Health and Safety Coordinator
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Health and Safety Coordinator

Job Description

Agilus is hiring a Health & Safety Coordinator on behalf of our client in Mississauga.  This person will be responsible to ensure all locations are meeting the elements or COR H&S Program and develop policies to promote occupational health and safety (OSH) awareness. Safety coordinators should be well-versed in all Occupational Health and Safety Act OHSA. Your work will be focused on prevention, so you need to be diligent and analytical. You will possess a keen eye for detail and a sensitivity for potential dangers.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and review health & safety rules, policies and procedures in accordance with site, company and government regulations and legislation
  • Conduct inspections to ensure health & safety requirements and governmental legislation being followed at all times
  • Ensure workers are up-to-date in training (e.g. First Aid / CPR “A” / AED, Working at Heights, AODA, H&S Awareness, WHMIS and Workplace Violence & Harassment)
  • Research, plan, organize and conduct training programs.
  • Conduct health & safety audits, risk assessments, reviews and inspections
  • Maintain and report on safety and health records and statistics as set by H&S Program elements
  • Monitor machine or equipment changes, ensuring health & safety precautions being taken into account
  • Identify potentially hazardous situations and take proactive measures to correct them effectively
  • Work with management to design programs / strategies that protect employees from workplace hazards
  • Periodically, act as a team leader for task forces & team (eg. leading a number of supervisors on an audit)
  • Review internal and external health and safety reports to determine areas which need improvement; implement measures to minimize occurrence of near misses, incidents, and accidents
  • Conduct investigations, including complaints, near misses, serious harm incidents and accidents; write reports that document findings
  • Manage non-compliance violations in a timely manor
  • Conduct ergonomic assessments in offices and on sites
  • Partner with managers, workers, joint health and safety committee members, union representatives and government inspectors to optimize the safety program
  • Monitor the plant and field safety to meet the company’s COR H&S Program
  • Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards.
  • Maintain and organize records of inspections, findings and produce reports that suggest improvements.
  • Participate and assist in the investigation of incidents to determine cause and establish changes to ensure possible reoccurrence
  • When required ensure records of incidents and accidents are forwarded to head office and complete Form 7 when necessary for WSIB 27. Produce statistics for managers and JHSC semi-annually for incidents and accidents
  • Attend Health & Safety meeting and seminars and read professional journals
  • Produce, post, distribute management reports, newsletters, bulletins and any legislative changes to respective workers

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-year diploma or certificate in occupational health and safety
  • A certificate for safety from a recognized academic institution.
  • Min. 3 - 5 years’ experience in a Health & Safety role
  • Exposure and experience within the construction industry with a keen understanding of Health & Safety methodology.
  • Construction in commercial and residential product knowledge and or other building knowledge would be an asset.
  • Able to be diplomatic and clear headed when dealing with high pressure situations
  • Strong IT, software and hardware skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Agilus would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process.  Alternative formats available upon request. We encourage you to visit www.agilus.ca regularly as new and exciting employment opportunities become available daily.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Insurance, Consultant, Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience 3 to 5 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 102472
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Health and Safety Coordinator


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