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Occupational Hygiene Technician

Occupational Hygiene Technician

  • Location:

    Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Occupational Hygienist Technician

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    James Baron

  • Contact email:

    james@ohmedical.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01582 235500

  • Job ref:

    JB923

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-24

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

OH Medical are currently seeking an Occupational Hygiene Technician, reporting to the Occupational Hygienist based in Plymouth. This is a full time permanent position. 



You will be required to carry out the following activities;

  • Perform occupational hygiene monitoring and surveys of personnel and site activities, for a range of chemical, physical and biological agents (eg; dust, respirable crystalline silica, noise, welding fumes, gases, organic vapours, noise, vibration, thermal conditions, etc)

  • Participate in specific occupational hygiene related investigations and studies, as required by the project and at the direction of the occupational hygiene lead.

  • Carry out regular workplace inspections / tours to assess occupational hygiene related aspects and to reinforce workplace health themes with the workforce

  • Assist with preparation and delivery of training and information materials on occupational hygiene related topics to the project and contractor companies

  • Contribute to the regular update and circulation of occupational hygiene performance reports.

  • In support of the COSHH coordinator and COSHH management function

  • Review and process requests for on-boarding, transfer and removal of chemicals

  • Produce regular reports of chemicals on-site eg; maximum quantities

  • Ensure chemical database is maintained with up to date information

  • Support COSHH assessments


Essential Skills

The Technician will have a degree qualification in a STEM related subject area and preferably at least three years’ work experience of industrial and / or construction environments. The Technician should have good communication skills (verbal and written) and be computer literate.



Desired Skills

  • Affiliate member of the Faculty of Occupational Hygiene (AFOH)

  • Working toward the Certificate of Operational Competence in Occupational Hygiene (CertOH) of the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS).

Please contact James Baron on 01582 235500 to discuss further. 

OH Medical is a leading recruitment consultancy within the Occupational Health sector. We recruit permanent and agency Occupational Health staff nationwide.