Health & Safety Manager
Provide managerial and leadership support to the organization by ensuring continuous improvements for Health and Safety operation.
Lead assistance in the management, coordination & control of the Health & Safety obligations with a focus on risk management policies and procedures.
Fully responsible for research, education, training and communication of Health and Safety information and protocols. Plays an integral part in overseeing the safety functions while supporting the management team to continuously improve processes and procedures and drive performance.
WHO YOU REPORT TO
You report to the Chief Executive Officer.
WHAT YOU’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR
Reporting & Compliance : Provide and assist with reporting on Health, Safety and Wellness issues on behalf of the committee to management.
This may involve coordinating reporting activity with Human Resources to ensure consistency of messaging to CEOs and Board Members
Compliance Training : responsible for implementing and monitoring the OHS policies and procedures and administrating workers compensation across an employer’s sites.
Educate and train staff in managing workplace risks also encourage staff to participate in health and safety procedures
Personal Accountability : responsible for building and maintaining a culture of safety first’ as one of the priorities of the business.
Actively influence and mentor managers and supervisors within the faculty towards health and safety’s best practice
Health and Safety : Guide Health & Safety representatives through procedures including WorkSafe notifications. Lead Health & Safety representatives in a proactive effort to ensure workplace safety and wellness.
Plan and implement new policies and procedures to raise or maintain safety standards, monitoring and reviewing those policies and procedures to ensure their effectiveness, and implementing new protective and preventative measures as required by law
Provide and assist with reporting on Health, Safety and Wellness issues on behalf of the committee to management. This may involve coordinating reporting activity with Human Resources to ensure consistency of messaging to CEOs and Board Members.
WHAT SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED
Minimum of at least 5 years of experience as a Health & Safety Officer / representative.
Ability to act as champion and advocate in Health, Safety and Wellness on behalf of the committee and staff in general.
Proven writing and reporting skills for documenting process and high attention to detail
Problem skills and strategic vision.
Leadership and Organizational skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Safety Conscious and calm tendencies
Problem solving and decision making
High level of computer literacy (MS Office)