The Role

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic HSEQ Advisor to join our expanding Health and Safety department.

You will support with health and safety, internal and external inspections, and audits across all sites and functions. in a varied and growing role.

Job Purpose

  • To co-ordinate, support and advise the Business on all aspects with regards to Health and Safety and Environment.
  • To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communications, training, and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with Health and Safety are adhered to
  • To work effectively with other members of the EQHS team and operational directors/managers
  • The Health and Safety team promote a positive health and safety culture and support exemplary practices, promoting a culture of safety first and monitoring compliance.


  • Support with the health and safety, internal and external inspections and audits across all sites and functions. Work with external health and safety auditors and undertake in-house audits, safety inspections and emergency drills to ensure legal compliance, best practice, and continual improvement
  • Support the management of our near miss and incident reporting
  • Assist in the establishment of health and safety requirements at sites and use experience and initiative to provide educated solutions
  • To assist with Axils’ ESG compliance monitoring and reporting
  • Assist in preparation for, and support during, audits by external parties when required
  • Supporting the development, implementation, and maintenance of ISO 45001, ISO 14001, and ISO 9001 systems
  • Provide advice and guidance to operations and commercial teams
  • Provide professional, competent, and timely advice to all business functions
  • Help ensure Axil remains compliant with Health, Safety, and Environmental legislation through a programme of active monitoring
  • Audit 3rd party disposal sites to ensure they comply with UK legislation and that Axil complies with its Duty of Care obligations
  • Undertake duties to support the Health and Safety Committee including; deputising as the Chair person and preparing and presenting as and when required
  • Coordinate and liaise with HR on policies and procedures that incorporate health, safety, and wellbeing
  • Support the maintenance of regulatory registers as necessary
  • Develop and deliver health and safety training programmes which assist the business with knowledge growth and development. Deliver in-house training sessions or source external training providers
  • Support the investigation of accidents / incidents in accordance with relevant health and safety legislation
  • Stay abreast of new legislation and in conjunction with the Director of EQHS, devise a suitable way to cascade through the business and adapt current practice if necessary
  • Support the development, review, and implementation health and safety policies, arrangements and health and safety guidance in line with current health and safety legislation ensuring that any changes are communicated to relevant parties and that new and/or updated documents are implemented throughout the business
  • Other job-related functions reasonably requested by management

Key success factor

  • Increase in frequency of internal auditing at incumbent sites
  • Increase in safety critical training
  • Increase in number of 3rd party audits
  • Develop the KPI data and systems currently used within the business to show performance improvements

Apply today

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