Element Materials Technology

Health & Safety Manager

Job Locations BE-Ghent


Warringtonfire has an opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to join our growing team based in Ghent. This is a great opportunity to develop your career within a Global Testing, Inspection & Certification business. Warringtonfire exists to help make certain that the materials, products and processes that we test, inspect and certify for our customers are always safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose. Warringtonfire is proud to be part of Element, the market leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification services.



  • Carry out monthly audits and close out any findings
  • Complete monthly workplace inspection report
  • Take responsibility to record and close out all incidents and near misses on intranet
  • Ensure weekly fire checks and drills are carried out
  • Create and review all risk assessments for Warrington site
  • Ensure all statutory examinations are carried out before or on due date
  • Ensure all employees have the correct Personal Protective Equipment in place and have been trained in its use
  • Ensure the emergency plan and disaster recovery plan are reviewed regularly and updated if necessary
  • Chair and minute all Warrington site H&S meetings
  • Ensure hazardous substance assessments are in place for all chemicals used
  • Ensure all employees have received the correct Health & Safety training
  • Ensure all safety bulletins are communicated to staff and the actions are completed prior to due date
  • Ensure all H&S inspections are carried on or before due date

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience within a similar HSEQ position
  • Experience within a Accreditation Service, accredited environment
  • Experience in completing Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessment
  • Qualification in Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) managing safely or equivalent is desired but not essential
  • The right aptitude and/or previous relevant experience will also be taken into account
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral
  • Self-starter with good organisation skills
  • Proactive, logical and methodical
  • Confident, punctual and well organised
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be fluent in Dutch/Flemmish

Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com


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