Health and Safety Coordinator --- Construction and Maintenance Industry
- 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.