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H&S Coordinator

Groupe RP

This is a Contract position in Mississauga, ON posted July 1, 2024.

Our client, a rapidly expanding Quebec-based company in Mississauga, is looking to recruit an H&S Coordinator! Join a stimulating and dynamic team in an ambitious and positive work environment!

Full-time. Permanent.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the company complies with all health and safety laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Act as a consultant in the interpretation and application of occupational health and safety legislation, policies, processes, and standards.
  • Promote and ensure the free flow of information regarding the company’s culture of promoting and integrating management of occupational health and safety, as well as the safety aspect of products and services offered.
  • Serve as the contact person for external customers on regulations and safety equipment, both in the showroom and over the phone. May be called upon to sell the products offered.
  • Recommend and ensure the updating and implementation of internal standards, policies, programs, procedures, and prevention processes for integrating good occupational health and safety practices.
  • Enhance managers’ technical skills to enable them to take adequate responsibility for occupational health and safety.
  • Develop tools for analyzing potential risks and best practices in occupational health and safety.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of occupational health and safety performance indicators.
  • Conduct risk assessments and analyze work-related hazards in the yard, on construction sites, and in the plant, and implement specific prevention programs.
  • Participate in site analysis meetings organized by the client to keep abreast of site conditions. Communicate important information about the job site to the sales or delivery team to prevent, reduce, and eliminate the risk of work-related accidents.
  • Investigate accidents or major problems and recommend reports and corrective and preventive measures.
  • In the context of temporary assignment, rehabilitation, and return to work, manage and evaluate job suitability based on worker capabilities.
  • Increase managers’ and employees’ awareness of health and safety issues. Make any recommendations or directives to the managers and employees concerned.
  • Prepare, plan, organize, and disseminate training and accident and occupational injury prevention activities in the workplace and on job sites (working at heights, confined/enclosed spaces, lockout/tagout, accident investigation, use of equipment, WHMIS, etc.).
  • Administer pre-employment medical questionnaires and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Responsible for emergency response plan, first aid team, and replenishment of first aid kits. May be called upon to provide first aid.
  • Coordinate, structure, and, on occasion, facilitate Health & Safety Committee meetings and activities.
  • Responsible for WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) compliance and management. Ensure the updating and distribution of labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • At the request of procurement, may be called upon to assess the risks of new products and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Participate in the orientation and training of new employees.
  • Perform any other related duties as determined by the supervisor.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the company complies with all health and safety laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Act as a consultant in the interpretation and application of occupational health and safety legislation, policies, processes, and standards.
  • Promote and ensure the free flow of information regarding the company's culture of promoting and integrating management of occupational health and safety, as well as the safety aspect of products and services offered.
  • Serve as the contact person for external customers on regulations and safety equipment, both in the showroom and over the phone. May be called upon to sell the products offered.
  • Recommend and ensure the updating and implementation of internal standards, policies, programs, procedures, and prevention processes for integrating good occupational health and safety practices.
  • Enhance managers' technical skills to enable them to take adequate responsibility for occupational health and safety.
  • Develop tools for analyzing potential risks and best practices in occupational health and safety.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of occupational health and safety performance indicators.
  • Conduct risk assessments and analyze work-related hazards in the yard, on construction sites, and in the plant, and implement specific prevention programs.
  • Participate in site analysis meetings organized by the client to keep abreast of site conditions. Communicate important information about the job site to the sales or delivery team to prevent, reduce, and eliminate the risk of work-related accidents.
  • Investigate accidents or major problems and recommend reports and corrective and preventive measures.
  • In the context of temporary assignment, rehabilitation, and return to work, manage and evaluate job suitability based on worker capabilities.
  • Increase managers' and employees' awareness of health and safety issues. Make any recommendations or directives to the managers and employees concerned.
  • Prepare, plan, organize, and disseminate training and accident and occupational injury prevention activities in the workplace and on job sites (working at heights, confined/enclosed spaces, lockout/tagout, accident investigation, use of equipment, WHMIS, etc.).
  • Administer pre-employment medical questionnaires and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Responsible for emergency response plan, first aid team, and replenishment of first aid kits. May be called upon to provide first aid.
  • Coordinate, structure, and, on occasion, facilitate Health & Safety Committee meetings and activities.
  • Responsible for WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) compliance and management. Ensure the updating and distribution of labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
  • At the request of procurement, may be called upon to assess the risks of new products and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Participate in the orientation and training of new employees.
  • Perform any other related duties as determined by the supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with certification in health, safety, occupational hygiene, or equivalent ;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in health and safety on construction sites ;
  • Strong communication and leadership skills ;
  • Proficiency in report writing and computer skills.

Advantages:

  • Complete insurance coverage;
  • Group RRSP with employer contributions.