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  • Job reference: RMS0202521

Health Specialist

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 20/11/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
As the Health Specialist you will provide specialist support and advice to the operations and HSE function on health management aspects to support adherence to the Global Health Standard and legal compliance and material-risk mitigation at the operational level.

The Company:
Our client, a global mining operator, has an emphasis on strong cultural values with an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development with a reputation for embracing diversity and developing people's long term potential and careers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist support on material health management aspects for the operational teams to support compliance with regulatory requirements, health approvals and internal company standards
  • Provide input into the strategic direction with respect to health management to reduce long-term risk exposure, support legal compliance and promote enduring health outcomes
  • Provide support in the effective deployment of the Health Standard across the business
  • Develop and maintain the health material risk critical controls and performance standards for HSE owned work
  • Analyse health data, including event management and assurance outcomes, to identify improvement opportunities relating to health systems, processes and material risks
  • Coordinate the site drug and alcohol program through service provider
  • Manage pre- employment medical reviews
  • Execute 1st line assurance activities over internal company standards and health approvals/authorisations, and work with the operational team/s to close-out the identified gaps

About you:

  • Bachelor Degree (Science / Engineering / Similar)
  • Experience in identifying health issues, analysing data and recommending sensible and practical improvement solutions
  • Experience in executing technical health related work
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a site based Health role

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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