HSE Coordinator (Permanent Full-Time) – South West Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Our client is one of the premier, trade construction firms in Western Canada. They are looking to hire a Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator to join their growing team.
Under the supervision and direction of the management team, the HSE Coordinator establishes and collaborates with field/regional department heads to implement and manage effective Health and Safety and Injury Management/ Return to Work Programs.
- Development of a corporate safety culture to eliminate injuries and accidents and promote timely and effective safety reporting, incident investigation, employee training and refresher training,
- Assists in the development and implementation of the corporate safety program,
- Report to the management team on a daily, weekly and monthly basis for field safety activities, issues and actions, meetings, inspections, incident tracking, risk assessments, etc.
- Work with field/regional management, supervisors and employees in the creation, administration, implementation and updating of the Health and Safety Policies and Programs and any proposed health and safety initiative; risk assessments, job hazards analysis, safe work practices, safe job procedures, inspections plans, trainings, etc.
- Ensure safety policies, procedures and training are documented, reviewed, updated and communicated to all staff in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures
- Establish, monitor and manage Health and Safety and Injury Management/Return to Work program goals and objectives to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries or near-misses and the related costs associated with accidents by analyzing weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly safety statistics and reports to identify trends, develop action plan and programs for prevention, and to monitor implementation effectiveness.
- Conduct safety training needs assessments, create the training matrix and training plans, assist in creating training material and delivering training to all employees to promote safe work habits and in compliance to the local legislation and regulations
- Conduct regular safety orientations, new hire orientations, inspections, audits, accident investigations, observation walks, toolbox talks, hazard assessments, noise monitoring, respiratory fit testing, ergonomic assessments, etc. in the most effective and efficient manner possible
- Identify health and safety related non-compliances and deficiencies; consult management about findings and provide recommendations on how deficiencies can be corrected
- Record, verify and monitor trends regarding incidents, near misses, inspections, audits, and corrective actions
- Work closely with WorkSafeBC, including medical providers, adjusters, investigators, and safety consultants to ensure programs are well coordinated and professionally administered
- Actively work with the field/regional managers to recommend and develop strategies, prevention programs and determine where light duties are available within the company
- Monitor, track and conduct regular audits on safety statistics and database collected to ensure accurate and timely reporting; i.e. first aid, claims, inspections, safety talks, weekly stats, monthly reports, department projects, etc. Maintain records and statistics, and communicate all information to management and employees. This includes Internal COR audits as well
- Facilitate the Joint Health and Safety Committee meeting, record minutes and issues/actions from these meetings and communicate outcomes to all management and employees
- Other duties as assigned by the management team
- Post-secondary education and/or certification in occupational health and safety management
- Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the management and administration of occupational health and safety programs and injury management/ return to work plans
- Strong working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Guidelines, and Workers Compensation Act, Claims Management, Canada Labor Law, Regulations, Codes, Standards, etc.
- Experience in a multi-site trade construction environment
- Working knowledge as well as Train the Certification of confined spaces, LOTO, hot works, WHMIS, mobile equipment, fall protection, etc.
- WHIMIS, First Aid and Internal COR certification required
- CSO and IM/RTW certification an asset
- Valid driver’s license
- Strong analytical skills for understanding how to interpret data and trends
- Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
- Experience in developing and delivering training
- General knowledge and understanding of office protocol and organization
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
- Ability to handle sensitive situations with discretion and diplomacy
- Strict confidentiality and respect of personal information and company policies
- Ability to work flexible extra hours and travel within Western Canada as required
- Accurate and detailed with data entry and filing
- Conscientious and excellent follow through
- Comfortable communicating with staff at all levels
- Conducts oneself in a professional manner
- Regular, predictable attendance
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