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Occupational Hygienist - Remote

Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: REMOTE, GB

Company: International SOS

International SOS’s global centre of excellence for offshore and occupational health is headquartered in Aberdeen.  Led by a team of industry-experienced clinicians, we have substantial expertise in mitigating offshore and occupational health risks as well leading on the health component of any offshore health event or emergency.  Today we support over 140 offshore sites in UKCS, 60 of which are O&G producing assets.

Job Description

International SOS are excited to be seeking an Industrial Hygienist to support our clients in proactively managing and controlling health hazards in the workplace. You might be specialised in the field already or have a passion to develop into it, either way if you have the skills we want to hear from you! We can support your training and provide a supportive environment to allow you to succeed.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with a range of people, including employers and employees, in the process of evaluating workplaces; 
  • Report writing and presenting to clients ; 
  • Undertaking surveys and evaluating risks to health in the workplace; 
  • Accurately measuring and sampling levels of exposure, often through precise use of specialist equipment; 
  • Recording facts or details of procedures in the workplace; 
  • Eliminating or significantly reducing risk by making organisational changes and selecting and designing relevant facilities; 
  • Considering all options of control, such as ventilation, containment and personal protective equipment and finding cost-effective solutions; 
  • Compiling data, writing reports and presenting findings to clients; 
  • providing clear and accurate information on complex health and safety issues; 
  • Training organisation staff on health issues such as asbestos and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) awareness; 
  • Persuading company management to develop effective hazard controls when required; 
  • Providing expert witness services; 
  • Liaising with regulatory and industry bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and OGUK. 
  • Assist Intl.SOS in driving a proactive approach to health management with their clients 
  • Provide input in client meetings and tender documentation as required  
  • Provide technical input into product and service development  

Skills & Experience Required

  • An understanding of safe systems of work and wider Health & Safety legislation based on working on clients sites; 
  • An ability to write technical reports that are clear, concise, factual and easy to read; 
  • The ability to work independently and also as part of a team to meet health objectives; 
  • An analytical approach to work and a high level of attention to detail; 
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to operate effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines; 
  • Negotiating skills and the capacity to persuade others in order to achieve results and initiate action; 
  • Operational decision-making skills; 
  • Relevant technical qualification in Occupational Hygiene at Certificate or Diploma level OR science related degree; 
  • A current UK driving licence; 
  • This position will work closely with our clients which may required ad hoc travel to sites across the UK
  • There may be a requirement to be trained in offshore certs to enable you to carry out work offshore

You must be based in the UK and have the right to work in the UK. 

What We Can Offer

At International SOS Medical Services UK we offer a competitive salary and a range of attractive benefits including: 

31 days Annual Leave  

Flexi Days  

Hybrid or Remote working opportunities

Pension  

Private Medical Insurance 

Perkbox - 1000+ perks and discounts 

Parental Leave (Various)  

Free/Discounted Legal Access  

Life Assurance  

Free Flu Vaccine  

 

If you'd like to know more or required any reasonable adjustments please do not hesitate to get in touch with abz.hr@internationalsos.com

At International SOS, we offer a great working environment, thanks to our commitment to flexible working, diversity, and development.  We encourage every person to be their personal best by creating an environment of inclusion, equality and support.

International SOS has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK by the Top Employer’s Institute (TEI) for 2021.