Head of Health & Safety - Rail

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We have set out to be the market leader in technology and connectivity integration across UK infrastructure.

We will draw upon our core values and out-perform others, delivering excellence through customer responsiveness, collaboration, and innovation.

In doing so we will create a sustainable future for our people and our customers, reshaping and influencing the industries we operate in.

Working in partnership with our customer we intend to achieve the extraordinary.



We currently have a unique opportunity for an experienced individual to join the business as the Head of Health & Safety – Rail.

The successful candidate will oversee and manage the Health and Safety, reporting directly to the Managing Director of Rail. Undertaking investigations of accidents and near misses, you will identify hazards and measures to prevent recurrence and continually improve safety performance. Ensuring through effective management that investigations are transparent and fair, you will confidently make suitable recommendations where necessary to ensure future prevention.

The Head of Health & safety Rail will lead by controlling, directing and managing safety assurance and compliance, enabling continuous improvement in rail operational safety performance. You will maintain an ongoing awareness of Safety and Health legislation and proposed legislation, codes of practice, and activity in the Safety and Health at all times.

You will demonstrate a strong ability to influence management and employees regarding all Health, Safety and Environmental issues and risks, whilst overseeing the production and delivery of site briefing material.

You will foster strong relationships, communicating confidently with our leading clients on changes within Linbrooke Services and liaise with Operations Managers to ensure that inductions, training and appropriate information is given to relevant employees and contractors.

Providing guidance to operations, helping in the preparation of contract-specific work Plans and task briefings, you will develop Risk Assessments to identify and advise on adequate control measures to ensure identified risks are brought down to an acceptable level.

You will also work collaboratively with the companies environment manager and business systems manager.


  • Chartered Member of IOSH (CMIOSH)
  • 5 years of rail experience
  • Demonstrable experience of client issues
  • Knowledge of key systems including RISQS, Sentinel, SWP and ISO management systems




All employees must be able to speak the English language with fluency with good oral and written skills. Fluency relates to a person's language proficiency and their ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate sentence structures and vocabulary. For those whose first language is a signed language, all reasonable adjustments will be made.

Comply at all times with the requirements of Linbrooke Services’ HSEQ policies and in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act. Delivery of all work in accordance with Linbrooke Services’ quality procedures and customer standards and specifications. Support the business during quality audits and demonstrate compliance.


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