Monitoring and supporting Health & Safety compliance across multiple sites. Responsible for auditing, inspecting and verifying the safety planning, organization and implementation of safety activities related to the prevention of accidents and occupational injuries on construction sites. Advise and make recommendations to HSE Coordinators as well as project supervisors and management on safety matters. Assist the company in its maintaining COR certification by ensuring compliance, spot auditing, identifying gaps, outlining an action plan, and provide input in the development of policies, programs, documentation and training resources for the safety team, management, supervisors, and workers to achieve success.
Safety Coordinator Job In Canada
• Work closely with the Provincial HSE Coordinator to implement appropriate strategies to achieve company, divisional, and departmental goals and targets.
• Liase with all HSE Advisor to provide guidance in accordance with our OHSMS as well as COR requirements.
• Conduct site inspections to verify compliance or identify deficiencies with expected practices and behaviours, identify hazards and suggest controls related to the various jobs, procedures, equipment or particular situations.
• Control Health and Safety related documentation to ensure that it continues to meet current regulations when it is distributed to projects for use.
• Assist in accident investigations with the project team. Provide support in adhering to our Event Management Protocols and Procedures, including ensuring all reporting requirements are met.
• Evaluate ASETs and other risk analysis tools for accuracy and throughness.
• Recommend appropriate means of accident and incident prevention to managers related to corrective actions required.
• Assist in the development of project emergency response / evacuation plans for various projects.
• Participate in official inquiries by Government Officials according to established rules and provide projects with guidance to comply with orders.
• Counsel management (PM, superintendent, foreman) and workers on the steps to take to meet the safety requirements.
• Participate in the creation of various project specific standards, methods and safety procedures. .
• Maintain contact with sites and provide support to enable them to develop a positive safety culture on their projects.
• Ensure consistency in expected safety performance on projects and verify that the progressive discipline system is being fairly and consistently applied on all projects.
• Enter information daily into the EBC Safety Database
• Track projects and divisional statistics related to both proactive activities and events to ensure that they fall in line with expectations.
• Maintain safety related files in a properly structured manner both related to hard copies and electronic files.
• Assist with COR auditing as directed by the Provincial HSE Manager.
• Completion of a College or University program related to Safety practices in Construction
• Work on Construction / Industrial sites specifically in Ontario – As broad a range as possible on work involving labour and equipment operation, surveying-engineering, traffic control, quality control, project support/supervision and trades.
• Geographic and Cultural Diversity – Exposure to several regions, companies, and peoples to gain awareness of safety expectations and differences in business practices.
• Proficiency in the use of computer related business tools such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and other commonly used programs (Paint, Adobe Acrobat, Database Programs and Internet Browsers). File management (copy, paste, rename, file and find) as well as taking screen shots and using basic graphics files (paint) to crop or highlight pictures and add text.
• Occupational Health and Safety training related to applicable Acts and Regulations, and an understanding of the background related to the requirement so they are able to describe why something should be done when questioned on it.
• Health and safety certifications including at a minimum a CHSO/NCSO Provincial recognition as well as working towards a minimum of Gold Seal Canadian Construction Association National Certification. A desire, serious ambition and action plan towards achieving a CRSP, CHSC or other senior OHS designation should be expected.
• Other standard safety related certifications (or the ability to achieve them) that allow for ease of moving on/between projects. (First Aid, Confined Spaces Training)
• Ability to work independently and communicate effectively when working within teams.
CONDITIONS OFFERED BY EBC
- A competitive salary;
- 4-weeks’ vacation per year;
- a comprehensive group insurance program (health and dental plan paid by employer);
- a group RRSP program with an employer contribution to a DPSP;
- an employee assistance program;
- continuous education;
- an active social club;
- a friendly and stimulating work environment;
- large-scale projects.
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