HIRING – Health and Safety Coordinator/Office Staff

  Winnipeg

JOB OPENING: Currently looking for a full-time Health and Safety Coordinator/Office Support staff.
The role will be focused 50-75% on Health and Safety Coordinator and 25% helping support office staff with administrative duties.

LOCATION: Winnipeg, MB
SHIFT DAYS: Monday to Friday (may require some weekends)
SHIFT HOURS: Day time – Eight Hour Shift (shift may be flexible and involve some evenings)

The Health and Safety Coordinator will work closely with Managers, Supervisors, and individual employees to promote health and safety within our organization to develop safer, healthier, and more efficient methods of working. This involves maintaining health and safety systems, identifying hazards, and providing advice and support on accident prevention and occupational health.

A snapshot of some of the exciting things you will lead and do:

• Coordinate and conduct training sessions for all employees regarding health and safety practices and legislation
• Work in conjunction with Joint H&S committee members and Safety Reps
• Develop and communicate H&S policies, procedures, training, and orientation manuals
• Instruct and help perform risk assessments and complete hazard assessments of all job functions
• Instruct and perform workplace inspections and complete internal audits as required
• Perform new equipment inspections
• Develop and implement hazard control
• Perform accident investigations
• Identify safety training requirements, make recommendations to Safety committee, and schedule the training as approved and required
• Assist in the identification, development and provision of appropriate health and safety related information, instruction, and training (i.e., health and safety handbook and newsletter)
• Maintain a WHMIS Program, including a current SDS and staff training
• Assist in the development, coordination, and maintenance of emergency preparedness plans • Work closely with the managers, staff and contractors ensuring their workers comply with safety legislation while at work
• Monitor and advise on legislative and technical changes relating to health and safety
• Maintain and expand upon professional competence
• Be an active member of the joint Health and Safety Committee
• Maintain safety related software programs and provide the information as required
• Participate in accident investigations and assist supervisors with safety related issues
• Monitor machine or equipment changes, ensuring that health and safety precautions are being considered
• Identify potentially hazardous situations and take proactive measures to correct them
• Periodically, act as a team leader for task forces and teams (e.g., leading several supervisors on an audit)
• Review internal and external health and safety reports to determine areas that need improvement; implement measures to minimize occurrence of incidents

What you will bring:

• Grade 12 completion or equivalency
• Minimum two years experience in the administration of Occupational Health and Safety policies and legislative compliance
• Experience in a health and safety role
• Comprehensive knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety legislation combined with training hazard recognition, assessment, and control
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work with Management personnel using a collaborative approach
• Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as part of a team
• Strong computer application (Microsoft Office, Adobe) and analytical skills

Please submit resume to: info@polarbuildingcleaning.com

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