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Health and Safety Specialist

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Reference: 45969
Closing Date: 08 Feb 18
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

One of the top 5 largest pharmaceutical company in the world is currently seeking a Health and Safety Specialist to join their team. You will be responsible for analyzing and inspecting work environment to ensure adherence to regulations on health and safety as well as creating programs and safety training to prevent injuries among employees. This is a full-time, 12 months contract position based in Cork area, Ireland.


Company Statement

Our client is a well-known international pharmaceutical company, currently in the top 5 of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. They are dedicated to achieve scientific excellence and committed to continue investing in research to achieve their ultimate goal of improving both human and animal health.

Their ability to excel will not be possible without a work environment that encourages integrity, diversity, teamwork and innovation among its employees.

Role/ Description


  • Ensure compliance with regulations on health and safety by analyzing and inspecting work environment
  • Responsible of the development of programs to prevent injuries and disease in the workplace
  • Work together with management to implement controls and measures to prevent hazardous conditions or equipment
  • Implement safety training and “right-to-know” programs related to hazardous substances as well as demonstrating use of safety equipment


  • Minimum 2 years in a similar position
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and proficiency using MS Office


About Planet Pharma
Planet Pharma is an American parented Employment Business/Agency that provides global staffing services with its head-quarters in Chicago and our EMEA regional office located in Central London. We have invested significantly in creating a robust international platform that enables us to work compliantly in 30+ countries with a current network of 2500+ active contractors globally as well as a very strong permanent / direct hire recruitment offering. 

Our specialist knowledge and close relationships with our clients and the wider industry really makes us unique in our field. Just recently we were recognised by FORBES as the 17th best professional staffing firm, and have won multiple awards from industry accredited bodies for our commitment to excellence and service delivery. We have extensive functional expertise including: Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, QA, QC, Submissions experts, Clinical development, Quality, Biostatistics, and Medical Affairs / Writing.

We are an equal opportunities Recruitment Business and Agency. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

To apply 
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0)20 3868 1000 or e-mail on

If this role isn’t suitable for you, please let us know if you can refer anyone – any recommendations are much appreciated! Planet Pharma offers a competitive referral scheme so you will be rewarded for your help!


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
10 Greycoat Place, London,
Tel:  +44 203 868 1000
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