The Health and Safety Manager will be responsible for the review, development, implementation and
monitoring of the College’s Health and Safety management systems, to ensure the safety of staff,
students, visitors and contractors, in line with current Health and Safety and associated legislation. This
post also has responsibility for the line management of the Health and Safety Officer.
Review and develop all aspects of the College’s Health and Safety Policy and activity, and
ensure that it is implemented consistently across the College.
2. Monitor, evaluate and review existing, new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation and
ensure that the College has systems and procedures in place to meet legal compliance.
3. Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of
continuous improvement in the management of Health and Safety within their areas of
responsibility, which includes conducting regular audits.
4. Ensure that rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems are in place to enable
Faculty and Resource areas, including outreach centres, to undertake risk assessment
processes to identify hazards and to ensure that appropriate control measures are in place.
5. Maintain a central record of all risk assessments and monitor recording within Directorate and
Resource areas. Approve risk assessments for student trips, visits, work experience and
6. Discuss areas for improvement with relevant staff and/or external bodies and agree appropriate
7. Assist with fire risk assessments according to an agreed schedule and in line with legal
8. Liaise with Occupational Health Service staff on health surveillance where a risk assessment has
identified a need, including carrying out stress risk assessments when required. Maintain
9. Provide College staff with comprehensive and relevant information and training on College Health
and Safety systems and procedures, including advising on equipment purchase and workplace
10. Maintain the accident and ‘near miss’ database and prepare reports for Health and Safety
Committee and Corporation, using statistical and other analytical tools. Inform the Health and
Safety Executive (HSE) of accidents or incidents that require notification.
11. Undertake the planning and implementation of fire drills and other evacuation procedures, e.g. in
the case of a bomb threat and as part of the College’s Emergency Plan and Business Continuity
12. Ensure that appropriate records are maintained in compliance with legal requirements, e.g.
COSHH, and that necessary notices are displayed and reviewed.
13. Design and deliver training sessions on key areas of College activity in relation to Health and
Safety and support the delivery of other training programmes, including new staff induction and
Duty Manager training.
14. Be a member of the College’s Health and Safety Committee, Criminal Convictions Panel and
Safeguarding Committee and actively promote a safe environment throughout the College.
15. Attend regular update training on Health and Safety legislation and the application of key policies
in an educational institution and advise College management of key developments and areas for
16. Ensure compliance with, and implementation of, all College policies and procedures that impact
on the delivery of effective Health and Safety systems, including Data Protection, the Single
Equality Scheme and Safeguarding.
|Job Location:||Cairo, Egypt|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|