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Job Title Health & Safety Officer/Leader
Location Toronto
Job Type Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Our client, a leading manufacturer in their industry, are currently looking to hire an energetic H&S Officer/Leader who is passionate about the discipline and who fundamentally enjoys being proactive in coaching and training company employees on all H&S initiatives. The Health and Safety Officer/Leader provides functional leadership in the development, maintenance and coordination of the plant health and safety program. The position has ongoing responsibilities to assess plant safety performance and where appropriate develop and implement plans to improve safety performance.

 

Your responsibilities will also include the following:

· Provide health and safety consultation services to the manufacturing operations team

· Help the joint health and safety committee to meet legislative requirements in Ontario

· Support the workplace health and safety insurance board (WSIB) claims process by ensuring the timely reporting of workplace injuries or illnesses, following up on claim disputes as required and acting as the liaison between WSIB and employees

· Review accident and incident investigation reports, and advise on prevention and corrective measures

· Promote health and safety policies and procedures

· Assist with the return-to-work process and oversee modified work programs with people services and department managers

· Prepare claim reports, conduct analysis and provide statistical data as required

· Conduct regular research on new trends and critical developments related to workers’ compensation and health and safety

· Develop and deliver safety training programs

 

Ideal Qualifications:

·  University degree preferred but not necessary. Post secondary education in a related field also preferred.

·  3-7 years H&S experience in a manufacturing environment 

·  A thorough knowledge of all related health and safety legislation including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Industrial Regulation.

·  Possession of a professional safety designation (CSSE, CRSP) would be an asset.

·  Excellent interpersonal skills as well as both verbal and written communication skills

·  An organized self starter with a high energy level

·  Ability to work as a member of a small team and with minimal supervision

·  Union Experience an asset

 

Geographic Region GTA

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