Wajax Corporation has openings for two (2) EHS Advisors: one position is based in Edmonton, the other in Montreal. The responsibilities for both are the same and are described below. NOTE: the Montreal position is a bilingual position.
Interested candidates can forward their resume and contact information via email to email@example.com
Our company is committed to maintaining high ethical standards in all its operations and business practices.
A Code of Ethics describes how individuals will perform their work ethically and with integrity.
A Code of Business Conduct provides individuals with the standards for all operations and business practices.
Reporting to the Director, Environment, Health and Safety, the EH&S Advisor will assist in the development, administration and promotion of the company's Environmental, Health and Safety policies and programs.
Key Elements of the Role:
- Conducts work site accident/incident investigations and workplace hazard assessments and provides recommendations to reduce accidents/hazards.
- Conducts site Evaluations to ensure compliance with all EHS safety regulations, standards, expectations, laws, regulations. Establishes required corrective measures with local management and assist with implementation
- Reviews all reported incidents immediately, and responds where necessary to ensure incidents are managed effectively and as required. Provides support, assistance, direction as required
- Monitors Workers’ Compensation claims, and modified work and return to work programs. Deals with directly with WCB, employee, management and outside medical and other services as required to ensure claim is managed effectively. Provides training and support to Supervisors and employees on all related matters. Liaise directly with WCB and other regulators as required.
- Evaluates work procedures and work site areas to identify potential hazards. Documents findings and ensures that adequate controls are in place. Conducts follow-up to ensure controls have been successfully implemented.
- Develops policies, standards, practices for management review.
- Advises managers and employees about safe work practices and safety standards and regulations.
- Coordinates Health and Safety medical testing as required.
- Recommends and implements appropriate procedures and equipment for safety and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
- Develops and delivers training sessions to build knowledge, skills and competencies of management to allow them to meet their EHS responsibilities
- Facilitates meetings and focus groups.
- Provides leadership and support to all levels of management, and Safety Committees.
- Provides input into EH&S Program Manual to ensure it reflects current legislation, industry trends, and corporate initiatives.
- Acts as an alternate liaison to police, fire and other agencies.
- Leads broad-scope projects (e.g.- C. of R. certification, National Safety Code)
- Provides monthly statistical information to the EH&S Director.
- Acts as a resource to all management and staff
- Sources out material, information, services required
- Develops and deliver tools, programs, and processes to support management and staff in carrying out their duties and responsibilities
- Responds to all enquiries from management and employees on all EHS matters and provides guidance, support, assistance as required
· Understanding, adhering to and enforcing all Health & Safety policies and procedures to ensure the safety of themselves and others.
· Develop, implement, and keep current, EHS programs, procedures, and training sessions that can be rolled out to all management, and employees.
· Collaboratively manage the EH&S program with the management of the organization.
· Lead a concerted effort to integrate EH&S procedures and metrics into the workplace.
· Increase awareness of EH&S disciplines at all levels in the organization
· Actively promote, demonstrate and enforce a “Safety First” attitude
· Provide monthly statistical reports to management in relation to EH&S trends, issues, and action plans showing impact to the bottom-line.
1. Key Competencies:
· Possesses and recognized for integrity and trust
· Excellent interpersonal skills with an outgoing and energetic personality
· Strong communication skills, oral and written with the ability to communicate persuasively
· Strong organizational skills in all facets of the work to prepare and execute against plans
· A self-starter who can work with minimal supervision
2. Technical Abilities:
· Competent in common software programs i.e. Microsoft Office; ability to learn other software as needed
· Strong knowledge of current relevant OHS Codes, legislation, industry standards
· Occupational Health & Safety Certificate (or equivalent accreditation preferable)
· Standard First Aid certification; Advanced First Aid certificate would be an asset
· Working towards or received Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP), or other related accreditations (e.g.- CSO) is an asset
· 2-5 years’ experience in Environmental, Health and Safety; previous WCB claims management experience a definite asset