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Health, Safety & Environment Specialist

Toronto, ON · Human Resources
Health, Safety & Environment Specialist
The Sr. Safety Specialist, Distribution will be responsible for fulfilling assigned tasks, as well as taking the lead on creating detailed instructions, implementing procedures and conducting regular follow-ups and assessments to ensure staff and facility safety and environmental compliance at all locations across Canada. This role reports to the HSE Supervisor.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and evaluating programs and procedures to assure staff and facility safety as well as environmental compliance
  • Assist Managers and Supervisors, under guidance of Corporate H&S, with interpretation and application of provincial federal legislation, including but not limited to Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, WHMIS Legislation, and the Fire Code
  • Work in collaboration with HR Business Partner to ensure 100% compliance with established safety policies and procedures
  • Revise Health and Safety manual policies and procedures
  • Coordinate the implementation, training and maintenance of Health and Safety policies and procedures as required
  • Provide training to employees, managers/supervisors, and senior management
  • Establish and participate in Branch H&S Committee/meetings
  • Conduct injury analysis on  monthly basis and submit to Corporate H&S and divisional Senior Management
  • Provide input for development and implementation of programs and record-keeping systems to track and evaluate HSE compliance including incidents related to injury and illness
  • Conduct basic trend analysis, audits, accident investigations, incident investigations and site inspections of operational procedures, facility design, equipment and materials
  • Complete reports, respond to enquiries and liaise with government bodies or outside parties such as the Ministry of Labor, Fire Department, Insurance carrier, etc.
  • Develop and maintain basic knowledge of federal, provincial and local environmental and occupational health legislation and regulations
  • Travel to Branch locations across Canada (40%)
  • Principal lead for the Fleet Safety Program
  • Principal lead for the Material Handling Equipment Program -  conduct hazard assessments, make recommendations, assist in development of solutions and follow up through to closure

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably BS Degree in Safety Engineering
  • Minimum 3-5 years of Health & Safety experience in a similar setting
  • Experience overseeing a multi-site operation
  • Strong communication and presentation skills to engage, motivate and lead employees
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Business acumen to understand and interpret associated KPIs related to company and department performance
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Federal, Provincial and local environmental and occupational health legislation and regulations
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TalentSphere Staffing Solutions Inc.


Toronto: 416-900-3435
Calgary: 587-333-7929
Montreal: 438-448-4300
Vancouver: 778-807-9777

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UK - London: 0333-344-8008
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