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Health and Safety Officer


Derby, GB

Our vision is simple - TopHat was founded to deliver beautiful homes, sustainably. We use advanced manufacturing and the latest technology to delivery ultra-low carbon homes, whilst keeping costs as low as possible. We manufacture homes in a controlled environment, removing uncertainties, improving quality and reducing costs. We have extensive experience of delivering projects in different ways to ensure that our customers get the solutions they need.

We've built over 200 homes with a pipeline far in excess of this. We are also a manufacturer; operating in a 125,000 sq ft factory in Derbyshire and have well advanced plans to build another one 5 times bigger. 

We are currently recruiting for a Health, Safety and Environment Officer based out of our Manufacturing Facility in Foston Derby. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Group Health, Safety and Environment Manager to implement and develop a positive safety culture across our manufacturing facility.

What you will be doing

  • Coordinate and assist with the day-to-day control of all HS&E aspects
  • Involvement in the delivery and control of HS&E related training, coaching and awareness
  • Provide support to ensure that accident, incident and near miss investigations are performed efficiently and corrective actions are understood and effectively applied (facilitate where necessary)
  • Ensure that contractors on site have robust HS&E procedures
  • Take part in new employee and contractor inductions including HS&E rules and site tours
  • Ensure that first aid room/grab bag stock is maintained
  • Ensure that Risk Assessments and Standard Operating Procedures are completed including review and update when processes/activities change
  • Support employee engagement and feedback of relevant site HS&E information - update site HS&E noticeboards
  • Actively work alongside site colleagues in implementing and driving improvement / action plans to completion.
  • Participate and contribute to the HS&E committee
  • Actively drive the implementation of and monitoring progress against HS&E plans and objectives
  • Help administer and track HS&E data and statistics across site
  • Perform regular audits and monitor HS&E performance to identify areas for improvement, and ensure that appropriate corrective or preventative actions are taken
  • Proactively work with operational teams during the project lifecycle to ensure that HS&E is considered at all stages and that relevant control measures are identified
  • To respond to requests for advice which fall within the job holder’s area of expertise, through discussion with the Group HS&E Manager, and others where appropriate

Experience and qualifications we are looking for

  • Previous experience of working within a Health and Safety team within construction or manufacturing
  • Up to date knowledge of UK Health and Safety legislation
  • A passion for innovation and new ideas
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Be quick thinking and demonstrate the ability to come up with creative solutions when under pressure
  • A good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A systematic approach with a passion for developing process and procedure


What we can offer you

  • Salary up to £28,000 per annum depending upon experience

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • Vitality Health Insurance

  • Group Life Assurance

  • Income Protection

  • Subsidised Canteen (Derby site only)

  • Group Pension Scheme

  • Flexible Working (role dependant)

  • Enhanced Paternity and Maternity Pay

At TopHat we welcome applications from all backgrounds and are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can succeed and be themselves. Not only is it the right thing to do, but it makes our business what it is today. We value diversity and we particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, women and anyone with disabilities as we are underrepresented in these areas.

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