Health & Safety Field Advisor
Lafarge Canada
Richmond, BC, CA
3d ago


Richmond Cement Plant is currently seeking a Health & Safety Field Advisor to join our team.


  • Work with site Management Teams and WCAN Health & Safety Team to ensure implementation and ongoing improvement of safety, health and loss control processes and systems.
  • Work with site Management Teams and WCAN Health & Safety Manager to identify system, program and training needs and ensure they are in line with the requirements of the HSMS.
  • Participate in the delivery of safety communications and programs to support the Lafarge Health and Safety Management System (HSMS).
  • Assist management with reviewing Health and Safety Improvement Plan objectives, identifying improvement areas and developing action plans.
  • Assist in the development of safe work processes for manufacturing, maintenance and operational functions with a focus on high-risk activities.
  • Support collection, analysis and distribution of safety and training KPI information.
  • Development of custom reporting to present statistical information in a meaningful format.
  • Source new safety products, ensuring effectiveness, consistency, and financial prudence.
  • Deliver safety related training modules and programs.
  • Develop and maintain a positive and proactive relationship with site management, employees and local regulatory agencies.
  • Follow-up audit actions and mandate implementation to ensuring all items have been completed on time and assist with removing any barriers to completion.
  • Support site management to ensure the early and safe return to work for injured employees. Work with HR to support accommodation and modified work requirements.
  • Manage Industrial Hygiene program including respirable crystalline silica & respirable dust, asbestos, noise, and heat stress.
  • Management of safety document databases including Intelex, iCare and Avetta to ensure documents, investigations and contractor records are properly managed.
  • Provide guidance based on knowledge of OH&S regulations and safety standards.
  • Provide support to Joint Health and Safety Committee and communications with local OH&S and safety authorities.
  • Support the completion of workplace investigations into possible safety violations or issues.
  • Provide onsite field presence within the operations to provide constructive feedback through coaching and mentoring both front line employees and leadership.
  • Specific Accountabilities :

  • Mature attitude and ability to work effectively independent of supervision
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to attend to detail, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to relate to persons at all corporate levels with diverse educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to influence and build collaborative relationships
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter
  • Proficiency in utilizing computer and web-based systems (proficiency in Intelex, iCare, SAP, etc.)
  • Proficiency in working with Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of relevant Provincial Worksafe regulations
  • Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in industrial or manufacturing setting (H&S, Operations, HR)
  • Health and safety training and / or designation (NCSO, CRSP)
  • 3 years of health and safety experience required
  • Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing, background checks and employment references may be required.


    Through LafargeHolcim’s 2030 Plan, Lafarge is committed to providing solutions using sustainable manufacturing practices and improving the environment in and around its operations.

    The company has a sixty year history in Canada and works continually to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, restore wetlands for native plants and animals, and identify waste materials that can be recycled and used in our operations.

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