Health and Safety Coordinator
Demelis Construction Ltd. - Concord, ON

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Health and Safety Coordinator --- Construction and Maintenance Industry

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Execute and warrant compliance of company programs and client policies and procedures with respect to Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Conduct jobsite safety and quality assurance inspections.
  • Conduct accident/ incident investigations, analyze work stoppages and/or refusals. Recommend effective preventative measures.
  • Schedule, coordinate and/or conduct various health and safety programs such as WHMIS, confined space entry and other required industry based health and safety trainings.
  • Perform job risk assessment. Develop, improve and implement health and safety programs. Maintain and control subcontractor’s
  • Provide employee guidance in terms of various health and safety requirements. Ensure that all employees are properly trained and fit for duty.
  • Continuously monitor workplace hazards and recommend precautionary. Inform workers of potential dangers in the workplace. Provide assistance to injured workers.
  • Implement and control the use of required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Ensure proper tools, equipment and materials are available and used in a manner for which they are designed.
  • Cease affected work activities until an identified health and safety problem has been resolved.
  • Manage employee workers compensation claims and return to duty programs. Ensure injured workers on site are working under a modified work program are following the physician’s recommendations.
  • Conduct safety meetings and maintain safety meeting minutes. Prepare formal safety worksite reports. Maintain proper safety related documentations, programs and initiatives.
  • Conduct formal field work inspections in a regular basis.
  • Ensure the Work Permits are communicated to Contractor personnel prior to the start of any work activities.
  • Continually identify hazards, assess the risks, and implement controls. Assist the owners with all other safety related concerns.


  • Preferred Designation: Construction Safety Officer, National Construction Safety Officer or other recognized certification.
  • Other preferred qualification:

o Completion of Occupational Health and Safety certificate from a recognized Post Secondary Education Source; or
o Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

  • Proof and certificates of approved training must also be available prior to the start of work.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Strong analytical skills, oral and written English communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and work within a team environment.
  • Strong organizational, leadership and time management skills.

About this company
The DeMelis Group of Companies is a privately held portfolio of companies serving the construction industry in the province of Ontario,...