Health & Safety Manager – Scarborough (Malvern / Rouge River)

Reporting to the President, the Health and Safety Manager helps support the development, administration, and implementation of company- wide occupational health and safety programs. The Health & Safety Manager provides coaching, expertise, information, solutions, and training, across the region. The Health & Safety Manager aligns health and safety issues with long- and short-term strategic planning of the business. The Health and Safety Manager will have a direct hands-on approach and will act as a resource to front line project managers and supervisors. 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 Duties 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 the 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 peoples property and information Will always practice good housekeeping to ensure a safe and non-cluttered worksite Comply with allcompany policies and procedures, as well as legislative requirements Attend allrequired training courses Responsibilities Human Resources:Maintain employee confidentiality and performance management by coaching leading, mentoring and motivating employees. Safety:Verify all company documents are completed accurately; maintaining employee records and compliance; ensuring compliance of all employees and subcontractors with local laws and company policy at all job sites Accountability:Ability to identify measures of performance and actions needed to improve or correct performance, ensuring accuracy and documentation. Communication:Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with our staff and customers, both verbal and written. Leadership:Ability to delegate, set expectations, and monitor progress of all direct reports Time Management:Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced office environment Qualifications 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 Experience and knowledge with Certificate of Recognition (COR) certification requirements an asset. 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