Health and Safety Specialist


Hospitality and Catering

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Salary Range

CAD100000.00 - CAD110000.00 per year + benefits

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Branch Information

Markham, ON - (CAN) 7500-7560 Woobine Ave Unit F ON Markham , ON L3R 1AB



Job Description

Health & Safety Specialist - GTA!

Our client in the event rental industry is looking for a Health and Safety Specialist to add to their team. In this stand-alone role, you will support 2 Toronto locations execute their H&S program with the initial support of their consulting firm, with the future goal of taking over the role and supporting 4 locations (2 Toronto, Halifax and Vancouver).

If you have 5+ years of hands on experience in H&S and are looking to grow, or you're a retiree but miss the H&S world, then this might be the right role for you!

The Perks:

* healthy salary

* benefits

* remote 1 day/wk or when working on projects

* paid travel to additional sites (if need be)

* flexible schedule opportunities

The Role:

* Health and Safety policy creation, revision, and implementation

* Provide guidance to all employees on the interpretation of H & S policies & OHSA

* Reviews and follows up with supervisors to ensure timeliness, appropriateness of accident investigations and follow through on corrective action and root cause analysis.

* Monthly reporting and analysis of accidents and injuries and compilation of monthly safety reports

* Co-Chairs the Joint Health & Safety Committee for all sites

* Coordinates OHS training with external vendors as well as developing and delivering in-house OHS Training

* Fully manages Workers Compensation claim process from start to finish

* Manages all return to work or modified work with supporting Managers

* Liaise with Workers Compensation Boards or other external service providers, employees and management team regarding claims and Early and Safe Return to Work.

* Liaise with Workers Compensation boards nationally (Ontario, BC, and Nova Scotia)

* Conducts Health & Safety Orientation for all employees

* Oversees site specific Emergency Response Plan

* Looks for opportunities to reduce ergonomic issues

* Reduction / elimination of workplace accidents & injuries