Health and Safety Advisor

Health and Safety Advisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Health and Safety Advisor to join our team.


  • Support the behaviour based safety program through coaching and mentoring;
  • Lead and participate in health and safety audits;
  • Maintain current incident, injury and hazard reporting in our Compliance Software;
  • Coach team leaders and workers in the application and enhancement of health and safety process (i.e. permit to work and lock out, tag out);
  • Deliver safety related training as required including Toolbox Talks;
  • Review WHS policies in accordance with legislation updates and communicate these changes to all stakeholders of the business;
  • Manage on site safety inductions for new employees;
  • Providing advice and direction during implementation application of the site SHMS;
  • Maintain injury management, health and hygiene and emergency response programs;
  • Participate in audit and assurance activities across the site;
  • Assist and participate in the Company‚Äôs external compliance audit;
  • Facilitate and coach event investigations;
  • Provide incident investigation support and facilitation where required;
  • Assist in maintaining and enhancing health and safety components of the business management system;
  • Building relationships with multiple stakeholders across all departments of the site.


  • Experience in systematic approached to safety during commissioning and operations;
  • Skilled in effective communication and stakeholder management;
  • Experience in leading or coaching formal investigations (TapRooT, ICAM, RCA etc.);
  • Heavy industry, mining, refining or processing experience;
  • Diploma or above in WHS;
  • Degree related to WHS will be viewed favourably.