SAFETY ADVISOR - Clerk Grade 7/8
Fire and Rescue New South Wales
Provide advice on Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) issues and assist with the completion of risk assessments, programs, and safety initiatives.
Monitor WHS performance and assist with WHS audits to provide WHS performance information to support effective planning and decision making and to make recommendations for performance improvement.
Undertake incident investigations and workplace WHS audits.
Prepare detailed reports and submissions in relation to WHS audits, incident investigations and assessments for senior management.
Contribute to WHS improvement projects including identifying and monitoring emerging WHS issues and assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and risk management programs.
Assist management with the WHS consultation arrangements, provide advice and support to Health Safety Representatives.
Assist management with workplace assessments, including working from home assessments, to provide recommendations for best practice solutions.
Assist in the preparation and delivery of WHS education material in conjunction with Education and Training Directorate and identify WHS training needs with local managers.
Promote and implement a pro-active WHS risk management approach for local managers to achieve reductions in workplace injuries and accidents.
Supports change management, working to influence and obtain the cooperation of senior and operational management and implement the strategic and tactical measures to create a positive safety culture.
Must ensure the currency of knowledge of legislative requirements and apply practical solutions for operational activities and emergency service requirements, to ensure best practice is implemented across the organisation.
Ensuring a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism when dealing with sensitive information.