Work Health and Safety Assistant

Work Health and Safety Assistant


Job Position: Work Health and Safety Assistant

Company: McLean Farms

Expected salary:

Location: Pittsworth, QLD

Work Health and Safety Assistant Job Details:


Proudly owned by Australian FarmersMcLean Farms is a diversified family-owned agri-business based in Pittsworth, 30 minutes Southwest of Toowoomba. Specialising in livestock and food production, the business is involved with a broad range of agricultural enterprises such as grain, compost and feed mill operations. We are currently seeking a WHS Assistant to join the team in a full-time capacity.Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain a Work Health and Safety Management System, aligned with relevant legislation and codes, and ensure ongoing compliance with relevant standards, operational and business requirements.
  • Support the strategic objectives, continuous improvement, and compliance with legislation, codes, and best practice principles.
  • Implement and deliver a Safety Leadership strategy to promote a safety culture across the organisation.
  • Provide health and safety advice and support in managing health and safety issues and risks.
  • Undertake consultation, lead committees and coordinate reporting accountabilities for safety initiatives.
  • Undertake a regular program of audits to ensure compliance.
  • Proactively identify improvement, best practice and industry-accepted health and safety opportunities.
  • Liaise and manage Work Cover related matters, including Return to Work support/plans.
  • Proactively identify improvement, best practice and industry-accepted health and safety opportunities.
  • Be responsible and accountable for keeping accurate and complete records of all WHS activities.
  • Complete or support WH&S investigates when required.
  • Complete Drug and Alcohol testing on sites when required.
  • Regularly complete site visits to support and guide the teams on WH&S standards, practices, and strategies.

To be successful in this role, you will need the following skills and attributes:

  • Relevant qualifications or extensive experience in WH&S.
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and practical application of relevant legislation and codes associated with Work Health and Safety Management.
  • Experience in Health and Safety auditing and the conduct of investigations into WH&S incidents and accidents.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to Work Health and Safety.
  • Demonstrated experience in work assessment, rehabilitation and return to work programs.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and high-level communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills including negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, prioritising, and coordinating work in a changing environment.
  • Ability to use a range of computer applications.
  • Current Class “C” driver’s licence and clean driving record.

You may be required to work reasonable overtime to meet operational demands.To find out more about McLean Farms and what we do, please visit our must not have any birds, pigs or poultry at your place of residence.Please ensure that you have read the Bio-Security Document on the right hand side.Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia in order to apply.This is a great opportunity. If you are looking for a hands-on role and you are ready to roll up your sleeves, we would like to hear from you.Successful candidates will need to attend Pre-employment Functional Assessment and Drug and Alcohol TestingRandom Drug and Alcohol Testing is performed at Mclean FarmsApply Now!

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