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Health And Safety Specialist

About the Role

WorkPac are currently seeking an experienced Health and Safety Specialist for our coal mining client based in Collie, WA. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing compliance of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) including the facilitation of the Emergency Response Team (ERT) and monitoring Training Effectiveness.

Duties include:

  • Oversee contractor engagement and safety compliance in an operational environment.

  • Design and implement supporting programs across site and ongoing development of safe and effective work practices.

  • Drive and Deliver hazard identification awareness and risk management processes.

  • Provide leadership, advice, training, and practical support for all OHS aspects of the open-cut mining operation.

  • Review and monitor compliance for site inspections, hazard reports and incident reports.

  • Ensure the sites ERT training and capabilities are relevant site

  • Facilitate the site departments in establishing and implementing OHS compliance and performance, including ongoing monitoring.

  • Design, develop and implement OHS, ERT and Training systems and procedures, including implementation of programs and updating work procedures.

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Occupational Health & Safety

  • Demonstrated work history of occupational health and safety, including management and leadership of Emergency Response Teams, and involved in Training validations or assessments.

  • 5+ years experience in heavy industry or a mining environment.

  • Ability to understand and interpret related occupational health and safety legislation and educate others as required.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to educate and coach site personnel.

  • WA C Class Drivers Licence

  • Occupational First Aid or ERT Qualifications (preferred)

  • ICAM or equivalent qualification (preferred)

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

About the Company

WorkPac is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

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For further enquiries, please contact  
Stacy Kieckhefer on (08) 9201 6202 or

Reference Code: 7469J20232736

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and indigenous people.

Job title: Health And Safety Specialist
Contract type: Casual
Location: Regional WA - Bunbury & South West, Regional WA
Industry: OH and S HR and Recruitment
Job expiry: 2023-02-22
Reference: 7469J20232736

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