JobsAssistant Health and Safety Officer

24 July 2019

Permanent Direct Hire Position: Assistant Health and Safety Officer

Employment Type

Entry Level-Full Time


  • 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


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

Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision, Pension

Must own or have access to a vehicle
1-800-267-0902 - Toll Free
613-544-1822 - Local
1325 John Counter Blvd, Kingston, ON K7L 4W1
P.O. Box 300, Kingston, ON K7L 4W1

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