Health & Safety Assistant

Health & Safety Assistant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Health & Safety Assistant to join our team.


  • Assisting in ensuring implementation of Macro’s health, safety, environmental and quality management processes on site;
  • Taking necessary action for any safety violations or property damage;
  • Assisting in ensuring that adequate fire management and fire or emergency evacuation procedures and arrangements are in place at the site;
  • Daily monitoring of the site to identify any unsafe conditions and behaviours;
  • Familiarisation with the site plant and conditions and any risks associated with these;
  • Ensuring that the inspection of any workplace area is conducted before the commencement of works and after the completion of works;
  • Assisting in ensuring that appropriate first aid facilities are available on site and that they are being used correctly.


  • Experience of management systems – OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 standards;
  • Willingness to share knowledge;
  • Experienced IT skills including use of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel etc.);
  • Ability to interface with customers or clients if required;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet objectives and deadlines;
  • Ability to deliver toolbox talks to technicians and contractor;
  • Knowledge and experience of accident and incident investigation and cause analysis and be able to assist with an investigation;
  • Ability to be assertive with site contractors and technicians;
  • People Management Skills;
  • Ability to develop and implement HSE action plans;
  • Team player but with ability to work on own initiative;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Willingness to take or share responsibility or ownership of tasks and issues not strictly within normal job scope or field of work;
  • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment.