The position of Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist is accountable to the Environmental Health and Safety Manager to support the Environmental, Health and Safety Management System. This includes identifying hazards, assessing risks to the environment, assessing occupational health and safety risks to all employees, putting appropriate controls in place, and providing advice on accident prevention and occupational health to management and employees
Supports the environmental, occupational health and safety systems, including policies, procedures, and training.
Monitors trends and drives continuous improvement projects by implementing effective loss control measures to reduce accidents, injuries and environmental risk.
Proactively manages all WSIB claims with a focus on Early and Safe Return to Work. Completion of WSIB forms, communicating with the injured worker, WSIB and health practitioners where applicable, creating RTW plans, dealing with any barriers promptly and effectively.
Liaises with outside agencies for the early and safe return of injured workers to the job as well as provide details on job physical demands to concerned parties. Schedule Functional Ability Evaluations as needed.
Acts as a resource to the Joint Health and Safety Committees, Management and Employees. Regularly attend all shifts.
Complete data entry relating to accident trends and time away from work. Communicate trends and actively pursue Company targets for improvement in related areas.
Coordinate safety training as required in legislative areas such as GHS, Lock Out / Tag Out, Confined Space, Hot Work Procedures, Forklift, First Aid, CPR, Fire Extinguisher and any other required training deemed necessary as well as maintain accurate records of training for such programs in conjunction with HR personnel.
Administer the first aid safety supplies in conjunction with First Aid Regulation 1101 and maintain appropriate inventory levels as prescribed.
Provides technical support and guidance on the Company’s potent compound control program, including containment strategies, PPE, and procedures.
Provides health and safety support and solutions for projects, including new business and product development, capital projects, and ongoing facilities/processes improvements.
Becomes actively involved in hazard analysis and provides solutions to alleviate hazards or potential hazards with regards to EH&S related situations.
Develops programs to demonstrate compliance with local, provincial and federal legislation including the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Environmental Protection Act.
Liaises with external regulatory, advisory, certification and registration bodies.
Follows GMP and regulatory requirements, and ensures quality standards are met.
Observes and supports all safety guidelines and regulations.
Demonstrates the Company Mission, Vision and Values Statements, policies, and current standard business practices.
Performs other related duties as required.
Degree in a related science.
CRSP would be an asset.
Minimum of 3 years Environmental and Health & Safety related experience.
Strong WSIB Claims Management experience.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization to promote Environmental Health & Safety initiatives, including the ability to guide and influence
Knowledgeable on current Provincial and Federal Environmental Health & Safety legislation.
Knowledge of U.S. Legislation is considered an asset.
Must be able to attend all shifts.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills, with the ability to positively interact with interdepartmental teams.
This is a contract role for 18 months
What we offer
Excellent compensation/benefits package.
Bonus and reward programs
Discounted gym memberships
Programs supporting work-life balance
Employee recognition program
Professional and personal development programs
Social events and spirit days
We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, we are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process.
How to apply:
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