We are looking for a Health and Safety Specialist to join our growing team at Spinrite. This role is focused on implementing, evaluating, promoting and continuously improving health and safety at Spinrite’s Canadian locations. The Health and Safety Specialist is responsible for both the day-to-day health and safety functions as well as maintaining an effective integrated health and safety program. This role will support management, supervisors and employees to develop effective safety systems and processes and be a champion for health and safety across the organization.

Our growing Human Resources team is all about moving forward and looking for ways to create an engaging and safe environment for our employees. Using a combination of best practices, new technology and experience we aim to create a space not only where our employees come to work but also where they come to live and grow.  At Spinrite, we have big plans, and we would like someone to join our team who can help bring those plans to life!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the health and safety program by conducting compliance audits and assist in the development of corrective action plans to correct deficiencies
  • Develop new or revise existing policies and procedures
  • Help management develop strategies that improve the organization’s safety systems and processes.
  • Work with employees to optimize safe work practices
  • Remain current with legislation and regulation changes
  • Coordinate the Joint Health & Safety Committee and be an advisor for actions taken by the committee
  • Compile statistics on key health and safety indicators
  • Facilitate daily informal, and monthly formal, workplace health and safety inspections
  • Conduct and coordinate health and safety training sessions
  • Develop and implement emergency response plans and lead the Emergency Response Team
  • Deal with emergency situations as they arise and be on the 24/7 emergency contact list
  • Oversee WSIB/NEER cost containment strategies and programs to ensure effective WSIB claims management, including an early and safe return to work program
  • Conduct on site investigation of accidents and incidents
  • Conduct ergonomic assessments
  • Liaise with the MOL, MOE and other government agencies
  • Support health and safety across all facilities

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education in Health and Safety or related work experience
  • One to three years work experience in a similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with claims management would be an asset
  • Familiar with federal and provincial health and safety laws and regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and HRIS
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong analytic, problem solving and judgment skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • CRSP designation would be an asset