Offshore Health and Safety Advisor / Medic
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Healthcare & Medical
This is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual to be a member of our client HSE team where you could be based across any of their offshore assets in the Southern North Sea.
The primary function of this role is to promote, develop and maintain a Health, Safety and Environmentally aware asset using combined specialist knowledge of team members, and to provide a comprehensive Medic and Occupational Heath function to our offshore platforms and associated NUI's.
Alongside the medical aspect, you will be required to deliver a high level of safety support and coaching to management and platform staff to ensure their regulatory and legislative compliance with regards to Health, Safety & Environment.
This position operates on a 2 week on 2 week off shift rotation.
Key responsibilities include
To provide comprehensive Medic and Occupational Health function to the Platform and associated NUI's, to include:
Provision of Emergency medical response, Primary Medical care and pre hospital life support.
Ensure adequate resources of medical equipment and consumables are available to cover all foreseeable platform requirements
Provide clinical service for routine illness and minor injury
Focal point for RIDDOR reporting
Manual Handling Coordinator/ Trainer
Noise at work Appointed person
HAV's focal point
DSE / Ergonomic assessor
Asbestos focal point
Potable water focal point
Radiation Protection Supervisor
Ensure all duties relating to occupational health Hygiene and safety are carried out effectively and efficiently.
HSE Performance Act as point of contact for all HSE issues and support for offshore platform, to include:
Regulations, policies, plans & reports (internal and external)
Carry out induction and orientation training for new starts and visitors. Communicate and implement company HSE policies, site standards and objectives, management arrangements, and contribute to HSE performance, as a position holder and as an individual.
Administration and reporting on progress relating to the POST system. Maintain records and produce reports. Coach and engage the crew.
Supervision of personnel engaged in all aspects of maintenance and overhaul of any lifesaving and firefighting appliances.
To provide health, safety and environmental advice in all matters relating to Planned Shutdowns, Vessel outages, Tank entry, etc.
An active member of all risk assessment discussions.
Support safety meetings to ensure key HSE issues are communicated.
Deliver and coach others on the commitments in QSSHE plans.
Have a good knowledge of the external regulations, approved codes of practice and all areas of HSE work on the platform e.g. PUWER.
Familiarise with the platform and associated NUI's Safety Cases
Document custodian, act as subject matter expert (SME) and maintain technical accuracy of specific controlled documents.
Support personnel where required on systems such as MOI, PTRAC, SEVRON, Asbestos Permit to Work etc.
Support the platform personnel and coach where required on the POST, SOC, DRR.
Support Safety Reps in the delivery of continuous safety performance and setting their own HSE objectives
Auditing & Investigations
Responsible for the effective management of HSE and for coordinating activities in this respect, particularly as regards self-regulation and audit
Actively participate in Action Teams i.e. Ptrac, MOI etc
Act as an individual champion for HSE issues.
Support the preparation and practice of emergency exercises, testing against ERP procedures.
Supervision of radiological work for companies activities as the nominated 'Radiation Protection Supervisor'. Organise the transportation and cleaning or disposal of LSA contaminated equipment and maintain records.
Act as co-ordinator of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) activities, waste management, (advice only on shipment of hazardous goods by sea and air).
Undertake environmental inspections and compliance assurance
Act as platform focal point for the operation of the environmental elements of the BMS covered by companies ISO 14001certified EMS
Act as focal point for all environmental issues
Work closely with the onshore Environmental Specialist
Safety Critical Tasks
2018 SNS Asbestos Assessor The Asbestos Assessor is required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: Managing and Working with Asbestos, requirements of understanding Non-Licensed, Notifiable Non Licenced or Licensed Work and additional requirements for Notifiable Non-Licensed Work
2018 SNS COSHH Assessor The COSHH Assessor is required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding as follows: Recognising hazardous substances, evaluation of hazardous substances and control of hazardous substances
2018 SNS Hand Arm Vibration Management Responsible for the management and control of Hand Arm Vibration (HAVs) exposure. Knowledge and understanding of the following must be demonstrated: Demonstrate an understanding of Measurement/Exposure and Limit Values for HAVs exposure, demonstrate how vibration exposure can be mitigated and understand the importance of record keeping and information instruction and training of personnel who may use vibrating tools
2018 SNS Manual Handling Assessor Individual responsible for the management of manual handling operations on the installation/asset is required to demonstrate: Manual Handling Hazard Identification, risk assessment tools and control Strategies.
2018 SNS Noise Assessor A noise assessor is required to demonstrate knowledge and understanding as follows: Noise types, units of measurement, action and limit values, measurement of noise, development of a noise action plan
2018 SNS Potable Water Management Responsible for the day to day management of potable water systems on offshore/onshore installations. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of: The management of hazards associated with water supply and storage on offshore/onshore installations, the monitoring of stored water quality and actions required to mitigate positive laboratory results and the administration of and records associated with potable water management
2018 SNS Radiation Protection Supervisor Radiation Protection Supervisors - ensure adherence to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 and arrangements made by the employer, in particular supervising the arrangements set out in the Local Rules.
Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses
Asbestos in Buildings (BOHS P405 Management of)
Asbestos P402 (Surveys & Bulk Sampling)
Asbestos Removal (Non-Licensed)
Food Safety Training Level 3
Hand Arm Vibration Coordinator
Health and Safety Internal Auditor
Legionella Water Systems Management and Control
Manual Handling 'Train the Trainer'
NEBOSH National General Cert in Occup Health & Safety Part 1
NEBOSH National General Cert in Occup Health & Safety Part 2
Offshore Medic Refresher - Module 1
Offshore Medic Refresher - Module 2
Radioactives by Air & Sea
RPS - Radiation Protection Supervisors
Sevron COSHH Training & Database Instruction
Offshore Survival to OGUK Standard
Offshore Medic Certificate (If not from Iqarus/Nottingham University would be required to pass Iqarus Competence Test)
NEBOSH Health & Safety Certificate (Diploma Preferred)
Occupational Hygiene Qualifications (Core modules in Asbestos, COSHH, Noise, Vibration), preferred but not essential
Radiation Protection Supervisor, preferred but not essential
Environmental Knowledge (UK Legal Requirements), preferred but not essential
Risk Assessment, incident investigation and auditing skills
Reporting and presenting skills (Written & Verbal)
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