Health and Safety Manager

Toronto Permanent CA$90,000 - CA$100,000 per year
  • Join an established General Contractor
  • Excellent Career Opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is an established ICI general contractor dedicated to diversified institutional and commercial building projects, both renovations and ground up new builds.

Due to current growth, the organization is looking to secure an experienced HS Manager with local market GC experience and full cycle COR audit experience.

This position provides guidance on key health and safety policies and procedures, implementing industry best practices, and internal corporate safety system, as well as, legal and regulatory requirements on job sites. The Safety Manager plays an integral role in supporting program maintenance and sustainability through activities such as workplace inspections, audits, and report preparation, and on-site coaching and training. The work assignments can involve reviewing incident reports, investigating workplace injuries/illnesses, and supporting the claims management process. It also includes informing site supervisors and management of incidents and assigning corrective and preventive actions and following up on those actions to ensure completion. Excellent record keeping, attention to details, and communication skills are key competencies of this position.

Job Description

  • Support the leadership in managing and maintaining all safety training, upkeep of matrix, updating company safety data tracking system; with new hires, workplace incidents, injuries, training, and certifications.
  • Assist in the planning and start-up of new projects with respect to Health and Safety, prepare site safety plans; conduct work site safety audits.
  • Promote and enforce Health and Safety regulations and safe working practices, while ensuring current compliance with Occupational Health and Safety legislation and Acts.
  • Act as an Occupational Health & Safety contact and liaison for all project teams, complete regular site visits and safety audits.
  • Ensure all company-wide Health and Safety directives, policies and procedures are followed by BELFOR employees, clients and subcontractors.
  • Support the management with WCB claims; ensure administration, reporting requirements, injury management and return to work programs are followed.
  • Responsible for driving success in accident prevention through the promotion of company-wide programs to promote and improve Health and Safety; provide and maintain accurate statistical data, reports and analysis to management, identifying injury trends and recommend initiatives to reduce incidents and improve prevention initiatives.
  • Manage and prepare reports based on all safety documentation, hazard assessments and toolbox talks.
  • Facilitate and participate in incident / accident investigations and risk assessments as required; develop corrective actions and follow up action items to ensure compliance.
  • Perform site inspections and recommend corrective actions
  • Participate in Health and Safety Committee activities; ensuring regular quarterly meetings and inspections take place, follow up action is being carried out, and that required memberships and certification requirements are met
  • In collaboration with the Human Resources department, assist with health and safety orientation training of all new hires, and annual re-training of required courses.
  • Manages relationships with key clients, including both internal and external stakeholders on safety-related matters
  • Support the achievement and maintenance of Health and Safety management accreditation programs through record keeping, documentation submission, and performing internal and external audits as required
  • Perform all associated administrative duties, as well as, attend training and conferences to remain compliant and current with legislation as required.
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines
  • Ensure attention to detail and keen sense of safeguarding other people's property and information
  • Will always practice good housekeeping to ensure a safe and non-cluttered worksite
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, as well as legislative requirements
  • Attend all required training courses

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

  • Post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree in Occupational Health and Safety preferred
  • Provincial Health and Safety certification with valid auditor certification preferred
  • 5+ years' experience of practical Health and Safety Experience
  • Construction experience is required
  • Experience and knowledge with Certificate of Recognition (COR) certification requirements is a requirement.
  • Knowledgeable in Occupational Health and Safety legislation.
  • Excellent time management skills, having the ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Proven Leadership skills with the ability to influence others to follow safety practices, procedures, and regulations.
  • Solid organizational and planning skills with ability to delegate or escalate to management when required.
  • Comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices
  • Ability to work within a team or independently as needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced computer and/or tablet/iPad experience with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Word and Google Suite
  • Regular travel will be required
  • Criminal Record Check

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package including:

  • Benefits
  • Vacation
  • Bonus
  • Company Vehicle

Base salary will be commensurate with experience.

Michael Cytrynbaum
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