JobsAssistant Health and Safety Officer

24 July 2019

Permanent Direct Hire Position: Assistant Health and Safety Officer

Employment Type

Entry Level-Full Time

Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of health and safety & environmental policies and procedures. Provide guidance and advice to all departments pertaining to the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
  • Assist and/or lead in near misses, incident/accident investigations, root cause analysis and problem solving, follow up of corrective and preventative actions and reports
  • Assist in effective WSIB claims management including completion of required forms, reporting on all Workplace Injury cases and managing early return to work programs
  • Provide education and training for all new hires on orientation and annual refresher training for current employees
  • Take part in Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and the taking of minutes
  • Assist in conducting monthly workplace inspections and coordinating annual inspections of equipment
  • Maintain & Update Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Ensure that a clean and safe work environment is always maintained
  • Ensure that all employees receive proper safety and environmental training and understand all job tasks
  • Assist the health & safety officer with third party health & safety compliance
  • Perform other duties as required

Educational Requirements

  • College diploma in Business Human Resources or Health and Safety related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Certified Health & Safety Representative

Work Experience Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in an industrial environment
  • Proficient user in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Experience in delivering training presentations

Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • Good understanding of legal health and safety guidelines
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment

Compensation

Based on qualifications and experience. (approximately 44 hrs. per week)

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision, Pension

Must own or have access to a vehicle

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