Occupational Hygienist

Job Title: Occupational Hygienist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: £23 - £40 per annum
Reference: J906776_1605043987
Contact Name: Charlie Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2020 21:33

Job Description

Primary Purpose

To assist the Senior Occupational Hygienist with the assessment of exposures to physical, chemical and biological agents in the working place, the management of control measures so the DRDL operation can be conducted without detrimental effect to the health of the workforce in accordance with legislation and best practice, whilst providing ongoing advice about compliance to Occupational Hygiene related legislation.

Principal Tasks and Responsibilities

SHEF Occupational Hygienist principal tasks and responsibilities are: Advise Devonport management and employees on compliance with relevant legislation e.g. COSHH, Noise, Vibration, Lead and Asbestos Regulations and in-house standards.

Conduct workplace inspections to check compliance status and identify potentially harmful activities.

Assess health risks as required under the above legislation, including, where appropriate, measurement of levels of exposure to harmful substances, noise, vibration etc.

Investigate and research suitable and cost effective measures to prevent or reduce exposure levels as necessary, e.g. by process change, ventilation, respirators, protective equipment etc.

Manage Occupational hygiene information held, notably the risk assessments made under the above legislations. Provide provision and training to Devonport personnel and others with relevant duties under legislation and in-house standards e.g. Managers, FLM's, Leading Hands etc. Administer the calibration process for equipment held by the SHEF department.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

Academic: Desirable - Degree Level or equivalent in a science subject. Hold or agree to train for the BOHS examinations of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene.

Experience Minimum of 1 year's relevant experience in relevant industry

A good working knowledge of the Marine / site Operations.

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