
  • In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and standards.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence change.

If you want more information on the above role, please contact Heather in the Sligo office on 071 91 69097



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