Job description

The position reposts to the HSE Manager and is responsible for ensuring the safety legislation and guidelines are followed. The incumbent will travel to worksites and assess/audit how employees and equipment are operating. The HSE Advisor will utilize strategic and interpersonal skills to work with all employees and the management team.

Responsibilities

  • Provide advice and consultation on health, safety, and environmental concerns at all projects in Ontario
  • Enforce health and safety program, policies, and procedures with all personnel on the project, including subcontractors and visitors
  • Help develop site-specific site practices that comply with legislative requirements  Investigate all near misses, incidents, and accidents at worksites
  • Onboard new employees, contractors, and sub-trades and review in detail the procedures and safety instructions before the start of work
  • Support the HSE Manager in collecting and tracking all safety related documentation and metrics
  • Assist with health and safety inspections, audits, and reports for various worksites  Perform an audit once per month as a minimum for each project
  • Identify hazards on site and report to the supervisors; follow up to ensure hazards have been corrected  Hold safety meetings to discuss hazards, Ministry of Labour reports, noncompliance, etc.
  • Facilitate the joint health and safety meetings
  • Assist with facilitating required health and safety training for all employees
  • Assist and support the creation of health and safety strategies and new initiatives
  • Assist in creating modified work and accommodations for individuals returning to work from illness or injury
  • Complete physical demands analysis for positions as needed
  • Management of injury claims and reporting as assigned
  • Maintain accurate and up to date health and safety records for the organization in Ontario
  • Be an active member of the JHSC
  • Liaison between all employees and managers in Ontario, sub-trades, and Ministry
  • Perform any other related task related to the position

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Health & Safety, Environmental Science, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Strong knowledge of provincial safety regulations and worker’s compensation legislation (including the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board)
  • Knowledge of the Construction industry and equipment used
  • Experience field auditing and investigating incidents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Organized with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to handle stress and resolve conflicts
  • Punctual and reliable with a professional attitude
Location GTA & London, Ontario
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